Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 25, 2019

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Mechwar Videos

April 25, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Aabrine (عبرين) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Batroun District (Qada'a), an administrative division…

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Bread & Bakeries | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Bread & Bakeries

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | South Lebanon

Down south, two hours from Beirut is a bakery, a special shop producing unique Markouk saj bread as well as a selection…

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

Breakfast & Coffee

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Metn

If you follow my stories on Instagram, you should know by now that I fell in love with this guy; Abou Chady, 32 years…

Mechwar to The Cedars of God: Winter Adventure and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Mechwar to The Cedars of God: Winter Adventure and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos

March 24, 2019 | Travel | North Lebanon

The Cedars of God (Arabic: أرز الربّ‎ Arz ar-Rabb "Cedars of the Lord") is one of the last vestiges of the…

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 23, 2019

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

March 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

I was expecting a casual Lebanese restaurant like all the rest around the villages until the waiter opened the door. I…

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 22, 2019

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

Mechwar Videos

March 22, 2019 | Popular | Jounieh

The luscious Keserwan Mountains slope downwards to the picture perfect crescent bay of Jounieh. Around 16 kilometers…

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries

March 14, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

Located in Antelias, Byekout road, Francois Kamil Lebnen is still baking every mankousheh with love since 1962 and…

Hatbe W Nar Kobayat: House of Traditional Tannour bread and Horizontal Shawarma

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 13, 2019

Hatbe W Nar Kobayat: House of Traditional Tannour bread and Horizontal Shawarma

Breakfast & Coffee

March 13, 2019 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

I do drive all the way from Beirut to Enjoy Tony’s superb tannour bread and exceptional wood-fire shawarma wraps.…

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Breakfast & Coffee

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou…

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

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

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

French

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

The restaurant appeared in all my searches and was recommended by many followers on Instagram: considered to be one of…

Sawani Falfoul: Great Food and Great Vibes for Breakfast and Beyond

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 23, 2018

Sawani Falfoul: Great Food and Great Vibes for Breakfast and Beyond

Breakfast & Coffee

August 23, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

I ate, enjoyed my time, felt transported... I wished time would stop. I had an amazing plate of foul, an awesome plate…

"Jun": Lebanon's Second Gin!

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 14, 2018

"Jun": Lebanon's Second Gin!

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

July 14, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

Jun is juniper – and eight other botanicals. It’s the month of June – and every other month of summer…

Yoresel: A Traditional Restaurant in Alanya

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

July 14, 2018

Yoresel: A Traditional Restaurant in Alanya

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Turkey

Traditional Alanyan cuisine prepared with love, at Yoresel you will enjoy a homey cuisine loaded with flavors and…

PJ Clarke’s: Relive History at a Restaurant in New York Where Food is Outstanding

American | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

PJ Clarke’s: Relive History at a Restaurant in New York Where Food is Outstanding

American

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

They say that you can’t visit New York and not experience the authenticity and history at “PJ…

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

April 30, 2018

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Kuwait

You cannot visit Kuwait without having a meal at Dar Hamad; that statement is evident in 2016 on my last visit to…

Assaha Village: A Luxuriously Detailed Hotel Minutes Away from Beirut Airport

Hotels | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

Assaha Village: A Luxuriously Detailed Hotel Minutes Away from Beirut Airport

Hotels

April 30, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut

More than 70 rooms, each room is different than the other but all built with great attention to design, finesse and…

Dukanah: A Traditional Experience in Muscat

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

April 08, 2018

Dukanah: A Traditional Experience in Muscat

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Oman

Traditionally Omani, Dukanah is a local restaurant transporting to the era of our ancestors. Build around a traditional…

Taverna Dei Servi; The Taste of Simple Things in Modena

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Taverna Dei Servi; The Taste of Simple Things in Modena

Italian

February 01, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

Nestled in the old town of Modena, few meters from the main piazza, the restaurant can be accessed from a peaceful…

Da Nello: Authentic and Traditional in Bologna

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

February 01, 2018

Da Nello: Authentic and Traditional in Bologna

Italian

February 01, 2018 | Recommended | Italy

Traditional and authentic, Da Nello rated 4,3/5 on google maps is considered to be one of the best Italian restaurants…

