Three Days in Istanbul: 18 "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" Restaurant Experiences to Try

Popular | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 23, 2019

Popular

Three Days in Istanbul: 18 "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" Restaurant Experiences to Try

A couple of years ago, Turkey and Lebanon signed an agreement allowing both populations to visit their neighbors without the need of a visa. That opened a lot of touristic and business opportunities.…

September 23, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019

News

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

I have been places... collecting happy moments and enjoying memorable experiences around the world. My journey started in 2012, when I decided to start an unbiased, credible food and travel…

January 12, 2019 | Popular

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 11, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

A croissant is a buttery, flaky, viennoiserie pastry of Austrian origin, named for its historical crescent shape. Croissants and other viennoiserie are made of layered yeast-leavened dough. The dough…

January 11, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

My Favorite Eggs Benedict Discoveries From Around the World: 21 Mouthwatering Dishes

Breakfast & Coffee

January 11, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

My Favorite Eggs Benedict Discoveries From Around the World: 21 Mouthwatering Dishes

Eggs Benedict, also informally known as Eggs Benny, is a traditional American breakfast or brunch dish that consists of two halves of an English muffin topped with a poached egg, bacon or ham, and…

January 11, 2019 | Recommended

Who Has the Best Shawarma in Lebanon? Did You Try These 14 Choices?

Sandwiches | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

Sandwiches

Who Has the Best Shawarma in Lebanon? Did You Try These 14 Choices?

SHAWARMA: Lebanon's best of the best list. Thin and fresh bread, two layers of it, wrapped around a generous portion of meat or chicken alongside accompaniments. Premium quality, without any sauces…

January 10, 2019 | Street Food | Lebanon

We Love BURGERS: 20 Best Choices to Choose From in Lebanon

Burgers | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

Burgers

We Love BURGERS: 20 Best Choices to Choose From in Lebanon

I love burgers, to the extent that I don’t mind eating these little pieces of heaven every day. Mind you, not all burgers are worth talking about and not all burgers are made properly. It is…

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

French Food | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

French Food

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Where to Enjoy a Generously Loaded and Tasty "Lebanese Mezze Table": 28 Restaurants to Check

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 08, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Where to Enjoy a Generously Loaded and Tasty "Lebanese Mezze Table": 28 Restaurants to Check

Renowned all around the world, our Lebanese cuisine has won several awards for its fine taste, colorful plates, and superb taste. It's all about love poured in every plate spread on that long…

January 08, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

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: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

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California

January 07, 2019

Popular

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

I have been to San Francisco three times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough sandwiches, cookies, burgers, Italian food and desserts to feel…

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | San Francisco

2018: My Favorite Eats in Dubai

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UAE

January 07, 2019

Popular

2018: My Favorite Eats in Dubai

I have been to Dubai ten times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough sandwiches, cookies, burgers, Italian food and desserts to feel the…

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Who doesn’t love desserts? Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgences… But where can you find the best of what Lebanon has to offer, in terms of sweets, cakes, cookies, ice cream... Are…

January 06, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Spending Sunday with Your Kids: Some Ideas to Have Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch

Hotels | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Hotels

Spending Sunday with Your Kids: Some Ideas to Have Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch

While my kids grow older searching for places to take them has been a primordial thing every weekend. Where do we take them? What activities are there? Are they good enough? Are they kids…

January 06, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

It's a Sandwich, it's a Wrap, it's a Baguette... Best 40 Amazing Quick Eats in Lebanon

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Popular

It's a Sandwich, it's a Wrap, it's a Baguette... Best 40 Amazing Quick Eats in Lebanon

As we may have noticed, food around the world is following trends which we Lebanese are being influenced by. It was the year of Sushi in 2013, burgers in 2014, homemade pastries in 2015 and…

January 06, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

Craving a Good Hummus in Lebanon: 21 of the Best Plates You Have to Try!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 05, 2019

Popular

Craving a Good Hummus in Lebanon: 21 of the Best Plates You Have to Try!

