AUBees 2019: Honey Day at The Village Dbayeh

Events

July 24, 2019

Events

AUBees 2019: Honey Day at The Village Dbayeh

American University of Beirut’s Class of Apiculture – Summer 2018-19. Invites you to the AUB HONEY DAY –  Summer Edition – declared as a NATIONAL BEE…

July 24, 2019 | News

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People needed to know, -mainly locals- that you can have breakfast at a hotel without…

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens for lunch and dinner, welcoming you in a relaxed and fresh ambiance. I love…

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

Bread & Bakeries | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

If they say "A picture is worth a thousand words", a video is worth more than a million. Watch it for yourself and feel what Em Georges is all about, a lady baking love in Dbayeh for the last…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Dbayeh

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Lebanese Style, Sunday Lunch with the Kids

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 07, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Lebanese Style, Sunday Lunch with the Kids

Welcome to the village marketplace. Under the trees, relax to the sounds of chirping birds and Fayrouz tunes. Old Lebanese tiles, yellow sandstones, wooden doors and brick tiles with an open kitchen…

February 07, 2019 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Burj al Hamam Antelias: New Decor, Nothing Else... an Ironic Experience!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Burj al Hamam Antelias: New Decor, Nothing Else... an Ironic Experience!

The iconic Burj al Hamam restaurant, open in Antelias for as long as I remember, has encountered a complete renovation making its ceiling higher and its walls brighter. Covered with bright…

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Babel: A New Menu, Same Great Taste

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 01, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Babel: A New Menu, Same Great Taste

I've been here many times to enjoy what the magnificent architecture holds inside. Lebanese with class, style and a touch of fusion, Babel Dbayeh has always been one of Lebanon's best…

November 01, 2017 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Good Food, Great Vibes!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 17, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Good Food, Great Vibes!

It was one of the few times when writing a review was not even planned. One of the few times when I sat planning to relax and enjoy the moment... but the experience was way too good not to be…

March 17, 2017 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Start Your Day on a Happy Note at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 10, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Start Your Day on a Happy Note at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh

I come here so often that it feels like my second home – a place where I relax, enjoy good vibes and soothing music. It’s a happy space … sit on one of their comfortable…

March 10, 2017 | International Cuisine | Dbayeh

Breakfast at Hotel Le Royal Dbayeh

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Hotel Le Royal Dbayeh

Four years ago, I came here hoping to enjoy breakfast at a five star establishment but left feeling shocked and deceived. Without going into the details of my last visit, read on to see what I…

February 17, 2017 | Hotels | Dbayeh

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 01, 2017

French

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

When you feel like having a decent piece of meat on a Wednesday night; just pick up the phone and reserve at Couqley. It's been a while since I last visited the famous Steak-Frites restaurant located…

February 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

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

Al Mandaloun Beach Club: Good Food but in a Smoky and Smelly Environment!

Fish & Seafood | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 27, 2016

Fish & Seafood

Al Mandaloun Beach Club: Good Food but in a Smoky and Smelly Environment!

I am back at Al Mandaloun Beach Club, less than a month since I was here before, to enjoy some of their tasty dishes again. But I doubt I will be coming back anytime soon if smoking inside is not…

November 27, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh

Al Mandaloun Beach Club: A Unique Experience by the Sea

Fish & Seafood | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 17, 2016

Fish & Seafood

Al Mandaloun Beach Club: A Unique Experience by the Sea

Driving passed Dbayeh's seaside road, you'll notice a stone house by the Corniche. "Al Mandaloun" has expanded its business to include Mandaloun Beach Club, a place that has taken its share of hype…

November 17, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh

SUD Dbayeh is Where You're Having Dinner Tomorrow!

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 20, 2016

French

SUD Dbayeh is Where You're Having Dinner Tomorrow!

With many years of experience, SUD spreads its wings across Lebanon. SUD at the Gardens is an amazing place to try. You know what a fan I am of SUD and the new location is no different in taste,…

October 20, 2016 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

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 | Dbayeh

Mon Maki a Moi: Someone's Maki... Not Mine

Japanese & Sushi | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 27, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Mon Maki a Moi: Someone's Maki... Not Mine

Tonight we try Mon Maki a Moi... The second branch of a famous local restaurant. Newly open onDbayeh's internal road, MonMaki aMoi is a sushi restaurant many have been talking about. With…

August 27, 2016 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Casper&Gambini's: An Improved Menu and New Decor

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 22, 2016

International Cuisine

Casper&Gambini's: An Improved Menu and New Decor

The whole new setup has been around a while. I just got the chance to check it out. With a new decor comes a new menu at the most visited restaurant in ABC Dbayeh. What has become a popular meeting…

July 22, 2016 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 19, 2016

News

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

Father's Day is on June 21, but how about you plan some fun things to do with your dad this whole coming week... If you both enjoy a good bite let's take you on a food tour to enjoy - no dieting is…

