Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

The luscious Keserwan Mountains slope downwards to the picture perfect crescent bay of Jounieh. Around 16 kilometers north of Beirut on the highway, Jounieh is the first city that you’ll arrive…

March 22, 2019 | Popular | Jounieh

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

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

Lebanon Breaks Guinness Record with World’s Biggest Interactive Ceiling Roulette

News

December 21, 2017

News

Lebanon Breaks Guinness Record with World’s Biggest Interactive Ceiling Roulette

Visitors to the Casino du Liban will now be able to contemplate and interact with the record-breaking game, located on the ceiling and reflecting the players' luck. Lebanon has already broken…

December 21, 2017 | Popular

Casino du Liban Celebrates Christmas

Events | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 17, 2017

Events

Casino du Liban Celebrates Christmas

For the first time, witness a one-of-a-kind festive experience at Casino du Liban for the whole family: The Christmas Village by Souk el Akl! Open Daily From 5:00 pm till Midnight, starting December…

December 17, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Jounieh

Helado Ice Cream: Grab a Cone on the Jounieh Highway

Ice Cream & Gelato | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 19, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Helado Ice Cream: Grab a Cone on the Jounieh Highway

Ice cream, the latest trend around Lebanon has invaded the Jounieh highway. Coming from the north, you will notice a dozen of ice cream shops open between Casino du Liban until Nahr el…

August 19, 2017 | Mechwar Videos | Jounieh

Doughlicious: Your Canadian Diner in Jounieh

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 18, 2017

American

Doughlicious: Your Canadian Diner in Jounieh

Back to Doughlicious, the diner on Jounieh’s old souk road for a new experience. Second time already to discover the new additions to their varied menu. What to expect on the new…

August 18, 2017 | Pizza | Jounieh

Ghosn: Jounieh's Traditional Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 06, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Ghosn: Jounieh's Traditional Breakfast

Two years ago, I visited a man, hardly a moment to stand still, preparing breakfast like his father taught him to more then fifty years ago... His food made me cry, the passion…

August 06, 2017 | Reviews | Jounieh

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

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Bread & Bakeries | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 13, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Why go all the way to Baalbeck to enjoy a real "Sfi7a" when you can have it nearby... they even deliver. Just two months in business now, Baalbaké is a small butchery and bakery, serving the…

June 13, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Jounieh

Doughlicious: An American Diner with Italian Influences

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 31, 2017

American

Doughlicious: An American Diner with Italian Influences

In the heart of Jounieh's Old Souk a restaurant with an eye-catching sign has newly opened. The name is Doughlicious and and truly represents the dough they use - it's excellent. Under a stone…

March 31, 2017 | Pizza | Jounieh

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 14, 2017

American

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

Two years have passed since I last visited Sandwiched, a diner nestled on Jounieh's interior road offering a selection of delicious sandwiches and burgers. The menu has changed but the decor is still…

February 14, 2017 | Burgers | Jounieh

Chez Sami: Good Food... Unacceptable Service!

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 13, 2016

Fish & Seafood

Chez Sami: Good Food... Unacceptable Service!

Last time I was at Chez Sami was in 2012 and even though I haven't visited since, the reputation of this famous restaurant precedes it. Known to be one of the country's best fish restaurants, Chez…

November 13, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Tartina Di Mare: Fast Casual Italian Seafood

Italian | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 16, 2016

Italian

Tartina Di Mare: Fast Casual Italian Seafood

Meet Mario, the owner of a small Italian restaurant in Sarba called Tartina Di Mare. Mario is a passionate man who has left everything behind to personally build and open an Italian seafood…

September 16, 2016 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Lebanon; A Favorite Destination for Middle Eastern Travelers

Travel

April 17, 2016

Travel

Lebanon; A Favorite Destination for Middle Eastern Travelers

One of the popular Mediterranean destinations in the world is Lebanon, where a total of 175,859 incoming tourists arrived in the country in the first two months of 2015. Arab tourists accounted for…

April 17, 2016

The Historical Caves de La Creperie Reopen

News

January 22, 2016

News

The Historical Caves de La Creperie Reopen

Set inside a historic, cream-colored Lebanese stone house built in 1800 and perched high on a hill that overlooks the deep blue waters of Jounieh Bay, a mere 20 minutes north of Beirut, La…

