Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019 | Popular

I have been places... collecting happy moments and enjoying memorable experiences around the world. My journey…

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

Popular | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 07, 2019

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

Popular

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | San Francisco

I have been to San Francisco three times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have…

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Desserts & Sweets

January 06, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Who doesn’t love desserts? Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgences… But where can you find the best of…

It's a Sandwich, it's a Wrap, it's a Baguette... Best 40 Amazing Quick Eats in Lebanon

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

It's a Sandwich, it's a Wrap, it's a Baguette... Best 40 Amazing Quick Eats in Lebanon

Popular

January 06, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

As we may have noticed, food around the world is following trends which we Lebanese are being influenced by. It was the…

New York's Greatest Sweet Cravings of 2018: The Must-Try List

News | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

New York's Greatest Sweet Cravings of 2018: The Must-Try List

News

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably eight or nine times already in less than a…

Top 10 Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

Desserts & Sweets | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Top 10 Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

Desserts & Sweets

January 01, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Rome

After indulging in Milan's favorite gelatarias, I planned a trip to Rome to see how the capital of this most famous…

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

Breakfast & Coffee

December 24, 2018 | International Cuisine | Paris

A restaurant I consider to be one of the top three breakfast destinations in Paris served come amazing creations that…

East Village Badaro: Where Food is Outstanding, A Memorable Experience

American | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 11, 2018

East Village Badaro: Where Food is Outstanding, A Memorable Experience

American

December 11, 2018 | International Cuisine | Badaro

For a late lunch or let’s say an early dinner in Beirut I chose East Village who turned out to open from noon to…

State 88: Food with Emotions in Dubai

International Cuisine | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

State 88: Food with Emotions in Dubai

International Cuisine

November 24, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Owned by a Lebanese group, State 88 is an international restaurant serving cuisine from all over the world. American,…

Ramen Bowl: Exquisite Food, Great Service , Happy People in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2018

Ramen Bowl: Exquisite Food, Great Service , Happy People in Paris

Asian/Chinese

October 15, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Paris

I love Ramens and when I discovered a Ramen place minutes from my hotel with a rating of 4,5, I ran to enjoy it. Ramen…

The Hardware Société Paris: When Food Has Another Meaning! The Lobster Benedict Rocks

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

October 14, 2018

The Hardware Société Paris: When Food Has Another Meaning! The Lobster Benedict Rocks

Bread & Bakeries

October 14, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

I came here not knowing what to expect... I ended up ordering everything! The food is phenomenal.  Coming all…

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

French | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 20, 2018

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

French

September 20, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

Despite its single review and no rating yet on google maps, I felt this restaurant, and walk straight in to experience…

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

It’s one of those places that are built to impress: it’s where I took a hundred photos before even arriving…

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

With a review of 4,5/5 on google maps, and decor as beautiful as the one I discovered, I was so excited to browse the…

Ummi: A Breakthrough in Lebanese Culinary Expertise

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2018

Ummi: A Breakthrough in Lebanese Culinary Expertise

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 16, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Let yourself travel into another dimension, surrender to the soothing tunes of classic oriental music, open your eyes…

Al Soussi: Beirut's Traditional Breakfast is an Experience You Have to Try

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Al Soussi: Beirut's Traditional Breakfast is an Experience You Have to Try

Breakfast & Coffee

September 06, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Sit back and relax, blend in with the setup, listen to the jokes, live the experience and don’t expect anything…

Eleven Madison Park New York: Three Michelin Stars. The World’s Best Restaurant! A Memorable Experience

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 15, 2018

Eleven Madison Park New York: Three Michelin Stars. The World’s Best Restaurant! A Memorable Experience

French

August 15, 2018 | Michelin | New York

Eleven Madison Park is not a dining experience; it’s a state of mind, a journey that activates all your senses…

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 15, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Oh, the food... awesome food! Hummus cooked to perfection, so tender and so creamy, mixed with lemon, olive oil and…

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

Desserts & Sweets | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

Desserts & Sweets

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

A spot in Little Venice with quality street food; Crepaland on Kouzi Georgouli Street insists on quality and…