June 19, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Hotel Le Royal Dbayeh: The Titanic Piano Bar

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 02, 2016

International Cuisine

Hotel Le Royal Dbayeh: The Titanic Piano Bar

Located on Level 4, below the reception is the Titanic Piano Bar. I'm sorry to have to say that the architect did tremendous mistakes creating this hotel but anyway, you'll find your way to the…

February 02, 2016 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

The Village Dbayeh: The First Pictures

News | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 22, 2015

News

The Village Dbayeh: The First Pictures

The Village Dbayeh is now open.  Check out some photos of the projects while I visit for detailed reviews. 190 Urban Sushi: 71 90 01 90 BistroBar: 70 28 82 11 Bodo: 03 23 42 69 Faze II:…

November 22, 2015 | Dbayeh

Fair Trade Lebanon: Rural Lunch on June 7

News

May 21, 2015

News

Fair Trade Lebanon: Rural Lunch on June 7

For the third consecutive year, the world Fair Trade Day has prepared many surprises along with a diverse selection of Traditional Lebanese Food prepared by their producers in different…

May 21, 2015

Happy Hummus Day: Travel Around Lebanon and Taste Some of the Finest Hummos

News

May 13, 2015

News

Happy Hummus Day: Travel Around Lebanon and Taste Some of the Finest Hummos

Happy Hummos Day NGNO'ers.. Hope you're enjoying one of Lebanon's favorite dishes today and everyday... May 13 marks this special day worldwide as this delicious dish gets international…

May 13, 2015 | Spotted Stories

A Restaurant Village is Coming to Dbayeh

News | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 05, 2015

News

A Restaurant Village is Coming to Dbayeh

I honestly don't know when or what are the restaurants opening in but what I surely know is that the perspectives are nice and that this project located on the Dbayeh internal road next to Bar…

April 05, 2015 | Dbayeh

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

Al Mandaloun Dbayeh has a Cachet of its Own

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 20, 2015

International Cuisine

Al Mandaloun Dbayeh has a Cachet of its Own

A place I like, a restaurant I consider my cantina, Al Mandaloun Dbayeh is one of those places I enjoy every now and then. Always fully booked, Al Mandaloun is surely not one of those calm places for…

March 20, 2015 | Recommended | Dbayeh

DipnDip: Sweet Chocolate... Too Sweet In Fact

Chocolate | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 06, 2015

Chocolate

DipnDip: Sweet Chocolate... Too Sweet In Fact

Three branches already, DipnDip seems to quickly be making a name for itself around town. Located on Bliss street, Le Mall Dbayeh and Kaslik area, this cafe serves chocolate and many other sweet…

March 06, 2015 | Desserts & Sweets | Dbayeh

A New Concept: Rice Free Sushi Rolls at Ichiban (Discontinued)

Japanese & Sushi | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Japanese & Sushi

A New Concept: Rice Free Sushi Rolls at Ichiban (Discontinued)

Ichiban has launched a new section and it's good: Rice-free rolls. An innovation which combines fresh ingredients together without the sticky structure. I personally loved them and hope you'll do…

February 12, 2015 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

A Dinner Event at La Marina Dbayeh's Club

Events | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 02, 2015

Events

A Dinner Event at La Marina Dbayeh's Club

La Marina Joseph Khoury, a place known for its luxurious feel and for being one of the main recreation seaports of Lebanon. Now that Waterfront City is seeing the light of day, this club is becoming…

February 02, 2015 | International Cuisine | Dbayeh

Babel Dbayeh: Fourth Review, Same Great Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 07, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Babel Dbayeh: Fourth Review, Same Great Experience

I'm not sure if you’ll appreciate another review of Babel, the fortress of Dbayeh... I've been here more than a dozen times and I wish I could find a single mistake. What I do find every time I…

January 07, 2015 | Recommended | Dbayeh

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

Bar Tartine's New Location in Dbayeh: The First Impression

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 22, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Bar Tartine's New Location in Dbayeh: The First Impression

A few months ago, I wrote about this new exciting project that's opening in Dbayeh. Finally, the newcomer to this booming area is now up and running for business. Bar Tartine's new branch…

November 22, 2014 | International Cuisine | Dbayeh

Guess What's Coming to Dbayeh?

News | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 30, 2014

News

Guess What's Coming to Dbayeh?

Guess what's coming to Dbayeh? Bar Tartine! Well the rumor has it that the one of Lebanon's popular eateries is coming a step closer towards Metn area... The success of Bar Tartine has led to the…

August 30, 2014 | Dbayeh

Obi's Sushi and Burgers: Enough Said...

Japanese & Sushi | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 13, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Obi's Sushi and Burgers: Enough Said...

