Craving a Good Hummus in Lebanon: 21 of the Best Plates You Have to Try!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 05, 2019

Popular

Craving a Good Hummus in Lebanon: 21 of the Best Plates You Have to Try!

The hummus comprises nothing more than what it should: pummeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and olive oil. Yet Lebanon's hummus has brought food critics, amateur locals and foreign…

January 05, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 17, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

We chose Al Challal to have lunch while shooting an episode of Mechwar on Jezzine. Al Challal is a Lebanese restaurant nestled on a cliff right by the water fall. A simple table set with the…

February 17, 2017 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Reviews | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Reviews

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Shawarma at Shawarma w Saj has more than one meaning. This Lebanese diner is a place I have been too and enjoyed. I am here again to enjoy their sandwiches while listening to the soothing tunes…

February 14, 2017 | Sandwiches | Saida

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

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 Halabi: New Decor, New Staff and The Same Great Taste!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 06, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Halabi: New Decor, New Staff and The Same Great Taste!

After undergoing a couple months of renovation the iconic restaurant Al Halabi, located in Antelias, welcomes you back for the same great taste but in a more modern and spacious set up! Now with a…

January 06, 2017 | Recommended | Antelias

Cedar's Hummus: Lebanese Quality in America

Tasty Discoveries | Chicago USA Americas

USA

October 31, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Cedar's Hummus: Lebanese Quality in America

Here’s a Lebanese product with American roots – Cedar’s Hummus, produced in Boston, makes traditional hummus that comes in many flavors and varieties. Showcasing the best traditions…

October 31, 2015 | Chicago

Al Danoun, Tripoli: Serving Breakfast Since 1950

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 18, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Danoun, Tripoli: Serving Breakfast Since 1950

Many say Al Danoun is the best in Tripoli. Opened in 1950 the place has been serving hungry Tripolitans ever since. Al Danoun sits next to the fortress facing Abou Ali River. Under the stone…

June 18, 2015 | Street Food | Tripoli

Kababji Zalka: Sandwiches or Dine-in?



Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 04, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kababji Zalka: Sandwiches or Dine-in?



It's kind of weird that I've been writing reviews for three years, but realized that I don’t have a detailed review of Kababji.  Kababji is a renowned sandwich place with super tender…

May 04, 2015 | Restaurants | Metn

Al Chalouf: My Favorite Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 04, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Chalouf: My Favorite Restaurant in Jezzine

My wife being from Jezzine, we regularly visit this beautiful village up south which the locals call a city. Surrounded by mountains of green trees, the lady of the south is indeed a gem nestled over…

May 04, 2015 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

Having Lunch at Fady's in Zekrit

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 30, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Having Lunch at Fady's in Zekrit

I came here last time for breakfast and now I am back to enjoy some lunch. The fresh smell welcomes you into a calm ambiance... some sunny spells, cool breeze and good food... what can…

April 30, 2015 | Restaurants | Metn

Nasma: Tasty and Innovative Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 21, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Nasma: Tasty and Innovative Lebanese Food

I have been here before, enjoyed it and decided to stop by again for another  yummy experience at the terrace of Beirut City Centre. Nasma, which means light breeze in English, is the name of…

April 21, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

Al Mashawi: A Lebanese Restaurant in Mtayleb

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 17, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Mashawi: A Lebanese Restaurant in Mtayleb

I felt like eating Lebanese food recently. I can never get enough of it, more so our colorful tables of mini plates which are always ready to satisfy the cravings of the most demanding gourmets.…

April 17, 2015 | Restaurants | Metn

Fouad: My All-Time Coup de Coeur

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 05, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fouad: My All-Time Coup de Coeur

With thousands of restaurants out there and my extensive visits to the latest openers and trendy concepts, I always feel like coming back to the roots, to the basics, to a restaurant combining a…

April 05, 2015 | Recommended | Keserwan

Al Soussi: Expertise and Knowhow Poured into an Authentic Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 01, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Soussi: Expertise and Knowhow Poured into an Authentic Breakfast

Been here, done that, but I didn't have enough time to enjoy my food while shooting an episode on Beirut street food. After visiting Soussi a couple of months back, Lebanon went viral and hundreds of…

April 01, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

Al Halabi: A Restaurant to Make You Fall in Love with Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 18, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Halabi: A Restaurant to Make You Fall in Love with Lebanese Food

It starts when you leave your car with the valet, which Al Halabi has had for the last decade, it continues when you're welcomed by Maitre Michel who has been here for the last 35 years, it ends when…