Casa Di Giorgio: Fresh Pasta You Must Try in Mykonos

Italian | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Casa Di Giorgio: Fresh Pasta You Must Try in Mykonos

Italian

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Casa di Giorgio, a lovely restaurant in Mykonos Town, is located in Mitropoleos st, behind the catholic cathedral.Named…

Mezza: Flavors of Lebanon on the Island of Rhodes

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Mezza: Flavors of Lebanon on the Island of Rhodes

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

It's the story of Micha and Tony, two lovely persons who decided to leave everything and live the rest of their lives…

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Bread & Bakeries

June 17, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Let me tell you about a place where art is the driver. A big space where only a few stools are available with six stone…

PJ Clarke’s: Relive History at a Restaurant in New York Where Food is Outstanding

American | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

PJ Clarke’s: Relive History at a Restaurant in New York Where Food is Outstanding

American

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

They say that you can’t visit New York and not experience the authenticity and history at “PJ…

Studio: A Happy and Creative Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Studio: A Happy and Creative Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

I was here three months ago and still remember the warm hummus with beans, the avocado toast, and the positive vibes.…

Lebanon’s All-Time Favorite: The Famous Spiel Mozzarella Burger

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 08, 2018

Lebanon’s All-Time Favorite: The Famous Spiel Mozzarella Burger

American

June 08, 2018 | Burgers | Lebanon

Crepaway's Spiel Mozzarella Burger: (The legendary all-star burger! Spiel burger with a thick chunk of deep-fried…

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

Bread & Bakeries

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

In Zgharta "The French Croissant" has one address: Angela... And when you taste it you'll be coming all the way from…

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2018

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Moria, or the old olive tree, a restaurant open on Jounieh’s old souk, serves a Lebanese and middle eastern…

De L’Europe Hôtel Amsterdam; A Perfect Choice

Hotels | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

De L’Europe Hôtel Amsterdam; A Perfect Choice

Hotels

May 13, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

A wide and relaxing bed, a nicely lit room, a huge bathroom, and a separate toilet, I was relaxing in my room and…

Incanto: A Fine Italian in Amsterdam

Italian | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

Incanto: A Fine Italian in Amsterdam

Italian

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

Facing the famous De L’Europe hotel, Incanto is an Italian restaurant that opens for lunch and dinner. Located on…

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

April 30, 2018

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Kuwait

You cannot visit Kuwait without having a meal at Dar Hamad; that statement is evident in 2016 on my last visit to…

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 30, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Breakfast at The Kempinski is served at Candelabra, a restaurant with a high ceiling and many glass facades which leave…

Le Coucou at 11 Howard Hotel; French Class and Perfection

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 29, 2018

Le Coucou at 11 Howard Hotel; French Class and Perfection

Breakfast & Coffee

April 29, 2018 | French | New York

I didn’t know what to expect, a French name for a restaurant is it a brasserie or a bistro, I opened the door,…

Levain: The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York! #Mouthwatering and #Sexy

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2018

Levain: The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York! #Mouthwatering and #Sexy

Breakfast & Coffee

April 10, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

Third time at Levain, still impressed as if it was the first. What a place, what a cookie... The world's best cookies…

Fairfax: When Simple Things Make You Happy, An Enjoyable Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 04, 2018

Fairfax: When Simple Things Make You Happy, An Enjoyable Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee

April 04, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Part of the same group called “Happy Hospitality,” Fairfax is another perfection like its siblings,…

Breakfast at 1 Hotel New York; A Beautiful Setup and Great Looking Plates

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

March 30, 2018

Breakfast at 1 Hotel New York; A Beautiful Setup and Great Looking Plates

Breakfast & Coffee

March 30, 2018 | Hotels | New York

This breakfast deserves a review of its own. Down at Jams, the hotel restaurant and bar, food is served a-la-Carte as…

The W Hotel, Dubai; I Love the Brand and the Experience (Hotel Name Changed)

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

The W Hotel, Dubai; I Love the Brand and the Experience (Hotel Name Changed)