The hummus comprises nothing more than what it should: pummeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and olive oil. Yet Lebanon's hummus has brought food critics, amateur locals and foreign…

January 05, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

Lebanon's Best Ice Cream: 25 Addresses Will Satisfy Your Craving

Ice Cream & Gelato | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 04, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

Lebanon's Best Ice Cream: 25 Addresses Will Satisfy Your Craving

We often ask ourselves... Which is better and why? And this is about everything around us...  Since it's summer and we're all craving something cold, let's talk about ice cream. Creating good…

January 04, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

With endless choice and great flavors, you simply cannot skip breakfast in Lebanon. From Mankousheh to Foul and hummus... Knefeh, Ashta and Labneh, we have something to satisfy all…

January 04, 2019 | Manakish | Lebanon

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

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USA

January 02, 2019

Popular

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats 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 02, 2019 | Recommended | New York

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami…

January 02, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Breakfast in Paris: My Top 10 List

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

January 02, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in Paris: My Top 10 List

I felt it, I was sure this morning's breakfast was going to be majestic... I pushed the door open on to a tiny space and a bar while being invited to walk up the stairs to the first floor...…

January 02, 2019 | Popular | Paris

My Favorite Restaurants: Unfortunately Closed this Year

Restaurant Closed | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 02, 2019

Restaurant Closed

My Favorite Restaurants: Unfortunately Closed this Year

Like everything on planet earth, everything has an end. Unfortunately, some great restaurants close while we see other ones opening. I feel so sad when I have to add the (Restaurant Closed)…

January 02, 2019 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

Where to Eat Good Sushi in Lebanon: 21 Restaurants You Have to Try

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 02, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Where to Eat Good Sushi in Lebanon: 21 Restaurants You Have to Try

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish…

January 02, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

Italian Food | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

Italian Food

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 Top 15: New York’s Best Ice Cream You Must Try

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

My Top 15: New York’s Best Ice Cream You Must Try

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami…

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

2018: My Favorite Hotel Discoveries this Year

Hotels

January 01, 2019

Hotels

2018: My Favorite Hotel Discoveries this Year

In 2018, I was lucky enough to have had the chance to travel a lot. I discovered more than 121 different cities in 16 countries and checked into more than 25 hotels around the world. Each hotel was a…

January 01, 2019 | Top 10 List

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

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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

Top 10 Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

Desserts & Sweets | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Top 10 Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

After indulging in Milan's favorite gelatarias, I planned a trip to Rome to see how the capital of this most famous culinary country compares. The world talks about ice cream but Italy calls it…

January 01, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Rome

Paris Greatest Eats: 33 Stops I Recommend You to Try!

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

January 01, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Paris Greatest Eats: 33 Stops I Recommend You to Try!

I felt it, I was sure this morning's breakfast was going to be majestic... I pushed the door open on to a tiny space and a bar while being invited to walk up the stairs to the first floor...…

January 01, 2019 | French Food | Paris

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Italian Food | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Italian Food

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

Amsterdam Top 10 Food Discoveries

Restaurants | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

January 01, 2019

Restaurants

Amsterdam Top 10 Food Discoveries

From its earliest days, Amsterdam has been a bustling hub of commerce that welcomed other cultures with open arms. Check out my Top 10 eats in this lovely canal-side city, including the rich…

January 01, 2019 | Reviews | Amsterdam

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Pizza in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 02, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Pizza 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…

July 02, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 01, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

The hummus comprises nothing more than what it should: pummeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and olive oil. Yet Lebanon's hummus has brought food critics, amateur locals and foreign…

July 01, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 28, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

June 28, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Good Lebanese Mezze

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 27, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Good Lebanese Mezze

Renowned all around the world, our Lebanese cuisine has won several awards for its fine taste, colorful plates and superb taste. It's all about love poured in every plate spread on that long…

June 27, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

June 26, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Ice Cream

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably a six or seven times already in less than a year; and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried…

June 26, 2017 | News | New York

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Breakfast Experiences

News | New York USA Americas

USA

June 24, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Breakfast Experiences

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably a six or seven times already in less than a year; and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried…

June 24, 2017 | Popular | New York

Who Has the Best Shawarma in Lebanon?