March 18, 2015 | Recommended | Antelias

Snack Fady: Foul, Hummos and Saj in Zakrit

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 04, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Snack Fady: Foul, Hummos and Saj in Zakrit

There is a saying in Arabic, “Il knise il aribe mab teshfe” which roughly translates to mean that everything nearby doesn’t satisfy… We love going the extra distance to find…

March 04, 2015 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Al Nawrage: Really Good Lebanese Food in Bazoun

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 24, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Nawrage: Really Good Lebanese Food in Bazoun

On the road leading from Hasroun to Bcharre a small town called Bazoun hosts a local restaurant where we stopped by after visiting Bekaa Kafra. Al Nawrage offers local cuisine from the village,…

February 24, 2015 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Georges Ghosn: No Words are Enough to Describe this Breakfast Experience

Street Food | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 03, 2015

Street Food

Georges Ghosn: No Words are Enough to Describe this Breakfast Experience

Just imagine a small place, a very old place that's broken from all sides, with old tables, a dirty paint job, broken tiles, high ceiling and the sound of running water from a broken tap... Welcome…

February 03, 2015 | Jounieh

2014: Best Foul, Hummus and Eggs with Kawarma in Lebanon

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

2014: Best Foul, Hummus and Eggs with Kawarma in Lebanon

Fouad Massaad: The Authentic Breakfast of ZahleIn Zahle, when you say Foul and Hummos for breakfast, Georges Massaad is the only place to visit. Georges Massaad is located on the main Zahle…

January 06, 2015 | News | Lebanon

Fouad Massaad: The Authentic Breakfast of Zahle

Breakfast & Coffee | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

January 03, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Fouad Massaad: The Authentic Breakfast of Zahle

In Zahle, when you say Foul and Hummos for breakfast, Georges Massaad is the only place to visit. Georges Massaad is located on the main Zahle highway, few meters after the Saraya. Pass the Saraya…

January 03, 2015 | Restaurants | Zahle

Foul Abou Hassan, Bourj Hammoud’s Famous Address

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 28, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Foul Abou Hassan, Bourj Hammoud’s Famous Address

I have tried foul and hummus in Tyre, I've tried them in Tripoli, I've tried them in  Beirut... and every time I share my experience, readers would ask me if I have tried  the…

December 28, 2014 | Street Food | Beirut

Abou Abdallah: Foul, Hummos and Classical Music

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 26, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Abdallah: Foul, Hummos and Classical Music

After visiting Abu Hassan, down in Burj Hammoud not too long ago, many suggested or even insisted that I try Abou Abdallah in Dora. Located behind the Mercedes showroom in Dora, you'll find Abou…

December 26, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Le Professeur: The Lebanese Breakfast Specialist

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 15, 2014

Recommended

Le Professeur: The Lebanese Breakfast Specialist

Le Professeur’s story started more than twenty years ago, on a little street in Mar Elias where this specialist breakfast restaurant welcomes you from the early hours of the day. The hummus doctor,…

September 15, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Lebanese Alphabetical Easter Egg Hunt: A Creative Video

Spotted Stories

April 20, 2014

Spotted Stories

Lebanese Alphabetical Easter Egg Hunt: A Creative Video

Can you find all the Lebanese Easter Eggs? Each one individually painted with a Lebanese cultural gimmick :) Scroll down for answers if you're stumped. Can you find all the Lebanese Easter Eggs?…

April 20, 2014

Onno: The Best Authentic Homey Lebanese Armenian Food

Armenian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 27, 2013

Armenian

Onno: The Best Authentic Homey Lebanese Armenian Food

Typical Armenian cuisine, the kind of food you’d have at the home of an Armenian friend, is not served in the capital’s commercially well-known Armenian restaurants but rather in the…

April 27, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Abou Andre: A Tasty Authentic Lebanese Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Andre: A Tasty Authentic Lebanese Breakfast

Ahh! The smell of Foul and Balilah freshly cooked in the morning to the tunes of Lebanese renowned Fayrouz - a perfect combination which takes you back to your roots, even for a just little…

March 28, 2013 | Reviews | Keserwan

Food Meets Art 120: Pea Heads

Spotted Stories

March 11, 2013

Spotted Stories

Food Meets Art 120: Pea Heads

Those of you who think that chick peas are only useful as the main ingredient of yummy hummus, should think again, they also make cute characters. Designed by Sadi Tekin, the collection is entitled…

March 11, 2013

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