Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

The luscious Keserwan Mountains slope downwards to the picture perfect crescent bay of Jounieh. Around 16 kilometers north of Beirut on the highway, Jounieh is the first city that you’ll arrive…

March 22, 2019 | Popular | Jounieh

New York City Pizzeria: Authentic and Handcrafted from the States to Jounieh

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

January 13, 2019

American

New York City Pizzeria: Authentic and Handcrafted from the States to Jounieh

On the seaside road of Jounieh, there’s a new pizza place. Much more than a pizzeria, NYC pizzeria is the restaurant of Elie and his father who have come back from Houston to Lebanon, bringing…

January 13, 2019 | Pizza | Jounieh

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 31, 2018

American

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

With a restaurant in Athens and now another in Jounieh, Juicy Grill is a franchise claiming to have the best burger in town; so let’s try the food! Facing college central in Jounieh’s old…

December 31, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 29, 2018

International Cuisine

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

Tonight I’m having “Moules Frites” at DT! Every Wednesday, visit DT, the neighborhood restaurant of Kaslik which has been open since 1986. I love it here and have been visiting for…

November 29, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood Mezze in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 18, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood Mezze in Jounieh

Considered to be one of the high-end Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon and winner of the best restaurant in the Middle East, Al Sultan Brahim has been preserving the taste of our local heritage for…

November 18, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Gusti Gelato; Now Open in Kaslik

Ice Cream & Gelato | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Gusti Gelato; Now Open in Kaslik

Craving a mouthwatering talian Gelato? Check out the pictures and make sure to try their one-of-a-kind merry cream! From Gelato to the rock ice cream bomb, this gelateria has many surprises to…

June 03, 2018 | Jounieh

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Moria, or the old olive tree, a restaurant open on Jounieh’s old souk, serves a Lebanese and middle eastern cuisine with a gentle touch of freshness. A vast space welcomes you for lunch or…

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

La Creperie: The View and the Unique Sweet Crepe!

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 27, 2018

French

La Creperie: The View and the Unique Sweet Crepe!

The best time to visit famous establishments and enjoy the experience is in the afternoon; when the parking is empty, the staff is relaxed, the ambiance is calm and the kitchen ready to take its time…

May 27, 2018 | International Cuisine | Jounieh

Kaslik’s Food Parking: Let’s Have a Burger at Dany'z

Burgers | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

April 30, 2018

Burgers

Kaslik’s Food Parking: Let’s Have a Burger at Dany'z

I’m not sure what it’s called so I called it “Kaslik’s Food Parking”. Before Starbucks and behind The Lord of the Wings, stop at the famous parking serving food from…

April 30, 2018 | Reviews | Jounieh

Burger Bros. Is Now Open in Kaslik

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 18, 2018

American

Burger Bros. Is Now Open in Kaslik

After the huge success of Burger Bros. in Jbeil, the family affair opened its first shop outside the family hometown. Burgers are what they do in a fresh and funky atmosphere decorated in three…

February 18, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

Casino du Liban Celebrates Christmas

Events | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 17, 2017

Events

Casino du Liban Celebrates Christmas

For the first time, witness a one-of-a-kind festive experience at Casino du Liban for the whole family: The Christmas Village by Souk el Akl! Open Daily From 5:00 pm till Midnight, starting December…

December 17, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Jounieh

Dinner at La Table Fine: Tagliatelle and Chocolate Ball (Restaurant Closed)

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 15, 2017

French

Dinner at La Table Fine: Tagliatelle and Chocolate Ball (Restaurant Closed)

Fine dining in the heart of Jounieh, but sad staff, one waiter that doesn’t feel like working, very dim lights but the pleasant sounds of an active sea preparing for winter. The same menu for…

November 15, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Jounieh

Crepaway's New Menu: Casual, Exotic and Urban

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 01, 2017

International Cuisine

Crepaway's New Menu: Casual, Exotic and Urban

Lebanon’s Crepaway has a new menu... after big changes last year the casual eatery - which I had considered to be more an international diner - has transformed itself. I was invited tonight…

November 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Helado Ice Cream: Grab a Cone on the Jounieh Highway

Ice Cream & Gelato | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 19, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Helado Ice Cream: Grab a Cone on the Jounieh Highway

