The Hutong Club: Complicated Chinese Food in Munich

Asian/Chinese | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Asian/Chinese

The Hutong Club: Complicated Chinese Food in Munich

Recommended by the concierge at The Sofitel, The Hutong Club is one of Munich finest Chinese restaurants. The cuisine is complex and not for the faint of heart. Decorated to perfection, the…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

Asian/Chinese | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

It has appeared on the lists, in all my searches, it’s one of the capital’s best Asian restaurants according to many... after a bit so pleasant lunch down at the Bosphorus, we grabbed a…

September 21, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Istanbul

Taqueria Maya: One of the Best Mexican Eats of Athens

Mexican | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Mexican

Taqueria Maya: One of the Best Mexican Eats of Athens

A was craving a Mexican lunch... With a high rating on google maps, Taqueria Maya was an obvious choice! Tacos, burrito, nachos and salads, the street food restaurant served casual food with no…

July 30, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

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

Beirut

January 20, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

The “YA” family has taken over Gemmayze transforming it into “Asia Town” a concept after the other, and they are all awesome!!!! Mitsu-Ya has one of the best Sushi in…

January 20, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

Italian | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Italian

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

When you are welcomed with a smile, you will immediately understand that the owners are not Czech. An Italian family-style trattoria on Betlémské náměstí, focusing on rice…

January 17, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

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

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

You know by now that I’m a fan of Poke! I love it how the rice is topped with fresh ingredients, ready to be mixed like a salad, or enjoyed the way you want them individually. On Mar Mikhael…

January 13, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Donburi kitchen and sushi bar, “Don Eatery” by Mario Haddad Junior has been open in Restos St. Nicolas since the start of this restaurant cluster. At Don Eatery, you’ll have…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Le2metna Snack: Flavors of Home Prepared with Love, in Sarba

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 25, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Le2metna Snack: Flavors of Home Prepared with Love, in Sarba

It feels like home from the minute you walk in. Fresh aromas of food, two chefs working behind the counter, a gentle lady helping with the order make sure you are treated like a king. I felt good...…

November 25, 2018 | Restaurants | Keserwan

Diep: Chinese Food Enjoyment in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

November 16, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Diep: Chinese Food Enjoyment in Paris

For as long as I remember coming to Paris, Diep's been here and renowned as one of the capital’s best Chinese restaurants. It’s not stated as nor considered to be fine dining but has a…

November 16, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

The Poke Spot: Tasty Bowls Hit New York

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA Americas

USA

November 11, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

The Poke Spot: Tasty Bowls Hit New York

Newly opened, the Poke Spot is a trendy destination near union square New York. Choose your base: brown rice, lettuce, white rice or zucchini spaghetti then add further ingredients to your…

November 11, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Great Eastern Restaurant San Francisco: Famous Chinese in Chinatown

Asian/Chinese | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Great Eastern Restaurant San Francisco: Famous Chinese in Chinatown

Visited by President Obama in 2012, this already famous Chinese restaurant doubled in popularity. In the heart of Chinatown and open all day long, I visited at 04:30pm for a late lunch/ early…

October 17, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Seasons Oriental Chinese Restaurant Limassol

Asian/Chinese | Cyprus Europe

Europe

September 07, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Seasons Oriental Chinese Restaurant Limassol

In a classy Chinese setup, Seasons invites you on a culinary journey to Asia served by Chinese and Cypriot staff. Big wooden tables to fit all the food, two plates and a full set of cutlery, with a…

September 07, 2017 | Hotels | Cyprus

Em Georges: Flavors of Home Delivered for Your Ultimate Pleasure

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 25, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Em Georges: Flavors of Home Delivered for Your Ultimate Pleasure

The door rang and a man with a smile on his face, carrying a big black bag walked in. In a professional outfit and with a polite attitude his positive vibes were immediately felt.  Today I am…

April 25, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA Americas

USA

April 16, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

There's a choice of 12 poke bowls at the Japanese fast food concept 'Turnstyle'. A small portion sold at $12 for which you can have salmon, tuna, chicken or a mix of seafood. Warm rice topped with…

April 16, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Rice to Riches: New York’s Bizarre Pudding Concept

Restaurants | New York USA Americas

USA

April 06, 2017

Restaurants

Rice to Riches: New York’s Bizarre Pudding Concept

New food concepts keep popping up here and there. One such concept called 'Rice to Riches' serves rice puddings and just that. The name is intriguing, the place is filled with inspirational quotes…

April 06, 2017 | Reviews | New York

A Comparative Review: Sushi for Lunch, 3 Places, 1 Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 09, 2016

Comparative Review

A Comparative Review: Sushi for Lunch, 3 Places, 1 Winner!

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from now on. Feeling like having an enjoyable meal, I'll be ordering the same item from three to four different places for a…

November 09, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon

Equia: Healthy Treats Made in Lebanon

Tasty Discoveries

May 10, 2016

Tasty Discoveries

Equia: Healthy Treats Made in Lebanon

I just received a breathtaking package of more than a dozen items. The brand is called Equia. The products look neat, packaging follows international standards and, proudly, the brand is…

May 10, 2016

Soufra: The Richness of Traditional Palestinian Cuisine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 19, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Soufra: The Richness of Traditional Palestinian Cuisine

This morning I was invited to a tasting. My friend calls me asking to try a Palestinian cuisine she was sure I'd love... But I honestly didn't know that we were going to the camp. It's called Soufra,…

