Bartartine: Breakfast Made me Smile! Food Filled with Passion.

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 16, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Bartartine: Breakfast Made me Smile! Food Filled with Passion.

Let’s go straight to the point... I was impressed by the food quality! Bar Tartine has always been a favorite but yet considered to sell coffee shop food until I revisited today; excellent!…

March 16, 2019 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Breakfast at Relais & Chateaux, Hotel Bülow Palais in Dresden: Perfection in the Details

Breakfast & Coffee | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Relais & Chateaux, Hotel Bülow Palais in Dresden: Perfection in the Details

When you’re dining in a starred restaurant enchanted by soothing music when luxury is the moto and style is the general vibe, you can’t but be amazed. I was amazed by this breakfast…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Chasseurs de Saveurs: The French Croissant of Zahle

Recommended | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

January 13, 2019

Recommended

Chasseurs de Saveurs: The French Croissant of Zahle

(L'Orient Le Jour) La famille Tannouri a déménagé en France, à Lyon exactement, quand Clément était enfant. Marc est né treize ans plus tard au…

January 13, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Zahle

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 11, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

A croissant is a buttery, flaky, viennoiserie pastry of Austrian origin, named for its historical crescent shape. Croissants and other viennoiserie are made of layered yeast-leavened dough. The dough…

January 11, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Breakfast at Lily’s Beirut: A New Chef is Needed!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Lily’s Beirut: A New Chef is Needed!

How great it is to wake up on an early Sunday morning and have breakfast in Beirut, I’ve been getting my kids used to waking up at 6 am every Sunday for a hefty breakfast around town or a sexy…

November 25, 2018 | French Food | Beirut Central District

Cannelle's Croissants

Bread & Bakeries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 01, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Cannelle's Croissants

Open in 1992, Cannelle was one of the first French pastry shops proposing a high-end selection of gourmet delights. Today, considered by many to be one of the country's Top10 pastry shops, and…

November 01, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

Roxanne Cafe: American Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Roxanne Cafe: American Breakfast in San Francisco

On the corner of Bush and Powell, few meters from my hotel, Roxanne serves breakfast until 2 pm. Eggs, French toast, pancakes, and waffles alongside omelets and sandwiches. An American diner with its…

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Amazing food, great colored and loaded with flavors, breakfast at Eight Am was memorable. I loved the waffles with whipped cream and red fruits. The bagel texture, the salmon quality, the cream…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | San Francisco

Deli.Co Beirut: Breakfast in Europe Without Taking a Plane

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Deli.Co Beirut: Breakfast in Europe Without Taking a Plane

Inspired by the deli places of New York, Deli.Co is your occidental experience in Lebanon. Travel to the business capitals of the world while staying in town; sandwiches, cakes, meat, eggs and much…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Celebrating one year this October, Home Sweet Home is your home away from home in the heart of Mar Mikhael. It feels like home from the minute you walk in: “welcome home shouts the manager out…

September 25, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

I’ve had such good food in San Francisco, in New York in Paris and Rome... I’ve had amazing food around the world and wished I could experience the same feeling in Beirut! Arriving at the…

September 23, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Robert's Coffee: Your Morning Breakfast on Marmaris Marina

Breakfast & Coffee | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

July 14, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Robert's Coffee: Your Morning Breakfast on Marmaris Marina

Robert’s Coffee, Gourmet Coffee Brand of Finland, continues to grow its chain with coffee shops in Turkey. Robert’s Coffee, which established the first coffee roasting facility and…

July 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Turkey

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Let me tell you about a place where art is the driver. A big space where only a few stools are available with six stone tables. A square box with light coming from the ceiling to shine on a table,…

June 17, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Covina: Bar, Restaurant, Breakfast and Positive Vibes in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Covina: Bar, Restaurant, Breakfast and Positive Vibes in New York

A bar at the entrance takes you to a vast restaurant facing an open kitchen. Metal and industrial materials, wood, cupboards and kitchen utensils blending together into a marriage of colors. Touches…

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Studio: A Happy and Creative Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Studio: A Happy and Creative Breakfast in New York

I was here three months ago and still remember the warm hummus with beans, the avocado toast, and the positive vibes. Middle Eastern with touches of class inspired by the cuisines of the world,…

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Bread & Bakeries | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Famous for its low priced croissants, Al-Sheikh serves a good quality while speaking the local language. Buttery and fluffy at the same time, the croissants have become Beirut's reference when…

June 04, 2018 | Hamra & Verdun

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

In Zgharta "The French Croissant" has one address: Angela... And when you taste it you'll be coming all the way from the four corners of Lebanon for it. Every morning the bakery opens at 5 am selling…

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Breakfast at De L’Europe hotel Amsterdam

Breakfast & Coffee | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at De L’Europe hotel Amsterdam

Starting my day on the canal in Amsterdam, seated by the window and enjoying a luxurious breakfast, I wished time stopped. Fresh bread, French cheese, hot coffee and amazing eggs Benedict, the…

May 13, 2018 | Hotels | Amsterdam

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast at The Kempinski is served at Candelabra, a restaurant with a high ceiling and many glass facades which leave enough light travel around the space. Breakfast with a view of the pool, fresh…

April 30, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

La Maison du Croissant, Zahle: French Croisants with Lebanese Influences!

