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

MECHWAR: Lebanon Through the Eyes of a Curious Foodie!

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 16, 2019

Mechwar Videos

MECHWAR: Lebanon Through the Eyes of a Curious Foodie!

Lebanon through the eyes of a passionate and curious foodie! Mechwar: A popular television segment on youtube and on national television, MTV Lebanon, Mechwar takes the form of a 20-minute show…

November 16, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 2 of 3 in Tripoli

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 2 of 3 in Tripoli

AMAZING Lebanese Street Food in TRIPOLI, Lebanon with NoGarlicNoOnions Lebanon Street Food (Beirut) We are so excited to be bringing you the BEST street food in TRIPOLI, an ancient city in the…

September 02, 2019 | Popular | Tripoli

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 23, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

I was expecting a casual Lebanese restaurant like all the rest around the villages until the waiter opened the door. I was here six years ago -time flies- and remember to have enjoyed my…

March 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

The luscious Keserwan Mountains slope downwards to the picture perfect crescent bay of Jounieh. Around 16 kilometers north of Beirut on the highway, Jounieh is the first city that you’ll arrive…

March 22, 2019 | Popular | Jounieh

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Located in Antelias, Byekout road, Francois Kamil Lebnen is still baking every mankousheh with love since 1962 and keeping the tradition alive! He opens every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and…

March 14, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou Anthony, open from the early hours of the morning until 1 pm prepares freshly baked…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

"Jun": Lebanon's Second Gin!

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 14, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

"Jun": Lebanon's Second Gin!

Jun is juniper – and eight other botanicals. It’s the month of June – and every other month of summer too. It’s Arabic – and English, or maybe little of both? It’s…

July 14, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

Assaha Village: A Luxuriously Detailed Hotel Minutes Away from Beirut Airport

Hotels | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

Hotels

Assaha Village: A Luxuriously Detailed Hotel Minutes Away from Beirut Airport

More than 70 rooms, each room is different than the other but all built with great attention to design, finesse and luxury. The hotel is somehow a hidden treasure in Beirut as not many of us know or…

April 30, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut

Taverna Dei Servi; The Taste of Simple Things in Modena

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Italian Food

Taverna Dei Servi; The Taste of Simple Things in Modena

Nestled in the old town of Modena, few meters from the main piazza, the restaurant can be accessed from a peaceful street. One small door opens to an ample space under old arcades of red bricks. The…

February 01, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

Da Nello: Authentic and Traditional in Bologna

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Italian Food

Da Nello: Authentic and Traditional in Bologna

Traditional and authentic, Da Nello rated 4,3/5 on google maps is considered to be one of the best Italian restaurants in Bologna. When you see a hundred photos of the owner and his guests on all the…

February 01, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au Carrefour. On the lower side of this big center, you will find a small a small shop. Clean and simple, 3al Barakeh offers a super varied menu of…

December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Dar Hamad: A Fine Kuwaiti Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

November 04, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Dar Hamad: A Fine Kuwaiti Restaurant

Dar Hamad will leave you amazed. Located in an impressive building, Dar Hamad boasts superb décor and a certain style. It’s a spacious restaurant with a high ceiling and round and square…

November 04, 2017 | Recommended | Kuwait

Soufrat Al Oumara: Deir El Qamar’s Enjoyable Food Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 01, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Soufrat Al Oumara: Deir El Qamar’s Enjoyable Food Experience

It was three in the afternoon visiting Deir El Qamar with my family when we stopped for lunch at Deir Al Oumara, a beautiful hotel up the mountains of the Chouf. Enjoying the beautiful October…

October 01, 2017 | Recommended | Shouf

Patisserie Chidiac: The Best Karabeej in Lebanon

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

September 17, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Patisserie Chidiac: The Best Karabeej in Lebanon

It's been a continuous mission of mine, to plunge into the vast amount of authentic and traditional bites this country has to offer. Whether sweet or savory, we have many places around and each…

September 17, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Nassab Saida: My Favorite Maacroun, Ouwaymat and Mchabbak!

