Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

I've been here endless times, enjoying it more and more every single visit; yummy! Tasty, passionate, creative and filled with love. There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Hatbe W Nar Kobayat: House of Traditional Tannour bread and Horizontal Shawarma

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 13, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Hatbe W Nar Kobayat: House of Traditional Tannour bread and Horizontal Shawarma

I do drive all the way from Beirut to Enjoy Tony’s superb tannour bread and exceptional wood-fire shawarma wraps. At the entrance of Kibayat, Akkar’s jewel village, Tony welcomes you with…

March 13, 2019 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

Clement: Passionately Handmade Artisanal Bread from Zahle

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

November 29, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Clement: Passionately Handmade Artisanal Bread from Zahle

“Clément” is about gourmet food that represents the values of know-how, excellence, and French art-de-vivre. When Clement and Marc Tannouri gather around their common…

November 29, 2018 | Zahle

Bo & Mie: A Creative Bakery in Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Bo & Mie: A Creative Bakery in Paris

Creative and tasty at the same time: Bo&Mie sells colorful croissants, innovative cakes, and fresh bread in a vast space feeling like a pastry shop, looking like a bakery and inspired by a casual…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

Maison Kayser: La France a New York

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Maison Kayser: La France a New York

Exporting the French culture to New York, Maison Kayser is your local French bakery away from home. Serving authentic chewy French baguette sandwiches alongside a handful of pastries, Maison Kayser…

August 05, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Fairfax: When Simple Things Make You Happy, An Enjoyable Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 04, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Fairfax: When Simple Things Make You Happy, An Enjoyable Breakfast in New York

Part of the same group called “Happy Hospitality,” Fairfax is another perfection like its siblings, “Joseph Leonard” and “Studio at Freehand” which I both reviewed…

April 04, 2018 | Recommended | New York

The Brunch: The Prozac of Technology

Appliances

July 20, 2017

Appliances

The Brunch: The Prozac of Technology

The Brunch is a series of consumer products that celebrate the mundane. Sometimes it's ok to appreciate things the simple way they are... without having to pick your brain on how to use this item or…

July 20, 2017

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

Bread & Bakeries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

In 2015, I wrote about Soumaya, founder of Bread Basket Square, a healthy wheat-free bakery... Today, BBS starts a new challenge, a new journey, changing the concept's name from Bread Basket to…

June 20, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Breads Bakery: New York's Best Bread and Extravagant Croissant

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

April 28, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Breads Bakery: New York's Best Bread and Extravagant Croissant

Your journey starts before you even walk in. Stop at Breads Bakery window and gaze at a tray of rolled chocolate croissants. Inside is a big bakery, not a fancy one, but a bread specialist where…

April 28, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Boulangerie Beurre: Passionately Handmade Bread in Beirut

Bread & Bakeries | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Boulangerie Beurre: Passionately Handmade Bread in Beirut

Picture this: a full bodied, dense, warm and moist piece of bread with a thin and crunchy crust... I delved into one, one bite after another enjoying its texture, smoothness and fresh aromas. To add…

March 20, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 31, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Whilst researching online for a place to have a good breakfast, I found George's. Down in the Financial District it's typically American with a bakery at the entrance. Spread across two floors,…

January 31, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 16, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

It has been two years since I last visited Fawzi up in Faqra... I remember the food  as being good and most importantly full of life and passion. During the week we were filming "48 hours…

January 16, 2017 | Recommended | Keserwan

Kahwet el Mandaloun: A New Favorite Place

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 12, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: A New Favorite Place

Close your eyes and travel back in time to when old Mercedes taxis used to glide round Beirut, to when Martyr's Square was the heart of the Middle East and to when Abou Salim used to entertain our…

January 12, 2017 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Nutella Burger at McDonald's Italy - Only

Chocolate

November 19, 2016

Chocolate

Nutella Burger at McDonald's Italy - Only

Sweety con Nutella is two sweet buns holding a hearty serving of creamy Nutella, oozing in chocolatey goodness with every bite. Yum... Breakfast treat? This a new burger at McDonald's and is part of…