Al Jardali Saida: My Favorite Knefeh

Breakfast & Coffee | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

January 15, 2018

Al Jardali Saida: My Favorite Knefeh

Breakfast & Coffee

January 15, 2018 | Popular | Saida

If you watch my shows or follow my stories on Instagram, you would know by now that…

Al Falamanki Dubai: Traditional Lebanese Vibes in the UAE

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

January 14, 2018

Al Falamanki Dubai: Traditional Lebanese Vibes in the UAE

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 14, 2018 | News | Dubai

Al Falamanki, a restaurant from Lebanon, is now open in Dubai, across from the Four Seasons Hotel on Jumeirah Beach…

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries

December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au Carrefour. On the lower side of this big center, you will find a…

Dar Hamad: A Fine Kuwaiti Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

November 04, 2017

Dar Hamad: A Fine Kuwaiti Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

November 04, 2017 | Recommended | Kuwait

Dar Hamad will leave you amazed. Located in an impressive building, Dar Hamad boasts superb décor and a certain…

Soufrat Al Oumara: Deir El Qamar’s Enjoyable Food Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 01, 2017

Soufrat Al Oumara: Deir El Qamar’s Enjoyable Food Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

October 01, 2017 | Recommended | Shouf

It was three in the afternoon visiting Deir El Qamar with my family when we stopped for lunch at Deir Al Oumara, a…

Nassab Saida: My Favorite Maacroun, Ouwaymat and Mchabbak!

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

September 17, 2017

Nassab Saida: My Favorite Maacroun, Ouwaymat and Mchabbak!

Desserts & Sweets

September 17, 2017 | Recommended | Saida

Searching for the best Maacroun, Mchabbak and Ouwaymat in town? There's only one address! Visit Nassab Sweets…

To Vathi, a Piece of Paradise Hidden on The Greek Islands

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

September 07, 2017

To Vathi, a Piece of Paradise Hidden on The Greek Islands

Fish & Seafood

September 07, 2017 | Restaurants | Greece

Vathi is a small, beautiful fishing harbour on the west coast of the Methana peninsula. It is a very peaceful…

Fouad Khalil's Lebanese Restaurant: It's Happiness Guaranteed

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 21, 2017

Fouad Khalil's Lebanese Restaurant: It's Happiness Guaranteed

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 21, 2017 | Recommended | Keserwan

Fouad is a small restaurant in Nabe3 el Mghara, Hrajel located far away from the tourists and the main road.…

Ghosn: Jounieh's Traditional Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 06, 2017

Ghosn: Jounieh's Traditional Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee

August 06, 2017 | Reviews | Jounieh

Two years ago, I visited a man, hardly a moment to stand still, preparing breakfast like his father taught him to more…

3end Arze: A Happy Place; An Amazing Host; Great Homey Food!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2017

3end Arze: A Happy Place; An Amazing Host; Great Homey Food!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 29, 2017 | Popular | Keserwan

I never thought that any restaurant existed in a forgotten spot up the road to Fatqa. And I never imagined that I'd be…

Raymond: Traditional and Delicious Lebanese Food in Rayak

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 12, 2017

Raymond: Traditional and Delicious Lebanese Food in Rayak

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

June 12, 2017 | Restaurants | Bekaa

In Rayak, Baalbeck, right next to the Air Force base, you'll find Raymond, a restaurant that has been open for sixty…

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 14, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

Popular

May 14, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

It’s true when they say that some foods are best prepared by masters… and not just any masters. Often…

Em Georges: Flavors of Home Delivered for Your Ultimate Pleasure

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 25, 2017

Em Georges: Flavors of Home Delivered for Your Ultimate Pleasure

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 25, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

The door rang and a man with a smile on his face, carrying a big black bag walked in. In a professional outfit and with…

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 18, 2017

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 18, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

You would never imagine that a place like this, hidden down a dead end in Mar Elias, could even be close to…

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

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

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

Popular

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

This is a story of a country told through its magnificent food. It's a land called Lebanon where food plays a major…

Zooba: Classy Egyptian Street Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

January 18, 2017

Zooba: Classy Egyptian Street Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 18, 2017 | Recommended | Egypt

The Egyptian version of Chipotle or what is closer to Pret a Manger is a big spot on. I walked into a place where I…