April 19, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

Make Perfect Rice in Just Three Steps

Appliances

November 11, 2015

Appliances

Make Perfect Rice in Just Three Steps

Trying to figure out just how much water to use when making rice takes experience, and if you don't have said experience then you might be left with a sloppy final product; the Wash Rice Cooker…

November 11, 2015

Le Sushi Bar Updates its Menu

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 15, 2015

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar Updates its Menu

It has really been a while since I last visited The Sushi Bar. I'm not sure how to explain it but something weird happens to me every time I come here. I’m always amazed and always overwhelmed.…

October 15, 2015 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Ichiban: Sushi Rolls with a Lebanese Inspiration

Japanese & Sushi | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 20, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Ichiban: Sushi Rolls with a Lebanese Inspiration

One can’t deny the success story that is Ichiban. Ichiban, which started with a tiny little shop on the Zalka highway more than 10 years ago, has now expanded to 17 different branches around…

October 20, 2014 | Recommended | Dbayeh

In the Mood for Airplane Food on Land?

Travel

September 24, 2014

Travel

In the Mood for Airplane Food on Land?

Mashable-- Travelers who can't get enough of the food only available at 30,000 feet are in luck: There is now a service in Germany that will provide home delivery of airplane meals. Online…

September 24, 2014

Strain Your Pasta In Seconds

Food Gadgets

August 16, 2014

Food Gadgets

Strain Your Pasta In Seconds

Drawing its inspiration from the ocean’s deadliest creature, the Big Blue Pot Strainer by Fred & Friends comes as a great help in the kitchen to strain your pasta or noodles any day. It’s molded…

August 16, 2014

Insanely Small Paintings On Food

Spotted Stories

July 01, 2014

Spotted Stories

Insanely Small Paintings On Food

Hasan Kale, an talented artist from Turkey, pushes the boundaries in art by painting the tiniest most detailed beautiful paintings. His artistic canvases include, but are not limited to, rice, onion…

July 01, 2014

Nouh Al Haddad: The One and Only "Halawat el Shmeisseh"

Desserts & Sweets | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 16, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Nouh Al Haddad: The One and Only "Halawat el Shmeisseh"

What a morning! I arrived to Tripoli unprepared and without any particular place to visit. One place after the other, I found myself discovering the oldest and finest the Northern capital has to…

June 16, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

Captain's Desert Camp, Wadi Rum: Eat and Sleep Like a Bedouin

Hotels | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 31, 2014

Hotels

Captain's Desert Camp, Wadi Rum: Eat and Sleep Like a Bedouin

It was 6pm when we reached the Captain's Camp, a desert camp located in Wadi Rum, Jordan. "Yalla Antonn," the man called out for me, as we arrived at exactly the time they were preparing a feast and…

May 31, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Spotted Stories

April 13, 2014

Spotted Stories

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Walking through the alleys of Horeca, I couldn't but stop in front of a large table filled with ready made platters, food items... from rice, green beans, fries, macarons, nuts, sushi, meat, Lebanese…

April 13, 2014

H3: And they Call Themselves a Burger Place...

Reviews | Lisbon Portugal Europe

Portugal

April 11, 2014

Reviews

H3: And they Call Themselves a Burger Place...

Here we are at a place, discovered by pure coincidence. H3 burgers made us come back for it since large marketing banners on the door write about Time Out and other magazines stating that it's the…

April 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Lisbon

The World's Tiniest Sushi - On a Single Rice Grain

News

April 02, 2014

News

The World's Tiniest Sushi - On a Single Rice Grain

Fine dining may have a tendency for skimping on portion sizes, but Tokyo sushi chef Hironori Ikeno has shrunken his craft to a whole new level of tiny. Mr Ikeno, who appears on a video by Reuters,…

April 02, 2014

Lebanon's Product of the Year: 2014

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 20, 2014

News

Lebanon's Product of the Year: 2014

‘Product of the Year’, renowned worldwide across 42 countries and the largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, honored this year’s most innovative consumer products, on…

March 20, 2014 | Lebanon

Sake Get's into the Spirits Premium Wave

Spotted Stories

March 01, 2014

Spotted Stories

Sake Get's into the Spirits Premium Wave

Whiskey, vodka, rum and other spirits have seen the limelight in the wave of premium spirits, it's now time for Sake to join that wave. The House of Gekkeikan has introduced Suzaku – a new premium…

March 01, 2014

Mum & I: Refined and Exquisite Homemade Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 24, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Mum & I: Refined and Exquisite Homemade Food

The experience I lived today is truly next to none. Mum&I, is a unique restaurant that opened in March 2012 - coinciding with the launching of NoGarlicNoOnions - offering Beirut's culinary…

August 24, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut

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

Ginger&Co: New Location...Same Taste

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 20, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Ginger&Co: New Location...Same Taste

I was quite surprised with the positive experience encountered at Ginger&Co a while back. I visited a small restaurant in Hazmieh that boasts a tasty and casual Japanese menu. I recently heard…

July 20, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut

Al Saraya Restaurant: Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

International Cuisine | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 13, 2012

International Cuisine

Al Saraya Restaurant: Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

Al Saraya restaurant is the main dining area at the Movenpick resort, Dead Sea. Located in the main resort building, AL Saraya offers a Mediterranean country kitchen ambiance with garden…

November 13, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dead Sea

Ichiban: Sushi on the Zalka Highway

Japanese & Sushi | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 22, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Ichiban: Sushi on the Zalka Highway

Ichiban has been around for many years now and I always showed my appreciation for this place. They really have one of the best Japanese cuisine in town with a taste that is always getting better…

October 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Mount Lebanon

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