Souk el Akel: Lebanon's Official Street Food Market. Every THURSDAY in Beirut

News | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 18, 2018

Souk el Akel: Lebanon's Official Street Food Market. Every THURSDAY in Beirut

News

November 18, 2018 | Popular | Beirut Central District

Eat, Meet, Greet and Treat yourself to the very best culinary experiences Lebanon has to offer! At Souk el Akel you'll…

Ramen Bowl: Exquisite Food, Great Service , Happy People in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2018

Ramen Bowl: Exquisite Food, Great Service , Happy People in Paris

Asian/Chinese

October 15, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Paris

I love Ramens and when I discovered a Ramen place minutes from my hotel with a rating of 4,5, I ran to enjoy it. Ramen…

Al Forno Gourmet: A Loaded Shawarma and Tasty Burger on Your Way South

Restaurants | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 30, 2018

Al Forno Gourmet: A Loaded Shawarma and Tasty Burger on Your Way South

Restaurants

July 30, 2018 | Reviews | South Lebanon

Spot an impressive building on the highway driving south... Al Forno, now open for the last eight months, is that…

Raising Cane's: I love This Chicken!

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 13, 2018

Raising Cane's: I love This Chicken!

American

May 13, 2018 | Shopping Mall | Beirut

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers (commonly known as Cane’s) is a fast-food restaurant chain specializing in chicken…

Naya: Middle Eastern Counter and Grill with Lebanese Influences in New York

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | New York USA Americas

USA

April 29, 2018

Naya: Middle Eastern Counter and Grill with Lebanese Influences in New York

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 29, 2018 | Popular | New York

With the opening of its fifth location in New York, Naya comes with a new revamped and upscale decor. Brightly lit,…

Raising Cane’s: Finally a Real Fried Chicken Experience in Lebanon!

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 07, 2018

Raising Cane’s: Finally a Real Fried Chicken Experience in Lebanon!

American

January 07, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

I don’t know the brand, but all I can tell you that it feels like the only real American fast food experience in…

Cluckster's: The Chicken Fast Food

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 03, 2017

Cluckster's: The Chicken Fast Food

American

March 03, 2017 | Sandwiches | Jounieh

What I thought was a local concept, turned out to be an American franchise brand. Cluckster's, in Kaslik (facing…

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

Burgers | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

Burgers

February 14, 2017 | Recommended | Jbeil

I love it. I really love it. Burger Bros in Jbeil serves the best burgers and not only that the owner of the place,…

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 31, 2017

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee

January 31, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Whilst researching online for a place to have a good breakfast, I found George's. Down in the Financial District it's…

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 27, 2017

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's the story of three brothers with a big passion for food. Known as the "hats" brothers, the boys started at Souk el…

Clinton St. Bakery New York: My Heaven, My Place!

American | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

Clinton St. Bakery New York: My Heaven, My Place!

American

January 27, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

After the big disappointment of Financier, I had to have a good breakfast! They say Clinton St. Bakery is one of the…

Abul3ezz: An Amazing Shawarma

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 16, 2017

Abul3ezz: An Amazing Shawarma

Recommended

January 16, 2017 | Sandwiches | Metn

I love it! It's beautifully wrapped, fresh, juicy, loaded with flavors, generous and most importantly it comes without…

Jour: Your Fresh Eatery in Paris

Restaurants | Paris France Europe

France

January 16, 2017

Jour: Your Fresh Eatery in Paris

Restaurants

January 16, 2017 | Reviews | Paris

"Jour", or 'Day' in English, is a healthy eatery inspired from the United States "Chop't". Grab a ready made salad, a…

6 things you'll be eating in 2017

Spotted Stories

January 01, 2017

6 things you'll be eating in 2017

Spotted Stories

January 01, 2017

Originally published on CNBC: It seems clothes and haircuts aren't the only things that go out of style. The year…

A Comparative Review: Grilled Chicken for Lunch: 4 Places, 1 Winner

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 13, 2016

A Comparative Review: Grilled Chicken for Lunch: 4 Places, 1 Winner

Comparative Review

November 13, 2016 | Grill&BBQ | Lebanon

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from now on. When I feel like having an enjoyable meal,…

Andong Jjimdak (안동찜닭): Korean Chicken Stew

Asian/Chinese

May 09, 2016

Andong Jjimdak (안동찜닭): Korean Chicken Stew

Asian/Chinese

May 09, 2016 | Restaurants

Fully booked at 4pm, it was clear that this restaurant was a good recommendation: They say come here for the…

There's a Reason Why Nail Polish is Featured Here...

Spotted Stories

May 06, 2016

There's a Reason Why Nail Polish is Featured Here...

