Indian Fine Dining Favourite, Punjab Grill Restaurant is Opening in Dubai’s Downtown

News

April 12, 2021

News

Indian Fine Dining Favourite, Punjab Grill Restaurant is Opening in Dubai’s Downtown

One of the world’s leading Indian dining concepts, Punjab Grill, is opening its flagship GCC restaurant at The Oberoi, Dubai - Business Bay in Q2, 2021. Punjab Grill’s newest…

April 12, 2021

How Restaurant Teams Can Show Gratitude in a Period of Social Distancing

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March 31, 2021

News

How Restaurant Teams Can Show Gratitude in a Period of Social Distancing

Since 2020, the world has changed drastically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It meant that businesses, including restaurant owners, had to find new ways of doing things to ensure they keep…

March 31, 2021

3 Tips For Ensuring Your Food Business Is Viable And Successful

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March 06, 2021

News

3 Tips For Ensuring Your Food Business Is Viable And Successful

An estimated 60% of restaurants fail in their first year of operations, and 80% go out of business within five years, 

March 06, 2021

Writing a Restaurant Menu: 10 Essential Tips

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February 21, 2021

News

Writing a Restaurant Menu: 10 Essential Tips

Your menu tells a lot about your restaurant to your guests. Don’t consider it to be just a list of food and beverage choices because a menu is so much more. How your menu is written reveals…

February 21, 2021

What Happens When a Restaurant Worker is Sick?

News

February 21, 2021

News

What Happens When a Restaurant Worker is Sick?

When you operate or manage a restaurant, there are a lot of moving parts. There are also a lot of things to keep in mind as far as safety, health, and regulatory compliance. One issue restaurant…

February 21, 2021

La Petite Maison Dubai: A Dream Place... A Coup de Coeur

French Food | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 26, 2020

French Food

La Petite Maison Dubai: A Dream Place... A Coup de Coeur

I’ve been here, done that and still love if it as if it was the first time. I have a Coup de Coeur called La Petite Maison, a restaurant I visited in Nice, Istanbul, Beirut and Dubai. Same…

October 26, 2020 | Recommended | Dubai

California Food Guide for Beginners

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October 09, 2020

News

California Food Guide for Beginners

If you like to eat, California is the state that has much to offer. While this is the birthplace of cheeseburgers and Taco Bell, the fast-food capital of the world is so much more than that. The home…

October 09, 2020 | Spotted Stories

Assad el Baher: Tasty Homey Seafood in Anfeh. Cooking with Yvonne

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 21, 2020

Fish & Seafood

Assad el Baher: Tasty Homey Seafood in Anfeh. Cooking with Yvonne

Usually enjoying good food in a touristic destination is not easy to find; “Assad el Baher” changed the rule by serving a delicious homey cuisine on the waterfront down at Ta7et el Ri7.…

August 21, 2020 | Recommended | North Lebanon

8 Tips to Write a Great Restaurant Blog That Will Increase Sales

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July 25, 2020

News

8 Tips to Write a Great Restaurant Blog That Will Increase Sales

When you’re running a restaurant, you want to do everything that you can to make it more successful and inviting. Blogging is one of the strongest marketing tools today and can help you turn…

July 25, 2020

Kudeta: An International Bistro Serving Tasty Food in Badaro

International Cuisine | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 11, 2020

International Cuisine

Kudeta: An International Bistro Serving Tasty Food in Badaro

Despite its name, Kudeta Café is much more than just a coffee shop. This bistro bar is a musical oasis that gives Badaro’s energetic nightshift a fittingly jazzy tone. Throughout the…

July 11, 2020 | Italian Food | Badaro

Lebanese Restaurateur Mohamad Fakih :Canada’s first Fully Automated Restaurant

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June 24, 2020

News

Lebanese Restaurateur Mohamad Fakih :Canada’s first Fully Automated Restaurant

Earlier this spring, restaurateur extraordinaire Mohamad Fakih was all set to launch his latest casual dining concept,

June 24, 2020 | Popular

Effective Social Media Tricks for Small Restaurant Owners to Stay Connected to Their Customers

