Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

French

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

It’s called Stove, an old house in the heart of Achrafieh on Monot street. A restaurant and terrace welcome you for a casual dinner in a warm atmosphere. I’m in love with Lebanese old…

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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

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

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

French

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Le Sofitel Strasbourg: A Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Le Sofitel Strasbourg: A Great Location, Pleasant Rooms and Tasty Breakfast

At walking distance from the heart of Strasbourg, meters away from the main place and the cathedral, the Sofitel is your perfect choice for a week around the "capital of Christmas." Staying in Alsace…

December 24, 2018 | Hotels | Alsace

Le Grand Café Fauchon: Fine-Dining Quality Food and Service

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 18, 2018

French

Le Grand Café Fauchon: Fine-Dining Quality Food and Service

The pastry shop, the hotel, and the Grand Cafe, Fauchon is an institution in the heart of Paris promoting French culinary culture and savoir-faire. Next, to the hotel, the Grand Cafe proposés…

December 18, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Winstub La Dime: Homemade Alsacien Specialities in Obernai

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

French

Winstub La Dime: Homemade Alsacien Specialities in Obernai

Visiting the region of Alsace for a week during the Christmas season, I passed by the village of Obernai, traditional and preserved with houses built at the beginning of the century. With three…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

French

Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

Much more than a French restaurant, Felicie is a beautiful piece of architecture open in the heart of Mar Mikhael. Felicie is the baby of Raphael and Jihane, a happy couple that has left years of…

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

French

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

When I noticed that I last came here in 2015, it was time to visit again one of my favorite French Bistros in town. Guaranteed satisfaction for as long as I remember, Le Petit Gris is one of the few…

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Chez Charles: The Ingredient is Passion

French | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

French

Chez Charles: The Ingredient is Passion

French class in the heart of Dubai... the restaurant is called Chez Charles. When a passionate entrepreneur decides to open a restaurant putting all his effort to make it happen, you can’t but…

November 23, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Fragments: A Breakfast Place in Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

November 17, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Fragments: A Breakfast Place in Paris

Arriving at Fragments and finding it full, I was expecting magic! It actually says at the door “Welcome to Fragments where the magic happens”. A rude waitress, no menu but the menu board,…

November 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

French

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

How great it is to go back to the classics; Michel, a passionate restaurateur, has been operating his small bistro behind Rizk hospital in Achrafieh for several years now. Offering the same menu with…

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

La Table de Joel Robuchon: Dine-Dining Perfection in Las Vegas

French | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

French

La Table de Joel Robuchon: Dine-Dining Perfection in Las Vegas

Being a big fan of Joel Robuchon and after enjoying La Table in Paris on several occasions, it was kind of necessary to have dinner at La Table in Las Vegas. La Table de Joel Robuchon brings the…

October 08, 2018 | Michelin | Las Vegas

I Love Paris by Guy Martin: Fine Dining at The Airport in Paris

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

September 30, 2018

Airports

I Love Paris by Guy Martin: Fine Dining at The Airport in Paris

With a low rating on google maps, it was a risky decision to have lunch at Guy Martin. A starred chef has opened his restaurant at the airport and makes it clear that you won’t be eating…

September 30, 2018 | French | Paris

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

French

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

The talk of the town is called Stem; from the same owners of Capitol comes a classy restaurant divided into two distinct sections: the bar and the dining area. Stem is casual and upscale, a journey…

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

L’ARTISAN DU BURGER ARRIVES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

News

September 03, 2018

News

L’ARTISAN DU BURGER ARRIVES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Authentic, artisanal and unique Michelin Guide-listed concept makes its international debut with a flagship venue in the Dubai Mall L’Artisan du Burger, the quality…

September 03, 2018

Dinner at Geneva on the Lake; Upstate New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

French

Dinner at Geneva on the Lake; Upstate New York

One of the upscale destinations recommended by I❤️NY travel guide, Geneva on the lake is a historical hotel built in nineteen ten with a view of the beautiful lake. Looking like a castle, painted in…

August 19, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Balthazar New York: One Awesome Burger and Superb Stroganoff

French | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

French

Balthazar New York: One Awesome Burger and Superb Stroganoff

Balthazar is New York’s most famous French brasserie open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving a traditional French cuisine with a touch of class and refinement. Arriving at 1 pm on a…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Buvette: New York’s Preferred Breakfast is on Top of the List

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Buvette: New York’s Preferred Breakfast is on Top of the List

Buvette is one of my favorite breakfast places; it’s where I got the highest number of views on google maps, it’s where food is memorable, it’s where I used my Leica camera for the…

June 12, 2018 | French | New York

Bluespoon at Andaz Hotel Amsterdam

International Cuisine | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

International Cuisine

Bluespoon at Andaz Hotel Amsterdam

The experience starts way before you reach the restaurant while walking through the lobby of Andaz, a classy and modern hotel located in the heart of Amsterdam. Bluespoon welcomes you for a quick…