Spotted Stories

May 06, 2016

KFC has taken the concept of "finger lickin' good" to a whole new level. How? The company just launched an edible…

Madfry Chicken: Seoul's Famous Fried Chicken

International Cuisine

April 25, 2016

Madfry Chicken: Seoul's Famous Fried Chicken

International Cuisine

April 25, 2016 | Recommended

At midnight few places were still open to serve dinner. Walking around the hotel on the night we arrived we spotted a…

Abo Jad Aley: Sandwiches Worth Trying!

Sandwiches | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 09, 2016

Abo Jad Aley: Sandwiches Worth Trying!

Sandwiches

April 09, 2016 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Last year while visiting Aley for a Mechwar episode, we passed by Abo Jad. The man behind the famous "Ya Wayli" and "Ma…

Abo Jad: The Sandwich Poet

Reviews | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 13, 2015

Abo Jad: The Sandwich Poet

Reviews

September 13, 2015 | Sandwiches | Mount Lebanon

He is indeed special, special on all fronts, he is a man with principles, a man who refuses to sell French fries, who…

Shawarma Al Safa: Surely One of the Best in Lebanon

Recommended | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 11, 2015

Shawarma Al Safa: Surely One of the Best in Lebanon

Recommended

September 11, 2015 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

I think it's time to publish a "Best Shawarma in Lebanon" post, especially after this craze that happened around…

Deek'Matic: Chicken and More, Good for Dine-in

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 20, 2015

Deek'Matic: Chicken and More, Good for Dine-in

American

August 20, 2015 | Burgers | Metn

Deek Matic is a restaurant, a fast food eatery on the Mazraat Yachouh internal road occupying…

Buckets of Chicken Taking Over Zalka

News

August 15, 2015

Buckets of Chicken Taking Over Zalka

News

August 15, 2015

Two huge buckets of Chicken have taken Zalka highway by storm... A new interesting initiative by KFC which…

Woodbees: Tackling Sandwiches from Another Perspective

International Cuisine | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 14, 2015

Woodbees: Tackling Sandwiches from Another Perspective

International Cuisine

August 14, 2015 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

Woodbees is an interesting name and its structure is definitely eye catching as you drive through the Zalka highway...…

Farrouj el Achkar: Broumana's Popular Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 28, 2015

Farrouj el Achkar: Broumana's Popular Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches

July 28, 2015 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Many tell you can't visit Broumana and not pass by that ‘chicken place’ and the place they are referring to…

Start Grilling... 7 Easy Rub Recipes for Perfect Taste

Spotted Stories

May 31, 2015

Start Grilling... 7 Easy Rub Recipes for Perfect Taste

Spotted Stories

May 31, 2015

It's Sunday... Let's have a BBQ... Here are some ideas to get some amazing taste results... A good basic rub recipe is…

Al Chalouf: My Favorite Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 04, 2015

Al Chalouf: My Favorite Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 04, 2015 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

My wife being from Jezzine, we regularly visit this beautiful village up south which the locals call a city. Surrounded…

Having Lunch at Fady's in Zekrit

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 30, 2015

Having Lunch at Fady's in Zekrit

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 30, 2015 | Restaurants | Metn

I came here last time for breakfast and now I am back to enjoy some lunch. The fresh smell welcomes you into a…

Al Amir Antelias: What's the Specialty Here?

Street Food | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 16, 2015

Al Amir Antelias: What's the Specialty Here?

Street Food

March 16, 2015 | Antelias

Located on the Antelias internal road is Mashawi Al Amir, a place they say, serves tasty sandwiches. Let's…

Scoffee: KFC Edible Coffee Cups

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

February 26, 2015

Scoffee: KFC Edible Coffee Cups

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

February 26, 2015 | News

KFC partnered with food scientists at The Robin Collective in the UK to develop a completely novel concept…

The Gathering Butcher Grill: Fine Meat and Tasty Dessert

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 15, 2015

The Gathering Butcher Grill: Fine Meat and Tasty Dessert

Grill&BBQ

February 15, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

One of the places I really enjoy coming back to every once in a while is The Gathering. The Gathering, this little…

Fifty Shades of Yummy Things

Spotted Stories

February 13, 2015

Fifty Shades of Yummy Things

Spotted Stories

February 13, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey, the movie, is everywhere... It is what every one is talking about these days, here and across the…

Burger King's New Chicken Wraps are Out

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 02, 2015

Burger King's New Chicken Wraps are Out

American

February 02, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

The last time I stepped into Burger Kind was a decade ago... Now, with the launch of their new chicken wraps, I headed…

Zahle: The Famous Tabliyet Chicken Tawouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

