Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

I invite you to watch the video, enjoy dinner with me, and try to feel what I felt; dinner at Enoteca Pinchiorri is unmatched, a memorable experience I will never forget... When you find a table…

June 07, 2019 | French | Florence

A Yummy Plate of Italian Pasta in Lebanon: 13 Favorite Addresses!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 08, 2019

Popular

A Yummy Plate of Italian Pasta in Lebanon: 13 Favorite Addresses!

Pasta is one of the world's most favorite foods! Spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini - there are over 600 known pasta shapes. It's delicious, it's nutritious, it's versatile.  It can be…

January 08, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

With endless choice and great flavors, you simply cannot skip breakfast in Lebanon. From Mankousheh to Foul and hummus... Knefeh, Ashta and Labneh, we have something to satisfy all…

January 04, 2019 | Manakish | Lebanon

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

Popular | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

Popular

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts…

January 02, 2019 | Recommended | New York

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami…

January 02, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Amsterdam Top 10 Food Discoveries

Restaurants | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

January 01, 2019

Restaurants

Amsterdam Top 10 Food Discoveries

From its earliest days, Amsterdam has been a bustling hub of commerce that welcomed other cultures with open arms. Check out my Top 10 eats in this lovely canal-side city, including the rich…

January 01, 2019 | Reviews | Amsterdam

Eleven Madison Park New York: Three Michelin Stars. The World’s Best Restaurant! A Memorable Experience

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 15, 2018

French

Eleven Madison Park New York: Three Michelin Stars. The World’s Best Restaurant! A Memorable Experience

Eleven Madison Park is not a dining experience; it’s a state of mind, a journey that activates all your senses from the second you walk into the minute you leave. Your ears, your eyes, your…

August 15, 2018 | Michelin | New York

The World's 50 Best Restaurants & 50 Best Bars (Highlight Video)

News

June 24, 2018

News

The World's 50 Best Restaurants & 50 Best Bars (Highlight Video)

Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, was crowned No.1 in The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, on Tuesday 19th June at an awards…

June 24, 2018 | Popular

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

The World’s Best Hummus

It’s the world’s best Hummus by far! It’s the smoothest, softest, most tender and extremely flavorful treat the world has ever witnessed; it’s Al Halabi’s hummus, not…

May 01, 2018 | Popular | Antelias

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

April 30, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

You cannot visit Kuwait without having a meal at Dar Hamad; that statement is evident in 2016 on my last visit to Kuwait and reconfirmed while having lunch this week. Dar Hamad is Kuwait’s…

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Kuwait

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 28, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

June 28, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Good Lebanese Mezze

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 27, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Good Lebanese Mezze

Renowned all around the world, our Lebanese cuisine has won several awards for its fine taste, colorful plates and superb taste. It's all about love poured in every plate spread on that long…

June 27, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Burgundy: The Best Restaurant in Beirut, Lebanon Deserves an International Award

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 26, 2017

French

Burgundy: The Best Restaurant in Beirut, Lebanon Deserves an International Award

Sometimes, words are never enough to express the true intensity of a culinary experience. This is exactly how I felt after my experience at Burgundy. Welcome to Lebanon's finest: when reality turned…

June 26, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

CNN: 20 of the World's Most Underrated Restaurants. Lebanon is on the List!

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 22, 2017

News

CNN: 20 of the World's Most Underrated Restaurants. Lebanon is on the List!

Burgundy, our local pride, my favorite restaurant in Lebanon which should have gotten a Michelin Star long time ago has made it on the world's Top20 list of the most underrated restaurants. Proudly…

June 22, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

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

ELEVEN MADISON PARK CLAIMS NO.1 SPOT AT THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS AWARDS

News

April 06, 2017

News

ELEVEN MADISON PARK CLAIMS NO.1 SPOT AT THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS AWARDS

Eleven Madison Park in New York has secured the No.1 spot in the 2017 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This year’s winners were revealed at an awards ceremony at the…

April 06, 2017 | Spotted Stories

Breakfast at the St. Regis New York: The Best Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 28, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the St. Regis New York: The Best Ever!

