Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 17, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Let’s start agreeing that these are not “baklava.” Looking like oriental sweets, these diamond shaped sweets are intended to make you drool. They are called “Hadaf.”…

April 17, 2019 | Recommended | Saida

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Located on Zalka’s internal road between Al Roumi butchery and Mitsubishi motors, The Agonist is not a cafe like any other. A special initiative by a passionate physiotherapist, the cafe…

March 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

French

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

The restaurant appeared in all my searches and was recommended by many followers on Instagram: considered to be one of the city’s most famous restaurants, Maison Kammerzell is a hotel and…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Let me tell you about a place where art is the driver. A big space where only a few stools are available with six stone tables. A square box with light coming from the ceiling to shine on a table,…

June 17, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Babas a L’Arak: Love, Passion and Patriotism in a Jar

Desserts & Sweets | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

November 06, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Babas a L’Arak: Love, Passion and Patriotism in a Jar

I wish sometimes you could watch me scream when I eat a mouth-watering creation... This isn’t a normal Baba au rhum, this is happiness in a jar. From the same creator of Lebanon’s…

November 06, 2017 | Recommended | Zahle

Sundaes and Cones: Colorful Ice Cream Flavors

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

May 16, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Sundaes and Cones: Colorful Ice Cream Flavors

The best part of New York's Sundaes and Cones is the first impression you get as you walk in. The delicious smell welcomes you the second you set foot inside. The big space enjoys simple decor, and…

May 16, 2017 | Recommended | New York

Tom Dixon's Capsule Series for Johnnie Walker Blue Label

News

April 17, 2017

News

Tom Dixon's Capsule Series for Johnnie Walker Blue Label

During Milan Design Week, designer Tom Dixon has created the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Capsule Series, a collection of accessories that enhance the pleasure of sipping an exquisite…

April 17, 2017

Unique Packaging to Celebrate New Beginnings

News

February 19, 2017

News

Unique Packaging to Celebrate New Beginnings

The Vietnamese New Year, otherwise known as Tet, has been celebrated by Coca-Cola with a festive redesign of its canned drink. Created by Vietnamese agency Ki Saigon, the special packaging design…

February 19, 2017

Souk el Akel: Celebrating Lebanon's Independence

Events | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 23, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: Celebrating Lebanon's Independence

How beautiful it is to finally enjoy your Independence Day after a long period of silence. How amazing it is to see our flag fly high throughout the streets, even in the smallest of turns across the…

November 23, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Beirut Central District

Bondi Harvest: A Great Place for Breakfast!

Breakfast & Coffee | California USA Americas

USA

October 19, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Bondi Harvest: A Great Place for Breakfast!

Bondi Harvest is a small place located off a highway. The reason I mention that it's not even on the highway is because you can’t imagine how many were waiting to enjoy their breakfast. When we…

October 19, 2016 | Recommended | California

A Special Delivery from Arsal: The BOX of June!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2016

News

A Special Delivery from Arsal: The BOX of June!

You have just received The Box this morning and surely you've noticed how special it is. The monthly box of goodness always includes a handpicked selection of the finest food, goodies and…

June 03, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Abo Jad Aley: Sandwiches Worth Trying!

Sandwiches | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 09, 2016

Sandwiches

Abo Jad Aley: Sandwiches Worth Trying!

Last year while visiting Aley for a Mechwar episode, we passed by Abo Jad. The man behind the famous "Ya Wayli" and "Ma Terham" sandwiches. Meat, chicken, fatayel and a special shawarma once a week.…

April 09, 2016 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Thank You for Enriching Our Kids' Minds ... Happy Teachers Day

News

March 09, 2016

News

Thank You for Enriching Our Kids' Minds ... Happy Teachers Day

When we think of the upcoming new generations we think of hope and a better future and behind building their minds and enriching them with knowledge and values are the teachers everywhere educating…

March 09, 2016

Love Treats… The February Box

News

February 03, 2016

News

Love Treats… The February Box

It’s this time of the month when we dispatch “The Box” but this one is different; It’s February! This month is special. It’s the month of cats, the shortest of the year…

February 03, 2016 | The Box

The Box: Valentine's Edition... Sweets for My Sweetie

News

January 26, 2016

News

The Box: Valentine's Edition... Sweets for My Sweetie

Ok so it's almost that time of the month again... What time I hear you ask? Time for the BOX, of course ... I can see that smirk on your face right now and trust me it's all worth the wait this time…

January 26, 2016 | Popular

Why The BOX is a Monthly MUST: Everything you Need to Know

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

October 21, 2015

News

Why The BOX is a Monthly MUST: Everything you Need to Know

I hear people around me asking me what's this, what's this box, what's inside... well to cut the long story short... I've illustrated what I believe The BOX carries on a monthly…

October 21, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Fouad: The King of Lebanese Food and Hospitality

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 27, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fouad: The King of Lebanese Food and Hospitality

I'm back at Fouad, one of my all time favorites, a restaurant nestled on the mountains of Keserwan in a village called Hrajel. Fouad is a whole story where the people smile, the waiters jump…

