Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterole

Desserts & Sweets | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 31, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterole

Two years ago, I made a point to visit every eclair and choux place around the planet passing by Paris, London, Beirut, New York, and Bucharest. Some are good, others less, but what I can say after…

July 31, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Athens

Cadbury Combats Obesity with New Recipe

News

July 31, 2019

News

Cadbury Combats Obesity with New Recipe

To combat obesity crisis, Cadbury has changed its original Dairy Milk chocolate bar recipe in a bid to launch a “diet” version.  For the first time since 1905, the brand makes a…

July 31, 2019

Al Fata Ice Cream Beit Chabab: One of Lebanon's Best Ice Cream and Merry Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 06, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

Al Fata Ice Cream Beit Chabab: One of Lebanon's Best Ice Cream and Merry Cream

Found in Beit Chabab, Al Fata ice cream is one of Lebanon's best. It's fresh, it's healthy and it's natural. Other than the dozen flavors they produce, Al Fata makes a unique Merry Cream I…

July 06, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

Chocolate Hummus: Who Can Resist this Healthy Dessert

Spotted Stories

May 18, 2019

Spotted Stories

Chocolate Hummus: Who Can Resist this Healthy Dessert

Did you know that you can make a sweet hummus with chickpeas? The latest food trend to hit the scene is dessert hummus, and this feels right. This certainly isn’t your typical hummus:…

May 18, 2019

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 19, 2019

Comparative Review

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the differences. On a quest to find the best Maamoul in town, I spent a long day driving…

April 19, 2019 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Chocolate Stuffed Marshmallows Are Here!

Spotted Stories

April 17, 2019

Spotted Stories

Chocolate Stuffed Marshmallows Are Here!

Everyone loves S’mores. Rich chocolate melted by a toasted marshmallow, sandwiched between crispy graham crackers. It’s a summer tradition – sweet perfection! Except, all too often,…

April 17, 2019

Maamoul Comparison Video: 12 Different Choices to Choose From

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 17, 2019

Comparative Review

Maamoul Comparison Video: 12 Different Choices to Choose From

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the differences. On a quest to find the best Maamoul in town, I spent a long day driving…

April 17, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Bo & Mie: A Creative Bakery in Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Bo & Mie: A Creative Bakery in Paris

Creative and tasty at the same time: Bo&Mie sells colorful croissants, innovative cakes, and fresh bread in a vast space feeling like a pastry shop, looking like a bakery and inspired by a casual…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Ice cream Hopping in New York: I Choose Haagen-Dazs

Comparative Review | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

Comparative Review

Ice cream Hopping in New York: I Choose Haagen-Dazs

Ice cream, an all-time favorite has become a trend lately. From local artisans preparing their homemade ice cream to international brands competing against each other, for the biggest and sexiest…

August 05, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

Pierre Hermé and Armen Petrossian: The Caviar Macaron

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 13, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Pierre Hermé and Armen Petrossian: The Caviar Macaron

This November, Pierre Hermé and Armen Petrossian have created a unique masterpiece! When the king of macarons joins in a venture with the king of caviar expect something big! Together they…

November 13, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Patisserie Chidiac: The Best Karabeej in Lebanon

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

September 17, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Patisserie Chidiac: The Best Karabeej in Lebanon

It's been a continuous mission of mine, to plunge into the vast amount of authentic and traditional bites this country has to offer. Whether sweet or savory, we have many places around and each…

September 17, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

A Taste of Your Hosroscope Sign

News

July 10, 2017

News

A Taste of Your Hosroscope Sign

Inspired by horoscopes, Egyptian designer Yasmin Essam comes up with an amazing packaging idea for ‘Eight Chocolate‘. The packaging makes products more personalized – each…

July 10, 2017

High Sweet: The Signature Dessert Made in Moukhtara

Desserts & Sweets | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 26, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

High Sweet: The Signature Dessert Made in Moukhtara

In the village of Moukhtara is a small shop, a linen shop which sells premium sweets: yes, you heard right, a shop selling linen and home goods called "Optex" has one of the mountains best signature…

June 26, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Mount Lebanon

Stacks: Delivering Mouthwatering Pancakes Around Beirut

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 24, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Stacks: Delivering Mouthwatering Pancakes Around Beirut