Hotels

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

The W, is a brand I love, a hotel I first visited five years ago when traveling to Istanbul. I love the colors and the…

Tomo: Exceptional Japanese Flavors in Dubai

Japanese & Sushi | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2018

Tomo: Exceptional Japanese Flavors in Dubai

Japanese & Sushi

March 06, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

An authentic Japanese restaurant promoting Japanese culture and food in the Middle East. Over the last three decades,…

Osaka Beirut: One of the Best Sushi Places in Lebanon

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 27, 2018

Osaka Beirut: One of the Best Sushi Places in Lebanon

Japanese & Sushi

January 27, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

Considered in the top three best Japanese restaurants in Lebanon, Osaka has been on my to-do list for a long time now.…

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries

December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au Carrefour. On the lower side of this big center, you will find a…

Moishi: This Mouthwatering Mochi Rocks! A Must Try

Desserts & Sweets | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 24, 2017

Moishi: This Mouthwatering Mochi Rocks! A Must Try

Desserts & Sweets

December 24, 2017 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Dubai

M'OISHÎ, the leading Japanese Mochi ice-cream provider in the GCC, is proudly created and owned by a…

Pierre Hermé Paris: Because Macaron Making is a Fine Art

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 13, 2017

Pierre Hermé Paris: Because Macaron Making is a Fine Art

Desserts & Sweets

November 13, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

When you savor something exceptionally tasty, when a sweet bite costs 2€, when it melts in the tongue and…

3end Arze: A Happy Place; An Amazing Host; Great Homey Food!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2017

3end Arze: A Happy Place; An Amazing Host; Great Homey Food!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 29, 2017 | Popular | Keserwan

I never thought that any restaurant existed in a forgotten spot up the road to Fatqa. And I never imagined that I'd be…

Dirty Habits: A Recommended Brunch in Washington

Breakfast & Coffee | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

May 26, 2017

Dirty Habits: A Recommended Brunch in Washington

Breakfast & Coffee

May 26, 2017 | International Cuisine | Washington DC

Just beyond the bustle of downtown DC’s main corridors, Dirty Habit sits at the epicenter of the Penn…

ABC Kitchen: A Flawless Experience in New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

May 26, 2017

ABC Kitchen: A Flawless Experience in New York

French

May 26, 2017 | Italian | New York

From the minute you walk in to the second you leave, the moments that unfold make for a memorable experience that…

Pitango: My Favorite Gelato Ever Is In Washington

Desserts & Sweets | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

May 25, 2017

Pitango: My Favorite Gelato Ever Is In Washington

Desserts & Sweets

May 25, 2017 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Washington DC

I thought I knew what true Italian gelato is... I thought traveling to Milano and having gelato there was the real…

17 Favorite Bites to Look Out for This Summer at Souk el Akel

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 02, 2017

17 Favorite Bites to Look Out for This Summer at Souk el Akel

Popular

May 02, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Time has gone so fast since we first launched Lebanon's biggest street food market ‘Souk el Akel’ on the…

Sugarfish: An Outstanding Sushi Experience

Asian/Chinese | New York USA Americas

USA

April 26, 2017

Sugarfish: An Outstanding Sushi Experience

Asian/Chinese

April 26, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

After a memorable experience at Sugarfish in California, I couldn't help but try the one in New York, during my…

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 18, 2017

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 18, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

You would never imagine that a place like this, hidden down a dead end in Mar Elias, could even be close to…

Eataly New York: A Foodie's Italian Food Haven

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

April 12, 2017

Eataly New York: A Foodie's Italian Food Haven

Italian

April 12, 2017 | Reviews | New York

I love this place. I love the way things are displayed, how the restaurants welcome you and how everything is created…

Fika: Exceptional Chocolate Truffles in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 18, 2017

Fika: Exceptional Chocolate Truffles in New York

Breakfast & Coffee

January 18, 2017 | Chocolate | New York

Fika's chocolate truffles are so good! You find many different flavors here; including whisky, salted caramel, goat…

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