What’s Beef: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Burgers | Germany Europe

Europe

October 21, 2019

Burgers

What’s Beef: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Waw! That’s the first impression! The place is simply awesome! Red, lots of red, walls shining red... it’s really cool! A concept inspired by the American culture serves locally sourced…

October 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 18, 2019

Italian

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Driving on Mansourieh highway all the way up to Beit Merry, it came to my attention that almost all restaurants are fast food places. Start by Abou Arab, Sandwich w Noss, Burger King, and Mc.…

October 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Kelly's Fish Lounge: Fresh and Tasty Seafood from Tripoli to the Heart of Achrafieh

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Kelly's Fish Lounge: Fresh and Tasty Seafood from Tripoli to the Heart of Achrafieh

Kelly is where Fish is delivered daily from Tripoli to the heart of Achrafieh. Kelly is where the restaurant doesn't smell fish and where food is prepared with love and dedication. I visited Kelly's…

October 18, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

IHOP Doha: Excellent Food, Tasty and Rich Flavors

Breakfast & Coffee | Qatar GCC Middle East

GCC

October 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

IHOP Doha: Excellent Food, Tasty and Rich Flavors

New York, Chicago, Beirut, and now Doha... I liked the IHOP comeback and rebranding, making it my favorite fast-food American breakfast. Spending the weekend in Qatar, and before going back home, I…

October 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Qatar

Mechtah Abou Elias: Zahle's Famous Traditional Bread

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

October 18, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Mechtah Abou Elias: Zahle's Famous Traditional Bread

I've been to Zahle before, but I only had time to have breakfast at Massaad and buy some milk cookies. Coming back was a must. My second visit started with Furn Mar Elias, a well-known place in Zahle…

October 18, 2019 | Street Food | Zahle

Punto Alto: “Impressed” by the Food and the Portions Size! It’s Even Non-Smoking

American | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

October 18, 2019

American

Punto Alto: “Impressed” by the Food and the Portions Size! It’s Even Non-Smoking

Located on the hills of Ras Maska, Punto Akto has been serving unique food since 1990. From an authentic Italian restaurant to an American-style Italian eatery, Punto Alto is one of Tripoli’s…

October 18, 2019 | Italian | Tripoli

Nice au Cœur de Beyrouth: Gastronomique Façon Shisha Restaurant for 500$ at Le Bristol Beyrouth: Cheap, Bad Food and Low Quality Entertainement! A Disaster, A Scam!

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 29, 2019

French

Nice au Cœur de Beyrouth: Gastronomique Façon Shisha Restaurant for 500$ at Le Bristol Beyrouth: Cheap, Bad Food and Low Quality Entertainement! A Disaster, A Scam!

If the founders of Le Bristol were alive, he would have committed suicide... When you book a dinner for 110$ per person (Wine not included), and you read the description promising you…

September 29, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Chicago Steakhouse: Excellent Meat But Not An Experience I’ll Repeat

American | Germany Europe

Europe

September 23, 2019

American

Chicago Steakhouse: Excellent Meat But Not An Experience I’ll Repeat

It feels American! A bar, lots of wood, painted walls, buffalos, metal lights and wooden tables. Travel to the states and back while enjoying a piece of meat. Slow service like all the restaurants…

September 23, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Germany

Dallmayr Delicatessen: A Gourmet Lunch in Munich

Recommended | Germany Europe

Europe

September 23, 2019

Recommended

Dallmayr Delicatessen: A Gourmet Lunch in Munich

One of Europe’s most famous delicatessen brands welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, or dinner up on the first floor. After touring around on the ground floor for German specialties and unique…

September 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Italian | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Italian

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Four years passed and I still remember it as if it was today; one of Berlin’s finest Italian restaurants was fully booked on a Saturday evening. A garlic clove printed on a large canvas, pasta…

September 22, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

International Cuisine

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

Located inside the Pullman hotel of Berlin, Blend is a trendy restaurant, decorated with style and serving lunch between twelve and two. Sit and relax, enjoy the modern decor while you wait for long…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

What’s Beef Frankfurt: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

American | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

American

What’s Beef Frankfurt: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Waw! That’s the first impression! The place is simply awesome! Red, lots of red, walls were shining red... it’s really cool! A concept inspired by the American culture serves locally…

September 22, 2019 | Burgers | Germany

The Hutong Club: Complicated Chinese Food in Munich

Asian/Chinese | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Asian/Chinese

The Hutong Club: Complicated Chinese Food in Munich

Recommended by the concierge at The Sofitel, The Hutong Club is one of Munich finest Chinese restaurants. The cuisine is complex and not for the faint of heart. Decorated to perfection, the…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Konditorei Buchwald: Berlin’s Oldest Pastry Shop is Not Worth Trying

Desserts & Sweets | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Konditorei Buchwald: Berlin’s Oldest Pastry Shop is Not Worth Trying