January 03, 2015

Zahle: The Famous Tabliyet Chicken Tawouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 03, 2015 | Restaurants | Zahle

If you’re from Zahle or know someone living in Zahle, they will tell you about Massaad, the famous sandwich…

Kalaa Chicken, Fransisco, and Chicken Shawarma

Street Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 10, 2014

Kalaa Chicken, Fransisco, and Chicken Shawarma

Street Food

November 10, 2014 | Beirut

During our street food tour around Beirut, my friend Hasan suggested we visit Kalaa Chicken. I wasn’t sure if I…

Ferdinand: A Gastropub and Tasty Food

Burgers | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Ferdinand: A Gastropub and Tasty Food

Burgers

November 09, 2014 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

The experience started with a smile and hopefully will end with one. We were welcomed by the manager who ran to show us…

A Bite of Beirut...The Video That Will Make You Drool

Mechwar Videos | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 19, 2014

A Bite of Beirut...The Video That Will Make You Drool

Mechwar Videos

October 19, 2014 | Street Food | Beirut

Sometimes the best things in life, and in this case, delicious bites, are closer to us than we think... I don't agree…

Boul Mich: Remembering the Taste of Simplicity

Reviews | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2014

Boul Mich: Remembering the Taste of Simplicity

Reviews

September 23, 2014 | Street Food | Metn

Imagine a huge chicken submarine sandwhich filled with rich ingredients… served toasted with melting cheese…

P.F.Chang's ABC: Tasty Chinese Food Yet Bad Service

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2014

P.F.Chang's ABC: Tasty Chinese Food Yet Bad Service

Asian/Chinese

August 28, 2014 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

I wanted to enjoy some good Chinese food and after trying P.F.Chang a few times already, I thought why not...…

El Molino: Travel to Mexico for a Night

Mexican | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 05, 2014

El Molino: Travel to Mexico for a Night

Mexican

August 05, 2014 | Recommended | Jbeil

I still remember the symphony, experienced that night... The tacos crumbling under my teeth like tam-tams, the…

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

Street Food | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 20, 2014

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

Street Food

July 20, 2014 | Achrafieh

I'm not sure why our country hasn’t taken to Subway. The restaurant’s food is fresh, fulfilling and…

Hotel Al Boustan: Sunday Buffet with a Beautiful View

International Cuisine | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 19, 2014

Hotel Al Boustan: Sunday Buffet with a Beautiful View

International Cuisine

July 19, 2014 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

I never thought I would actually say this, but I seriously enjoyed the Sunday buffet lunch at Hotel Al Bustan. It's not…

Eat the World's Most Expensive Foods in One Day

Spotted Stories

July 18, 2014

Eat the World's Most Expensive Foods in One Day

Spotted Stories

July 18, 2014

Check out this infographic that features the most expensive foods in the world... expensive because the chef sprinkled…

Massaad Barbecue Zahle: Tales of Taouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

July 08, 2014

Massaad Barbecue Zahle: Tales of Taouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 08, 2014 | Recommended | Zahle

If you’re from Zahle or know someone living in Zahle, Massaad barbecue is a popular place there.…

A Visit to Tanmia's Chicken Factory

Spotted Stories | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 25, 2014

A Visit to Tanmia's Chicken Factory

Spotted Stories

June 25, 2014 | Bekaa

I love visiting factories, something I used to organize on a monthly basis for my scouts. I used to love introducing…

Rare? Medium? Well-done?

Food Gadgets

June 21, 2014

Rare? Medium? Well-done?

Food Gadgets

June 21, 2014

Celebrating Father's Day with the family? Some BBQing sounds fun... Use these inventive little steak…

KissProof: One of Badaro's Hip Places

International Cuisine | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 18, 2014

KissProof: One of Badaro's Hip Places

International Cuisine

June 18, 2014 | Recommended | Badaro

Everyone is talking about Badaro - a new district in Beirut that's booming with new restaurants and pubs. One such…

Food: Ads vs Reality - An Interesting Infographic

Popular

June 17, 2014

Food: Ads vs Reality - An Interesting Infographic

Popular

June 17, 2014 | Spotted Stories

If you drool over that gleaming pure honey flowing over steamy mashed potato you’ve seen on TV, hold your horses.…

Grill to Perfection this Summer...

Food Gadgets

June 10, 2014

Grill to Perfection this Summer...

Food Gadgets

June 10, 2014

Grill your mouth watering kebabs to perfection without letting the ingredients fall off from the stick on this…

Dar... Books, Food and Positive Vibes

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 09, 2014

Dar... Books, Food and Positive Vibes

International Cuisine

June 09, 2014 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Positive vibes is what Dar Bistro is all about. A few words I can use to describe this place include fresh, soothing,…

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