Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Two forks, two knives, delicate crystal water glasses and customized wine glasses set on ironed white table cloth... that’s not the setup you’re used to at your neighborhood Trattoria.…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Italian

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Walking the streets of Valletta on Sunday night, a pizzeria grabbed my attention. Cibo looks American and trendy while promising an Italian experience. As a first impression: service is very…

April 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Malta

La Bottega Di Finestra: The Italian Marketplace of Prague

Italian | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

Italian

La Bottega Di Finestra: The Italian Marketplace of Prague

Welcome to the marketplace where vibes are enchanting, music is happy, the staff is positive and the food is excellent. Welcome to an Italian marketplace filled with joy and happiness, divided into…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

International Cuisine | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

International Cuisine

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

I had enough of the Christmas market food, grilled pork, sausages, and sweet things... I needed to eat decent food! Walking in the “non-touristic” and not so crowded streets of Prague, a…

January 17, 2019 | Italian | Prague

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Burgers

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

I’ve been here the first time when I discovered the burger... came back to enjoy it again with one of the sexiest risottos I’ve ever tasted... and today, accompanied by my friends, we…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Badaro

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Celebrating two years of “Crab”, the casual restaurant, open on La Madeleine in Paris is a place I’ll recommend to my friends visiting Paris. Serving Crab based plates, the…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

French

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

How great it is to go back to the classics; Michel, a passionate restaurateur, has been operating his small bistro behind Rizk hospital in Achrafieh for several years now. Offering the same menu with…

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Nolita Paris: Spaghetti and Risotto Are Awesome

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Italian

Nolita Paris: Spaghetti and Risotto Are Awesome

I’ve been here in 2013 and still remember it as if it was yesterday! Nolita is the Italian restaurant up on the second floor of the Jeep and Fiat expo. An Italian experience felt from the…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

Hey Terras: Diner on the Canale in Amsterdam

International Cuisine | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

International Cuisine

Hey Terras: Diner on the Canale in Amsterdam

By the water, enjoying the passing boats, I sat for dinner at De L’Europe hotel in Amsterdam. Fully booked that night, I could barely find a table. On the menu, a selection of gourmet choices…

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Walls covered with wood, fish displayed in boxes, fishing ornaments, and many other nautical decorative items. Marius & Jeanette, a renowned restaurant in Paris serves a gourmet selection of…

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Sapori E Vini: An Enjoyable Italian Journey Starts in Jbeil

Italian | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 07, 2017

Italian

Sapori E Vini: An Enjoyable Italian Journey Starts in Jbeil

Nestled inside a stand-alone house in Jbeil, Sapori e Vini is Lebanon's latest Italian restaurant. Welcoming guests in a very pleasant and fresh atmosphere which takes you on a journey to Italy…

September 07, 2017 | Pizza | Jbeil

Limanaki: Fine Dining Perfection in Limassol

Fish & Seafood | Cyprus Europe

Europe

September 07, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Limanaki: Fine Dining Perfection in Limassol

Considered to be one of Limassol's best restaurants, Limanaki is the seafood and fish experience at Amathus beach hotel. Spending the week by the Cypriot shores it was a must to try Limanaki.…

September 07, 2017 | Hotels | Cyprus

Ithaki: A Gourmet Stopover in Athens

French | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 23, 2017

French

Ithaki: A Gourmet Stopover in Athens

Amazing from start to end, a superb view, an enchanting setup, perfect service with great attention to detail... the food is outstanding! Ithaki Athens left me speechless, a restaurant which deserves…

August 23, 2017 | Recommended | Athens

The Armani Ristorante of New York Isn't What I Expected

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

April 13, 2017

Italian

The Armani Ristorante of New York Isn't What I Expected

After enjoying the several Armani Ristorante and Caffee in Milano, Dubai, Istanbul and Paris, it was time to experience the one in New York. The Armani Restaurant located on 5th and 56th facing the…

April 13, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

L’Avenue du Parc: One of Beirut's Favorite French Restaurants

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2016

French

L’Avenue du Parc: One of Beirut's Favorite French Restaurants

Some of the country's famous French restaurants are located in the heart of downtown Beirut where people come to see and be seen. A place where you can do just that and more is called L'Avenue du…

September 30, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 07, 2016

Italian

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

This is Marinella, the Italian restaurant on Mar Mikhael... a place that opens for lunch only. This corner trattoria, Sophie's little Italian haven, should be visited by every Italian food…

September 07, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Emporio Armani Caffe Milano: Food Orgasm!

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 27, 2016

Italian

The Emporio Armani Caffe Milano: Food Orgasm!

Been here, done that, loved it, and now back to enjoy the experience again. I remember eating an amazing risotto Milanese, superbly done spaghetti and a Caesar salad I never had before. That's the…

February 27, 2016 | Recommended | Milan

Popolo: A Close Encounter with the Chefs

Restaurants | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 18, 2015

Restaurants

Popolo: A Close Encounter with the Chefs

Everyone is talking about Popolo, the new Italian restaurant from AddMind, in Ain Mreiseh. Inspired by Italy's culinary expertise, Popolo boast a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea. I was…

October 18, 2015 | Beirut

Gavi: The New and Trendy Italian Restaurant in Beirut

Italian | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 17, 2015

Italian

Gavi: The New and Trendy Italian Restaurant in Beirut

It's called Gavi and it is today one of the trendiest Italian restaurants in Beirut.  Brought to us by the owners of Kampai, Gavi is an upscaled Italian that welcomes you in the gardens of the…

June 17, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2015

Italian

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Unfortunately for you dear Italian cuisine lovers, Marinella only opens for lunch. You'll have to find a way to escape work or simply come on the weekend... To my luck, it was a Monday and an…

June 08, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Copper Dog Restaurant at The Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland