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May 30, 2020

News

Effective Social Media Tricks for Small Restaurant Owners to Stay Connected to Their Customers

During the last decade, social media has grown to become one of the most powerful marketing tools. Businesses from all industries and of different sizes utilize the power of social media to make sure…

May 30, 2020

How To Calculate Restaurant Food Costs (Infographic)

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May 13, 2020

News

How To Calculate Restaurant Food Costs (Infographic)

We all know it- the restaurant industry is tough. In fact, most restaurants never reach profitability.  This may be due to the fact that 52 percent of restaurant owners sa

May 13, 2020 | Popular

AVOCADOS Grown in Lebanon: Proudly Lebanese. From the Farm in Tyre to The Restaurant in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

April 17, 2020

Restaurants

AVOCADOS Grown in Lebanon: Proudly Lebanese. From the Farm in Tyre to The Restaurant in Mar Mikhael

AVOCADOS Grown in Lebanon: Proudly Lebanese. From the Farm in Tyre to The Restaurant in Mar Mikhael

April 17, 2020 | Reviews

The Wok Restaurant: Chinese Food Cooked Live in Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon

Asian & Chinese | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 16, 2020

Asian & Chinese

The Wok Restaurant: Chinese Food Cooked Live in Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon

A wok is a versatile round-bottomed cooking pot, originating in China. It is one of the most common cooking utensils in China and similar pans are also found in parts of East, South and Southeast…

April 16, 2020 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

How Restaurant Owners Should Stay Connected to Their Visitors During Quarantine

News

April 15, 2020

News

How Restaurant Owners Should Stay Connected to Their Visitors During Quarantine

Introduction The hospitality industry suffered the biggest damages from the coronavirus quarantine. Not only did governments around the world shut down restaurants, cafes and bars in order to…

April 15, 2020 | Spotted Stories

What are the Benefits of Online Ordering for Restaurant Business

News

April 07, 2020

News

What are the Benefits of Online Ordering for Restaurant Business

Digital technologies are shaping the restaurant industry. And as a business owner, you should do your best to keep up with technology trends and adapt your marketing strategy to the changes. If…

April 07, 2020 | Spotted Stories

7 Tips to Combine Social Media and Restaurant Business Successfully

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April 03, 2020

News

7 Tips to Combine Social Media and Restaurant Business Successfully

Every restaurateur wants their business to be known as the number one dining spot within its locality. What better way to achieve this than through social media?   However, social media…

April 03, 2020 | Spotted Stories

Tarik el Nahel: A New Restaurant in Faraya

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2020

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Tarik el Nahel: A New Restaurant in Faraya

I didn't expect the food to be as good as it was at Tarik el Nahel. Fresh wild thyme salad, fatteh served in an eggplant, kebbeh cups, baked potatoes and much more. If you have plans to visit…

March 26, 2020 | Recommended | Keserwan

Den Huzaar Bruges: Not a Restaurant I’ll Visit Again

International Cuisine | Bruges Belgium Europe

Belgium

January 14, 2020

International Cuisine

Den Huzaar Bruges: Not a Restaurant I’ll Visit Again

I’ve been here in 2012 and still remember it to date. I remember to have enjoyed delicious food and that’s seven years ago! Back to Brugge, I decided to have lunch at Den Huzaar. A…

January 14, 2020 | Restaurants | Bruges

La Nonina Pizzeria: The Romana Pizza is Awesome! Thin, Crispy and acidic

Italian Food | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2020

Italian Food

La Nonina Pizzeria: The Romana Pizza is Awesome! Thin, Crispy and acidic

My teeth cut into the thin crust while the tomato sauce explodes under the palate. A unique pizza, very thin crust, crunchy and soft at the same time, and topped with a load of cheese, ham, and…

January 13, 2020 | Pizza | Achrafieh

Pepe Grill: I Enjoyed a Casual Lunch on The Champs Elysées

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

December 23, 2019

French Food

Pepe Grill: I Enjoyed a Casual Lunch on The Champs Elysées

Open for the last two months, Pepe Grill took the place of the old Hippopotamus, which wasn’t the best restaurant back then. Visiting in 2014, I left shocked by such a French quality. Now…