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

La Petite Maison Beirut; Bravo for the Food not the Service

Contributors | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 10, 2018

Contributors

La Petite Maison Beirut; Bravo for the Food not the Service

I was so excited to visit La Petite Maison. I’ve been to the one in Dubai which was an outstanding experience, so I couldn’t wait to try the Lebanese version. The restaurant is located…

April 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Boucherie: French Culinary Art in New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

French

Boucherie: French Culinary Art in New York

Boucherie is a traditional French Brasserie an exact copy of the ones up in Montmartre transported into the fast business city of New York. Stopping for a drink, a slice of charcuterie or a delicious…

April 01, 2018 | Recommended | New York

The Dabney Washington, Featured at The Chefs Club New York: Live The Kitchen Vibes

French | New York USA Americas

USA

March 31, 2018

French

The Dabney Washington, Featured at The Chefs Club New York: Live The Kitchen Vibes

It’s where starred chef meet, a restaurant called The Chefs Club is famous for its refined offerings prepared by professionals. With eight chefs playing around the open kitchens, this unique…

March 31, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Paname: Enjoying the Finesse of Simple Things

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 12, 2018

French

Paname: Enjoying the Finesse of Simple Things

In the heart of Saifi, the chic quarters of Beirut, comes Paname, a French bistro or almost as they like to call it. Paname is a newborn from the people behind “Burgundy,”…

February 12, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Lily’s: Feel Beirut While Enjoying Lunch

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 11, 2018

French

Lily’s: Feel Beirut While Enjoying Lunch

On a beautiful Friday, down in Beirut, sitting on the sidewalk, enjoying fresh sunny spells and a refreshing sea breathe, I felt transported into another dimension, like if I traveled to the St.…

February 11, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

Philippe & Jean-Pierre: Unexpected Enjoyment in Paris!

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

French

Philippe & Jean-Pierre: Unexpected Enjoyment in Paris!

Fine dining without having a Michelin Star, classy and upscale with all the attention a guest deserves, Philippe & Jean-Pierre is a restaurant on Rue La Trémoille facing the hotel we were…

December 20, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Walls covered with wood, fish displayed in boxes, fishing ornaments, and many other nautical decorative items. Marius & Jeanette, a renowned restaurant in Paris serves a gourmet selection of…

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Le Relais Bocador Paris: Simple, Homey and Memorable

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 04, 2017

French

Le Relais Bocador Paris: Simple, Homey and Memorable

Open the door to a claustrophobic small box with walls covered in wood and three mirrors making the place look bigger; the first impression is bizarre. If you speak, everyone listens, so expect to…

December 04, 2017 | Italian | Paris

Restaurant Le Train Bleu Paris: Living History in a Breathtaking Decor

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 13, 2017

French

Restaurant Le Train Bleu Paris: Living History in a Breathtaking Decor

Le Train Bleu is a restaurant located in the hall of the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris, France. It was designated a Monument Historique in 1972. The restaurant was created for the…

November 13, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

A Table Chez Eric Leautey in Thoiry

French | France Europe

Europe

September 27, 2017

French

A Table Chez Eric Leautey in Thoiry

In the heart of Thoiry where the famous safari zoo is located, a small restaurant welcomes you for a gastronomic lunch based on regional and seasonal produce. A beautifully decorated…

September 27, 2017 | Recommended | France

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 28, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

June 28, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 22, 2017

French

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

"Bistronomie Francaise" is its tag line - Zeralda is a bistro serving upscale French cuisine. It is nestled in the heart of Jounieh/Sarba. At the entrance of Sarba is an old house where Zeralda…

June 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Seasons Restaurant: Worth a Trip to Ehden for the Experience

French | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 07, 2017

French

Seasons Restaurant: Worth a Trip to Ehden for the Experience

Seasons in Ehden's Mist Hotel boasts classy decor. Little details like Degrenne wine glasses, two forks and two knives, a butter plate and glass water bottles made me feel sure I was to…

May 07, 2017 | International Cuisine | North Lebanon

Le Clipper: All Day Dining in Bloie

French | Loiret France Europe

France

March 01, 2017

French

Le Clipper: All Day Dining in Bloie

A restaurant for tourists welcomes you all day few meters from the castle's entrance. In Bloie, a major stop when visiting the Loire Valley, some restaurants open all day when others close at 3 pm…

March 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Loiret

Jean Georges: A Three Stars, Six Course Menu... Is It?

French | New York USA Americas

USA

February 01, 2017

French

Jean Georges: A Three Stars, Six Course Menu... Is It?

Am not sure how to start this review... wrote a sentence, deleted it: started again until I had the first sip of wine. You're not having lunch at a three stars restaurant everyday, right? I was…

February 01, 2017 | Michelin | New York

Alcazar: A Beautiful French Restaurant Serves Excellent Food!

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 04, 2016

French

Alcazar: A Beautiful French Restaurant Serves Excellent Food!

Alcazar is a restaurant and bar on Mazarine street that stands out. With plants, a lush of greenery, big tables, spacious, high ceiling, modern decor and beautiful architecture, this restaurant will…

December 04, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

La Mere Poulard: The World Famous Omelette!

Breakfast & Coffee | France Europe

Europe

December 04, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

La Mere Poulard: The World Famous Omelette!