When you walk into the St. Regis hotel, you understand the real meaning of luxury... You're transported into another dimension in this five star palace... I was in love the minute I reached the…

January 28, 2017 | French | New York

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 07, 2016

Italian

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

This is Marinella, the Italian restaurant on Mar Mikhael... a place that opens for lunch only. This corner trattoria, Sophie's little Italian haven, should be visited by every Italian food…

September 07, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Osteria Francescana: The World's Best Restaurant of 2016

News

June 15, 2016

News

Osteria Francescana: The World's Best Restaurant of 2016

The World’s Best Restaurant? Yes, as voted for a panel of almost 1,000 gastronomic experts worldwide. After two years in the No.2 spot, Massimo Bottura’s tranquil restaurant in a…

June 15, 2016 | Popular

"Osteria Francescana" Crowned World’s Best Restaurant of 2016

News

June 15, 2016

News

"Osteria Francescana" Crowned World’s Best Restaurant of 2016

Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, has been picked as the best restaurant in the world at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony in New York. The first ever Italian restaurant to make…

June 15, 2016 | Popular

La Liste: The World's Best Restaurants!

News

May 31, 2016

News

La Liste: The World's Best Restaurants!

With support from the French government, a new group has graded the world’s greatest restaurants. What’s the greatest restaurant in the world? Top chefs and those who fork over their…

May 31, 2016 | Popular

Visit Milano: What to Eat, My Top 10 Favorite Spots

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 17, 2016

Italian

Visit Milano: What to Eat, My Top 10 Favorite Spots

Et voila, here's my second time in Milan, only this time the trip was based around food and culinary discoveries. 6 days, 5 nights, 15 restaurants tried, 6 gelato places enjoyed, 50 dishes tried, 25…

February 17, 2016 | Popular | Milan

Burgundy: When the Master Chef Creates

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 26, 2015

French

Burgundy: When the Master Chef Creates

On the first visit I discovered perfection, on the second it was more of a dream, then there was today, when reality turned into a trip to the land of wonders, a meal I'll remember for a long time.…

November 26, 2015 | Popular | Beirut

Fouad: The King of Lebanese Food and Hospitality

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 27, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fouad: The King of Lebanese Food and Hospitality

I'm back at Fouad, one of my all time favorites, a restaurant nestled on the mountains of Keserwan in a village called Hrajel. Fouad is a whole story where the people smile, the waiters jump…

September 27, 2015 | Recommended | Keserwan

Burgundy: The Art of Gastronomy

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 30, 2015

French

Burgundy: The Art of Gastronomy

Walk into a calm, peaceful and serene dark space, that's lightly lit. Listen to the faded music in the background, people's whispers... Look around and see the bar and its action, while the owner…

May 30, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

It’s a Wrap… 33 of Lebanon's Tastiest Sandwiches and Wraps…

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 27, 2015

News

It’s a Wrap… 33 of Lebanon's Tastiest Sandwiches and Wraps…

It was the year of burgers in 2014 and the way things are going so far in 2015, sandwiches and wraps are stepping up their game everywhere we go. What started ages ago as a portable food item…

March 27, 2015 | Recommended | Lebanon

Lebanon's Best Restaurants of 2014

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2015

News

Lebanon's Best Restaurants of 2014

Lebanon's Best Restaurants: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants Eateries and Cafes I Like Bistros in Lebanon Italian Restaurants in Lebanon Let’s ‘Meat’ in…

March 26, 2015 | Reviews | Lebanon

2014: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants

News

February 27, 2015

News

2014: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants

Onno: The Best Authentic Homey Lebanese Armenian FoodOnno has been feeding its customers authentic Armenian specialties in its charming 24 seats restaurant in Burj Hammoud since the year 1990. With…

February 27, 2015 | Top 10 List

2014: Best Eateries and Cafes

News

February 27, 2015

News

2014: Best Eateries and Cafes

  Gilt: Some Passionate Food is Served HereDo you remember why I came to Gilt the first time? I came seeking the best pain perdu in town, but unfortunately I didn’t have the honor…

February 27, 2015 | Top 10 List

Savarin: The Chef Deserves a Star and More

French | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 18, 2015

French

Savarin: The Chef Deserves a Star and More

Staying in Bruges, we decided to visit the city of Oostende. Located on the waterfront where a famous battle took place during the Second World War, Davarin is a fine diner recommended by The…

February 18, 2015 | Michelin | Belgium

2014: Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

February 12, 2015

News

2014: Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

Burgundy: Beirut, Lebanon: "The Restaurant"Sometimes, words are never enough to express the true intense feeling of how much I enjoyed a culinary experience. This is exactly how I felt after my…