December 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Hakkasan: Delicious Cantonese Cuisine and Happy Vibes in London

Asian & Chinese | London UK Europe

UK

December 22, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Hakkasan: Delicious Cantonese Cuisine and Happy Vibes in London

It was eight already, walking on the street-facing Hakkasan... we tried our luck to book a table and it worked! It never works that fast... you can’t book a table at Hakkasan minutes before…

December 22, 2019 | Recommended | London

Sophie’s SOHO: Good Food, Good Mood, Positive Vibes

International Cuisine | London UK Europe

UK

December 21, 2019

International Cuisine

Sophie’s SOHO: Good Food, Good Mood, Positive Vibes

Pass the beautiful winter garden, open the door and be prepared to be amazed! Sophie’s is your escape to the village in the heart of London. Under a high ceiling, a space feeling like a hangar,…

December 21, 2019 | Recommended | London

Murray: The Famous Shawarma Show and Delicious French Fries in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 20, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Murray: The Famous Shawarma Show and Delicious French Fries in Antelias

Located in Antelias' main restaurant artery, Murray is your international food restaurant serving a handful of items from breakfast to dinner. You can eat anything you crave for: Lebanese mezze,…

December 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Kanada-Ya: When Craving Ramen in London

Asian & Chinese | London UK Europe

UK

December 20, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Kanada-Ya: When Craving Ramen in London

I’m a big fan of Ramen noodles and it seems Kanada-Ya is one of London’s best. Don’t expect something fancy but a neighborhood eatery where people eat together sharing tables. At…

December 20, 2019 | Restaurants | London

MP’s Bar & Grill: Relaxing and Tasty Dinner in Montreux

Grill & BBQ | Switzerland Europe

Europe

November 25, 2019

Grill & BBQ

MP’s Bar & Grill: Relaxing and Tasty Dinner in Montreux

Part of many awards, MP’s is Montreux’s famous destination of good food and great vibes. A premium grill and excellent bar, spend happy moments with a view, surrounded by dimmed…

November 25, 2019 | Recommended | Switzerland

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Found on the Michelin guide and described as being one of the best fine-dining Japanese restaurants of the capital, AO Isakaya welcomes you in a classy ambiance, warm lighting, and upscale decor…

November 24, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Maison de la Truffe: Delicious Lunch & Excellent Gourmet Pizza

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 23, 2019

French Food

Maison de la Truffe: Delicious Lunch & Excellent Gourmet Pizza

The smell enchants your nostrils the minute you walk in. Travel along the display bar, before accessing the dining space: Maison de la Truffe, à restaurant since 1932 serving French…

November 23, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Alan Geaam: Taking Lebanese Cuisine to Another Level for the First Time Ever

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 23, 2019

French Food

Alan Geaam: Taking Lebanese Cuisine to Another Level for the First Time Ever

Let me introduce you to my friend Alan. With one Michelin Star proudly embroidered on his chest, Alan has made it on the list of the France best 600 chefs, proudly Lebanese, and happy to talk about…

November 23, 2019 | Guide Michelin | Paris

Café Beau-Rivage Lausanne: Very Expensive and Deceiving Food but Exceptional Desserts!

French Food | Switzerland Europe

Europe

November 22, 2019

French Food

Café Beau-Rivage Lausanne: Very Expensive and Deceiving Food but Exceptional Desserts!

Open for the last thirty years or so, café Beau-Rivage is one of the city's and hotel’s iconic restaurants on the lake. With its beautiful terrace, breathtaking views and vibrant…

November 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Switzerland

Pattaya Beach Thai Restaurant, Kuwait: Where the Locals Eat

Asian & Chinese | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

November 02, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Pattaya Beach Thai Restaurant, Kuwait: Where the Locals Eat

In the middle of nowhere, a center with no soul, empty floors, and no people is a Thai restaurant. Pattaya Beach is typical and authentic nestled in the heart of Al Wataniya building. Glass walls and…

November 02, 2019 | Restaurants | Kuwait

Kelly's Fish Lounge: Fresh and Tasty Seafood from Tripoli to the Heart of Achrafieh