Known for their expensive omelettes (up to €49 a plate) La Mere Poulard is an important stop to make when visiting Le Mont St. Michel. Also known for their world famous cookies, this restaurant…

December 04, 2016 | French | France

Le Drakkar: A Brasserie in Deauville with Average Food

French | France Europe

Europe

December 02, 2016

French

Le Drakkar: A Brasserie in Deauville with Average Food

Touring around the Normandie region, my friend Olivier from Beirut - who follows my account on Instagram - suggested I visit Le Drakkar. This traditional brasserie, located a few meters from the port…

December 02, 2016 | Restaurants | France

STAY Paris: A Brasserie by Yannick Alleno

French | France Europe

Europe

December 02, 2016

French

STAY Paris: A Brasserie by Yannick Alleno

Occupying the left side of the "Sofitel Faubourg" lobby, Yannick Alleno's STAY approaches French cuisine with simplicity. STAY is a restaurant that serves fine gastronomy in a casual way.…

December 02, 2016 | Restaurants | France

Le Spinnaker: A Gastronomic Experience in Deauville

French | France Europe

Europe

December 02, 2016

French

Le Spinnaker: A Gastronomic Experience in Deauville

Rated as being the best restaurant in Deauville on Trip Advisor, Le Spinnaker was an obvious choice for the night. After experiencing Honfleur's best , I wanted to enjoy the same experience at…

December 02, 2016 | Restaurants | France

SAVY: Overrated and Expensive. Not really worth it.

French | France Europe

Europe

December 01, 2016

French

SAVY: Overrated and Expensive. Not really worth it.

Facing the RTL studios building is SAVY, a typical French brasserie. When we arrived, a dozen people were smoking outside on the sidewalk. I was not sure what to expect inside... a street brasserie…

December 01, 2016 | Restaurants | France

La Fleur de Sel: A Recommended Fine Dining Experience in Honfleur

French | France Europe

Europe

November 24, 2016

French

La Fleur de Sel: A Recommended Fine Dining Experience in Honfleur

Through an extensive search on the internet, I came across La Fleur de Sel in Honfleur. Recommended by Le Guide Michelin as well as Gault & Millau, this small restaurant welcomes you for lunch…

November 24, 2016 | Recommended | France

La Petite Maison Beirut and Beyond...

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 23, 2016

French

La Petite Maison Beirut and Beyond...

La Petite Maison Beirut and Beyond That! When I come here, it always feels like it's the first time I am enjoying the wonders of La Petite Maison… Located in the heart of Beirut, La Petite…

October 23, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

L’Avenue du Parc: One of Beirut's Favorite French Restaurants

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2016

French

L’Avenue du Parc: One of Beirut's Favorite French Restaurants

Some of the country's famous French restaurants are located in the heart of downtown Beirut where people come to see and be seen. A place where you can do just that and more is called L'Avenue du…

September 30, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Brasserie St.Regis: Perfection in the Details

French | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 24, 2016

French

Brasserie St.Regis: Perfection in the Details

Located at the St.Regis, one of Istanbul's most luxurious hotels is The Brasserie. A brassiere with a real French feel... Choose the terrace or the restaurant and enjoy a selection of handcrafted…

September 24, 2016 | Recommended | Istanbul

People by Aishti: A Recommended Place for Lunch

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2016

French

People by Aishti: A Recommended Place for Lunch

This is my second time at People for lunch this month, that's how much I enjoyed the food and experience. During my last visit, I tried their daily lunch menu for $40 but this time would be…

September 16, 2016 | International Cuisine | Beirut Central District

La Petite Maison Istanbul: A Dream Dinner!

French | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 09, 2016

French

La Petite Maison Istanbul: A Dream Dinner!

Oh what a restaurant! "Tous Celebres Ici" is the motto to which I'll add "You're Never Disappointed". Dubai, nice, Beirut and now Istanbul, I've been pleasantly surprised every time I visit enjoying…

September 09, 2016 | Recommended | Istanbul

Balthazar: French Vibes in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 06, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Balthazar: French Vibes in New York

One of my favorite French restaurants today is definitely Balthazar. I first tried their French finesse in London and was so happy to have had the chance to try the one in New York. Amazing food, the…

August 06, 2016 | French | New York

Cinq étapes gourmandes. Visiter le Liban par le goût!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 20, 2016

News

Cinq étapes gourmandes. Visiter le Liban par le goût!

Magazine a rencontré Anthony Rahayel, le plus gourmand des Libanais et auteur du blog No garlic No onions. Très loin des clichés, il nous fait découvrir un autre…

July 20, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

La Table de Noirieux: Dinner at a Relais et Châteaux in Anger

French | Loiret France Europe

France

July 04, 2016

French

La Table de Noirieux: Dinner at a Relais et Châteaux in Anger

With one star Michelin and a good reputation I couldn't but book a table at the castle's restaurant. La Table de Noirieux serves dinner between 07:30 and 09:00 pm proposing a set menu prepared…

July 04, 2016 | Relais&Chateaux | Loiret

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