September 27, 2015 | Recommended | Keserwan

Make it a Grand Day... Happy Grandparents Day

News

September 13, 2015

News

Make it a Grand Day... Happy Grandparents Day

Today is a super special day... It's Grandparents Day... so try to make it a grand one... Let's show our teta and jedo our appreciation for all they have done and given us... not to mention the…

September 13, 2015

THE BOX: Votre Rendez-Vous Gourmand avec le Made in Lebanon

Press

July 31, 2015

Press

THE BOX: Votre Rendez-Vous Gourmand avec le Made in Lebanon

Special Magazine by Joyce Najm Critique culinaire, dentiste, présentateur télé et entrepreneur enthousiaste, Anthony Rahayel est à l’origine d’un blog à succès: le fameux…

July 31, 2015 | The Box

THE BOX, YOUR YUMMY TREAT MADE IN LEBANON

Press

July 29, 2015

Press

THE BOX, YOUR YUMMY TREAT MADE IN LEBANON

Interview with Special Magazine by Joyce Najm Food critic, dentist, TV presenter and enthusiastic entrepreneur, Anthony Rahayel is the man behind the successful blog NoGarlicNoOnions. Passionate…

July 29, 2015 | The Box

Barazza: Made to Measure Kitchens

Appliances

March 21, 2015

Appliances

Barazza: Made to Measure Kitchens

Famed for producing high quality stainless steel worktops and appliances, Barazza is a name synonymous with high performance and advanced design. Based in Northern Italy, Barazza has over 40 years…

March 21, 2015

NoGarlicNoOnions Receives an Unexpected Gift

News

March 15, 2015

News

NoGarlicNoOnions Receives an Unexpected Gift

As soon as I had mentioned that NoGarlicNoOnions is celebrating its third anniversary this month an unexpected gift arrived to the office. As I walked into the clinic, I was told to go and check…

March 15, 2015

Vinyl Toys Good Enough to Eat

Spotted Stories

February 24, 2015

Spotted Stories

Vinyl Toys Good Enough to Eat

Meet Zard Apuya a San Francisco-based artist who has created the cutes vinyl figurines that are look good enough to eat. Using well-known foods and snacks from around the world as his inspiration,…

February 24, 2015

Let's Picnic the Modern Way

Food Gadgets

February 21, 2015

Food Gadgets

Let's Picnic the Modern Way

Start preparing for the hot days ahead… Gather up the family and let’s start looking for the perfect picnic spots. Let’s do it the modern way with Jody Kocken new Urban Picnic…

February 21, 2015

Healthy and Light Logs Do Exist: Nicole's Labneh Bûche

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 21, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Healthy and Light Logs Do Exist: Nicole's Labneh Bûche

I will admit that I was bizarrely scared to bite into the yule log: Labneh? What would it be like?... Yule logs, better known as buche de Noel, is commonly made of chocolate! It's normal to be…

December 21, 2014 | Lebanon

Fine, Gourmet, Organic and Luxury Food Trade Platform has Grown 200% in Five Years

News

October 25, 2014

News

Fine, Gourmet, Organic and Luxury Food Trade Platform has Grown 200% in Five Years

More than 100 specialist exhibitors from 24 countries will attempt to tap into the region’s growing appetite for fine, gourmet, organic and luxury foods when the fifth annual Speciality Food…

October 25, 2014

Absolut Vodka Andy Warhol Edition

Spotted Stories

September 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

Absolut Vodka Andy Warhol Edition

Absolut Vodka proudly announced the Limited Edition Andy Warhol bottle, a new design celebrating the brand's iconic collaboration with the illustrious Andy Warhol. The offering embodies the brand's…

September 12, 2014

Happy Eid Fitr Everyone... Wishing Peace to the World

News

July 28, 2014

News

Happy Eid Fitr Everyone... Wishing Peace to the World

Wishing all of my friends, readers and followers all the best on this special day. Enjoy Eid Fitr with your family and make sure to tell us what you're eating... and remember always share...

July 28, 2014 | Popular

Walt Disney's Popular Frozen-Inspired Suite

Spotted Stories

March 22, 2014

Spotted Stories

Walt Disney's Popular Frozen-Inspired Suite

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled the Frozen-inspired suite at Quebec City’s famed Hôtel de Glace. Created entirely out of sculpted ice and snow and supervised by the film’s art director Michael…

March 22, 2014

Coca-Cola's Exclusive Crystal Glass by Riedel

News

March 18, 2014

News

Coca-Cola's Exclusive Crystal Glass by Riedel

Coca-Cola now has something in common with chardonnay, cabernet and champagne - an exclusively designed crystal glass from Riedel Crystal. The 258-year-old custom glass maker known throughout the…

March 18, 2014 | Popular

Crepaway's New Meat Free Items are Delicious

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 06, 2014

American

Crepaway's New Meat Free Items are Delicious

Yes, I'm back to Crepaway and this time, to try their newly launched items during the month of fasting. Items include a salad, a quinoa burger and a club sandwich  - the same great taste in an…