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Middle East

June 20, 2017

Recommended

Who Has the Best Shawarma in Lebanon?

Where to have a tasty Shawarma in Lebanon: my personal favorites! Shawarma (Arabic: شاورما‎‎) is a Levantine meat preparation, where lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, veal, buffalo…

June 20, 2017 | Sandwiches | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Delicious Sandwiches You Must Try in Lebanon!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 28, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: Delicious Sandwiches You Must Try in Lebanon!

As we may have noticed, food around the world is following trends which we Lebanese are being influenced by. It was the year of Sushi in 2013, burgers in 2014, homemade pastries in 2015 and…

May 28, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 14, 2017

Popular

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

It’s true when they say that some foods are best prepared by masters… and not just any masters. Often found in hidden places, there are certain places that have been around for…

May 14, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

A Meal from A to Z: 27 Food Stops at ABC!

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 08, 2017

International Cuisine

A Meal from A to Z: 27 Food Stops at ABC!

Lebanese food blogger and founder of ‘No Garlic No Onions’, Anthony Rahayel visits every restaurant in ABC and recommends his favorite dishes in each place. An expert food critic, Rahayel…

May 08, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

17 Favorite Bites to Look Out for This Summer at Souk el Akel

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 02, 2017

Popular

17 Favorite Bites to Look Out for This Summer at Souk el Akel

Time has gone so fast since we first launched Lebanon's biggest street food market ‘Souk el Akel’ on the streets of Downtown Beirut two years ago. This one of a kind event has come a long…

May 02, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Lebanon!

Ice Cream & Gelato | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 01, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Lebanon!

Here comes summer along with its intense heat, a beautiful season eagerly awaited in our fresh country. Beaches, mountain trails, barbecues, social gatherings, dancing on rooftop venues and,…

May 01, 2017 | News | Lebanon

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

Italian Food | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 30, 2017

Italian Food

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

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Hefty Breakfast in Lebanon!

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 23, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Hefty Breakfast in Lebanon!

"Breakfast", the latest trend to take our country by storm. New breakfast spots are opening every month and many restaurants are changing their operating hours to serve…

April 23, 2017 | News | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Real Burger in Lebanon!

Burgers | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 16, 2017

Burgers

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Real Burger in Lebanon!

I love burgers, to the extent that I don’t mind eating these little pieces of heaven every day. Mind you, not all burgers are worth talking about and not all burgers are made properly. It is…

April 16, 2017 | News | Lebanon

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish…

April 10, 2017 | News | Lebanon

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Popular

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

This is a story of a country told through its magnificent food. It's a land called Lebanon where food plays a major role in uniting its citizens. For hundreds of years, traditional specialities have…

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Top 10: My Greatest Hotel Stays this Year!

Hotels

October 22, 2016

Hotels

Top 10: My Greatest Hotel Stays this Year!

In 2016, I was lucky enough to have had the chance to travel a lot. I discovered more than 20 different cities and checked into more than 25 hotels around the world. Each hotel was a unique…

October 22, 2016 | Recommended

La Liste: The World's Best Restaurants!

News

May 31, 2016

News

La Liste: The World's Best Restaurants!

With support from the French government, a new group has graded the world’s greatest restaurants. What’s the greatest restaurant in the world? Top chefs and those who fork over their…

May 31, 2016 | Popular

2015: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 14, 2016

News

2015: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Any dish served in Italian restaurant is simply. Pizzas, pastas and risottos, Italian cuisine is great. Voted for many years as the trendiest and most loved cuisine on earth, the Italian cuisine has…

March 14, 2016 | Recommended

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