Mac n' Cheese: Street Food Macaroni on the Go in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 25, 2019

Restaurants

Mac n' Cheese: Street Food Macaroni on the Go in Mar Mikhael

Mac n' Cheese, the famous street food stand that started at Souk el Akel, is now in Mar Mikhael. Proudly Lebanese, these macaroni cooked with saffron have impressed many, making it one of the souk's…

July 25, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Italian

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

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Italian

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

I’m a fan! This is all that I can say. Not a fan of the clothing brand but a fan of their restaurants visiting every time I have the chance, especially in Paris and Milano. I’ve been to…

July 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

Italian | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Italian

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long! Ten years since I last visited and still remember to date the superb food I had. Fuor D’Acqua, the restaurant under the stone arcades,…

June 12, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

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

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Italian

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

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Italian | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 10, 2019

Italian

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Imagine that I visited more than nine years ago and still remember how great the food was. Located in the heart of Venice a few meters from the famous Piazza San Marco, Da Forni is one of the…

June 10, 2019 | Recommended | Venice

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 06, 2019

Italian

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Driving on the highway to Beirut you can’t but notice a blue house facing Beirut seaport. Located between The Gathering and Mayrig on Gemmayze Pasteur street, Appetito Trattoria has opened its…

June 06, 2019 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

International Cuisine

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the weather and soothing vibes. The Gathering, one of the “Downtown” group…

May 08, 2019 | Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

Airports | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 13, 2019

Airports

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

At Fiumicino airport, upon the first floor, an Italian restaurant serves a wide selection of local specialties. You don’t expect to have a real restaurant at the airport especially with…

April 13, 2019 | Italian | Rome

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Italian

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

I felt this place! Traditional, authentic, small and feels like home. An Italian trattoria owned and managed by Italian people, Vecchia Taranto welcomes you for pizza and pasta. We arrived without…

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Malta

Lunch at Marinella Beirut: Try the Bottarga Spaghetti

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 02, 2019

Italian

Lunch at Marinella Beirut: Try the Bottarga Spaghetti

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... Five years have passed, and still,…

March 02, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Spaghetteria La Perla; A Homey Italian Dinner in Copenhagen

Italian | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Italian

Spaghetteria La Perla; A Homey Italian Dinner in Copenhagen

After yesterday’s bad experience at Scarpetta, I really needed some good Italian spaghetti cooked aldente. Google maps led me to this homey trattoria serving a handful of pasta dishes, risotto,…

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Italian

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian waiter welcomes you, not too smiley though! Dimmed lights and a cozy ambiance, in a…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Italian

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

The famous Italian restaurant of Mar Mikhael has landed in Metn with a big location at Zero4. Special pizzas and Italian specialties served in a casual ambiance the Italian trattoria…

January 23, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Pepenero: Excellent Tagliatelle and Outstanding Carbonara in Prague

Italian | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

Italian

Pepenero: Excellent Tagliatelle and Outstanding Carbonara in Prague

I was waking in front of the restaurant, read on the menu that the carbonara doesn’t contain cream... I had to stop here for dinner! A restaurant oozing Italian vibes, a beautiful menu…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

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

A Yummy Plate of Italian Pasta in Lebanon: 13 Favorite Addresses!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 08, 2019

Popular

A Yummy Plate of Italian Pasta in Lebanon: 13 Favorite Addresses!

Pasta is one of the world's most favorite foods! Spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini - there are over 600 known pasta shapes. It's delicious, it's nutritious, it's versatile.  It can be…

January 08, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

Italian

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Italian

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Pasta is one of Italy’s few culinary constants, but it’s also endlessly diverse, with hundreds of shapes and styles that vary by region. Depending on geography, pasta can be short or…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | Rome

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food

Italian | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 26, 2018

Italian

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food

When I walked in, I couldn’t but say “WOW”! The architect deserves an award and the decorator as well. It’s probably one of the few restaurants in Lebanon where you feel…

