Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2019

Recommended

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Welcome to the kingdom of fries and potatoes. Yellow is the color; positivity is the mood. Boutata is the heaven of "Batata" prepared in different unconventional ways. Following the account on…

March 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Recommended

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Flavors of my childhood... the only fast food available back in the nineties, where we used to come for a homey burger, a Lebanese style hotdog, and the Lebanese famous big-sized submarine sandwich.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

American

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

It has become a tradition, a challenge or probably a need to try Five Guys in all the countries I visit. London, Paris, Dubai, Oman, New York, Paris and now Madrid. This burger is so finger-licking…

September 19, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

American

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

In the middle of nowhere, in the heart of a village called Johnson, the village diner is a house occupying the corner of a street. It’s where radio plays in the background, where the clientele…

August 05, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Something Everyone Adores... Celebrate International Fries Day

News

July 13, 2017

News

Something Everyone Adores... Celebrate International Fries Day

Whether you call them ‘French Fries’, ‘Chips’, Finger Chips, or French-Fried Potatoes, this delicious treat is loved around the world, and French Fries day celebrates them.Not…

July 13, 2017

Lori's Diner: A Typical American Diner in San Francisco

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 28, 2017

American

Lori's Diner: A Typical American Diner in San Francisco

A typical American diner, Lori's Diner is where you feel like you're one of stars in Grease the movie... Red leather sofas, a bar in the middle, the floor decorated with white & black tiles,…

January 28, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

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

Chili's Beirut is Still Alive... And Recommended!

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 15, 2015

American

Chili's Beirut is Still Alive... And Recommended!

For the last couple of years, it has been made clear that international diners don't have a place in Lebanon anymore. After the closure of Fuddruckers, Applebee's and Hard Rock Cafe, the giants found…

September 15, 2015 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Fritland Brussels: Wait in Line for a Cone of Fries

Street Food | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 14, 2015

Street Food

Fritland Brussels: Wait in Line for a Cone of Fries

They say you can't come to Belgium and not eat fries... Honestly I don't understand the hype. I've been here a week already and have not found anything extraordinary about their fries. I've smelt…

February 14, 2015 | Belgium

Massaad Barbecue Zahle: Tales of Taouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

July 08, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Massaad Barbecue Zahle: Tales of Taouk

If you’re from Zahle or know someone living in Zahle, Massaad barbecue is a popular place there. “Tabliyet Massaad!” It’s what the locals tell you when you ask where…

July 08, 2014 | Recommended | Zahle

Babel: Where Every Detail is Mastered to Perfection

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 07, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Babel: Where Every Detail is Mastered to Perfection

Babel, located on the Dbayeh highway, is a restaurant you won’t be able to miss while driving along the road. A huge yellow stone temple with its big facade and high rotating sign…

July 07, 2014 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Have You Heard of the New Potato Pillows?

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 16, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Have You Heard of the New Potato Pillows?

One of the great discoveries from Horeca 2014 was a special box of potatoes named The Potato Pillows. While walking along the aisles of the expo, a large poster made me stop and ask for more…

May 16, 2014 | Lebanon

Five Guys, London: Voted the Best Burger in Town

Burgers | London UK Europe

UK

April 28, 2014

Burgers

Five Guys, London: Voted the Best Burger in Town

They say, "You can't visit London and not try Five Guys". Voted by many to be the best burger in town, prepare yourself to wait in line, under the rain and in the cold to have a burger from the guys…

April 28, 2014 | Restaurants | London

Classic Burger Joint: Crispy, Crunchy, Golden, Awesome Fries

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 10, 2014

Burgers

Classic Burger Joint: Crispy, Crunchy, Golden, Awesome Fries

Last year, I published many reviews comparing different burgers served in various diners in town. The competition has been fierce lately and all diners have been upping their game introducing new…

March 10, 2014 | Restaurants | Antelias

Hippopotamus: Fine Quality Meat with a Touristic Feel

French | Paris France Europe

France

March 07, 2014

French

Hippopotamus: Fine Quality Meat with a Touristic Feel

My last experience at Hippopotamus in Algeria was a bad one... During my last trip to Paris with friends from Lebanon, my wife and I decided to give the French branch a try. Although many have said…

March 07, 2014 | Grill&BBQ | Paris

French Fries Dipping Cone

Food Gadgets

January 21, 2014

Food Gadgets

French Fries Dipping Cone

This handy product lets you store fries and ketchup in one cup holder sized container making it much easier to dip your fries. It’s a gadget isn't it?  This French Fry Cone and Dip makes…

January 21, 2014

Burger King: Have You Heard About the Low Calorie Fries?