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

April 27, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

La Maison du Croissant, Zahle: French Croisants with Lebanese Influences!

Located on Zahle’s famous boulevard, La Maison Du Croissant prepares a wide selection of flaky French rolls prepared a la minute in the back kitchen. Chocolate, chocolate extra, chocolate and…

April 27, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Zahle

Union Fare New York: The World Sexiest Croissants

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

March 21, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Union Fare New York: The World Sexiest Croissants

On my last trip to New York, I discovered a croissant, a loaded one, colorful on the outside and richly filled in the inside. It was love at first sight, a heavy-loaded Croissant like I’ve…

March 21, 2018 | Recommended | New York

At The Airport: Lebanon’s First Red Velvet Cream Cheese Croissant

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Airports

At The Airport: Lebanon’s First Red Velvet Cream Cheese Croissant

Discovering a one-of-a-kind red velvet croissant in New York, I asked chef Charles Azar, one of the country’s finest pastry chefs to try and replicate it in his own way; today, I was invited at…

December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut

Joseph Leonard: It’s Breakfast at Home in New York City

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

November 16, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Joseph Leonard: It’s Breakfast at Home in New York City

It’s the name that tempts you at first then you discover the place and fall in love! It was only eight when I pushed the door open of Joseph Leonard’s little heaven. Occupying the corner…

November 16, 2017 | Recommended | New York

Union Fare: New York's Unbelievable Croissants, A Magical Place!

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

October 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Union Fare: New York's Unbelievable Croissants, A Magical Place!

Come on, I said to myself, no lights and a black entrance on a Sunday morning! Is this place even open? I grabbed the door with two hands and pulled... Oh My God! I just discovered one of the most…

October 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 28, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

I've heard good reviews about a new pastry shop in Beirut called Emotions so I thought why not try their cakes. With dozens of new bakeries and patisseries opening around town every month,…

June 28, 2017 | Reviews | Achrafieh

Breakfast at Mist Hotel Ehden

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 16, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Mist Hotel Ehden

Waking up early at Mist Hotel in Ehden began beautifully calmly as I headed straight down to discover their breakfast served at Seasons, the hotel's restaurant. With a splendid view over the…

May 16, 2017 | Hotels | North Lebanon

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

Hotel Colibri Baabdat: A Great Breakfast!

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 16, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Hotel Colibri Baabdat: A Great Breakfast!

I spent the night at Hotel Colibri in Baabdat... I woke up hungry and was ready to kick start my day with a proper breakfast... I honestly didn't expect to have such a good breakfast ... seriously…

February 16, 2017 | Hotels | Mount Lebanon

Breakfast in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat!

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 14, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat!

"Breakfast", the latest trend to take our country by storm. New breakfast spots are opening every month and many restaurants are changing their operating hours to serve breakfast. Not…

February 14, 2017 | Reviews | Lebanon

A Comparative Review: Croissants for Breakfast, 5 Pastry Shops… Only 1 Winner!

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 07, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

A Comparative Review: Croissants for Breakfast, 5 Pastry Shops… Only 1 Winner!

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from time to time. I'll be ordering the same item from three to five different places for a constructive comparison... Let's enjoy…

February 07, 2017 | Comparative Review | Lebanon

Breakfast at the Kempinski Cairo

Breakfast & Coffee | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

February 03, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Kempinski Cairo

Visiting some friends staying at the Kempinski in Cairo, I decided to join them for breakfast. For thirty dollars breakfast is more of a lunch. Served with a certain class and finesse, the palace…

February 03, 2017 | Hotels | Egypt

Maialino New York: The Best Pancakes I've Ever Had!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Maialino New York: The Best Pancakes I've Ever Had!

Although I have had breakfast in several places during my trip to New York, Maialino is definitely different. It is a long rectangular space decorated with wooden shapes, a bar at the entrance, wood…

January 27, 2017 | Italian Food | New York

The Park South Hotel New York: An Enjoyable Stay and Awesome Breakfast!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

The Park South Hotel New York: An Enjoyable Stay and Awesome Breakfast!

What do you expect from a four star hotel? Nothing less than professionalism, a warm welcome, a relaxing stay, a comfortable bed and a delicious breakfast. The Park South Hotel has it all... I…

January 17, 2017 | Hotels | New York

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Recommended | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Recommended

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco has introduced the "California Croissant" a croissant stuffed with sushi. it's awesome and seems to be the new trend making waves. Mr. Holme's…

October 17, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

La Petite Table: An Enjoyable Breakfast in Dbayeh (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 15, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

La Petite Table: An Enjoyable Breakfast in Dbayeh (Restaurant Closed)

On Dbayeh's internal road is a new cluster of restaurants, beautiful Gardens, where Sud, Smoking Bun, Enab, Yoshi and La Petite Table among others blend together in a green space worth…

