Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

I've been here endless times, enjoying it more and more every single visit; yummy! Tasty, passionate, creative and…

Breakfast at Al Ajami Beirut: Preserving Lebanese Traditions For Years

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2018

Breakfast at Al Ajami Beirut: Preserving Lebanese Traditions For Years

Breakfast & Coffee

September 16, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Open for as long as my father remembers, Al Ajami is a traditional restaurant that has moved from the heart of Beirut…

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2018

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Walking the old souk of Jbeil, enjoying the beautiful weather of this amazing city, I stopped in front of a stone…

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Bread & Bakeries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Bread & Bakeries

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai

Taste Lebanon in Dubai, the Manouche of dreams! I'm in love with this place. Must try for breakfast, lunch and…

Baker's Bake: Taste the Village Manousheh in Zalka

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Baker's Bake: Taste the Village Manousheh in Zalka

Bread & Bakeries

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

It's a small bakery, probably like any other bakery, decorated with blue colors. This hole in the wall located on…

Al Rayess: Tasty Sandwiches in the Heart of Chtaura

Sandwiches | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 12, 2017

Al Rayess: Tasty Sandwiches in the Heart of Chtaura

Sandwiches

November 12, 2017 | Street Food | Bekaa

Last year while walking around Hamra, I discovered a funky place called Rayess. A red and yellow kiosk occupying the…

Breakfast at Em Sherif Cafe: Exquisite, Refined, Recommended!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 07, 2017

Breakfast at Em Sherif Cafe: Exquisite, Refined, Recommended!

Breakfast & Coffee

July 07, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District

Be enchanted by a new kind of cafe. Located in the heart of Beirut's golden circle is an upscale eatery taking the…

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 17, 2017

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 17, 2017 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

We chose Al Challal to have lunch while shooting an episode of Mechwar on Jezzine. Al Challal is a Lebanese restaurant…

Breakfast at the Kempinski Cairo

Breakfast & Coffee | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

February 03, 2017

Breakfast at the Kempinski Cairo

Breakfast & Coffee

February 03, 2017 | Hotels | Egypt

Visiting some friends staying at the Kempinski in Cairo, I decided to join them for breakfast. For thirty dollars…

Oasis Mar Charbel Annaya: Superb Saj Wraps!

Breakfast & Coffee | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 30, 2017

Oasis Mar Charbel Annaya: Superb Saj Wraps!

Breakfast & Coffee

January 30, 2017 | Manakish | Jbeil

On a windy and cold Saturday morning, when the temperature was down to -1 degree in St. Charbel...  The place…

Zooba: Classy Egyptian Street Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

January 18, 2017

Zooba: Classy Egyptian Street Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 18, 2017 | Recommended | Egypt

The Egyptian version of Chipotle or what is closer to Pret a Manger is a big spot on. I walked into a place where I…

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 16, 2017

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 16, 2017 | Recommended | Keserwan

It has been two years since I last visited Fawzi up in Faqra... I remember the food  as being good and most…

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

Breakfast & Coffee | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 14, 2016

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

Breakfast & Coffee

May 14, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Amman

It starts with an amazing first impression: Fresh positive vibes, a high facade, lots of lights, happy people, great…

Boulevard: Breakfast in Beirut with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 14, 2016

Boulevard: Breakfast in Beirut with a View

Breakfast & Coffee

May 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

Having breakfast at Boulevard Beirut was enchanting, soothing wind, fresh sunny spells, open windows and positive…

Al Falamanki: It's Where I Am Transported...

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 20, 2016

Al Falamanki: It's Where I Am Transported...

Breakfast & Coffee

March 20, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh

To the sounds of chirping birds and Fairuz musical tunes I arrived at Falamanki on this beautiful Saturday morning.…

Breakfast at Byblos sur Mer

Breakfast & Coffee | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 29, 2015

Breakfast at Byblos sur Mer

Breakfast & Coffee

September 29, 2015 | Recommended | Jbeil

It was a day of relaxation, a day out of Beirut without a camera or an episode to shoot, an escape from a daily chaotic…

Oum Karam: A Great Manouche up in the Cedars

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 01, 2015

Oum Karam: A Great Manouche up in the Cedars

Breakfast & Coffee

September 01, 2015 | Manakish | North Lebanon

Sometimes you discover things that leave an impact, simple things with unconventional flavors in unusual places... I've…

Esclapio: The Lebanese Restaurant of Douma

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 03, 2015

Esclapio: The Lebanese Restaurant of Douma

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 03, 2015 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

I have been dreaming of visiting Douma for a long while now, a village we learned about in history books - its stones…