February 12, 2015 | Top 10 List

2014: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

News

February 11, 2015

News

2014: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Mario e Mario: Homemade, the Italian Way"Mario e Mario has been a love project in the making for 30 years now. My earliest recollection of watching my father concocting passionately his delectable…

February 11, 2015 | Top 10 List

Beirut, Lebanon: "The Restaurant"

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 14, 2015

French

Beirut, Lebanon: "The Restaurant"

Sometimes, words are never enough to express the true intense feeling of how much I enjoyed a culinary experience. This is exactly how I felt after my experience at Burgundy. Welcome to Lebanon's…

January 14, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

2014: Best Sushi Restaurants in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 12, 2015

News

2014: Best Sushi Restaurants in Lebanon

Sushi Shack: Rabieh has a New Sushi Place... And it's GoodYesterday night, accompanied by four of our friends, we went to try Sushi Shack. We were welcomed by the manager and chose one of the…

January 12, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

2014: Best Armenian Restaurants in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 09, 2015

News

2014: Best Armenian Restaurants in Lebanon

Badguer: An Armenian Home with a lot to OfferI was happy to discover some new Armenian specialties not found at other renowned restaurants around the city. I enjoyed meeting the ladies behind those…

January 09, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

2014: Best Pizza in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 08, 2015

News

2014: Best Pizza in Lebanon

Tavolina: I Found it... A Pizza Worth a TrophyTwo thumbs up for their pizza. I can honestly say that today I've tasted one of the best not to say the best Italian pizza ever tasted in Lebanon. A…

January 08, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

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

The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 Date Confirmed

News

February 04, 2014

News

The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 Date Confirmed

THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS 2014 DATE CONFIRMED: 28TH APRIL, LONDON As it enters its 12th year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will be…

February 04, 2014

Le Sushi Bar: A Complete Luxurious Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 05, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: A Complete Luxurious Experience

Le Sushi Bar, my all time favorite Japanese restaurant in Lebanon is a place I come back to every other month just to indulge in an overall experience unmatched elsewhere. A restaurant is not just…

July 05, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Restaurant Les Fines Roches

French | Provence France Europe

France

June 27, 2013

French

Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Restaurant Les Fines Roches

There's no way you could miss this castle. Nestled on a little mountain top, just a few meters before entering the village of Chateauneuf du Pape, stands Chateau Les Fines Roches. You drive…

June 27, 2013 | Restaurants | Provence

2013: Favorite Desserts in Lebanon to Date

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 17, 2013

Desserts & Sweets

2013: Favorite Desserts in Lebanon to Date

Who doesn't love desserts... Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgence... Find some of my  favorite desserts around Lebanon...   St. Elmo’s Seaside Brasserie: Perfect Giant…

March 17, 2013 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

2012: The Year's Finest Restaurant Experiences

Popular

January 07, 2013

Popular

2012: The Year's Finest Restaurant Experiences

I have tried a number of new restaurants around the world in 2012. I have revisited some of my favorite places again over the past year... Venues that serve mouthwatering and exquisite dishes,…

January 07, 2013 | Top 10 List

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 15, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

1- Fouad, Hrajel Fouad is a small restaurant in Nabe3 el Mghara, Hrajel located far away from the tourists and the main road. A few know it since the owner, Fouad, doesn’t know…

July 15, 2012 | News | Lebanon

NGNO’s Top 10 List: 2011's Best High-End Lebanese Restaurants in Lebanon

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 14, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

NGNO’s Top 10 List: 2011's Best High-End Lebanese Restaurants in Lebanon

1- Al-Halabi Restaurant, Antelias Al-Halabi, one of the oldest Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon and one of the few who restaurants that have continued on providing the same quality, taste and…

July 14, 2012 | News | Lebanon

NGNO’s Top 10 List: 2011's Best Lebanese Restaurants with a Twist in Lebanon

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 11, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

NGNO’s Top 10 List: 2011's Best Lebanese Restaurants with a Twist in Lebanon

1- Leila, ABC Achrafieh (Review Coming Soon) 2- Emm Sherif, Monot A restaurant located in an old house in Achrafieh has been making a buzz. Named Em Sherif, it is owned and run by Mirreille Hayek,…

July 11, 2012 | News | Lebanon

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

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 06, 2012

News

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

  1- Da Giovanni, Saifi One of the best Italian restaurants in Lebanon! (Read More)   2- The Al Dente, Abdel Wahab Al Dente, one of the finest restaurants in town, located of the first…

June 06, 2012 | Reviews | Lebanon

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