December 26, 2018 | Pizza | Jbeil

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Italian

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

My first visit was memorable, my second visit was outstanding and now, visiting Nolita for the third time in less than two months, I came back to enjoy one of Paris’ best spaghetti and…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

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

Casa Di Giorgio: Fresh Pasta You Must Try in Mykonos

Italian | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Italian

Casa Di Giorgio: Fresh Pasta You Must Try in Mykonos

Casa di Giorgio, a lovely restaurant in Mykonos Town, is located in Mitropoleos st, behind the catholic cathedral.Named for Captain Giorgio (Yorgos), the restaurant is a popular place on the island…

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Bistango: Yummy and Simple Italian Cuisine in New York

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Italian

Bistango: Yummy and Simple Italian Cuisine in New York

Located on the corner of 29th street and 3rd Avenue, Bistango is the local Italian trattoria proposing a selection of pizzettes, Italian salads, pasta, ravioli and innovative starters. Garlic is…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Bocca Italian Restaurant: An Epic Failure

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Italian

Bocca Italian Restaurant: An Epic Failure

A bizarre lounge music, golden colored walls, fine dining style with casual notes, no air conditioning, a ceiling covered with wood... it felt bizarre from the minute we walked in. I was not sure if…

June 12, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Paname: Simple, Fresh and Enjoyable in the Heart of Beirut

Restaurants | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Paname: Simple, Fresh and Enjoyable in the Heart of Beirut

A Gourmet Bistro bringing you “Almost French” cuisine with high-quality food to the heart of Saifi Village. I've been here two times already enjoying Lebanon's best bread, some sumptuous…

June 03, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut Central District

Matto: The Spaghetti Carbonara and Bottarga Linguini

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Italian

Matto: The Spaghetti Carbonara and Bottarga Linguini

I was back to enjoy the Matto vibes, professional service, and tasty food. I was happy to be served by Roland, a professional waiter working hard to satisfy all customers. My kids enjoyed the…

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | Antelias

Verona: An Italian for Tourists in Amsterdam

Italian | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

Italian

Verona: An Italian for Tourists in Amsterdam

I had to choose one more meal, the last meal before I leave this city. I was craving spaghetti... it’s not new, I believe you should know by now that I crave Spaghetti all day, all year. I…

May 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Amsterdam

Incanto: A Fine Italian in Amsterdam

Italian | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

Italian

Incanto: A Fine Italian in Amsterdam

Facing the famous De L’Europe hotel, Incanto is an Italian restaurant that opens for lunch and dinner. Located on the first floor with a view of the canal and busy streets, the restaurant…

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

Nicoletta: Casual Italian with American Influences

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

March 31, 2018

Italian

Nicoletta: Casual Italian with American Influences

Because I’ve been here for dinner and photos were dark, I decided to come back for another experience during lunch period when chefs are calmer and can cook for me without garlic and pasta…

March 31, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Spaghetti Incident; New York’s Italian Trattoria

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

March 21, 2018

Italian

Spaghetti Incident; New York’s Italian Trattoria

When a restaurant has a bizarre name, you can’t but put it on your list. Considered by Google as one of the best spaghetti addresses in New York, and craving an Italian experience, I planned my…

March 21, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Di Fiori: For the Love of Pasta up in Kobayat

Italian | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 20, 2018

Italian

Di Fiori: For the Love of Pasta up in Kobayat

For the love of his country and surely for the love of pasta, Tony Zaher and after a long tour around the world's famous kitchens settled down in his hometown where he passionately prepares…

March 20, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 15, 2018

Italian

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

One of Beirut’s best Italian restaurants is located in Mar Mikhael next to Prune and Das-Kutche. Open for more than five years already, Tavolina is the baby of chef Dany Khairallah and…

March 15, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Matto: A Crazy Italian Experience Opens in Jal el Dib

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 28, 2018

Italian

Matto: A Crazy Italian Experience Opens in Jal el Dib

It’s where Italy is showcased in a fun way, where decor transports you into another dimension; it’s where the view is fantastic and where music is soothing... it’s Matto, the latest…