News

September 25, 2013

News

Burger King: Have You Heard About the Low Calorie Fries?

Burger King launches “Satisfries”, a crinkle-cut french fry with 20 percent fewer calories than their regular french fries. A small order of Satisfries will contain 270 calories as opposed to a…

September 25, 2013

Abou Jihad: Serving Premium Lebanese Meat & Mezze Since 1962

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 19, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abou Jihad: Serving Premium Lebanese Meat & Mezze Since 1962

For half a century Abou Jihad still stands strong in Jaledib. Just saying half a century alone makes you realize how authentically professional Abou Jihad is...otherwise it would have collapsed…

August 19, 2013 | Recommended | Metn

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 05, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Recently, after one of my friends published an article about a deceiving experience at Fadel's, many comments followed condemning the place. Are they really talking about Fadel? The famous Fadel? Has…

August 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Bickfaya

McDonald's: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

News | France Europe

Europe

August 03, 2013

News

McDonald's: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

McDonald's released a series of posters in France that don't mention the fast food chain's name anywhere on the the ad. Do you know your Big Mac from your Double Whopper? A new campaign for…

August 03, 2013 | France

Homemade with Love and Passion: Maguy's Fresh Daily Catch

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 16, 2013

Fish & Seafood

Homemade with Love and Passion: Maguy's Fresh Daily Catch

In Lebanon, there are a handful of gems found in different parts of the country. I recently stumbled upon one, just 45 minutes away from Beirut heading North. Get into the car, drive towards…

May 16, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

Mhanna Antelias: Serving Premium Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 22, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Mhanna Antelias: Serving Premium Lebanese Food

When you want to indulge in premium Lebanese food, there are a few good restaurants that come to mind. Mhanna is one of them. Preserving local traditions that transcends from one generation to…

April 22, 2013 | Recommended | Antelias

McDonald's: A Glimpse Behind the Making Off - Burgers

Spotted Stories | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 18, 2013

Spotted Stories

McDonald's: A Glimpse Behind the Making Off - Burgers

I don't know where to start or how to start this review, especially after receiving the biggest shock of my life – a positive one that is. I was left speechless after Beirut's…

April 18, 2013 | Beirut

New Marijuana-Flavored Mayo in Amsterdam

News

April 14, 2013

News

New Marijuana-Flavored Mayo in Amsterdam

Known for its flower market, its beautiful tulips, wooden clogs, canals, and of course its... you know what... The natural next thing to be known for is the new weed flavored mayonnaise. When …

April 14, 2013

365 at ABC Dbayeh: Standing the Test of Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 22, 2012

International Cuisine

365 at ABC Dbayeh: Standing the Test of Time

ABC Dbayeh has been a popular destination for shopping and dinning experiences alike and today with their new terrace and variety of restaurants ready to welcome you, the choice has become endless.…

December 22, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh

Ladurée Paris is more than a Pastry Shop: Dinner was Tasty

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 12, 2012

French

Ladurée Paris is more than a Pastry Shop: Dinner was Tasty

Ladurée is a maker of luxury cakes and pastries. It is known as the inventor of the double-decker macaroon, fifteen thousand of which are sold every day. They are still one of…

December 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Classic Burger Joint: Real Burgers Still Going Strong

Burgers | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 10, 2012

Burgers

Classic Burger Joint: Real Burgers Still Going Strong

"CBJ serves real burgers, simple burgers, the only non pretentious burgers, flamed with passion together with their essential side orders of fries, salads and drinks – the basics to…

December 10, 2012 | Popular | Dbayeh

Al-Halabi, Antelias: Mistakes Happen for a Reason

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 12, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al-Halabi, Antelias: Mistakes Happen for a Reason

For the past decade or so, Al Halabi restaurant in Antelias has maintained its reputation as one of the top ranking Lebanese restaurants in town. A restaurant with a history that has developed with…

November 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Antelias

Chez Leon de Bruxelles, Restaurant

Fish & Seafood | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 26, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Chez Leon de Bruxelles, Restaurant

A unique mussels place. I wouldn’t come here if it weren’t for its reputation as a mussel’s restaurant, but I’m glad I did! The food was delicious and met my expectations.…

February 26, 2012 | French | Belgium

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