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

September 17, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Nassab Saida: My Favorite Maacroun, Ouwaymat and Mchabbak!

Searching for the best Maacroun, Mchabbak and Ouwaymat in town? There's only one address! Visit Nassab Sweets in Saida. They're different to any others I've previously tried. The…

September 17, 2017 | Recommended | Saida

3end Arze: A Happy Place; An Amazing Host; Great Homey Food!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

3end Arze: A Happy Place; An Amazing Host; Great Homey Food!

I never thought that any restaurant existed in a forgotten spot up the road to Fatqa. And I never imagined that I'd be having a delicious Lebanese meal in a majestic setup, surrounded by green trees…

July 29, 2017 | Popular | Keserwan

Raymond: Traditional and Delicious Lebanese Food in Rayak

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 12, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Raymond: Traditional and Delicious Lebanese Food in Rayak

In Rayak, Baalbeck, right next to the Air Force base, you'll find Raymond, a restaurant that has been open for sixty years now. People come from all over the country to experience Raymond's cuisine,…

June 12, 2017 | Restaurants | Bekaa

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 14, 2017

Popular

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

It’s true when they say that some foods are best prepared by masters… and not just any masters. Often found in hidden places, there are certain places that have been around for…

May 14, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 18, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

You would never imagine that a place like this, hidden down a dead end in Mar Elias, could even be close to serving not only good food, but some of the finest dishes the world has ever talked…

April 18, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Popular

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

This is a story of a country told through its magnificent food. It's a land called Lebanon where food plays a major role in uniting its citizens. For hundreds of years, traditional specialities have…

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

El Veridico de Fidel: A Must Visit! Superb Peruvian Cuisine

Fish & Seafood | Peru Americas

Americas

May 20, 2016

Fish & Seafood

El Veridico de Fidel: A Must Visit! Superb Peruvian Cuisine

The taxi dropped me off in a busy industrial neighborhood in front of a place that's not too touristic to say the least. Wearing a blazer, I was not too comfortable walking, but people say that this…

May 20, 2016 | Recommended | Peru

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 01, 2015

News

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

Back to the Past… Generations of Quality and Taste Places Your Dad Told You About It’s true when they say that some foods are best prepared by masters… and not just any masters.…

December 01, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Six Months and Counting: The September Box is Out

News

September 02, 2015

News

Six Months and Counting: The September Box is Out

Can you believe it’s been 6 months already since we first started The Box? Over 150 Boxes have been dispatched monthly filled with over a dozen delicious gems scouted from across the country…

September 02, 2015 | The Box

Krikor in Baskinta: Fifty Four Years of Hard Work

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 20, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Krikor in Baskinta: Fifty Four Years of Hard Work

I was back to Krikor Orian sooner than planned, this little tiny heavenly gem located in Baskinta. Before reaching Baskinta, you’ll find a small petrol station, which used to be called Ezz el…

June 20, 2015 | Manakish | Metn

Lekmeh Zghertewiyeh: Authenticity in Zghorta has an Address

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 16, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Lekmeh Zghertewiyeh: Authenticity in Zghorta has an Address

Famous all over the world, Zghorta is known for its goat meat, amazing Arak and the Kebbeh bakeries only found in this village. I'd wanted to visit for so long and here I was not to shoot an episode,…

May 16, 2015 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

Oum Ali: Perfect Saj Manakish...

Manakish

April 08, 2015

Manakish

Oum Ali: Perfect Saj Manakish...