November 19, 2016 | News

An a-z of Breads From Around the World

Bread & Bakeries

October 13, 2016

Bread & Bakeries

An a-z of Breads From Around the World

Sandwich, accompaniment, dip or toast, there’s always room on the table for bread – wherever you are in the world. There’s something so satisfying and deceptively simple about that…

October 13, 2016 | News

Oasis Saint Charbel: The Famous Mankoushe and Flatbread

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 09, 2016

Bread & Bakeries

Oasis Saint Charbel: The Famous Mankoushe and Flatbread

Sometimes good food is found in unexpected places... Next to St. Charbel Annaya, is a restaurant/cafe that has one of the country's best Saj manakish, that's crispy and tastes like oriental…

September 09, 2016 | Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon

Brighten Up Your Mornings with Toasteroid

Food Gadgets

August 18, 2016

Food Gadgets

Brighten Up Your Mornings with Toasteroid

Make a cartoon toast in the likeness of your kids’ favourite character, leave an edible reminder to your absent-minded other half or simply make a delightful toast for yourself will certainly…

August 18, 2016

Poilane: Known to be Paris' Best Bread

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

June 15, 2016

Bread & Bakeries

Poilane: Known to be Paris' Best Bread

Moist, fresh, tender and still enjoyable 48 hours after production, Poilane's bread is unique. Lionel Poilâne, creator of the Poilane Bakery searched continuously for the best ingredients…

June 15, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

InfoGraphic: Bake Your Bread at Home

Spotted Stories

May 30, 2016

Spotted Stories

InfoGraphic: Bake Your Bread at Home

Bake some bread at home, easy steps for beginners. Try it and let us know what comes out of it!   Baking Starter Breads infographic by rjzaworski.  

May 30, 2016

You Love Pizza? Here's 40 Delicious Ways To Eat It!

News

April 15, 2016

News

You Love Pizza? Here's 40 Delicious Ways To Eat It!

Food Republic brings us another tasty infographic and this time starring the beloved pizza, The infographic lists 40 delicious ways to consume this world renown dish.

April 15, 2016

Abou Arab: The Famous Tasty "Kaaka Asrouniya"

Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Arab: The Famous Tasty "Kaaka Asrouniya"

Today, like once every other month, I stop at Abou Arab. The place has become very famous lately with dozens of shops around the country. Cleaner and sharper, this Kaak place is still the…

March 28, 2016 | Street Food | Keserwan

Love with Dominique Ansel...

Spotted Stories

February 13, 2016

Spotted Stories

Love with Dominique Ansel...

Cronut creator is celebrating love his own way... Pastry genius Dominique Ansel created a melonpan shaped like a heart-eyes emoji. What's a melonpan? It's a sweet, brioche-like bun that,…

February 13, 2016

Crepaway Goes Off Course with a New Menu

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 24, 2016

American

Crepaway Goes Off Course with a New Menu

"You are invited on a secret mission..." This is how it started. A card with my name on it arrived with a top-secret stamp… Intriguing to say the least. It’s something new...   I…

January 24, 2016 | Restaurants | Lebanon

When Disney Characters Meet Food Art

Spotted Stories

January 09, 2016

Spotted Stories

When Disney Characters Meet Food Art

Graphic designer Erin Jang has put together an attractive collection of food art featuring some of our favorite Disney animals. Jang, from New York City uses ingredients like chocolates, salami,…

January 09, 2016

Slice Chocolate is Now a Thing

Chocolate

December 15, 2015

Chocolate

Slice Chocolate is Now a Thing

Did you know that Slice Chocolate is now a thing... Bourbon, a Japan-based company, has started to sell chocolate slices packaged like Kraft cheese singles. Each pack contains five two-millimeter…

December 15, 2015 | News

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

News

November 08, 2015

News

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

If you're looking to lose some weight before Christmas follow this infographic by Get Slimmer Guide which will show you 20 healthy food swaps you can make in order to cut calories from your diet.…

November 08, 2015

Something Magical Happens When Bread Meets Cheese!