Ice cream, the latest trend around Lebanon has invaded the Jounieh highway. Coming from the north, you will notice a dozen of ice cream shops open between Casino du Liban until Nahr el…

August 19, 2017 | Mechwar Videos | Jounieh

Doughlicious: Your Canadian Diner in Jounieh

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 18, 2017

American

Doughlicious: Your Canadian Diner in Jounieh

Back to Doughlicious, the diner on Jounieh’s old souk road for a new experience. Second time already to discover the new additions to their varied menu. What to expect on the new…

August 18, 2017 | Pizza | Jounieh

Ghosn: Jounieh's Traditional Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 06, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Ghosn: Jounieh's Traditional Breakfast

Two years ago, I visited a man, hardly a moment to stand still, preparing breakfast like his father taught him to more then fifty years ago... His food made me cry, the passion…

August 06, 2017 | Reviews | Jounieh

Lina's: The Kaslik Location Needs Renovation

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 28, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Lina's: The Kaslik Location Needs Renovation

Been here twice already, to the Kaslik branch and probably a dozen times to other Lina's around the country over the last year... I love their sandwiches so much that I plan on coming back here more…

June 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Snack Chouchou: A New Eatery on Sarba Highway

Restaurants | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 24, 2017

Restaurants

Snack Chouchou: A New Eatery on Sarba Highway

A quick eatery like any other snack has newly opened on the Jounieh-Jbeil highway facing Mc.Donald's Sarba. What's special about it is the food and the name taken from Lebanon's famous…

June 24, 2017 | Reviews | Jounieh

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 22, 2017

French

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

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

June 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Bread & Bakeries | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 13, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Why go all the way to Baalbeck to enjoy a real "Sfi7a" when you can have it nearby... they even deliver. Just two months in business now, Baalbaké is a small butchery and bakery, serving the…

June 13, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Jounieh

Doughlicious: An American Diner with Italian Influences

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 31, 2017

American

Doughlicious: An American Diner with Italian Influences

In the heart of Jounieh's Old Souk a restaurant with an eye-catching sign has newly opened. The name is Doughlicious and and truly represents the dough they use - it's excellent. Under a stone…

March 31, 2017 | Pizza | Jounieh

Breakfast at Lina's Kaslik: Le Matin Plaisir!

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Lina's Kaslik: Le Matin Plaisir!

Meeting with friends in Kaslik, I stopped by the iconic Lina's which has stood here in Kaslik for the last decade or so. Sandwiches and salads is what they do, a cafe trottoir open on the busy…

March 17, 2017 | Recommended | Jounieh

Cluckster's: The Chicken Fast Food

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 03, 2017

American

Cluckster's: The Chicken Fast Food

What I thought was a local concept, turned out to be an American franchise brand. Cluckster's, in Kaslik (facing Downtown restaurant) offers chicken-based items and is said to be famous for…

March 03, 2017 | Sandwiches | Jounieh

Abou'l Ward: A Sandwich Kiosk in Jounieh (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 16, 2017

Restaurant Closed

Abou'l Ward: A Sandwich Kiosk in Jounieh (Restaurant Closed)

On my way up to the North, I felt hungry and decided to stop by Abou'l Ward. I have been here before and enjoyed their sandwiches. Abou'l Ward is a small kiosk on Jounieh’s highway after…

February 16, 2017 | Sandwiches | Jounieh

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 14, 2017

American

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

Two years have passed since I last visited Sandwiched, a diner nestled on Jounieh's interior road offering a selection of delicious sandwiches and burgers. The menu has changed but the decor is still…

February 14, 2017 | Burgers | Jounieh

Chez Sami: Good Food... Unacceptable Service!

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 13, 2016

Fish & Seafood

Chez Sami: Good Food... Unacceptable Service!