When in Berlin, visit Patisserie “Konditorei G. Buchwald”! The pastry shop was founded in Cottbus in 1852 and is now the oldest patisserie in Berlin. The specialty is their Baumkuchen…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

Asian/Chinese | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

It has appeared on the lists, in all my searches, it’s one of the capital’s best Asian restaurants according to many... after a bit so pleasant lunch down at the Bosphorus, we grabbed a…

September 21, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Istanbul

Nusr-Et Burger Istanbul: An Overrated Experience

Grill&BBQ | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Nusr-Et Burger Istanbul: An Overrated Experience

Nusr-Et, once meat restaurant in Etiler has expended all around Istanbul and the world. From a "meat" fine dining restaurant, you have to book weeks in advance to other casual eateries of which…

September 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

The Allis at Soho House: Eat, Chill, Relax, Enjoy the Garden in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

The Allis at Soho House: Eat, Chill, Relax, Enjoy the Garden in Istanbul

Positive vibes in the garden while listening to good music; that’s The Allis at Soho House in Istanbul. Enjoy a cold coffee, let the breath of air caress your cheeks, mingle with people while…

September 21, 2019 | International Cuisine | Istanbul

Cuma: Breakfast at Home in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Cuma: Breakfast at Home in Istanbul

Jazz music, the light coming in from all sides, wooden tables, layback seats... it’s home away from home in the heart of Istanbul. Order eggs Benedict with labneh! Enjoy a mouthwatering…

September 21, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Journey Lounge: Buckwheat Pancakes and Soy Milk Granola in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Journey Lounge: Buckwheat Pancakes and Soy Milk Granola in Istanbul

Walking the streets of Beyoğlu, up on the hills overviewing Istanbul, I decided to have Journey lounge as my next stop. Trees, wooden furniture, and calm vibes. On the menu, you can find a wide…

September 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

MUST: Casual, Relaxed and Serving Good International Cuisine in Istanbul

International Cuisine | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

International Cuisine

MUST: Casual, Relaxed and Serving Good International Cuisine in Istanbul

Spending four days in Istanbul, and eating almost every cuisine until now, the last dinner must be special, so why not try MUST! MUST, which is the new address in Istanbul for special food and good…

September 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Delicatessen: Classical Music and Great Breakfast in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Delicatessen: Classical Music and Great Breakfast in Istanbul

Oh, My Goodness! When I think that’s, I’ve been to the best breakfast place in town; another pops up! Delicatessen locates on the hills of Nisantasi is your perfect breakfast…

September 17, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Petra Roasting Company: A Coup de Coeur in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Petra Roasting Company: A Coup de Coeur in Istanbul

On this beautiful Sunday morning, my first stop was at Mangerie, where I thought I'd discovered the best... I then continued to Delicatessen where again I thought I’ve found my coup de Coeur...…

September 17, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Istanbul

Mangerie Bebek: Excellent Breakfast Loaded with Flavors

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Mangerie Bebek: Excellent Breakfast Loaded with Flavors

I woke up at 6, walked around Istanbul to fly my drone then searching for a place to have breakfast. I wanted something cosmopolitan, fun and trendy at the same time: Mangerie popped up. Located…

September 17, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Tasty, Varied, Generous and Professional... Breakfast in Beirut! The Four Seasons Hotel

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Tasty, Varied, Generous and Professional... Breakfast in Beirut! The Four Seasons Hotel

On the second floor of the Four Seasons Hotel is where mornings have another meaning. I've been here half a dozen times already simply to enjoy the pleasure of great food, amazing presentation, and…

September 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut Central District

Paper Moon: Enjoying My Favorite Milanese Restaurant in Istanbul

Italian | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Italian

Paper Moon: Enjoying My Favorite Milanese Restaurant in Istanbul

After enjoying Paper Moon twice in Milano, I couldn’t but try it in Istanbul. One of my favorite Italian restaurants of all times makes my heart skip a beat. Pasta, pizza and Italian dishes,…

September 17, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Hamdi Restaurant: Top Quality Turkish Food with a View

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Hamdi Restaurant: Top Quality Turkish Food with a View

The view is breathtaking and the food as well. Good food with a superb view is what Hamdi offers in the heart of Istanbul’s busy touristic quarters. On the third floor is where lunch is…

September 17, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Esmer Chef: Fresh Street Food Pasta in Istanbul

Italian | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Italian

Esmer Chef: Fresh Street Food Pasta in Istanbul

Some of the blog’s readers recommended “Esmer Chef.” Pizza, pasta, salads, international cuisine and everything in between, the casual fast food has several branches of which one on…

September 17, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

House of B: A Good American Burger in Istanbul

American | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

American

House of B: A Good American Burger in Istanbul

After enjoying Istanbul’s vibes down at Beşiktaş, walking from a street to the next, I stopped at “House of B.” Burgers are what they do in an American diner-style decor and…

