Konditorei Buchwald: Berlin’s Oldest Pastry Shop is Not Worth Trying

Desserts & Sweets | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Konditorei Buchwald: Berlin’s Oldest Pastry Shop is Not Worth Trying

When in Berlin, visit Patisserie “Konditorei G. Buchwald”! The pastry shop was founded in Cottbus in 1852 and is now the oldest patisserie in Berlin. The specialty is their Baumkuchen…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

Chocolate | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 09, 2019

Chocolate

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

I love it so much that I visit Chili's only to enjoy this dessert!   The signature dessert of choice: A dessert to try at least once in a lifetime: Chili's molten chocolate cake. You…

September 09, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterolein Athens

Desserts & Sweets | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 31, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterolein Athens

Two years ago, I made a point to visit every eclair and choux place around the planet passing by Paris, London, Beirut, New York, and Bucharest. Some are good, others less, but what I can say after…

July 31, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Athens

Zuccherino Athens: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Chocolate | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Chocolate

Zuccherino Athens: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Famous for their chocolate soup, Zuccherino is one of those places you have to visit when in Athens. Chocolate in a bowl, Millefeuille cake, and ruby chocolate ball were the three cravings I ordered…

July 27, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Athens

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

American | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

American

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

The new menu is here! Roadster Diner new menu has landed, and it was time to try it. It was the first time I visit the branch at ABC Dbayeh, enjoying the trendy architecture, the colors, industrial…

July 09, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Desserts & Sweets | Italy Europe

Europe

June 14, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Excellent! World champion and the chef deserves the award. Born and raised in Belgium, chef Luigi Biasetto learned the art of chocolate and came back to his motherland. Pastry chef winner of…

June 14, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Chocolate Hummus: Who Can Resist this Healthy Dessert

Spotted Stories

May 18, 2019

Spotted Stories

Chocolate Hummus: Who Can Resist this Healthy Dessert

Did you know that you can make a sweet hummus with chickpeas? The latest food trend to hit the scene is dessert hummus, and this feels right. This certainly isn’t your typical hummus:…

May 18, 2019

Lebanese Karim Bourgi: Creative Pastry Conquering the World

Desserts & Sweets | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 15, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Lebanese Karim Bourgi: Creative Pastry Conquering the World

Based in Dubai since 2011, Chef Karim Bourgi is Executive Pastry Chef for the Al Mana Group, a role in which he manages the opening of La Maison du Chocolat Paris boutiques in the Middle East. He has…

May 15, 2019 | News | Dubai

Maamoul Comparison Video: 12 Different Choices to Choose From

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 17, 2019

Comparative Review

Maamoul Comparison Video: 12 Different Choices to Choose From

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the differences. On a quest to find the best Maamoul in town, I spent a long day driving…

April 17, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Pate A Choux: Mouthwatering Cakes, Upscale and Unique

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Pate A Choux: Mouthwatering Cakes, Upscale and Unique

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

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

Nell Cooks' Cinnamon Rolls: Homemade and Filled with Love

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Nell Cooks' Cinnamon Rolls: Homemade and Filled with Love

When Nell bakes cinnamon rolls, the result will draw a smile on your face. Made with love and baked with passion, the rolls are like nothing you've had before. Probably inspired by the American…

March 26, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Patchi Cafe: A Pleasure for the Eyes, Body and Soul! The Gourmet Chocolate Experience

Chocolate | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 13, 2019

Chocolate

Patchi Cafe: A Pleasure for the Eyes, Body and Soul! The Gourmet Chocolate Experience

Considered to be one of the world’s best and most prestigious chocolate suppliers, Lebanon’s Patchi has opened its first Cafe starting at ABC Verdun. From Lebanon to the world, Patchi is…

March 13, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Hamra & Verdun

Gharamti & Kiblawi Sweets, Saida: The Knefeh Naboulsieh

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Gharamti & Kiblawi Sweets, Saida: The Knefeh Naboulsieh

Gharamti & Kiblawi are famous for their Knefeh Naboulsieh: Kanafeh Nabulsieh originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus, hence the name Nabulsieh. Nablus is still renowned for its kanafeh,…

March 03, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

Barr: Delicious Food and Unique Beers at this Casual Fine Dining in Copenhagen

International Cuisine | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

International Cuisine

Barr: Delicious Food and Unique Beers at this Casual Fine Dining in Copenhagen

Dine where Noma used to be! A sublime space made of wood with a view on the sailing ship and canal. After enjoying a memorable experience at Noma, here comes lunch at Barr, where Noma used to be…

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Pankee, a restaurant dedicated to pancakes has opened in Zalka. I don’t want to sound negative before trying the food but why? Why this hidden location, why the metallic stairs. Why have an…

January 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Villa Badaro: A Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in Beirut

French | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 21, 2019

French

Villa Badaro: A Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in Beirut

On a rainy night, when everyone was hiding at home, I felt like going out! Villa Badaro has been on my list for so long, a restaurant missing on my blog.  Villa Badaro proposes a selection of…

January 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Badaro

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

International Cuisine

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

I feel sad that it didn’t happen to visit Baron before; confident to be good, Baron has no signboard and it’s hidden in the tiny streets of Mar Mikhael. Being the talk of the town for the…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Galette des Rois: Endless Choices to Choose From; A Video Review

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 08, 2019

Comparative Review

Galette des Rois: Endless Choices to Choose From; A Video Review

A king cake is a type of cake associated in a number of countries with the festival of Epiphany at the end of the Christmas season. It’s called “Galette des Rois”. A tradition on…

January 08, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Who doesn’t love desserts? Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgences… But where can you find the best of what Lebanon has to offer, in terms of sweets, cakes, cookies, ice cream... Are…

January 06, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Ambrosia Cakes, Saida: The "PuffNefeh" and Red Velvet Cake

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

December 31, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Ambrosia Cakes, Saida: The "PuffNefeh" and Red Velvet Cake

Homemade Bakery creating exceptional creations: Check out the video! The "Puff-Nefe" is a must try.

December 31, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 31, 2018

American

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

With a restaurant in Athens and now another in Jounieh, Juicy Grill is a franchise claiming to have the best burger in town; so let’s try the food! Facing college central in Jounieh’s old…

December 31, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

A Japanese tea house and pastry sell traditional desserts from Japan with a French touch. Enter to the display of mouthwatering creations and pass the curtain to the cam tea room. Dimmed lights, one…

December 24, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

I suggest you visit Beaupassage on a weekday and surely not around lunchtime. Pass by in the afternoon when everyone is working or going back home. Today’s choice was Thierry Marx, trying the…

December 21, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 18, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof

Fou de Patisserie: Best of French Pastry Under One Roof. "Fou de Patisserie" Crazy pastry is a shop created by a team of passionate sweeties who works every day alongside chefs to promote the…

November 18, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Bread & Bakeries | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Renowned for its cruffin, Mr. Holmes is indeed much more than that. It’s where a sign on the wall says “I got baked in San Francisco” and where innovative pastries will make your…

October 23, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco

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

Fan de Pierre Hermé: A New Concept Taking Over Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Fan de Pierre Hermé: A New Concept Taking Over Paris

A new concept by the master of macaron Pierre Hermé is called “Fan de Pierre Hermé”. Taking the pastry shop concept to another level, Pierre Hermé has a created a…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

With a review of 4,5/5 on google maps, and decor as beautiful as the one I discovered, I was so excited to browse the menu and enjoy the food. I felt the place from the minute I walked in, the…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Ummi: A Breakthrough in Lebanese Culinary Expertise

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Ummi: A Breakthrough in Lebanese Culinary Expertise

Let yourself travel into another dimension, surrender to the soothing tunes of classic oriental music, open your eyes and enjoy the beautiful decor. Ummi is a Lebanese restaurant, but not like any…

September 16, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Grab a Dessert at People on the Roof: Unique Orgasmic Creations!

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 12, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Grab a Dessert at People on the Roof: Unique Orgasmic Creations!

Located on the fourth floor of Aishti in downtown Beirut, People is one of my favorite eateries for its class, simplicity and casual feel. I like the place, simply made of leather chairs and…

September 12, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut Central District

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

Desserts & Sweets | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

A spot in Little Venice with quality street food; Crepaland on Kouzi Georgouli Street insists on quality and value for money with options in crepe dough (regular, whole wheat and pancake…

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Wafels and Dinges; Cravings on the Go in New York

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

June 18, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Wafels and Dinges; Cravings on the Go in New York

Wow... I screamed wow! A waffle that took five minutes to prepare transformed my mood! An exceptional waffle having the needed crunch to it and covered with a mountain of sweet delights. The…

June 18, 2018 | Recommended | New York

New Territories: The Explosive Colorful Drinks

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

New Territories: The Explosive Colorful Drinks

Made famous by their egg waffle cones and big sized milkshakes inspired by Blacktap, New Territories sells “instagramable drinks.” Bubble waffle and artisan ice cream, milkshakes and…

June 17, 2018 | Ice Cream & Gelato | New York

Haagen-Dazs Mouthwatering Creations in a Cup

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Haagen-Dazs Mouthwatering Creations in a Cup

It’s a food stand, probably like any other food stand selling ice cream; More than 22 choices of the creamiest ice cream on earth served in plastic cups for a grab-and-go experience.…

June 12, 2018 | Ice Cream & Gelato | New York

Il Vigneto: A Mouthwatering Lemon Sorbet in a jar

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 05, 2018

Italian

Il Vigneto: A Mouthwatering Lemon Sorbet in a jar

On Antelias highway, facing Aishti, next to Diwan Beirut, Il Vigneto is a casual Italian restaurant welcoming you in a relaxed ambiance. Known to have eight choices of pasta, at Il Vigneto you…

June 05, 2018 | Restaurants | Antelias

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Moria, or the old olive tree, a restaurant open on Jounieh’s old souk, serves a Lebanese and middle eastern cuisine with a gentle touch of freshness. A vast space welcomes you for lunch or…

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

La Creperie: The View and the Unique Sweet Crepe!