Mikhael Monot: Breakfast Since 1929

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 26, 2015

Mikhael Monot: Breakfast Since 1929

Breakfast & Coffee

July 26, 2015 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

This legend has been open since 1929 on Monot Street, a place my parents used to tell me about. Georges Aoun,…

Tasting Homemade Goodies by Sesobel

Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 08, 2015

Tasting Homemade Goodies by Sesobel

Tasty Discoveries

July 08, 2015 | Keserwan

They're not just for the Christmas season and they surely have good chocolate and lots of other interesting things you…

Labneh To Become More Popular in the UK

News

April 30, 2015

Labneh To Become More Popular in the UK

News

April 30, 2015

Nomadic, an Irish company, is bringing its Labneh to the UK retail market. The company believes that people in the UK…

Monte Cassino Hotel: A Generous Breakfast with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 14, 2015

Monte Cassino Hotel: A Generous Breakfast with a View

Breakfast & Coffee

March 14, 2015 | International Cuisine | Jounieh

The Monte Cassino Hotel, nestled on a beautiful hill in Tabarja overlooking Jounieh bay, is a place everyone has been…

Healthy and Light Logs Do Exist: Nicole's Labneh Bûche

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 21, 2014

Healthy and Light Logs Do Exist: Nicole's Labneh Bûche

Tasty Discoveries

December 21, 2014 | Lebanon

I will admit that I was bizarrely scared to bite into the yule log: Labneh? What would it be like?... Yule logs,…

3al Barakeh: Markouk Sandwiches Made With Love

Manakish | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 20, 2014

3al Barakeh: Markouk Sandwiches Made With Love

Manakish

September 20, 2014 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

While searching for more unique hidden yummy gems in our country, I remembered Mr. Toufic Faddoul, aka, Al Khal. A…

Al Falamanki: One of Beirut's Wealthiest Local Breakfasts

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 15, 2014

Al Falamanki: One of Beirut's Wealthiest Local Breakfasts

Breakfast & Coffee

September 15, 2014 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh

When you talk about good food, a pleasant ambiance, a garden in the heart of the capital and innovative…

Breakfast at The Regency Palace Hotel, Amman

Reviews | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 27, 2014

Breakfast at The Regency Palace Hotel, Amman

Reviews

May 27, 2014 | Restaurants | Amman

At first I was planning to write one review on the hotel, which will include everything, the rooms as well as the…

Urbanista: Let's Enjoy Some Urban Bliss

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

Urbanista: Let's Enjoy Some Urban Bliss

Breakfast & Coffee

April 26, 2014 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

I've been a fan of Urbanista since they first opened in Gemmayze a few years back. Serving tasty food in a unique…

Lebanon's Product of the Year: 2014

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 20, 2014

Lebanon's Product of the Year: 2014

News

March 20, 2014 | Lebanon

‘Product of the Year’, renowned worldwide across 42 countries and the largest consumer-voted award for…

Safsouf's Maamoul Madd bi Ashta: Back to Authenticity...

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 02, 2014

Safsouf's Maamoul Madd bi Ashta: Back to Authenticity...

Tasty Discoveries

February 02, 2014 | Beirut

Every Saturday morning, my father-in-law and his friends gather around for hefty breakfast, or what can better be…

12 Different Kebbeh Varieties: Discovering, Cooking, Tasting...

Tasty Discoveries | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2013

12 Different Kebbeh Varieties: Discovering, Cooking, Tasting...

Tasty Discoveries

November 25, 2013 | Achrafieh

As promised before, I'm back to Orfali for a more extensive look at the concept, different Kebbeh varieties and to meet…

Celebrating Falamanki's Fifth Birthday with a Tasty New Breakfast Formula

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 22, 2013

Celebrating Falamanki's Fifth Birthday with a Tasty New Breakfast Formula

Breakfast & Coffee

November 22, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

It was 8am when my friend and I reached Al Falamanki. Nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, facing Dunkin Donuts on…

Enjoying an Espresso with Chef Joe Barza

Spotted Stories

October 14, 2013

Enjoying an Espresso with Chef Joe Barza

Spotted Stories

October 14, 2013

Last week, Nespresso welcomed a few people to its beautiful location at ABC Achrafieh to come and enjoy a good cup of…

Breakfast at Le Gray: Starting Your Day in Style

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2013

Breakfast at Le Gray: Starting Your Day in Style

Breakfast & Coffee

September 23, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

I thought I had visited almost all of the major five-star hotels for breakfast in Lebanon. I was actually working on…

SUD... A Must Visit: La Cour Saint Michel Will Put a Smile on Your Face

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2013

SUD... A Must Visit: La Cour Saint Michel Will Put a Smile on Your Face

French

September 23, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It was truly love at first sight, the minute I laid eyes on SUD. A restaurant that's really special in so many ways is…