September 17, 2019 | Burgers | Istanbul

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

Chocolate | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 09, 2019

Chocolate

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

I love it so much that I visit Chili's only to enjoy this dessert!   The signature dessert of choice: A dessert to try at least once in a lifetime: Chili's molten chocolate cake. You…

September 09, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh

Chili’s Beirut: Twenty Years of Good Food, Generous Portion and Non-Smoking Dining

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 08, 2019

American

Chili’s Beirut: Twenty Years of Good Food, Generous Portion and Non-Smoking Dining

Back! To my favorite diner in town and probably the last standing. One of Lebanon’s few franchises has celebrated 20 years of operations in Achrafieh... and when the brand worldwide isn’t…

September 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Wagamama Istanbul: Noodles and Sushi I Always Enjoy

Asian/Chinese | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 08, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Wagamama Istanbul: Noodles and Sushi I Always Enjoy

The journey with Wagamama started in 2012 at that same location. Seven years passed, and here I come again to experience one of my favorite brands. I love the naughty child painted on the wall, the…

September 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

The Market at Bosphorus: Not Recommended and Not Worth a Visit

International Cuisine | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 08, 2019

International Cuisine

The Market at Bosphorus: Not Recommended and Not Worth a Visit

When it’s called "the Market", it should have the vibes of a market and probably enough goods to buy. The logo is inviting; the menu is presented on an iPad with mouthwatering photos of all…

September 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

La Petite Maison: A Must Do in Istanbul

French | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 04, 2019

French

La Petite Maison: A Must Do in Istanbul

Amazing, exceptionally amazing like all the “La Petite Maison” restaurants I’ve been to around the world. After indulging in the finest food in Nice, Dubai, and Beirut, here comes…

September 04, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Eataly at Zorlu Center: Disappointing More and More Every Time

Italian | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 04, 2019

Italian

Eataly at Zorlu Center: Disappointing More and More Every Time

Slow service but who cares when you can enjoy your time devouring the olive oil focaccia dipped in olive oil. Lovely fluffy freshly baked Italian focaccia with premium quality olive oil while…

September 04, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Restaurant Kesrwani; Fish and Seafood in Antelias, Arghile-Free

Fish & Seafood | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 04, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Restaurant Kesrwani; Fish and Seafood in Antelias, Arghile-Free

I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed the experience and now back for more. Kesrwani, the famous fish market of Antelias welcomes you for an enjoyable experience of seafood, Lebanese mezze and…

September 04, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias

Zeralda: French Cuisine in Jounieh

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 02, 2019

French

Zeralda: French Cuisine in Jounieh

"Bistronomie Francaise" is the tag line - Zeralda is a bistro serving casual French cuisine. It is nestled in the heart of Jounieh/Sarba. At the entrance of Sarba is an old house where Zeralda…

September 02, 2019 | Restaurants | Jounieh

These Are the World’s Best Restaurants: North America, South America, Africa and Middle East: LEBANON's Al Soussi Makes it on the List!

News

August 21, 2019

News

These Are the World’s Best Restaurants: North America, South America, Africa and Middle East: LEBANON's Al Soussi Makes it on the List!

One anonymous critic traveled the world to give you 30 reasons to book a trip now. By Besha Rodell For the first time ever, Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine have partnered on an ambitious…

August 21, 2019 | Popular

Shallalat Nabeh Merched: Excellent Lebanese Food Served in Paradise! A Must Try

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 19, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Shallalat Nabeh Merched: Excellent Lebanese Food Served in Paradise! A Must Try

After the last visit to “Nabeh Merched” to film an episode, I promised to come again with my family. A little paradise on earth, in the heart of Lebanon’s greenest region, spending…

August 19, 2019 | Recommended | Shouf

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

A traditional Greek kitchen, a waitress looking like an owner’s daughter, la mama preparing the plates and people sunbathing on the beach, Paradise is your traditional Greek restaurant with a…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Greece

Maris Kitchen at D Maris Bay Hotel Turkey

International Cuisine | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

August 18, 2019

International Cuisine

Maris Kitchen at D Maris Bay Hotel Turkey

Down at the bay, Maris Kitchen is the hotel’s main restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, stop for a bite, enjoy a meal, and spend time on the beach. Arriving at 11 am, we started…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Turkey

LOS: Art and Food on the Island of Symi

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

LOS: Art and Food on the Island of Symi

Marvelous, to say the least, the restaurant is marvelous! High-end and classy, even though located on the harbor, LOS - for Lobster, Oyster, and Sushi- doesn’t look like a restaurant for…

August 18, 2019 | International Cuisine | Greece

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

Grill&BBQ | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

August 18, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

A great marketing name deserves to be experienced, especially when there is no waiting list, and no reservation needed. After dining at Nusr-Et in Istanbul several years back before the restaurant…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Turkey

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