You meet people sometimes who strongly affect you one-way or another… Oum Ali is one such person. Rare… and I was lucky enough to have come across a simple and unpretentious lady…

April 08, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries

Fouad: My All-Time Coup de Coeur

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 05, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fouad: My All-Time Coup de Coeur

With thousands of restaurants out there and my extensive visits to the latest openers and trendy concepts, I always feel like coming back to the roots, to the basics, to a restaurant combining a…

April 05, 2015 | Recommended | Keserwan

Al Soussi: Expertise and Knowhow Poured into an Authentic Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 01, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Soussi: Expertise and Knowhow Poured into an Authentic Breakfast

Been here, done that, but I didn't have enough time to enjoy my food while shooting an episode on Beirut street food. After visiting Soussi a couple of months back, Lebanon went viral and hundreds of…

April 01, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

NoGarlicNoOnions' "THE BOX" is Out

News

March 21, 2015

News

NoGarlicNoOnions' "THE BOX" is Out

Fine things, delivered For the past two years No Garlic No Onions (NGNO) has been scouring Lebanon and beyond to discover the very finest culinary creations the world over. NGNO prides…

March 21, 2015 | The Box

Samket Gerge al Dayaa: Anfe's "Supposedly" Famous Fish Place

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 25, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Samket Gerge al Dayaa: Anfe's "Supposedly" Famous Fish Place

Samket Gergy el Day3a or the Fish of Georges from the Village is a place which became known through an article posted in the Middle East Airline magazine, Cedars Wings, or at least it was for me. A…

January 25, 2015 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

NoGarlicNoOnions at Tawlet: A Venture Where Love for Food and Lebanon Unite

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 06, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

NoGarlicNoOnions at Tawlet: A Venture Where Love for Food and Lebanon Unite

With the collaboration of Tawlet’s main man, Kamal Mouzawak, I was able to experience something many only dream of in Lebanon. An early Christmas I call it, when Kamal generously gathered…

January 06, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A Tasty Discovery: Honey Maamoul from Nicolas Audi

Tasty Discoveries

December 21, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

A Tasty Discovery: Honey Maamoul from Nicolas Audi

I've written about them before and here I am again... Those deserve an article by themselves. An airy light biscuit filled with an authentic honey from the village. An adequate sweetness,…

December 21, 2014

Happy Birthday Tawlet: Where Cooking is the Only Language and Lebanon is the Only Cause

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Happy Birthday Tawlet: Where Cooking is the Only Language and Lebanon is the Only Cause

"Always Uniting Lebanon Through Food" Fadya, Rima, Suzanne, Georgina, Nada, Em Amer, Anna, Saydeh, Ibtissam... Kamal and good old me in the middle... enjoyed a wonderful lunch together celebrating a…

November 09, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Al Soussi Beirut: Voted the World’s Best Breakfast

Street Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 31, 2014

Street Food

Al Soussi Beirut: Voted the World’s Best Breakfast

You could never imagine that a place like this, hidden a dead end in Mar Elias, could be even close to serving not only good food, but some of the finest dishes the world has ever talked…

October 31, 2014 | Beirut

Nouh Al Haddad: The One and Only "Halawat el Shmeisseh"

Desserts & Sweets | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 16, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Nouh Al Haddad: The One and Only "Halawat el Shmeisseh"

What a morning! I arrived to Tripoli unprepared and without any particular place to visit. One place after the other, I found myself discovering the oldest and finest the Northern capital has to…

June 16, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

Frulatte: Commencing My Mission to Find the Best Fruit Cocktail Shop

Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 20, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Frulatte: Commencing My Mission to Find the Best Fruit Cocktail Shop

A part of Lebanese traditions include enjoying some fruit cocktails during summer... or what we refer to as "Cocktail Che2af" Yum... a cup of fresh fruits cut in pieces, mixed in fruit juice and…

May 20, 2014 | Keserwan

Chateau Ksara "The Original Story": A Video to Watch

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

December 18, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Chateau Ksara "The Original Story": A Video to Watch

That's a video worth watching. A creative series of four videos of which the below is a general overview telling the story of the Ksara caves discovery. Ksara is the oldest winery in Lebanon. It has…

December 18, 2013 | Spotted Stories

The Original Authentic "Ghazl el Banet": How it's Made...

Popular | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 26, 2013

Popular

The Original Authentic "Ghazl el Banet": How it's Made...