Grill&BBQ | Scotland UK Europe

UK

May 20, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Copper Dog Restaurant at The Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland

In the middle of nowhere, but surely in the heart of Scotland, is a hotel and restaurant we stopped at for lunch. On the first day of our tour around the Chivas distilleries, Copper Dog hosted us for…

May 20, 2015 | International Cuisine | Scotland

Lunch at The Dominican Hotel Brussels: An Exquisite Experience

International Cuisine | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 16, 2015

International Cuisine

Lunch at The Dominican Hotel Brussels: An Exquisite Experience

It was love at first sight. A glass door opens up to two fireplaces and you can either access the hotel from the right side and head straight to the restaurant or the left side to reach the hotel's…

February 16, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Gilt: Some Passionate Food is Served Here

International Cuisine

October 22, 2014

International Cuisine

Gilt: Some Passionate Food is Served Here

Do you remember why I came to Gilt the first time? I came seeking the best pain perdu in town, but unfortunately I didn’t have the honor of tasting it. Instead, I went on a journey…

October 22, 2014 | Recommended

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

French

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

Back in October, I discovered Michel, a casual bistro nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, offering some fine dishes without being pretentious or arrogant. A simple bistro where Michel himself…

April 26, 2014 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Pzza.Co: My Second Visit After the Opening

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 20, 2014

Italian

Pzza.Co: My Second Visit After the Opening

When I first published a review on Pzza.Co, people’s anticipation to try this new pizza spot in Beirut was rising. I was invited to be the first to try it before it actually opened and in…

April 20, 2014 | Pizza | Beirut

Locanda Corsini: Some Things Change with Time... Unfortunately

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 14, 2014

Italian

Locanda Corsini: Some Things Change with Time... Unfortunately

Although I have been to Locanda Corsini dozens of times since I started NoGarlicNoOnions, but for some reason I haven't written about it yet. I wanted the review to be special and detailed. I always…

April 14, 2014 | Restaurants | Metn

The Emporio Armani caffe: Tasty Italian Food in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

March 26, 2014

Italian

The Emporio Armani caffe: Tasty Italian Food in Paris

This is our second time to Emporio Armani in Paris and will surely not be the last. My wife and I are in love with this place not only in the French capital but wherever we can find it around the…

March 26, 2014 | Recommended | Paris

2013: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 20, 2013

Italian

2013: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Any dish served in Italian restaurant is simply. Pizzas, pastas and risottos, Italian cuisine is great. Voted for many years as the trendiest and most loved cuisine on earth, the Italian cuisine has…

December 20, 2013 | Restaurants | Lebanon

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

French

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

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 the same that has set a name for itself this summer in Lebanon... A place that's…

September 23, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Tavolina: I Found it... A Pizza Worth a Trophy

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 31, 2013

Italian

Tavolina: I Found it... A Pizza Worth a Trophy

A whole year has passed since I last visited Tavolina. When this Italian restaurant opened it was the talk of the town. I went there with high expectations, only to have them lowered after my…

August 31, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Venezia: Awaiting a New Start in September

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 17, 2013

Italian

Venezia: Awaiting a New Start in September

For the past couple of years, many of us have actually thought that Venezia has closed. Which once was a renowned Italian restaurant with its grandiose setup and beautiful ambiance found itself…

August 17, 2013 | Restaurants | Beirut

Restaurant Dei Nobili at Hotel Villa Borghi

Italian | Varese Italy Europe

Italy

July 22, 2013

Italian

Restaurant Dei Nobili at Hotel Villa Borghi

Situated in the middle of nowhere, there are less than a handful of places to eat at Villa Borghi. We had a good feeling about their in-house eatery, Dei Nobili, so we decided to give it a try.…

July 22, 2013 | Restaurants | Varese

A Place I Recommend: Le Tilleul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence

French | France Europe

Europe

July 10, 2013

French

A Place I Recommend: Le Tilleul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence

In the shades of the large, hundred year old lime tree, the restaurant "Le Tilleul" welcomes you on its big and beautiful, sunny terrace. Chef Stéphane Marie prepares a cuisine made with…

July 10, 2013 | Recommended | France

A French Cuisine Served at L'Estelle en Camargue Hotel

French | Camargue France Europe

France

July 05, 2013

French

A French Cuisine Served at L'Estelle en Camargue Hotel

We checked into L'Estelle en Camargue very late, so there was not too much time to go and venture outside the hotel for some fine dining. We decided to try their restaurant. A restaurant they call…

July 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Camargue

Marinella - A Delicious Italian Lunch

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2012

Italian

Marinella - A Delicious Italian Lunch

Walking along the streets of Mar Mikhael, enjoying the old traditional Lebanese heritage, I decided to stop for a lunch at Marinella checking on the updates of this talked much about…

August 06, 2012 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Fly Over The Roof of the Opera House

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 14, 2012

French

Fly Over The Roof of the Opera House

Enjoy a fine dinner in a pleasant lounge atmosphere on the roof. Fly, located on the rooftop of the Virgin Megastore in Downtown Beirut, is more than a simple lounge with nice music…

July 14, 2012 | Italian | Beirut

Emporio Armani Ristorante Istanbul

Italian | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

May 22, 2012

Italian

Emporio Armani Ristorante Istanbul

Same quality and same taste... All around the world...   I've been visiting many of the Armani restaurants in different parts of the globe and my journey around the world searching for all the…

May 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Emporio Armani Caffe, Paris

International Cuisine | Paris France Europe

France

February 20, 2012

International Cuisine

Emporio Armani Caffe, Paris

After trying the Milan and Dubai restaurants, I wanted to see if the experience is the same worldwide. Milan is the hometown of The Armani “, set up by the famous fashion designer Giorgio…

February 20, 2012 | Italian | Paris

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