La Perla: Italian Specialities, Tasty Focaccia and Delicious Ravioli in Paris

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 28, 2019

Italian Food

La Perla: Italian Specialities, Tasty Focaccia and Delicious Ravioli in Paris

I was contacted by Charbel Sawma, owner of La Perla, a proud Lebanese who has opened his first restaurant in Paris in 1997. A Lebanese catering concept, a street food eatery, and the Italian Cafe;…

November 28, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

L’Auberge Nicolas Flamel: Dine with Harry Potter and Enjoy Excellent French Creations

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 27, 2019

French Food

L’Auberge Nicolas Flamel: Dine with Harry Potter and Enjoy Excellent French Creations

Known to be the oldest auberge of paris built-in 1407, the restaurant is preserved ever since with the famous prayer engraved on the wall. Back then, Nicolas Flamel offered free food for all, asking…

November 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Boulangerie Nicolas Flamel: Zaatar Croissant and Zaatar Baguette in Paris

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

November 25, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Boulangerie Nicolas Flamel: Zaatar Croissant and Zaatar Baguette in Paris

Craving a zaatar croissant in Paris, head to Boulangerie Nicolas Flamel. Named after Paris’ oldest auberge built around the year 1400, the bakery is owned by no other than Lebanon’s…

November 25, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Closing of LA PATISSERIE DES RÊVES: Goodbye to a Famous French Pastry Shop

Desserts & Sweets | France Europe

Europe

November 25, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Closing of LA PATISSERIE DES RÊVES: Goodbye to a Famous French Pastry Shop

La Patisserie Des Reves, a famous French pastry which expended to Milano, London, and Dubai, closed. On September 13, La Patisserie des Reves published on their facebook page the following…

November 25, 2019 | News | France

RUNGIS International Market: The World's Biggest Food Produce Destination

Mechwar Videos | France Europe

Europe

November 24, 2019

Mechwar Videos

RUNGIS International Market: The World's Biggest Food Produce Destination

THE WORLD'S BIGGEST FRESH PRODUCE MARKET Rungis Market trades an exceptional variety of food products, the majority of which is fresh produce, as well as flowers, plants, and decorations. It…

November 24, 2019 | News | France

Piero TT; The Italian Eatary by Chef Pierre Gagnaire is a Must Try

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2019

Italian Food

Piero TT; The Italian Eatary by Chef Pierre Gagnaire is a Must Try

The Italian eatery by Pierre Gagnaire is not one of his starred establishments but a casual Italian bistro on Rue du Bac. A double-sided menu, simple offerings of which seven starters, four raw…

November 24, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Found on the Michelin guide and described as being one of the best fine-dining Japanese restaurants of the capital, AO Isakaya welcomes you in a classy ambiance, warm lighting, and upscale decor…

November 24, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Bisou-Bisou; Fauchon's Iconic Red Lips Cake is Too Sweet

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 23, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Bisou-Bisou; Fauchon's Iconic Red Lips Cake is Too Sweet

An iconic symbol of the Fauchon company, with its delicate and sensual lines, this fruity creation brings freshness and indulgence... but it's not worth it. It's expensive, it's gooey, it's sweet,…

November 23, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Maison de la Truffe: Delicious Lunch & Excellent Gourmet Pizza

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 23, 2019

French Food

Maison de la Truffe: Delicious Lunch & Excellent Gourmet Pizza

The smell enchants your nostrils the minute you walk in. Travel along the display bar, before accessing the dining space: Maison de la Truffe, à restaurant since 1932 serving French…

November 23, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Alan Geaam: Taking Lebanese Cuisine to Another Level for the First Time Ever

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 23, 2019

French Food

Alan Geaam: Taking Lebanese Cuisine to Another Level for the First Time Ever

Let me introduce you to my friend Alan. With one Michelin Star proudly embroidered on his chest, Alan has made it on the list of the France best 600 chefs, proudly Lebanese, and happy to talk about…

November 23, 2019 | Guide Michelin | Paris

Breakfast at Fauchon L’Hotel in Paris: Last Year Was Better

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

November 22, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Fauchon L’Hotel in Paris: Last Year Was Better

In December 2018, I spent three memorable nights at the Fauchon, which was still at its opening days. Back then, I thought that professionalism of service is because of the opening, but I turned out…

November 22, 2019 | Hotels | Paris

Fauchon L’Hotel: I’ve Been Here Two Times and Loving It

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

November 22, 2019

Hotels

Fauchon L’Hotel: I’ve Been Here Two Times and Loving It

After spending memorable time at this particular hotel last year, I couldn’t but book again three nights when visiting Paris. I loved everything about Fauchon L’Hotel starting by the…

November 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Hotels | France Europe

Europe

June 07, 2019

Hotels

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Spending the night in Cannes, I chose a casual hotel called Le Mondial. Part of the Best Western brand, the hotel, located in the heart of Cannes’ market was a perfect choice. Shopping, dining,…

June 07, 2019 | Reviews | France

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers in France

Burgers | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Burgers

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers in France

Ask for the Big Fernand burger, upgrade it with a double patty, cooked medium, and enjoy. Two thick pure beef patties, pink in the inside, juicy and enjoyable inside out. Embraced by a tender French…