I Think I Have Had My Dose... A beautifully redesigned space full of colors and wood. Writings and quotes decorate the walls and ceiling, grey chairs fill in the space... Welcome to Obi, a…

August 13, 2014 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Couqley: Like Always, Simply Great

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 12, 2014

French

Couqley: Like Always, Simply Great

It's been some time since I last came to Couqley, the place for good food, great ambiance and professionalism. I decided to visit again to indulge in some more pain perdu and their famous…

June 12, 2014 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Al Mandaloun Dbayeh: Steak Frites a la Francaise

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 26, 2014

International Cuisine

Al Mandaloun Dbayeh: Steak Frites a la Francaise

Al Mandaloun is a place I love. I often come here for their signature ice creams or spend time with my family on Sundays or come with friends for dinner. And now they have introduced new items to the…

January 26, 2014 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Deek Duke's Enlivening Look at Le Mall, Dbayeh

American | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 23, 2013

American

Deek Duke's Enlivening Look at Le Mall, Dbayeh

I have always thought that Deek Duke wouldn't be able to compete with other diners in town. The menu concentrates on chicken based specialties and the name insures this further. But surprisingly,…

December 23, 2013 | Burgers | Dbayeh

Fresh Sunday Vibes at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 11, 2013

International Cuisine

Fresh Sunday Vibes at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh

Sunday or what can be considered a family day can beautifully be enjoyed at Al Mandaloun Dbayeh, where good food, joyful and pleasant ambiance, professional staff meet. And to top things off, there's…

November 11, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Al Mandaloun's New Innovative Ice Cream Flavours: A Must Try

Ice Cream & Gelato | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 04, 2013

Ice Cream & Gelato

Al Mandaloun's New Innovative Ice Cream Flavours: A Must Try

Whenever there is tasty ice cream being prepared around town, count me in. I've been to Hanna Mitri, tried Oslo, reviewed Orso Bianco and many others, before discovering the latest Lebanon has to…

September 04, 2013 | Reviews | Dbayeh

Grand Cinemas ABC Dbayeh: I'm Sadly Deceived by the Food

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 21, 2013

International Cuisine

Grand Cinemas ABC Dbayeh: I'm Sadly Deceived by the Food

How amazingly well Lebanese start up new concepts. How beautifully is that same concepts are copied, not only once or twice but a thousand times over. As this concept grows and mushrooms all over the…

July 21, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Batchig: Sealed with a Kiss of Flavours and Colours

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2013

Armenian

Batchig: Sealed with a Kiss of Flavours and Colours

Batchig means a kiss in the Armenian language – a kiss which at this new restaurant comes with a thousand colors, flavors and aromas. Batchig by Mayrig is a new concept serving regional…

July 10, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias

Blueberry Square's Rooftop Party: The Official Opening

News | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 15, 2013

News

Blueberry Square's Rooftop Party: The Official Opening

Enjoying a beautiful sunset, food, sweets, music and mingling were all on the menu during Blueberry Square's  official opening party. All the restaurants gathered on the rooftop to welcome and…

June 15, 2013 | Popular | Dbayeh

Shtrumpf: The Healthy Diner Makes a Comeback

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 13, 2013

International Cuisine

Shtrumpf: The Healthy Diner Makes a Comeback

How many years have passed since I last visited Shtrumpf. A restaurant, which was once my favorite, was forgotten with time. The food industry has evolved drastically. Meeting the more demanding…

June 13, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Couqley Bistro: Now in Dbayeh

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 25, 2013

French

Couqley Bistro: Now in Dbayeh

Just a few days ago I mentioned the news that Amarres's closing at Zaytounay Bay which coincides with the opening of Couqley's new branch in Dbayeh's Blueberry Square. Amarres is owned by the same…

May 25, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Le Mall - Closing and Opening of Restaurants

News

May 22, 2013

News

Le Mall - Closing and Opening of Restaurants

A few places are closing and others are opening... what's going on. Are restaurant owners doing their homework properly before investing a lot of money to open up a new concept? Open another branch…

May 22, 2013

Babel Never Ceases to Amaze Me Every Time

Fusion Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 16, 2013

Fusion Cuisine

Babel Never Ceases to Amaze Me Every Time

I have expressed my admiration for Babel restaurant a few times already, but my admiration has grown stronger after I recently witnessed a successful gathering hosting 320 dentists during the…

May 16, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh

Le Royal Hotel: A Breakfast You Just Don't Want to Try!

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 01, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Le Royal Hotel: A Breakfast You Just Don't Want to Try!

I love traveling, I love planes, I love staying at hotels...  and my favorite part is indulging in a hefty hotel breakfast the next morning. But since I have been stuck in Lebanon for some time…

May 01, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

VIP at CineMall: An Experience Not Worth the Money

Restaurants | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 27, 2013

Restaurants

VIP at CineMall: An Experience Not Worth the Money

I love Cinema VIP experiences. Lebanon is offering quite a few choices these days. I tried the one at ABC Dbayeh and another at Empire Premiere Sodeco. Both were good and offered a premium service.…

April 27, 2013 | Reviews | Dbayeh

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