I've been searching all morning for a detailed description or article about white cotton candy and all I could find are pictures of modern spinning machines that produce the synthetic pink cotton…

November 26, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Hotel Central: Homemade Sunday Buffet to Enjoy with the Family

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 10, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Hotel Central: Homemade Sunday Buffet to Enjoy with the Family

Up in the mountains of Metn is a small hotel known to offer a rich homemade buffet every Sunday for lunch during the summer season. Hotel New Central, owned and managed by the Kiame family, is one of…

October 10, 2013 | Restaurants | Metn

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

French Food | France Europe

Europe

July 08, 2013

French Food

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

You cannot come to Monaco without stopping by the legendary Cafe de Paris. The Brasserie at the Café de Paris Monte-Carlo is the most popular venue for a “rendez-vous” in this…

July 08, 2013 | International Cuisine | France

Al Halabi: A Revamped Look... Same Old Taste

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 05, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Halabi: A Revamped Look... Same Old Taste

For the past decade or so, Al Halabi restaurant in Antelias has maintained its reputation for being one of the top ranking Lebanese restaurants in town. A restaurant with a history that has…

April 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Antelias

Hotel Langlois Paris: Since 1896

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

March 18, 2013

Hotels

Hotel Langlois Paris: Since 1896

The building of Hôtel Langlois was constructed in 1870 and used as a bank until 1896. It was then converted into a hotel, managed by the same family until 1997 under the name "Hotel des…

March 18, 2013 | Reviews | Paris

Chebli - A Tasty Lebanese Restaurant - Rain or Shine

Contributors | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 10, 2013

Contributors

Chebli - A Tasty Lebanese Restaurant - Rain or Shine

A couple of months ago, I visited Chebli in Naas, one of my family's favorite places for a very long time now. Following my review, many of my friends asked me for their contacts which then led…

January 10, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Mount Lebanon

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

T-Marbouta is an original place, or at least it was for me the second I walked into the place where everyone seemed to feel right at home. Although T-marbouta has been around for some time now, I…

January 10, 2013 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

La Cloche D'Or Restaurant, Tunis

French Food | Tunisia Africa

Africa

November 26, 2012

French Food

La Cloche D'Or Restaurant, Tunis

From the minute I reached Tunis, I was overwhelmed with curiosity to discover the city, its wonders, its specialties and of course its food. I honestly didn't have a clue about the local Tunisian…

November 26, 2012 | International Cuisine | Tunisia

Beirut's Hidden Spot: Em Nazih at the Saifi Urban Gardens

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 07, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Beirut's Hidden Spot: Em Nazih at the Saifi Urban Gardens

Come meet your new friends: Em Nazih, Abu Nazih, Zahwa, Mustapha, Ali, Bilal and Hassan. Em Nazih offers decent Lebanese food and music at very reasonable prices. Cafe Em Nazih is a small…

September 07, 2012 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Chez Melhem Khalil, Lebanese Traditions Preserved

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 06, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Chez Melhem Khalil, Lebanese Traditions Preserved

Chez Melhem Khalil is one of those restaurants located very far away from the sociable world, 17km from the jounieh cost line on the road to Naher El Dehab in a small village called Jouret…

August 06, 2012 | Restaurants | Keserwan

Fouad: Authentic Lebanese Food from the Village

Fusion Cuisine | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 11, 2012

Fusion Cuisine

Fouad: Authentic Lebanese Food from the Village

If you didn't try Fouad yet, you are really missing out on a lot in your life. Fouad is a small restaurant in Nabe3 el Mghara, Hrajel located far away from the tourists and the main road. A…

July 11, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan

NGNO’s Top 10 List: 2011's Best Restaurants in Lebanon

Popular

June 30, 2012

Popular

NGNO’s Top 10 List: 2011's Best Restaurants in Lebanon

  The Top 10 Best French Restaurants in Lebanon The Top 10 Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon The Top 10 Best Diners in Lebanon The Top 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in Lebanon The Top 10…

June 30, 2012 | Top 10 List

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