June 06, 2019 | Recommended | France

LEBANESE Chocolate Makes it to France at La Grande Epicerie de Paris

News | Paris France Europe

France

May 05, 2019

News

LEBANESE Chocolate Makes it to France at La Grande Epicerie de Paris

Once again M de Noir is making the news. When she decided to launch her “Saveurs du Liban” at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris in 2013, Maya Maalouf Kanaan did not expect the huge…

May 05, 2019 | Popular | Paris

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

I never thought of coming here for a review; I considered Le Pain Quotidien to be a fast food franchise bakery and not a calm cafe where one can sit and enjoy a French meal. Le Pain Quotidian on Rue…

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Italian Food

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian waiter welcomes you, not too smiley though! Dimmed lights and a cozy ambiance, in a…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Cafe de La Paix, Intercontinental Hotel Le Grand Paris

Memorable! Simply memorable! Pass the reception and prepare yourself to be amazed! A magical place from the French renaissance takes you on a journey in history. Handled by a very professional staff,…

February 22, 2019 | French Food | Paris

Apple Opens an Iconic Store on Champs-Elysées, Paris

News | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

News

Apple Opens an Iconic Store on Champs-Elysées, Paris

Housed in a Haussmann-era apartment building, the inner courtyard has been transformed into Apple’s grandest Forum, dedicated to free Apple sessions. A careful blend of historic and modern…

February 22, 2019 | Popular | Paris

Photos from the Suites at The Glorious Ritz Hotel of Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Hotels

Photos from the Suites at The Glorious Ritz Hotel of Paris

I had the chance to visit The Ritz' suites and beautiful hotel in Paris; a memorable experience I'm sharing with you in these unique photos. Restored to their legendary splendor, the Ritz Paris…

February 22, 2019 | News | Paris

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Hotels

Intercontinental Le Grand: A Luxurious Stay in Paris

Perfect, it’s just perfect! Even though not ranked as a palace, it feels like one. The Intercontinental Opera is a Hotel I will recommend to my friends visiting the French capital. With its…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

French Food

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

When famous establishments and multinational hotels in Beirut make it a point to have an “international” chef in their kitchen, you don’t understand why not get a Lebanese one. We…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Hakata Choten: One of the Best Ramen Bowls Paris has to Offer

Asian & Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

February 18, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Hakata Choten: One of the Best Ramen Bowls Paris has to Offer

With a review of 4,6/5 on google and award winner of the best Gyoza in Japan, visiting Hakata Choten was a must. At first, it’s a Ramen noodles restaurant like any other until you’ve…

February 18, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Taiyo: Ramen Noodles in Paris

Asian & Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

February 18, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Taiyo: Ramen Noodles in Paris

Searching for the best Ramen around the world has been one of my priorities. When in Paris, a ramen bowl after the other, I crave this unique bowl daily. After discovering  Kotteri Ramen on my…

February 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

In the Kitchen with Simon Manoukian at Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris

News | Paris France Europe

France

February 18, 2019

News

In the Kitchen with Simon Manoukian at Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris

I had the honor and pleasure to spend a long afternoon at the Ritz Escoffier cooking school in Paris with Lebanese chef Simon Manoukian. Three hours of learning and endless fun. Simon…

February 18, 2019 | Paris

In the Kitchen with Alan Geaam: Lebanon’s Michelin Starred Chef of the Year

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

February 18, 2019

French Food

In the Kitchen with Alan Geaam: Lebanon’s Michelin Starred Chef of the Year

I’ve seen a man on Instagram, a sportsman, smiley from time to time, calm and serious... I’ve heard stories about his past, about his childhood, about Tripoli of north Lebanon. I was…

February 18, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Paris

Twinkie: American English Breakfast with French Influences in Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Twinkie: American English Breakfast with French Influences in Paris

After experience three not-so-good breakfast experiences this morning, I ended my tour at Twinkie. I liked the place from the minute I walked it. Positive vibes, little figurines decorating the…

February 10, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Claus: Very Unprofessional Service! What a Shame!

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Claus: Very Unprofessional Service! What a Shame!

Last time I was in Paris and being a fan of breakfast, the title “l’épicerie du petit déjeuner” made me want to visit. Unfortunately, the breakfast shop closed but the…

February 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

When the door says we open at 9! open at 9! Don’t leave your customers in the cold outside until 09:15 — stacks of paper, bags, a bar without a barista and empty displays. The first…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Positive vibes from the minute you walk in! Marcelle is your unconventional bakery and cafe spread on three floors decorated with style. Arrive at the display, choose and order, pay and start…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

February 09, 2019

French Food

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

When you’re welcomed by two smiley hostesses, a Bugatti cutlery, Bernardaud plates, and Baccarat glasses, you know that you’re here for a treat. Beefbar Paris, a classy restaurant serving…

February 09, 2019 | Grill & BBQ | Paris

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

American | Paris France Europe

France

January 31, 2019

American

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

I’ve called it my favorite fast food burger, I’ve tried it in every city I’ve visited and today am enjoying this American burger in the heart of Paris. Five Guys is an icon of…