Candied Pumpkin Jam and Labneh Cheesecake

Spotted Stories

September 20, 2013

Candied Pumpkin Jam and Labneh Cheesecake

Spotted Stories

September 20, 2013

 Candied Pumpkin Jam and Labneh Cheesecake Recipe by Bethany Kehdy Photographed by Sarka…

Pomegranate and Rose Labneh Summer Cake: An Interesting Recipe

Tasty Discoveries

September 09, 2013

Pomegranate and Rose Labneh Summer Cake: An Interesting Recipe

Tasty Discoveries

September 09, 2013

Two days ago, I published on Instagram and Facebook the picture of a Labneh cake. Following many inquiries about the…

Fouad Khalil's Authentic Lebanese Food: History in the Making

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 26, 2013

Fouad Khalil's Authentic Lebanese Food: History in the Making

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 26, 2013 | Popular | Keserwan

I truly hope I will be able to describe my experience at the one and only Fouad. Giving justice to a place and…

Abou Jihad: Serving Premium Lebanese Meat & Mezze Since 1962

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 19, 2013

Abou Jihad: Serving Premium Lebanese Meat & Mezze Since 1962

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 19, 2013 | Recommended | Metn

For half a century Abou Jihad still stands strong in Jaledib. Just saying half a century alone makes you realize how…

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 05, 2013

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Bickfaya

Recently, after one of my friends published an article about a deceiving experience at Fadel's, many comments followed…

Searching for Beirut’s Tastiest Man’oushe: The Video

Comparative Review

June 26, 2013

Searching for Beirut’s Tastiest Man’oushe: The Video

Comparative Review

June 26, 2013 | Manakish

Is it spelled man’oushe, mankouche or manqoushe? Multiple ways of spelling for one great result: spread…

Some Tasty Traditional Dairy Products

Tasty Discoveries | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 29, 2013

Some Tasty Traditional Dairy Products

Tasty Discoveries

May 29, 2013 | South Lebanon

Have I ever told you that Labneh is my favorite food. I eat Labneh with bread or toast, in a sandwich or simply alone…

Restaurant Bilad E Cham, Mazafran: The Worst Lebanese Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 26, 2013

Restaurant Bilad E Cham, Mazafran: The Worst Lebanese Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 26, 2013 | Restaurants | Algeria

I'm in Algeria this weekend... We took a 20-minute drive from Alger's center to reach the touristic compound of…

Bar Tartine: Majestic Food in a Charming Atmosphere

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 18, 2013

Bar Tartine: Majestic Food in a Charming Atmosphere

French

May 18, 2013 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A couple of weeks ago, visiting La Cour Saint Michel, I discovered Bar Tartine by pure coincidence. A new place which…

Leila ABC Achrafieh: Bad Everything

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 12, 2013

Leila ABC Achrafieh: Bad Everything

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

March 12, 2013 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

When you decide to have lunch at one of Beirut's renowned restaurants, you would expect everything to be just perfect.…

Breakfast at Colours, Landmark Hotel, Amman

Breakfast & Coffee | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 12, 2012

Breakfast at Colours, Landmark Hotel, Amman

Breakfast & Coffee

November 12, 2012 | International Cuisine | Amman

Colours restaurant is all white. Despite its name, the whole place is bright white with a general clean and clear feel.…

Breakfast at the Sheraton Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Breakfast & Coffee | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 10, 2012

Breakfast at the Sheraton Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Breakfast & Coffee

November 10, 2012 | International Cuisine | Abu Dhabi

Breakfast at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi is a combination of preparations that will satisfy all your cravings. The…

Breakfast at Casper & Gambini's

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 05, 2012

Breakfast at Casper & Gambini's

Breakfast & Coffee

August 05, 2012 | International Cuisine | Mount Lebanon

A tasty breakfast at Casper & Gambini's ABC Dbayeh. Casper & Gambini's is one of my favorite spots…

Lebanese Restaurants Around The World

News

July 12, 2012

Lebanese Restaurants Around The World

News

July 12, 2012 | Travel

Do you ever feel the need to eat Lebanese while abroad? Or want to invite some your foreign friends to taste the…

Dekkanet Al Falamanki Takes You Down Memory Lane

News

April 20, 2012

Dekkanet Al Falamanki Takes You Down Memory Lane

News

April 20, 2012

Dekkanet AL Falamanki opened its doors. A continuation of Falamanki's spirit this new dekkenet brings back what's…

Al Falamanki Cafe & Restaurant Beirut

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 25, 2012

Al Falamanki Cafe & Restaurant Beirut

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Monot Street in Achrafiyeh is one of Beirut's oldest and most charming areas, well known for its restaurants, night…

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