She visited my office to offer a sample of her pancakes... I ended up having them at least once a week! Sara is indeed the princess of pancakes. Stacks! Yes, real pancakes, three of them, a stack…

June 24, 2017 | Reviews | Beirut

Tout Rond: A Fine Homemade Macaron

Desserts & Sweets

June 22, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Tout Rond: A Fine Homemade Macaron

Spending the day at the clinic I had a surprise visit. Mrs. Solange Achkouty, a passionate and positive lady prepares macarons from home for her brand 'Tout Rond'. Mrs. Achkouty has learned the fine…

June 22, 2017 | Reviews

Al Daoukieh: A Dessert to Try Before you Die

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Al Daoukieh: A Dessert to Try Before you Die

Back again. The last time I went to Al Daouk, I had been craving Daoukieh, one of their specialty sweets that has seriously left a mark on my taste buds. I am here again to enjoy more of it...…

May 03, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

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

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream & Gelato | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 30, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Yes, you can now enjoy and experience Frooza everyday in Mar Mikhael. This new ice cream concept is inspired by the street food markets of Asia and is a concept that was first introduced at "Souk el…

January 30, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Magic in a Cup: For the First Time in Lebanon at Dunkin' Donuts

Breakfast & Coffee

January 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Magic in a Cup: For the First Time in Lebanon at Dunkin' Donuts

I had the chance to be one of the first to try Dunkin' Donuts' "Magic in a Cup" drinks... Innovative indeed! Creative and sexy, the new collection of drinks will be launched round Lebanon…

January 17, 2017 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Al Hallab: Knefeh is Now Trendy!

Recommended | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 24, 2016

Recommended

Al Hallab: Knefeh is Now Trendy!

Abdelrahman Hallab and Sons is now "Hallab", a new logo, a younger identity and with that a selection of innovative treats which started last year with the ice cream collection. Funky Knefeh or funky…

December 24, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

Qatayef: A Holiday Delicacy!

Tasty Discoveries

December 02, 2016

Tasty Discoveries

Qatayef: A Holiday Delicacy!

Qatayef or Katayef is an Arab dessert commonly served during the month of Ramadan, a sort of sweet dumpling filled with cream or nuts. Qatayef is…

December 02, 2016

Meet Oslo's Counterpart in the USA, Milk

Reviews | California USA Americas

USA

November 18, 2016

Reviews

Meet Oslo's Counterpart in the USA, Milk

From the same people who brings us Oslo in Beirut, brings us Milk, an ice cream parlor and pastry shop in Los Angeles.  Drooling over their mouthwatering photos on Instagram, I always dreamt of…

November 18, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | California

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

Chocolate | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Chocolate

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

When there’s a line of thirty people waiting to eat some sweet, you'll know that the place is worth trying. On a calm street, where nothing usually happens, is a pastry shop or more of a bakery…

October 17, 2016 | Popular | San Francisco

Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches: Baskin Robbins Collaborates with Dunkin Donuts

Ice Cream & Gelato

September 01, 2016

Ice Cream & Gelato

Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches: Baskin Robbins Collaborates with Dunkin Donuts

Starting today, September 1, Baskin-Robbins will be adding Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches to their menu in collaboration with Dunkin' Donuts. Customers will be able to customize their own donut…

September 01, 2016 | News

Swedish Fish-Flavored Oreos Are a Thing

News

August 18, 2016

News

Swedish Fish-Flavored Oreos Are a Thing

Every year, food manufacturer Nabisco introduces seasonal and creative Oreo flavors. This fall, a new flavor released on the market is Swedish Fish-flavored Oreos, which is filled with red…

August 18, 2016

Boo-terscotch: New M&M's Flavor

Chocolate

August 17, 2016

Chocolate

Boo-terscotch: New M&M's Flavor

M&M’s is releasing the ‘Boo-terscotch’, which is butterscotch flavor, this fall for a limited period.  he new candy combines “the scary good flavors of butterscotch…

August 17, 2016 | News

A New Thing: Ice Cream in the Clouds

Ice Cream & Gelato

August 11, 2016

Ice Cream & Gelato

A New Thing: Ice Cream in the Clouds

A new sweet treat is making "clouds" in London. A dessert cafe in London, Milk Train, has added a new dessert which consist of soft serve ice-cream served on a cloud of cotton candy, giving an…