January 31, 2019 | Burgers | Paris

Charles de Gaulle, Paris Airport, Terminal 2F

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

January 17, 2019

Airports

Charles de Gaulle, Paris Airport, Terminal 2F

I haven't been here since the days Middle East Airlines used to land in this terminal. Back then, it was small and old until I visited again this week. Terminal 2F now has Laduree and Hermes…

January 17, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Paris

Macarons Laduree: An Edible Gift for Those Who Love Gold

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

January 17, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Macarons Laduree: An Edible Gift for Those Who Love Gold

Spotted at the airport in Paris, I had the chance to taste Laduree's, special edition Gold Macarons. Linda Fargo — the director of women’s fashion at Bergdorf Goodman and a…

January 17, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Breakfast in Paris: My Top 10 List

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

January 02, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in Paris: My Top 10 List

I felt it, I was sure this morning's breakfast was going to be majestic... I pushed the door open on to a tiny space and a bar while being invited to walk up the stairs to the first floor...…

January 02, 2019 | Popular | Paris

Paris Greatest Eats: 33 Stops I Recommend You to Try!

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

January 01, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Paris Greatest Eats: 33 Stops I Recommend You to Try!

I felt it, I was sure this morning's breakfast was going to be majestic... I pushed the door open on to a tiny space and a bar while being invited to walk up the stairs to the first floor...…

January 01, 2019 | French Food | Paris

Lunch at Angelina Lafayette Paris

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

French Food

Lunch at Angelina Lafayette Paris

Other than having the best Mont Blanc ever and the sexiest hot chocolate on earth, Angelina serves tasty food in its salon de thé and restaurant at Lafayette Haussmann.   Good food but…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Celebrating two years of “Crab”, the casual restaurant, open on La Madeleine in Paris is a place I’ll recommend to my friends visiting Paris. Serving Crab based plates, the…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

Asian & Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Asian & Chinese

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

A Japanese tea house and pastry sell traditional desserts from Japan with a French touch. Enter to the display of mouthwatering creations and pass the curtain to the cam tea room. Dimmed lights, one…

December 24, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

Beijing 8: Fast Chinese in Paris on Rue Boetie

Asian & Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Asian & Chinese

Beijing 8: Fast Chinese in Paris on Rue Boetie

It’s unfortunate to know that the place is closing in 10 days or at least this is what I heard from the cashier. A pleaser service, good food and a long queue of hungry youngsters coming here…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Canard Street: Duck Burgers in Paris

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Burgers

Canard Street: Duck Burgers in Paris

Canard street or Ruelle Canard is a "street food destination" in Paris selling duck based burgers. Choose from two choices, the Magret or the leg confit. I ordered both with fries. To tell you the…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Italian Food

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

My first visit was memorable, my second visit was outstanding and now, visiting Nolita for the third time in less than two months, I came back to enjoy one of Paris’ best spaghetti and…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Kotteri Ramen Naritake: Paris' Best Noodles and Sexiest Discovery

Asian & Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Asian & Chinese

Kotteri Ramen Naritake: Paris' Best Noodles and Sexiest Discovery

My favorite Ramen to date for the experience, the welcoming and the taste! Photos speak for themselves... enter to the smell of heaven! An open kitchen where water is splashed everywhere, happy…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

Bread & Bakeries | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

L'Atelier 116, an artisanal bakery and pastry shop, offering organic bread that is kneaded, made and baked on-site, high-quality pastries and snacks (sandwiches, salads, and hot and cold…

December 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

A restaurant I consider to be one of the top three breakfast destinations in Paris served come amazing creations that will leave you speechless. I visited two months ago and now back to this…

December 24, 2018 | International Cuisine | Paris

L’Auberge de L’ill: Three Stars Michelin for more than 50 Years in Alsace

French Food | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

French Food

L’Auberge de L’ill: Three Stars Michelin for more than 50 Years in Alsace

One of the world’s most famous and oldest Michelin-rated restaurants, Haeberlin, located in the small town of Illhaeusern is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. A unique experience of…

December 24, 2018 | Guide Michelin | Alsace

Christmas Tree Under the Dome at Lafayette Paris

News | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

News

Christmas Tree Under the Dome at Lafayette Paris

This Christmas, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, and Piaget are raising the Big Tree under the magical dome to new heights. It transports us into the imaginary world of children by showcasing…

December 24, 2018 | Shopping Mall | Paris

Le Sofitel Hotel Strasbourg: Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Le Sofitel Hotel Strasbourg: Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

At walking distance from the heart of Strasbourg, meters away from the main place and the cathedral, the Sofitel is your perfect choice for a week around the "capital of Christmas." Staying in Alsace…

December 24, 2018 | Hotels | Alsace

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Italian Food

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

It’s called Napoletano, Chez Toni, an Italian restaurant located 18 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt. I’ve been here in 2012 and now back after six long years. I still remember to be unique, the…

December 21, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

I suggest you visit Beaupassage on a weekday and surely not around lunchtime. Pass by in the afternoon when everyone is working or going back home. Today’s choice was Thierry Marx, trying the…

December 21, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

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