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Kelly's Fish Lounge: Fresh and Tasty Seafood from Tripoli to the Heart of Achrafieh

Kelly is where Fish is delivered daily from Tripoli to the heart of Achrafieh. Kelly is where the restaurant doesn't smell fish and where food is prepared with love and dedication. I visited Kelly's…

October 18, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Three Days in Istanbul: 18 "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" Restaurant Experiences to Try

Popular | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 23, 2019

Popular

Three Days in Istanbul: 18 "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" Restaurant Experiences to Try

A couple of years ago, Turkey and Lebanon signed an agreement allowing both populations to visit their neighbors without the need of a visa. That opened a lot of touristic and business opportunities.…

September 23, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Italian Food | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Italian Food

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Four years passed and I still remember it as if it was today; one of Berlin’s finest Italian restaurants was fully booked on a Saturday evening. A garlic clove printed on a large canvas, pasta…

September 22, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Restaurant Kesrwani; Fish and Seafood in Antelias, Arghile-Free

Fish & Seafood | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 04, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Restaurant Kesrwani; Fish and Seafood in Antelias, Arghile-Free

I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed the experience and now back for more. Kesrwani, the famous fish market of Antelias welcomes you for an enjoyable experience of seafood, Lebanese mezze and…

September 04, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias

Zeralda: French Cuisine in Jounieh

French Food | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 02, 2019

French Food

Zeralda: French Cuisine in Jounieh

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

September 02, 2019 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

A traditional Greek kitchen, a waitress looking like an owner’s daughter, la mama preparing the plates and people sunbathing on the beach, Paradise is your traditional Greek restaurant with a…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Greece

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

Grill & BBQ | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

August 18, 2019

Grill & BBQ

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

A great marketing name deserves to be experienced, especially when there is no waiting list, and no reservation needed. After dining at Nusr-Et in Istanbul several years back before the restaurant…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Turkey

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

International Cuisine | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

After enjoying a unique experience at Ergon, I went online searching for a similar experience and found Yoleni’s. Yoleni’s is a supermarket, training center, tasting academy and…

August 14, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Italian Food | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Italian Food

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

For the third time in three years, I visit the Emporio Armani restaurant located under the Armani hotel in Milano. I remember it to be well lit, decorated in red colors and serving the best saffron…

July 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Cherrylane Restaurant and Bar, Opens in Hammana: Pastry, Bakery and Good Food

News | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 11, 2019

News

Cherrylane Restaurant and Bar, Opens in Hammana: Pastry, Bakery and Good Food

Cherrylane forms part of the palatial estate where Alphonse de Lamartine, the eminent French poet, sojourned on his travels to Lebanon in 1832.

July 11, 2019 | Mount Lebanon

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant is Not Good Anymore

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant is Not Good Anymore

Having occupied its premium location for more than three decades, Abou Joseph is the restaurant you pass by every day while going to work. Nestled in the heart of Lebanon, on our county’s…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Italian Food | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Italian Food

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Two years ago, I discovered a restaurant; an Italian restaurant in the heart of Milano. A unique restaurant serving exceptional food made with love and dedication. A restaurant filled with guests,…

June 11, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Italian Food

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

With a traffic jam that delayed our trip for more than thirty minutes, we arrived at the restaurant at 09:36 pm. Despite the delay, we were welcomed and treated professionally. Located at the villa,…

June 09, 2019 | Guide Michelin | Italy

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

French Food | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

French Food

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

French Food | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 07, 2019

French Food

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

It took me some time, I know! I have finally visited Swiss Butter, Lebanon’s trendiest restaurant for the last year or so. Busy and always booked, Swiss Butter has opened its second branch on…

June 07, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

Armenian Food | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Armenian Food

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

It felt so good to visit Batchig after two long years! I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed all the menu and still visit with a smile on my face. Batchig is a “kiss hello,” a casual…

May 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor wedding venue and its fish restaurant, which offers a wide selection of freshly…

May 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

A handful of mouthwatering photos... enjoy the gallery below while I plan another visit to Mothershucker for a detailed review. Enjoy meanwhile!

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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