Spotted Stories

October 06, 2015

Spotted Stories

Something Magical Happens When Bread Meets Cheese!

When the weather starts changing and fall starts welcoming winter,  I get all excited for home gatherings with some good wine and cheese gathering. Bread is one of the most important ingredients…

October 06, 2015

Jikka Bread Basket: Design Meets Function

Bread & Bakeries

September 12, 2015

Bread & Bakeries

Jikka Bread Basket: Design Meets Function

Organic, recyclable and beautiful to look at, Marijana Dzambo designed the Jikka Bread Basket that's minimalistic in design and is a tool for storage. Primarily designed to store various kinds of…

September 12, 2015 | Food Gadgets

What's in the World's Most Expensive Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

Spotted Stories

June 14, 2015

Spotted Stories

What's in the World's Most Expensive Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

Would you pay $214 for a cheese sandwich? Maybe not... but would you would be curious to know what's inside it right? New York's restaurant Serendipity 3 chef Joe Calderone decided to create a pricey…

June 14, 2015

Toast the 2015 Way

Spotted Stories

June 06, 2015

Spotted Stories

Toast the 2015 Way

What’s the best thing since sliced bread? Sliced and toasted bread... and at the same time... Inventor Colin Furze created ‘FurzoToasto’, a bread knife that slices and toasts at…

June 06, 2015

Chichakli Zghorta: Unique Fatayer with a Zesty Character

Tasty Discoveries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 12, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Chichakli Zghorta: Unique Fatayer with a Zesty Character

It doesn't look like or feel like a normal fatira, but this is something you have to try. A golden-colored originally shaped dough which resembles a piece of oriental sweet. The dough is extremely…

May 12, 2015 | North Lebanon

Labneh To Become More Popular in the UK

News

April 30, 2015

News

Labneh To Become More Popular in the UK

Nomadic, an Irish company, is bringing its Labneh to the UK retail market. The company believes that people in the UK are ready to make Labneh a part of their daily lifestyle... The Lebanese style…

April 30, 2015

You're Not You When You're Hungry

News

April 24, 2015

News

You're Not You When You're Hungry

Adweek: For a campaign that's five years old, Snickers' "You're Not You When You're Hungry" is having quite the creative renaissance this year. The Super Bowl ad was fantastic (as was…

April 24, 2015

Anyone Fancy a Chanel Pancake Bag? Or Maybe Another Brand?

News

April 09, 2015

News

Anyone Fancy a Chanel Pancake Bag? Or Maybe Another Brand?

Canadian-born, New York-based artist, Chloe Wise has recreated some of the fashion industry’s most emblematic merchandise with food. Purses, backpacks, handbags and totes by the likes of…

April 09, 2015

Tahinov Hats: Armenian Wonders from Ichkhanian Bakery

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 03, 2015

Recommended

Tahinov Hats: Armenian Wonders from Ichkhanian Bakery

I remember trying a dessert at Batchig last year, something called Tahinov Hats - baked bread mixed with tahina (sesame paste), cinnamon and sugar. I didn't like it back then and considered it to be…

April 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

The Breakfast Buffet at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 23, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

The Breakfast Buffet at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh

How amazing it is to start your day on positive notes. Fresh vibes with some jazz music playing in the background will guarantee a smile on your face. The famous Mandaloun cafe, nestled in Dbayeh's…

March 23, 2015 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Produce your Fresh Baguettes at Home

Appliances

March 22, 2015

Appliances

Produce your Fresh Baguettes at Home

With Moulinex Home Bread Baguette, please the whole family with crisp golden baguettes! Thanks to the baguette accessory : prepare your dough in the pan and then shape into 4…

March 22, 2015

Le Relais: Memories of our Childhood

International Cuisine | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 17, 2015