Last time I was at Chez Sami was in 2012 and even though I haven't visited since, the reputation of this famous restaurant precedes it. Known to be one of the country's best fish restaurants, Chez…

November 13, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Tartina Di Mare: Fast Casual Italian Seafood

Italian | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 16, 2016

Italian

Tartina Di Mare: Fast Casual Italian Seafood

Meet Mario, the owner of a small Italian restaurant in Sarba called Tartina Di Mare. Mario is a passionate man who has left everything behind to personally build and open an Italian seafood…

September 16, 2016 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Abou'l Ward: Tasty Sandwiches on Your Way to the North (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 17, 2016

Restaurant Closed

Abou'l Ward: Tasty Sandwiches on Your Way to the North (Restaurant Closed)

Abou'l Ward is a small place that has opened on Jounieh highway. A small container serves Lebanese traditional food with a modern twist. A quick casual Lebanese urban grill, a combination of…

February 17, 2016 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Jap: Excellent Japanese Food (Restaurant Closed)

Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 17, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Jap: Excellent Japanese Food (Restaurant Closed)

Jap is a fine dining Japanese restaurant by U.Bay and open now on the first floor of this iconic old house down in Jounieh's old souk. I've previously tried Jap's food on the rooftop and down at…

February 17, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Jounieh

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

Table Fine Jounieh: Mediterranean with Style (Restaurant Closed)

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

October 01, 2015

French

Table Fine Jounieh: Mediterranean with Style (Restaurant Closed)

Another visit and more enjoyment. A luxurious dinner from the staff at La Table Fine, UBay. I've been here many times already for a seafood experience combined with fine dining touches from the four…

October 01, 2015 | Italian | Jounieh

Building an Entrepreneurial Hub for the Fishing Sector in Jounieh

News | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 30, 2015

News

Building an Entrepreneurial Hub for the Fishing Sector in Jounieh

The Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment Program (BALADI), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by René…

September 30, 2015 | Jounieh

La Creperie Reopens: The Icon in Pictures

Spotted Stories | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2015

Spotted Stories

La Creperie Reopens: The Icon in Pictures

Historic Jounieh restaurant La Crêperie reopens after a series of renovations, with an updated concept and a new look inspired by French Provence, capturing the iconic restaurant's nostalgic…

June 03, 2015 | Jounieh

A Night of Gastronomy with the Rotary Clubs of Lebanon

Reviews | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 12, 2015

Reviews

A Night of Gastronomy with the Rotary Clubs of Lebanon

Tonight is a special night, different from all other events I've been to. I've  been a member of Rotary Metn for many years until NoGarlicNoOnions' commitments obliged me to stop many…

May 12, 2015 | Jounieh

Monte Cassino Hotel: A Generous Breakfast with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 14, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Monte Cassino Hotel: A Generous Breakfast with a View

The Monte Cassino Hotel, nestled on a beautiful hill in Tabarja overlooking Jounieh bay, is a place everyone has been talking about last summer. I couldn't come here earlier, but here I am and my…

March 14, 2015 | International Cuisine | Jounieh

Street Food in JOUNIEH

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 04, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Street Food in JOUNIEH

Jounieh is a coastal city about 16 km north of Beirut, Lebanon and is part of Greater Beirut. Jounieh is known for its seaside resorts and bustling nightlife, as well as its old stone souk, ferry…

March 04, 2015 | Travel | Jounieh

Georges Ghosn: No Words are Enough to Describe this Breakfast Experience

Street Food | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 03, 2015

Street Food

Georges Ghosn: No Words are Enough to Describe this Breakfast Experience

Just imagine a small place, a very old place that's broken from all sides, with old tables, a dirty paint job, broken tiles, high ceiling and the sound of running water from a broken tap... Welcome…

February 03, 2015 | Jounieh

A Fine Japanese has Opened its Doors in Jounieh… And it's Good (Restaurant Closed)

Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

October 14, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

A Fine Japanese has Opened its Doors in Jounieh… And it's Good (Restaurant Closed)

On my last visit to La Table Fine, Jounieh, I met a Japanese chef, Masato Okamoto, who had just landed in Lebanon, straight from Japan, and was preparing to open a new Asian fine diner: A…

October 14, 2014 | Recommended | Jounieh

Al Hallab's New Summer Collection of Oriental Sweets with Ice Cream

Desserts & Sweets | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 03, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Al Hallab's New Summer Collection of Oriental Sweets with Ice Cream

I read a 'tweet' saying that Al Hallab has introduced a number of new desserts to their menu. Of course I rushed to check it out… My sweet tooth was craving for something new and one of the…

August 03, 2014 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Jounieh

Habana: Favorite Worst Nightmare (Restaurant Closed)

Mexican | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 01, 2014

Mexican

Habana: Favorite Worst Nightmare (Restaurant Closed)

Two years, two long years, waiting to come back to my favorite Mexicano. Habana, the one and only Habana, the special restaurant that became famous by word of mouth... no marketing…

August 01, 2014 | Restaurant Closed | Jounieh

Tokyo: Your Window to Where in Japan Exactly?

Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 26, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tokyo: Your Window to Where in Japan Exactly?

Tokyo is one of the latest Japanese restaurants to open in town. I have been meaning to try this new place located on the first floor of one of Sahel Alma's commercial centers, but something…

July 26, 2014 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Furn Beaino: Indeed, A Unique Lahme Beajine

Street Food | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 25, 2014

Street Food

Furn Beaino: Indeed, A Unique Lahme Beajine

Located in the heart of Sarba, I arrived at Furn Beaino at 7am. Yes this early. I have been aiming to come to this bakery for a while now especially that everyone around keeps recommending their…

July 25, 2014 | Jounieh

Tsunami: Enjoying Sushi on Kaslik's Waterfront

Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 11, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami: Enjoying Sushi on Kaslik's Waterfront

What a beautiful place, down on Kaslik's waterfront. A high glass facade, light relaxing colors, three TVs playing music videos, a bar, and on the upper floor, sofas for more intimate dining and more…

July 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Jounieh

La Martingale: Restaurant & Piano Bar at Casino Du Liban

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 01, 2014

French

La Martingale: Restaurant & Piano Bar at Casino Du Liban

Last month, I had a dinner at La Salle Des Ambassadeurs but decided not to write a review since it was a big event. The food was excellent, I enjoyed my time, my plates, my meat and salad. Today,…

July 01, 2014 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Downtown: Old, Faithful and New Look

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 25, 2014

International Cuisine

Downtown: Old, Faithful and New Look

There are places that I visit on a monthly basis, experiencing the same pleasure I had when they first opened and Downtown Kaslik is one of them. When many failed to survive in Jounieh, when Beirut…

June 25, 2014 | Recommended | Jounieh

Sandwiched: Delicious Diner Food and a Mouthwatering Chocolate Cake

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 12, 2014

American

Sandwiched: Delicious Diner Food and a Mouthwatering Chocolate Cake

I've been asked by my friends to come visit Sandwiched and here I am. What I thought to be a new sandwicheria has been open for the last four years. I was expecting a kiosk but we landed in front of…

May 12, 2014 | Burgers | Jounieh

Mhanna Sur Mer: Repeated Perfection by the Mediterranean Seashore

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 07, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Mhanna Sur Mer: Repeated Perfection by the Mediterranean Seashore

Mhanna Sur Mer is one of my favorite Lebanese/Seafood restaurants for as long as I can remember. It has been an address I head down to year after year to enjoy some good and tasty local cuisine by…

May 07, 2014 | Recommended | Jounieh

Punta Del Este: A Lovely Argentinian Experience

Argentinian | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

January 27, 2014

Argentinian

Punta Del Este: A Lovely Argentinian Experience

Finally, after all this time, I had the chance to go and try Punta Del Este. On my birthday, along with my family, we went to discover this fine Argentinian restaurant. When reserving, I was told to…

January 27, 2014 | Recommended | Jounieh

A Premiere in Town: A Lebanese Restaurant's Tasty Breakfast (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 10, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

A Premiere in Town: A Lebanese Restaurant's Tasty Breakfast (Restaurant Closed)

How about a rich and yummy Lebanese breakfast, or let's say brunch, since that's the trend nowadays... We often go to places where croissants, pancakes... are served. Well, how about some labneh…

November 10, 2013 | Restaurant Closed | Jounieh

Abdul Rahman Hallab: Having a Mouthwatering Breakfast Closer to Home

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 11, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Abdul Rahman Hallab: Having a Mouthwatering Breakfast Closer to Home

My favourite Lebanese establishment, Abdul Rahman Hallab & Sons is now closer to home. A place I used to purposely travel to Tripoli for, has now expanded its services. Recently opened on Jounieh…

August 11, 2013 | Restaurants | Jounieh

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