January 22, 2016

Building an Entrepreneurial Hub for the Fishing Sector in Jounieh

News | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 30, 2015

News

Building an Entrepreneurial Hub for the Fishing Sector in Jounieh

The Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment Program (BALADI), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by René…

September 30, 2015 | Jounieh

La Creperie Reopens: The Icon in Pictures

Spotted Stories | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2015

Spotted Stories

La Creperie Reopens: The Icon in Pictures

Historic Jounieh restaurant La Crêperie reopens after a series of renovations, with an updated concept and a new look inspired by French Provence, capturing the iconic restaurant's nostalgic…

June 03, 2015 | Jounieh

A Night of Gastronomy with the Rotary Clubs of Lebanon

Reviews | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 12, 2015

Reviews

A Night of Gastronomy with the Rotary Clubs of Lebanon

Tonight is a special night, different from all other events I've been to. I've  been a member of Rotary Metn for many years until NoGarlicNoOnions' commitments obliged me to stop many…

May 12, 2015 | Jounieh

Street Food in JOUNIEH

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 04, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Street Food in JOUNIEH

Jounieh is a coastal city about 16 km north of Beirut, Lebanon and is part of Greater Beirut. Jounieh is known for its seaside resorts and bustling nightlife, as well as its old stone souk, ferry…

March 04, 2015 | Travel | Jounieh

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

Norman Pizza: American Pizzas... The Lebanese Way

American | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 28, 2014

American

Norman Pizza: American Pizzas... The Lebanese Way

The last time I had a pizza from Norman was maybe more then 20 years ago and I still remember its taste to date. Full of nostalgia from my childhood, I decided to give it a try again. Every time I…

July 28, 2014 | Pizza | Keserwan

Furn Beaino: Indeed, A Unique Lahme Beajine

Street Food | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 25, 2014

Street Food

Furn Beaino: Indeed, A Unique Lahme Beajine

Located in the heart of Sarba, I arrived at Furn Beaino at 7am. Yes this early. I have been aiming to come to this bakery for a while now especially that everyone around keeps recommending their…

July 25, 2014 | Jounieh

Shtrumpf: My Childhood's Diner... Stuck in Time

American | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 22, 2014

American

Shtrumpf: My Childhood's Diner... Stuck in Time

Back home and after drinking three bottles of Perrier to cleanse my pallet as well as help me digest, I thought to myself, "Who on earth puts garlic in a club sandwich?" I didn’t think it was…

July 22, 2014 | Restaurants | Keserwan

2014: Finest Italian Pizzas in Lebanon

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 21, 2014

Italian

2014: Finest Italian Pizzas in Lebanon

Pizza, who doesn’t love pizza? This Italian classic is the second most popular food in the world, after burgers. From Italy to France, the United States to the Middle East, pizzas come in…

July 21, 2014 | Pizza | Lebanon

Tsunami: Enjoying Sushi on Kaslik's Waterfront

Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 11, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami: Enjoying Sushi on Kaslik's Waterfront

What a beautiful place, down on Kaslik's waterfront. A high glass facade, light relaxing colors, three TVs playing music videos, a bar, and on the upper floor, sofas for more intimate dining and more…

July 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Downtown: Old, Faithful and New Look

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 25, 2014

International Cuisine

Downtown: Old, Faithful and New Look

There are places that I visit on a monthly basis, experiencing the same pleasure I had when they first opened and Downtown Kaslik is one of them. When many failed to survive in Jounieh, when Beirut…

June 25, 2014 | Recommended | Jounieh

Helado... Pure Frozen Treats

Popular | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 24, 2014

Popular

Helado... Pure Frozen Treats

Two reviews in less than a week! You must think I am crazy or something. I just had to, so much to try and taste. Last Sunday when I visited Helado, it was so busy that I couldn't really talk with…

June 24, 2014 | Recommended | Keserwan

Helado: Knefe, Whisky, Figs... Innovative Ice Cream Flavors

Ice Cream & Gelato | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 21, 2014