August 11, 2016 | Spotted Stories

Dominique Ansel Kitchen: The Unconventional Bakery

Reviews | New York USA Americas

USA

August 02, 2016

Reviews

Dominique Ansel Kitchen: The Unconventional Bakery

Visiting Dominique Ansel's bakery is not enough to get the full experience of the place. This is why you have to check out what the kitchen has to offer that day. Innovative pastry items, croissant…

August 02, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

Abou Hassan Al Habash Saida: Maamoul-Mad is the Specialty!

Recommended | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 25, 2016

Recommended

Abou Hassan Al Habash Saida: Maamoul-Mad is the Specialty!

This morning, a friend of mine from Saida, a local who has watched my shows about his beautiful city, told me that I forgot one major place and he was ready to take me there. It's called Abou Hassan,…

April 25, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

PapaBubble: The Artisanal Customized Candy Store

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 12, 2016

News

PapaBubble: The Artisanal Customized Candy Store

PapaBubble is a new place unique of its kind and now open in City Mall Dora. PappaBubble is the candy shop preparing those mini crunchy candies every kid craves for. Papabubble was born in…

April 12, 2016 | Shopping Mall | Beirut

Al Jawhari Sweets Baalbeck: Nammoura bel Kashta

Desserts & Sweets | Baalbeck Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

March 13, 2016

Desserts & Sweets

Al Jawhari Sweets Baalbeck: Nammoura bel Kashta

Up in Baalbeck is a shop famous for their sweets, some specialities nobody else does in Lebanon. Nammoura bel Kashta, ghraybeh bel Kashta, warbet bel Kashta are unique of Baalbeck. Open in 1960,…

March 13, 2016 | Recommended | Baalbeck

Maitre Choux: Their Eclairs are Wondrous Masterpieces

Recommended | London UK Europe

UK

January 26, 2016

Recommended

Maitre Choux: Their Eclairs are Wondrous Masterpieces

Maitre Choux enjoyed a beautiful façade. Enter and find a selection of colorful Eclairs lying majestically behind the window, decorated with dedication and style like they were gold…

January 26, 2016 | Reviews | London

Furniture That Looks Like Giant Sweets

Desserts & Sweets

January 03, 2016

Desserts & Sweets

Furniture That Looks Like Giant Sweets

Matthias Borowski, one half of studio Kollektiv Plus Zwei, designed the collection of candy-like objects that can be used as seats and tables for his thesis, titled The Importance of the…

January 03, 2016 | News

Helado: A Hundred Flavors of Enjoyment in a New Location

Recommended | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

October 28, 2015

Recommended

Helado: A Hundred Flavors of Enjoyment in a New Location

If one asks about the best ice cream shops in town, Helado surely comes in the Top 3. Helado, the local famous Helado has now moved to a new place, a bigger venue located in Sahel Alma near the…

October 28, 2015 | Reviews | Jounieh

Curli-Q's Cinnamon Rolls

Tasty Discoveries | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 20, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Curli-Q's Cinnamon Rolls

It's cylinder and it's tasty. It’s a cinnamon roll with a dozen layers one on top of the other that’s carefully baked in an innovative oven that makes unique tasty cinnamon…

October 20, 2015 | Hamra & Verdun

Finger Biscuits: Some Innovations are Just Wow!

Chocolate

September 17, 2015

Chocolate

Finger Biscuits: Some Innovations are Just Wow!

How many times have you craved just opening a jar of Nutella and dig in with your fingers... I guess most of us have and this is why this 'urge' for all time favorite chocolate jar has led to the…

September 17, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Spot Dessert Shoppe: The Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake

Chocolate | New York USA Americas

USA

July 25, 2015

Chocolate

Spot Dessert Shoppe: The Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake

A new spin on sweets: This is Spot, a dessert bar like no other that's home to a whole new world of taste. Here, traditional confections are reimagined and spiked with a healthy dose of Asian flare.…

July 25, 2015 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

Tic Tac Flavor-Changing Experience

News

July 04, 2015

News

Tic Tac Flavor-Changing Experience

Tic Tac is set to reinvigorate the market with the launch of a flavour-changing experience for consumers -Tic Tac Mixers. Available in two flavors – Cherry Cola and Peach Lemonade –…

July 04, 2015

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Recommended | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 03, 2015

Recommended

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Every time someone arrives at the clinic with a package for me to taste, I prepare myself for a new adventure, not knowing what to expect, or where to start. Some things turn out to be good while…

July 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Jbeil

Bocusini – Let's Print Something To Eat...

