Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

International Cuisine | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 09, 2019

International Cuisine

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

The first time I visited Lounge 36, I was taken by a storm; Charly walked in, offered me a cigar and a handful of food choices... I ended up forgetting to write a review. I loved the experience;…

May 09, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

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

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

Popular | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

Popular

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

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 | Recommended | New York

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

Desserts & Sweets | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

A spot in Little Venice with quality street food; Crepaland on Kouzi Georgouli Street insists on quality and value for money with options in crepe dough (regular, whole wheat and pancake…

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Stroopwaffle at Hans Egstorf in Amsterdam

Desserts & Sweets | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 16, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Stroopwaffle at Hans Egstorf in Amsterdam

One of the major things to eat when visiting Amsterdam is the circular waffle called Stroopwaffle. A round shaped, very thin waffle is cut in the middle and spread with creamy caramel syrup then…

May 16, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | Amsterdam

Stax: The Mouth Watering Doughnut Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

November 05, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Stax: The Mouth Watering Doughnut Ice Cream Sandwich

I discovered this place by pure coincidence on Instagram and i’m happy I did so. Open for only two weeks now, the guys at Stax have great ice cream but what is really memorable is the…

November 05, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

Al Fata Ice Cream: The Merry Cream of Our Childhood

Ice Cream & Gelato | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 16, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Al Fata Ice Cream: The Merry Cream of Our Childhood

I've always asked myself why we call it Merry Cream....still none the wiser... Merry Cream is only in Lebanon and Wikipedia confirms it. Better known as Soft Serve, this kind of creamy ice cream…

September 16, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Desserts & Sweets | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 10, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Visiting Urbanista I discovered by pure coincidence they've launched a new menu... after having a couple bites, the manager offered us a dessert he says we have to try! OMG he was right. I've…

July 10, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

March 31, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Sidon or Saïda (Arabic: صيدا‎‎) is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is located in the South Governorate of Lebanon, on…

March 31, 2017 | Travel | Saida

Bar-Le-Duc Jam: A Culinary Luxury!

Tasty Discoveries

October 31, 2016

Tasty Discoveries

Bar-Le-Duc Jam: A Culinary Luxury!

That's someting you have to try before you die... Bar-le-duc jelly is a highly regarded preparation of jelly originally composed of select whole seeded currants,…

October 31, 2016

This Sunday... We're Going to Baalbeck!

News | Baalbeck Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

September 22, 2016

News

This Sunday... We're Going to Baalbeck!

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of special tours around the country. Baalbeck is where we’re going this Sunday…

September 22, 2016 | Popular | Baalbeck

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

Time for THE BOX - The 7th Edition

News

October 13, 2015

News

Time for THE BOX - The 7th Edition

It’s that time of the month… and you know which time…  Time for ‘The BOX’. Has yours reached you yet? If it has you’ll notice that the 7thedition is…

October 13, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries

Chichakli Zghorta: Unique Fatayer with a Zesty Character

Tasty Discoveries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 12, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Chichakli Zghorta: Unique Fatayer with a Zesty Character

It doesn't look like or feel like a normal fatira, but this is something you have to try. A golden-colored originally shaped dough which resembles a piece of oriental sweet. The dough is extremely…

May 12, 2015 | North Lebanon

All the Way to Tripoli for "Znoud el Set" from Abdelrahman Hallab

Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 23, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

All the Way to Tripoli for "Znoud el Set" from Abdelrahman Hallab

When I was a kid, I remember going all the way with my parents to Tripoli for Lebanese sweets, they used to say they were the best. Since then I’ve known that you can't visit or pass through…

January 23, 2015 | Tripoli

2014: Tasty Discoveries on Must Try in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2015

News

2014: Tasty Discoveries on Must Try in Lebanon

Salon des Famille' Extravagant Milk CookiesWhen I think Zahle, the first thing that comes to mind is “Kaak bi 7alib”… I love those cookies so much that I always ask my friends to…

January 06, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Cinnabon: Signature Rolls… and Bad Service

Shopping Mall | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 22, 2014

Shopping Mall

Cinnabon: Signature Rolls… and Bad Service

It’s been a long time since I had some cinnamon rolls. If my memory serves me right, I remember passing by Cinnzeo on the Zalka highway, in 2003, every single day of the week, after university,…

September 22, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Tosta Mista: Lisbon's Famous Street Food at Jürgen's, Bairro Alto

Street Food | Lisbon Portugal Europe

Portugal

April 08, 2014

Street Food

Tosta Mista: Lisbon's Famous Street Food at Jürgen's, Bairro Alto

Walking through the tight streets of Bairro Alto, Hani a friend of ours who lived here for six months, was showing us around Lisbon's nightlife district.  A few beers later, I asked him to take us…

April 08, 2014 | Lisbon

L'ÉCLAIR DE GÉNIE: Back for More Exquisite Flavors

Tasty Discoveries | Paris France Europe

France

February 24, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

L'ÉCLAIR DE GÉNIE: Back for More Exquisite Flavors

Looking for tasty discoveries, I recently came across L'Eclair de Genie in Paris and of course I had to pass by this favorite spot again during my latest trip to Paris with my wife and some friends.…

February 24, 2014 | Paris

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