Ice Cream & Gelato

Helado: Knefe, Whisky, Figs... Innovative Ice Cream Flavors

In the past, I’ve recommended 14 places for their ice cream and yes, unfortunately, I have maybe forgotten the most important one; Helado.   After publishing my recommended list of ice…

June 21, 2014 | Popular | Keserwan

Jounieh Floating Island: Putting Lebanon on the International Map

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 30, 2014

Popular

Jounieh Floating Island: Putting Lebanon on the International Map

Jounieh Floating Island: A Record Breaking Project in the making...Right here in Lebanon. Jounieh Floating Island Resort is the first floating island in the world based on the Dhow-4…

May 30, 2014 | Travel | Lebanon

USEK: 11th Festival of Traditional Cuisine - Monarchies of Europe

Events | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 21, 2014

Events

USEK: 11th Festival of Traditional Cuisine - Monarchies of Europe

The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) organized its 11th Festival of Traditional Cuisine entitled “Monarchies of Europe”. Second year students gathered to present the best of…

May 21, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Keserwan

Abdul Rahman Hallab: Having a Mouthwatering Breakfast Closer to Home

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 11, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Abdul Rahman Hallab: Having a Mouthwatering Breakfast Closer to Home

My favourite Lebanese establishment, Abdul Rahman Hallab & Sons is now closer to home. A place I used to purposely travel to Tripoli for, has now expanded its services. Recently opened on Jounieh…

August 11, 2013 | Restaurants | Jounieh

My Latest Discovery: Meat Ouzi from Abdul Rahman Hallab

Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 10, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

My Latest Discovery: Meat Ouzi from Abdul Rahman Hallab

If you haven’t done so yet, this little piece of heaven is a must try. The Meat or Chicken Ouzi available at Abdul Rahman Hallab Tripoli and now Jounieh is an indulgence that can be enjoyed for…

August 10, 2013 | Tripoli

Lebanon's Tourism is Suffering... Wake Up People!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 30, 2013

News

Lebanon's Tourism is Suffering... Wake Up People!

In a recent article in AFP, "Lebanon is reeling from the spillover of war in neighbouring Syria, with deadly sectarian clashes, elections postponed, the absence of a government and the influx of half…

June 30, 2013 | Popular | Lebanon

Margherita Mare: Good Food... Bad Service

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 02, 2013

Fish & Seafood

Margherita Mare: Good Food... Bad Service

It's been two months since my last visit to Margherita Mare. I liked the place but I can still remember their revolting paper menus. During this time I have received numerous calls of people…

June 02, 2013 | Italian | Jounieh

Gelato Show: A Very Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 12, 2013

Ice Cream & Gelato

Gelato Show: A Very Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

I've always been a big fan of chocolate ice cream but never found the one I've been dreaming of in Lebanon. The reason is simple: most commercial chocolate ice creams (even Haagen Dazs) is far too…

May 12, 2013 | Recommended | Jounieh

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

Margherita: Antipasti, Zuppe, Pizze and Dolce that Make You Travel Instantly to Italy

Italian | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 17, 2013

Italian

Margherita: Antipasti, Zuppe, Pizze and Dolce that Make You Travel Instantly to Italy

Who by now doesn't know Margherita? This famous pizzeria, which opened its door first along the Gemmayze district in 2008, brings Lebanon a whole new meaning and taste to Italian cuisine. Since then,…

March 17, 2013 | Pizza | Jounieh

Downtown Kaslik: Just One Little Detail Needs Fixing

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

January 10, 2013

International Cuisine

Downtown Kaslik: Just One Little Detail Needs Fixing

Downtown...Just one little detail can make this restaurant perfect. Downtown is one of the oldest restaurants in Lebanon serving a wide range of international dishes. Serving generations with the…

January 10, 2013 | Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh

Al-Sultan Brahim New Restaurant in Jounieh

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 14, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al-Sultan Brahim New Restaurant in Jounieh

Al-Sultan Ibrahim is one of the oldest Lebanese restaurants in town offering its loyal customers a complete menu of local traditional food as well as the signature fish items. The Al-Sultan…

May 14, 2012 | Restaurants | Jounieh

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