Appliances

June 04, 2015

Appliances

Bocusini – Let's Print Something To Eat...

Just imagine... if you could choose what you wanted to eat on-screen and print it in just a few minutes time? Faster than ordering a delivery right? Bocusini is now making 3D printing more accessible…

June 04, 2015 | Food Gadgets

Crepes, Waffles and Pancakes: 16 Spots Rated

Reviews | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 25, 2015

Reviews

Crepes, Waffles and Pancakes: 16 Spots Rated

I've been touring around the country in search of the best crepes, waffles and pancakes to feed my sweet tooth. There are a lot of options out there and here I've tried to present a good range for…

May 25, 2015 | Spotted Stories | Lebanon

Mars Cake Bar: Enjoy Same Flavor but in a Cake

News

May 02, 2015

News

Mars Cake Bar: Enjoy Same Flavor but in a Cake

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats (MCD&T) has extended its celebration cake range, with the introduction of the new Mars Bar Cake. Featuring the Mars confectionery brand, the Mars Bar Cake is…

May 02, 2015

Crepico: Excellence in Taste!

Tasty Discoveries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 09, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Crepico: Excellence in Taste!

I think it's no secret anymore that I'm preparing my favorite list of pancakes, crepes and waffles. The search started last month with Crepico, which left me happy… The beautifully decorated…

April 09, 2015 | Metn

Tahinov Hats: Armenian Wonders from Ichkhanian Bakery

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 03, 2015

Recommended

Tahinov Hats: Armenian Wonders from Ichkhanian Bakery

I remember trying a dessert at Batchig last year, something called Tahinov Hats - baked bread mixed with tahina (sesame paste), cinnamon and sugar. I didn't like it back then and considered it to be…

April 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

It's Maamoul Season: let's Try the Ones from Aziz

Tasty Discoveries

March 31, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

It's Maamoul Season: let's Try the Ones from Aziz

Today we received a box of Mammoul from Aziz. As a first impression, I would say Aziz has to work on the packaging. Served in a cake box, the Mammoul lose their authenticity. Maamoul is better served…

March 31, 2015

Faysalieh from Al Shareq Sweets: An Ultimate Pleasure

Desserts & Sweets | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 22, 2015

Desserts & Sweets

Faysalieh from Al Shareq Sweets: An Ultimate Pleasure

It is indeed a piece of wonder, a mouthwatering novelty, a sweet bite… it is a creation, which once you’ve tried, will make you drive all the way down to Nabatieh to have some. What am I…

March 22, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | South Lebanon

DipnDip: Sweet Chocolate... Too Sweet In Fact

Chocolate | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 06, 2015

Chocolate

DipnDip: Sweet Chocolate... Too Sweet In Fact

Three branches already, DipnDip seems to quickly be making a name for itself around town. Located on Bliss street, Le Mall Dbayeh and Kaslik area, this cafe serves chocolate and many other sweet…

March 06, 2015 | Desserts & Sweets | Dbayeh

Paillettes et Confitures: Redefining the Meaning of Jam

Recommended

March 01, 2015

Recommended

Paillettes et Confitures: Redefining the Meaning of Jam

Jam, and not just any jam, but something way too good for me to handle... I decided to follow my emotions and man was I right... I received a special package that included jam. I thought would be…

March 01, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries

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

Bite-sized Decadence: The Most Expensive Chocolate Truffle Out There

Chocolate

February 17, 2015

Chocolate

Bite-sized Decadence: The Most Expensive Chocolate Truffle Out There

Valentine's may be over, but let's ponder over this for a second... La Madeline au Truffle – the world's most expensive chocolate truffle. This might just have been the ultimate seal of…

February 17, 2015 | News

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