International Cuisine

Le Relais: Memories of our Childhood

If I want to recall a restaurant from my childhood days, it has to be Le Relais. A restaurant, one of the first to open in Kleiaat, that we used to come to on a weekly basis with my parents. If you…

March 17, 2015 | Restaurants | Keserwan

The Grill Room: Meat has a Fine Dining Address

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 20, 2015

Grill&BBQ

The Grill Room: Meat has a Fine Dining Address

I was here for the new menu's launch and promised to come back for a detailed review. So here I am, just a few weeks after to experience one of Beirut's finest grills: The Four Seasons' Grill…

February 20, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Bread & Bakeries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2015

Bread & Bakeries

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Eight AM, an early morning start in the Northern capital of country, a city I'm in love with. For a while, fate hasn't been allowing me to plan a trip there for an episode… but against all…

January 28, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

No More Burnt Toast

Appliances

December 29, 2014

Appliances

No More Burnt Toast

This is one of those things that you wonder why you didn't come up with it before... Waching the behind the scenes steps of how your toast is being prepared... Interesting. Chaya…

December 29, 2014 | Food Gadgets

Spread That: An Award Winning Gadget This Year

Food Gadgets

December 20, 2014

Food Gadgets

Spread That: An Award Winning Gadget This Year

SpreadTHAT! Advanced Butter Knife is an ingenious design that uses the warmth of your hand to make short work of cold butter. Recognized with the prestigious iF product design award 2014, the…

December 20, 2014

Bar Tartine: A Heaven for Garlic and Onions Lovers

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 18, 2014

International Cuisine

Bar Tartine: A Heaven for Garlic and Onions Lovers

Here I am back at Bar Tartine, which recently opened in Dbayeh, for dinner. Last time I passed by it was for a casual, quick lunch, this time I was looking for the full dining experience. A nice…

December 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Some of the Finest Artisan Bakers in Lebanon

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

August 20, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Some of the Finest Artisan Bakers in Lebanon

Bread has always been the most basic and homely of foods. Yet what was once a daily tradition is rapidly becoming a luxury. We’re no longer happy with loaves in plastic bags. We now crave…

August 20, 2014 | Lebanon

Taste&Flavors: The Best of Artisan Bread in Lebanon

Bread & Bakeries

August 19, 2014

Bread & Bakeries

Taste&Flavors: The Best of Artisan Bread in Lebanon

Bread has always been the most basic and homely of foods. Yet what was once a daily tradition is rapidly becoming a luxury. We’re no longer happy with loaves in plastic bags. We now crave…

August 19, 2014 | Press

Pharrell Williams's Creates His Own Burger

News

August 13, 2014

News

Pharrell Williams's Creates His Own Burger

Add chef to various talents that Pharrell Williams has been showing lately - a singer, actor, designer artist is there anything the "Happy" singer doesn't know how to do...In Japan, Williams created…

August 13, 2014

A Crash-Course in Knife Anatomy

Spotted Stories

August 01, 2014

Spotted Stories

A Crash-Course in Knife Anatomy

With all the books and blogs dedicated to the art of food, most focus exclusively on recipes. But while ingredients matter in the concoction of delicious and impressive meals, a solid knowledge of…

August 01, 2014

Most Expensive Bread Loaf Made With Champagne and Gold

News

July 26, 2014

News

Most Expensive Bread Loaf Made With Champagne and Gold

A baker in Wrexham has made what he believes to be Britain's most expensive bread, for people with the extra dough. Robert Didier adds champagne and 24 carat gold to the bread, which costs £25…

July 26, 2014

Subway: Why Lebanon Hasn’t Taken to Subway... I Like It

Street Food | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 20, 2014

Street Food

Subway: Why Lebanon Hasn’t Taken to Subway... I Like It

I'm not sure why our country hasn’t taken to Subway. The restaurant’s food is fresh, fulfilling and relatively healthy, surely healthier then all other fast food ideas.   My…

July 20, 2014 | Achrafieh

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