March 06, 2014 | Burgers | Lebanon

Taste & Flavors: Best Italian Pizzas in Lebanon

Press

February 22, 2014

Press

Taste & Flavors: Best Italian Pizzas in Lebanon

Pizza, who doesn’t love pizza? This Italian classic is the second most popular food in the world, after burgers. From Italy to France, the United States to the Middle East, pizzas come in many shapes…

February 22, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Cinemacity Beirut Souks, Now Open

News

February 21, 2014

News

Cinemacity Beirut Souks, Now Open

Solidere is proud to have accomplished the cinema complex, Beirut Souks Cinemacity, which will play a major role in the renovation project of the Beirut Central District. The complex was inaugurated…

February 21, 2014 | Popular

Furn El Sabaya: Innovative Homemade Wonders

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 21, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn El Sabaya: Innovative Homemade Wonders

In the heart of Amchit, a town situated between Byblos and Batroun is a small bakery that's twenty one years old... It's not just any bakery but one that offers all things unique. This is a story of…

December 21, 2013 | Street Food | North Lebanon

Special Mail Delivery From Your Favorite Chefs

Spotted Stories

December 14, 2013

Spotted Stories

Special Mail Delivery From Your Favorite Chefs

If you love cooking, then this will be a great gift for you. Throw in some hints here and there and make sure they add your name to the mailing list... actual letters that get delivered by a post…

December 14, 2013

Baking is Science: Interesting Video to See

News

December 08, 2013

News

Baking is Science: Interesting Video to See

You stick cookie dough into an oven, and magically, you get a plate of warm, gooey cookies. Except it’s not magic; it’s science. Stephanie Warren explains via basic chemistry principles…

December 08, 2013

Mum & I: Burgers, Pizzas, Music... A Special Dinner Ambiance

American | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 24, 2013

American

Mum & I: Burgers, Pizzas, Music... A Special Dinner Ambiance

Mum&I is a unique restaurant that opened in March 2012 offering Beirut’s culinary connoisseurs with the finest homemade food. The owner, Samia Massoud, who learned a handful of recipes…

October 24, 2013 | Burgers | Badaro

SHED 5 Restaurant, Australia

Spotted Stories

August 28, 2013

Spotted Stories

SHED 5 Restaurant, Australia

SHED 5 is a new industrial aesthetic 120 seat restaurant and bar at melbourne’s south wharf development. SHED 5 is located within the refurbished 19th century heritage listed dock and…

August 28, 2013

B12: An Authentic Lebanese Burger with the Same Taste Since 1983 (Restaurant Closed)

Street Food | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 09, 2013

Street Food

B12: An Authentic Lebanese Burger with the Same Taste Since 1983 (Restaurant Closed)

With all the international burger restaurants opening around the country, the crave for that juicy rich Lebanese burger remains. No burger in the world can take the place of a typical Lebanese burger…

April 09, 2013 | Metn

Restaurant Meets Design: Caffè Storico, NY

Spotted Stories

April 06, 2013

Spotted Stories

Restaurant Meets Design: Caffè Storico, NY

Acclaimed restaurateur Stephen Starr, of Buddakan and Morimoto, brings casual elegance to the New-York Historical Society with Caffè Storico (Italian for…

April 06, 2013

Most Bizarre Types of Cheese

Spotted Stories

March 30, 2013

Spotted Stories

Most Bizarre Types of Cheese

NGNO stumbled upon this article - an idea for an expensive cheese and wine party - now that fasting is over. Let's go through the top 7 most bizarre types of cheese around the world. Let's start -…

March 30, 2013

The World's Ultimate Christmas Dinner

News

December 21, 2012

News

The World's Ultimate Christmas Dinner

This is what I would call a perfect dinner - fit for a king as the expression suggests. Using some of the finest ingredients on earth, this four course meal for four, is the ultimate culinary…

December 21, 2012 | Travel

Let's All Bananza

Food Gadgets

December 04, 2012

Food Gadgets

Let's All Bananza

If you like having some banana with your cereal here's a genius idea. The Banaza perfectly slices bananas in seconds, just hold over a bowl or plate and squeeze. Leave that knife in the…

December 04, 2012 | Spotted Stories

How Much Sugar are you Consuming?

Desserts & Sweets

September 23, 2012

Desserts & Sweets

How Much Sugar are you Consuming?

Sweet tooth? It could be far sweeter than you think, thanks to the increasing amount of sugar that manufacturers are quietly adding to our everyday foods. And tooth decay and weight gain aren't the…

September 23, 2012 | News

Em Sherif Restaurant: A New Vision of the Lebanese Cuisine

Fusion Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 09, 2012

Fusion Cuisine

Em Sherif Restaurant: A New Vision of the Lebanese Cuisine

A restaurant located in an old house in Achrafieh has been making a buzz. Named Em Sherif, it is owned and run by Mireille Hayek, mother to young Sherif, entrepreneur and an inspiration to women…

April 09, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh

Babel Restaurant, Dbayeh Lebanon

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 26, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Babel Restaurant, Dbayeh Lebanon

Special food, special decoration Away from the hustle and bustle of Beirut, Babel is an authentic Lebanese cuisine house that everyone should try. I often passed by Babel Dbayeh without having…

February 26, 2012 | Restaurants | Mount Lebanon

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