Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

How great it is to go back to the classics; Michel, a passionate restaurateur, has been operating his small bistro…

Nolita Paris: Spaghetti and Risotto Are Awesome

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Nolita Paris: Spaghetti and Risotto Are Awesome

Italian

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

I’ve been here in 2013 and still remember it as if it was yesterday! Nolita is the Italian restaurant up on the…

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian…

Hey Terras: Diner on the Canale in Amsterdam

International Cuisine | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

Hey Terras: Diner on the Canale in Amsterdam

International Cuisine

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

By the water, enjoying the passing boats, I sat for dinner at De L’Europe hotel in Amsterdam. Fully booked that…

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Fish & Seafood

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Walls covered with wood, fish displayed in boxes, fishing ornaments, and many other nautical decorative items. Marius…

Sapori E Vini: An Enjoyable Italian Journey Starts in Jbeil

Italian | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 07, 2017

Sapori E Vini: An Enjoyable Italian Journey Starts in Jbeil

Italian

September 07, 2017 | Pizza | Jbeil

Nestled inside a stand-alone house in Jbeil, Sapori e Vini is Lebanon's latest Italian restaurant. Welcoming…

Limanaki: Fine Dining Perfection in Limassol

Fish & Seafood | Cyprus Europe

Europe

September 07, 2017

Limanaki: Fine Dining Perfection in Limassol

Fish & Seafood

September 07, 2017 | Hotels | Cyprus

Considered to be one of Limassol's best restaurants, Limanaki is the seafood and fish experience at Amathus beach…

Ithaki: A Gourmet Stopover in Athens

French | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 23, 2017

Ithaki: A Gourmet Stopover in Athens

French

August 23, 2017 | Recommended | Athens

Amazing from start to end, a superb view, an enchanting setup, perfect service with great attention to detail... the…

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

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

April 13, 2017

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

Italian

April 13, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

After enjoying the several Armani Ristorante and Caffee in Milano, Dubai, Istanbul and Paris, it was time to experience…

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

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2016

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

French

September 30, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Some of the country's famous French restaurants are located in the heart of downtown Beirut where people come to see…

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 07, 2016

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian

September 07, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

This is Marinella, the Italian restaurant on Mar Mikhael... a place that opens for lunch only. This corner…

Casa Di Lolita: An Interesting Italian Restaurant in Metn

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 24, 2016

Casa Di Lolita: An Interesting Italian Restaurant in Metn

Italian

June 24, 2016 | Restaurants | Metn

Casa Di Lolita has recently opened next to my house. It's an Italian concept by the same owners of Lola. In fact, it's…

The Emporio Armani Caffe Milano: Food Orgasm!

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 27, 2016

The Emporio Armani Caffe Milano: Food Orgasm!

Italian

February 27, 2016 | Recommended | Milan

Been here, done that, loved it, and now back to enjoy the experience again. I remember eating an amazing risotto…

Popolo: A Close Encounter with the Chefs

Restaurants | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 18, 2015

Popolo: A Close Encounter with the Chefs

Restaurants

October 18, 2015 | Beirut

Everyone is talking about Popolo, the new Italian restaurant from AddMind, in Ain Mreiseh. Inspired by Italy's culinary…

Table Fine Jounieh: Mediterranean with Style

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

October 01, 2015

Table Fine Jounieh: Mediterranean with Style

French

October 01, 2015 | Italian | Jounieh

Another visit and more enjoyment. A luxurious dinner from the staff at La Table Fine, UBay. I've been here many times…

Gavi: The New and Trendy Italian Restaurant in Beirut

Italian | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 17, 2015

Gavi: The New and Trendy Italian Restaurant in Beirut

Italian

June 17, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

It's called Gavi and it is today one of the trendiest Italian restaurants in Beirut.  Brought to us by the owners…

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2015

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian

June 08, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Unfortunately for you dear Italian cuisine lovers, Marinella only opens for lunch. You'll have to find a way to escape…

Copper Dog Restaurant at The Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland

Grill&BBQ | Scotland UK Europe

UK

May 20, 2015

Copper Dog Restaurant at The Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland

Grill&BBQ

May 20, 2015 | International Cuisine | Scotland

In the middle of nowhere, but surely in the heart of Scotland, is a hotel and restaurant we stopped at for lunch. On…

Lunch at The Dominican Hotel Brussels: An Exquisite Experience

International Cuisine | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 16, 2015

Lunch at The Dominican Hotel Brussels: An Exquisite Experience

International Cuisine

February 16, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

It was love at first sight. A glass door opens up to two fireplaces and you can either access the hotel from the right…

Gilt: Some Passionate Food is Served Here

International Cuisine

October 22, 2014

Gilt: Some Passionate Food is Served Here

International Cuisine

October 22, 2014 | Recommended

Do you remember why I came to Gilt the first time? I came seeking the best pain perdu in town, but unfortunately I…

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

French

April 26, 2014 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Back in October, I discovered Michel, a casual bistro nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, offering some fine dishes…

Pzza.Co: My Second Visit After the Opening

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 20, 2014

Pzza.Co: My Second Visit After the Opening

Italian

April 20, 2014 | Pizza | Beirut

When I first published a review on Pzza.Co, people’s anticipation to try this new pizza spot in Beirut was…

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

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 14, 2014

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

Italian

April 14, 2014 | Restaurants | Metn

Although I have been to Locanda Corsini dozens of times since I started NoGarlicNoOnions, but for some reason I haven't…

The Emporio Armani caffe: Tasty Italian Food in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

March 26, 2014

The Emporio Armani caffe: Tasty Italian Food in Paris

Italian

March 26, 2014 | Recommended | 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…

2013: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 20, 2013

2013: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Italian

December 20, 2013 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Any dish served in Italian restaurant is simply. Pizzas, pastas and risottos, Italian cuisine is great. Voted for many…

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…

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

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 31, 2013

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

Italian

August 31, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A whole year has passed since I last visited Tavolina. When this Italian restaurant opened it was the talk of the town.…

Venezia: Awaiting a New Start in September

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 17, 2013

Venezia: Awaiting a New Start in September

Italian

August 17, 2013 | Restaurants | Beirut

For the past couple of years, many of us have actually thought that Venezia has closed. Which once was a renowned…

Restaurant Dei Nobili at Hotel Villa Borghi

Italian | Varese Italy Europe

Italy

July 22, 2013

Restaurant Dei Nobili at Hotel Villa Borghi

Italian

July 22, 2013 | Restaurants | Varese

Situated in the middle of nowhere, there are less than a handful of places to eat at Villa Borghi. We had a good…

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

French | France Europe

Europe

July 10, 2013

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

French

July 10, 2013 | Recommended | France

In the shades of the large, hundred year old lime tree, the restaurant "Le Tilleul" welcomes you on its big and…

A French Cuisine Served at L'Estelle en Camargue Hotel

French | Camargue France Europe

France

July 05, 2013

A French Cuisine Served at L'Estelle en Camargue Hotel

French

July 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Camargue

We checked into L'Estelle en Camargue very late, so there was not too much time to go and venture outside the hotel for…

Marinella - A Delicious Italian Lunch

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2012

Marinella - A Delicious Italian Lunch

Italian

August 06, 2012 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Walking along the streets of Mar Mikhael, enjoying the old traditional Lebanese heritage, I decided to stop for a lunch…

Fly Over The Roof of the Opera House

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 14, 2012

Fly Over The Roof of the Opera House

French

July 14, 2012 | Italian | Beirut

Enjoy a fine dinner in a pleasant lounge atmosphere on the roof. Fly, located on the rooftop of the…

Emporio Armani Ristorante Istanbul

Italian | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

May 22, 2012

Emporio Armani Ristorante Istanbul

Italian

May 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Same quality and same taste... All around the world...   I've been visiting many of the Armani restaurants in…

Emporio Armani Caffe, Paris

International Cuisine | Paris France Europe

France

February 20, 2012

Emporio Armani Caffe, Paris

International Cuisine

February 20, 2012 | Italian | Paris

After trying the Milan and Dubai restaurants, I wanted to see if the experience is the same worldwide. Milan is the…

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