January 28, 2018 | Popular | Metn

Downtown: A Neighborhood Restaurant Since 1986

International Cuisine | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 10, 2018

International Cuisine

Downtown: A Neighborhood Restaurant Since 1986

Celebrating decades of the same food and the same waiters, Downtown is your neighborhood restaurant where tradition is respected the old-fashioned way. I’ve been brought here by my parents…

January 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Keserwan

Le Relais Bocador Paris: Simple, Homey and Memorable

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 04, 2017

French

Le Relais Bocador Paris: Simple, Homey and Memorable

Open the door to a claustrophobic small box with walls covered in wood and three mirrors making the place look bigger; the first impression is bizarre. If you speak, everyone listens, so expect to…

December 04, 2017 | Italian | Paris

Nicoletta Pizzeria: Big Portions, Good Italian Food in New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

November 06, 2017

American

Nicoletta Pizzeria: Big Portions, Good Italian Food in New York

Hearing good reviews about Nicoletta and craving an Italian Pizza all week, I went straight to 2nd and 10th where Nicoletta is located. Arriving in front of the red logo it felt familiar,…

November 06, 2017 | Italian | New York

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

Bottega Italia Monteforte: I Enjoyed My Pasta

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 18, 2017

Italian

Bottega Italia Monteforte: I Enjoyed My Pasta

With a few tables on the terrace, this restaurant caught my attention despite its touristy look and feel. I changed my mind as I walked inside: two huge dining rooms carefully decorated in an Italian…

August 18, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

Ara Pacis - La Capricciosa Rome: Loved the Pizza, Enjoyed the Pasta

Italian | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

July 29, 2017

Italian

Ara Pacis - La Capricciosa Rome: Loved the Pizza, Enjoyed the Pasta

Delicious...the food is delicious! A restaurant on a sidewalk filled with tourists serves delicious pizza - which I fell in love with - as well as a selection of pasta specialities. It's about the…

July 29, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Good Italian Pasta in Lebanon!

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 30, 2017

Italian

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Good Italian Pasta in Lebanon!

Pasta is one of the world's most favourite foods! Spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini - there are over 600 known pasta shapes. It's delicious, it's nutritious, it's versatile.  It can be…

April 30, 2017 | News | Lebanon

Carmine's: American Style Italian Diner

Italian | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

April 23, 2017

Italian

Carmine's: American Style Italian Diner

Carmine's is another "Cheesecake Factory" style diner. It's Washington's local legendary Italian restaurant with American roots. Huge portions are served here... Every plate could feed four persons.…

April 23, 2017 | Restaurants | Washington DC

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

House of Spaghetti: Homey Italian Cuisine in London

Italian | London UK Europe

UK

March 25, 2017

Italian

House of Spaghetti: Homey Italian Cuisine in London

Walking and discovering the beauty of this marvelous city, I stopped by a restaurant called "House of Spaghetti". It looks like a restaurant for tourists but why not, let's not judge so quickly; I…

March 25, 2017 | Restaurants | London

Heavenly Italian at Rossopomodoro, Eataly New York

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

January 19, 2017

Italian

Heavenly Italian at Rossopomodoro, Eataly New York

After visiting Eataly of Dubai, Milano and Istanbul it was time to give the one in New York a try. I love this place. I love the way things are displayed, how the restaurants welcome you and how…

January 19, 2017 | Recommended | New York

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

Pomodoro Spaghetti Restaurant, Coex Mall (뽀모도로 스파게티)

Italian

May 09, 2016

Italian

Pomodoro Spaghetti Restaurant, Coex Mall (뽀모도로 스파게티)

A cozy Italian restaurant down at Coex Mall, Pomodoro is where I'll be having lunch today after all the spiciness I encountered the last couple days. I was craving some fresh al dente pasta or a…

May 09, 2016 | Restaurants

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

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