Andrea Mariouteya: Amazing Charcoal Chicken and More in Cairo

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

September 21, 2016

Andrea Mariouteya: Amazing Charcoal Chicken and More in Cairo

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 21, 2016 | Restaurants | Egypt

Andrea Mariouteya, opened in 1959, is a famous spot around Cairo.  Many of my friends suggested that I visit this…

Al Hachem: Amman's Iconic Authentic Restaurant

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 31, 2016

Al Hachem: Amman's Iconic Authentic Restaurant

Street Food

May 31, 2016 | Amman

Iconic as people call it around here, Al Hachem is a street food restaurant popular for the last 55 years. Nestled in…

Beit Dickson Kuwait: A Traditional and Exceptional Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

May 28, 2016

Beit Dickson Kuwait: A Traditional and Exceptional Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 28, 2016 | Recommended | Kuwait

This is where I finished my trip and this is where I'll be coming back for more. This is where food has a different…

El Veridico de Fidel: A Must Visit! Superb Peruvian Cuisine

Fish & Seafood | Peru Americas

Americas

May 20, 2016

El Veridico de Fidel: A Must Visit! Superb Peruvian Cuisine

Fish & Seafood

May 20, 2016 | Recommended | Peru

The taxi dropped me off in a busy industrial neighborhood in front of a place that's not too touristic to say the…

Heokdonga (흑돈가): Traditional Korean Barbecue

Asian/Chinese

May 10, 2016

Heokdonga (흑돈가): Traditional Korean Barbecue

Asian/Chinese

May 10, 2016 | Restaurants

Traditional, this restaurant has been recommended by the locals as being the place to visit. Heokdonga means 'black…

The Box of May has Been Delivered!

News

May 04, 2016

The Box of May has Been Delivered!

News

May 04, 2016 | Popular

Forget the gloomy weather this morning, we're in a full summery mood today... to top the thrill of the season further…

Myeong-in Deongsim (명인등심): Korean Beef

Asian/Chinese

April 29, 2016

Myeong-in Deongsim (명인등심): Korean Beef

Asian/Chinese

April 29, 2016 | Grill&BBQ

One item is sold here; Korean beef and marinated Korean sirloin. Barbecue style, the meat is cooked in front of the…

Soufra: The Richness of Traditional Palestinian Cuisine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 19, 2016

Soufra: The Richness of Traditional Palestinian Cuisine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 19, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

This morning I was invited to a tasting. My friend calls me asking to try a Palestinian cuisine she was sure I'd…

Liza Paris: The Stylish and Classy Lebanese

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Paris France Europe

France

April 05, 2016

Liza Paris: The Stylish and Classy Lebanese

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 05, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

Liza, an excellent restaurant in Lebanon and Paris. What a difference! A huge difference between the fast food shop…

Lamb House: An Iconic Restaurant on Beirut's Waterfront

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2016

Lamb House: An Iconic Restaurant on Beirut's Waterfront

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

March 28, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

I'm back to Lamb House! Where the burger is famous, where food is traditional and authentic and where many…

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood at its Finest

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2016

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood at its Finest

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 28, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

It's a restaurant with a rich history, a restaurant I used to visit on Jal el Dib highway before it opened its iconic…

Caru' Cu Bere: A Landmark and Traditional Restaurant

Balkan Cuisine | Romania Europe

Europe

January 27, 2016

Caru' Cu Bere: A Landmark and Traditional Restaurant

Balkan Cuisine

January 27, 2016 | International Cuisine | Romania

Walking the streets of Bucharest's old town we stopped at a landmark, a famous restaurant, a place everyone talks…

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 01, 2015

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News

December 01, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Back to the Past… Generations of Quality and Taste Places Your Dad Told You About It’s true when they…

Fouad: The King of Lebanese Food and Hospitality

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 27, 2015

Fouad: The King of Lebanese Food and Hospitality

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 27, 2015 | Recommended | Keserwan

I'm back at Fouad, one of my all time favorites, a restaurant nestled on the mountains of Keserwan in a village called…

Six Months and Counting: The September Box is Out

News

September 02, 2015

Six Months and Counting: The September Box is Out

News

September 02, 2015 | The Box

Can you believe it’s been 6 months already since we first started The Box? Over 150 Boxes have been dispatched…

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