September 15, 2016 | French Food | Dbayeh

Breakfast at Paul in Dubai; An Enjoyable Start of Day

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

September 10, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Paul in Dubai; An Enjoyable Start of Day

Having breakfast this morning we headed down to Paul at the Burjuman Mall. Paul usually offers the same quality and service all around the world with a menu that speaks the local language.…

September 10, 2016 | French Food | Dubai

Maison Du Croissant: Baked a la Minute for Your Pleasure

Breakfast & Coffee | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 11, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Maison Du Croissant: Baked a la Minute for Your Pleasure

Open on Zahle's boulevard, Maison du Croissant is where you should go to and enjoy the French croissant with a Lebanese touch experience. Nothing is left on display. Order and wait to be served…

July 11, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Bekaa

Clément: The Croissant!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 21, 2016

Bread & Bakeries

Clément: The Croissant!

This morning I received two classy white boxes with a unique logo and my name printed on it. It was a special delivery from the Bekaa, Clément has sent me their croissants to enjoy. And their…

June 21, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Angela: It's More than Croissant!

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Angela: It's More than Croissant!

In Zgharta "The French Croissant" has one address: Angela... And when you taste it you'll be coming all the way from the four corners of Lebanon for it.   Visiting Zgharta during a Mechwar…

May 03, 2016 | Recommended | North Lebanon

A List of Breakfast Spots Around Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 25, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

A List of Breakfast Spots Around Beirut

Scouting the country from North to South, from Beirut to the Metn area and beyond, I have enjoyed dozens of breakfast spots. Come join me for a hefty breakfast.

April 25, 2016 | Top 10 List | Beirut

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

During my adolescence, I remember dad taking me to a pastry shop all the way up in Broumana. Owned and run by Victor Rbeiz, Pâte à Choux cakes were special, freshly…

July 15, 2015 | Recommended | Antelias

Dominique Ansel: I Have Waited So Long... I Finally Tried the Original Cronut!

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

June 27, 2015

Desserts & Sweets

Dominique Ansel: I Have Waited So Long... I Finally Tried the Original Cronut!

It is indeed magical, a bakery with a whole different approach towards pastry making - Dominique Ansel in New York. I couldn’t believe that I was actually at his bakery. I have been following…

June 27, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

Breakfast at Casper&Gambini's ABC Achrafieh

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 06, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Casper&Gambini's ABC Achrafieh

My last visit to Casper&Gambini's (C&G) ABC Dbayeh was a great one. I remember enjoying a sandwich that made it into my Top 33 sandwiches in Lebanon, as well as a tasty fresh salad and a…

April 06, 2015 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Monte Cassino Hotel: A Generous Breakfast with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 14, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Monte Cassino Hotel: A Generous Breakfast with a View

The Monte Cassino Hotel, nestled on a beautiful hill in Tabarja overlooking Jounieh bay, is a place everyone has been talking about last summer. I couldn't come here earlier, but here I am and my…

March 14, 2015 | International Cuisine | Jounieh

Roadster: Breakfast at the Newly Decorated Bliss Diner

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Roadster: Breakfast at the Newly Decorated Bliss Diner

Down on Bliss, a new restaurant has opened its doors. It's not just any restaurant, but a beautiful art gallery created with finesse and taste. It's the new Roadster, a unique approach to the…

February 12, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

Breakfast at Swissotel, Dresden - A New Experience Everyday

Breakfast & Coffee | Germany Europe

Europe

October 25, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Swissotel, Dresden - A New Experience Everyday

I fell in love with the city of Dresden as well as the hotel I checked into, Swissotel, from the very first minute I arrived... This was the first time I visit an area without Googling it or arrive…

October 25, 2014 | Recommended | Germany

Breakfast at the SmallVille Hotel in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 04, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the SmallVille Hotel in Beirut

I've been to almost all the high-end hotels to tryout their breakfast. It was time to try out one of the more local hotels, SmallVille, that have been enjoying some buzz for being one of…

October 04, 2014 | Restaurants | Badaro

Crupcakes: When Croissant and Cupcake Meet

Chocolate

July 09, 2014

Chocolate

Crupcakes: When Croissant and Cupcake Meet

Doughnuts, muffins, bagels and more have all been cross-bred with the croissant to create insanely popular Franken-foods. Trying to get in on that trend, Nick Chipman brainstormed what else could be…

July 09, 2014 | Desserts & Sweets

The French Bakery: A Compilation of Rich Aromas and Flavors

Spotted Stories | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 08, 2014

Spotted Stories

The French Bakery: A Compilation of Rich Aromas and Flavors

Twenty-one years ago, only three years after the Lebanese Civil War ended, a woman had an idea... There was a need in Lebanon for some high-end quality French bread, when Mrs. Rita Hoayek went…

July 08, 2014 | Lebanon

Breakfast at Evason, Ma'in Hot Springs - Jordan

Reviews | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 30, 2014

Reviews

Breakfast at Evason, Ma'in Hot Springs - Jordan

I was honestly worried about having breakfast here, especially after enduring a "not so pleasant" experience the night before, the restraint choice of food items among other things. But I was wrong…

May 30, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

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