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 27, 2018

French

La Creperie: The View and the Unique Sweet Crepe!

The best time to visit famous establishments and enjoy the experience is in the afternoon; when the parking is empty, the staff is relaxed, the ambiance is calm and the kitchen ready to take its time…

May 27, 2018 | International Cuisine | Jounieh

Stroopwaffle at Hans Egstorf in Amsterdam

Desserts & Sweets | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 16, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Stroopwaffle at Hans Egstorf in Amsterdam

One of the major things to eat when visiting Amsterdam is the circular waffle called Stroopwaffle. A round shaped, very thin waffle is cut in the middle and spread with creamy caramel syrup then…

May 16, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | Amsterdam

Incanto: A Fine Italian in Amsterdam

Italian | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

Italian

Incanto: A Fine Italian in Amsterdam

Facing the famous De L’Europe hotel, Incanto is an Italian restaurant that opens for lunch and dinner. Located on the first floor with a view of the canal and busy streets, the restaurant…

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

Maamoul this Season: Les Delices de B.B

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 01, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Maamoul this Season: Les Delices de B.B

They are different on all fronts and probably one of the country's best: They don’t look like all the other Maamoul because of their simplicity, light color and non-existing white…

April 01, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

The Doughnut Project New York

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

March 30, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

The Doughnut Project New York

With two of their locations visited in the last week, I enjoyed the Donut Project’s big-sized donuts and innovative flavors. Loved the bacon and maple, the olive oil and black pepper Donut,…

March 30, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

MAG Gelato: From Italy to Lebanon, The Authentic Italian Tradition

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 20, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

MAG Gelato: From Italy to Lebanon, The Authentic Italian Tradition

Very, very good ice cream can be found at MAG, the newest gelato shop to open in Hazmieh next to Tiger’s Diner. MAG is an Italian franchise with a recipe imported all the way from Italy. Very…

March 20, 2018 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Beirut

Magnolia Bakery, Dubai Festival City: The Dream Banana Pudding

Desserts & Sweets | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Magnolia Bakery, Dubai Festival City: The Dream Banana Pudding

Now that Magnolia Bakery has closed in Lebanon, I started searching for it around the world especially to enjoy their carrot cake and banana pudding. Open in Dubai inside the festival city mall;…

March 13, 2018 | Reviews | Dubai

Eileen’s Cheesecakes of New York City

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

March 07, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Eileen’s Cheesecakes of New York City

Because Google considers Eileen’s cheesecakes as being the best in New York and because I’ve been already here in 2015, I was back to have a cheesecake near little Italy. Eileen is famous…

March 07, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

A Fine-Dining Culinary Experience at the Airport in Beirut

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Airports

A Fine-Dining Culinary Experience at the Airport in Beirut

Pure amazement is what’s being offered at the airport. Beautifully designed cakes the way Alain Ducasse decorates them, filled croissants like I’ve had them in the states, multi-layered…

December 30, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

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

Carette Paris: A Happy Ambiance, Amazing Food, Extravagant Desserts

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Carette Paris: A Happy Ambiance, Amazing Food, Extravagant Desserts

Open since 1927, Carette has been the Meeting point for locals and travelers coming here to see and be seen. A cafe trottoir with an internal dining space set in front of a lavish display of…

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

My Latest Discovery: "Maakroun Hobeiche"

Desserts & Sweets | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 15, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

My Latest Discovery: "Maakroun Hobeiche"

They look like any Lebanese sweets, covered with powdered sugar but in fact they are not. A tradition of the Hobeiche family of Keserwan, these amazing delicacies are a must try. My friend Fady,…

December 15, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan

Popelini; Paris' Best Choux a la Creme

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

December 04, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Popelini; Paris' Best Choux a la Creme

Been here in 2014 and still remember the sumptuous flavors of Popelini's great Choux. The best in Paris for sure, Popelini is about the simplicity of a choux a la creme that will make…

December 04, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Pierre Hermé Paris: Because Macaron Making is a Fine Art

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 13, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Pierre Hermé Paris: Because Macaron Making is a Fine Art

When you savor something exceptionally tasty, when a sweet bite costs 2€, when it melts in the tongue and activates all your senses in a fraction of a second... you know it’s a Pierre…

November 13, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

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