Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Armenian

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

It felt so good to visit Batchig after two long years! I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed all the menu and still visit with a smile on my face. Batchig is a “kiss hello,” a casual…

May 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Burgers

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

CO’s is for “Brgr.Co”, “Pzza.Co” and “Deli.Co” combined. Enjoy the best of all worlds under one roof now in Antelias. It’s not a secret anymore…

May 20, 2019 | Italian | Antelias

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People needed to know, -mainly locals- that you can have breakfast at a hotel without…

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Colorful, fresh and welcoming; Ana Beirut is much more than a restaurant; it's an experience... plants, wood, big screens, mirrors, and the show oven. Welcome to Ana Beirut, a cafe inspired by the…

May 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

Italian

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias

“Ita” for Italian and “Lee” for Japanese, the restaurant on Antelias internal road is Italian and Japanese combined. I’ve passed by the restaurant several times... never…

March 28, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Antelias

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens for lunch and dinner, welcoming you in a relaxed and fresh ambiance. I love…

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Located on Zalka’s internal road between Al Roumi butchery and Mitsubishi motors, The Agonist is not a cafe like any other. A special initiative by a passionate physiotherapist, the cafe…

March 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

I've been here endless times, enjoying it more and more every single visit; yummy! Tasty, passionate, creative and filled with love. There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

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

Breakfast & Coffee

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

If you follow my stories on Instagram, you should know by now that I fell in love with this guy; Abou Chady, 32 years of experience in the field, prepares a magical breakfast. Great food, made with…

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Metn

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Mechwar Videos | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Take the road from Baskinta to Ain el Qabu or the other road from Abou Mizan to Zabbougha and reach a little paradise away from the city's hustle and bustle. Check out the video and beautiful…

March 26, 2019 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

Bread & Bakeries | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

If they say "A picture is worth a thousand words", a video is worth more than a million. Watch it for yourself and feel what Em Georges is all about, a lady baking love in Dbayeh for the last…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Dbayeh

Tsunami Antelias: New Decor, New Menu, Good Taste

Japanese & Sushi | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami Antelias: New Decor, New Menu, Good Taste

I heard that tsunami has moved to a new location in Antelias, but I never imagined it would be such a marvel. Welcome to Tsunami Antelias, a wide restaurant created to amaze. Arrive in front of a…

March 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Baking Charlotte Aux Fraises Cake at The Catering Boutique

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Baking Charlotte Aux Fraises Cake at The Catering Boutique

Preparing a cake for my wide on mothers day, I asked Chef Tony to welcome me in his kitchen. Let's prepare a strawberry cake! The Catering Boutique is an inspiring Lebanon based catering company…

March 24, 2019 | Metn

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

I was expecting a casual Lebanese restaurant like all the rest around the villages until the waiter opened the door. I was here six years ago -time flies- and remember to have enjoyed my…

March 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Located in Antelias, Byekout road, Francois Kamil Lebnen is still baking every mankousheh with love since 1962 and keeping the tradition alive! He opens every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and…

March 14, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Asian/Chinese

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Take a trip to Asia! Start by visiting Japan, continue to China and finish in Thailand. UMI is Mtayleb’s latest Asian restaurant proposing a cuisine from the four corners of the far-east. On…

March 03, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Eco 101 Mall: Food and Shopping in Antelias

News | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 25, 2019

News

Eco 101 Mall: Food and Shopping in Antelias

There's a new mall in Antelias located behind Al Diwan Lebanese restaurant and Charcutier Aoun. Check out the photos.

February 25, 2019 | Antelias

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

News | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

News

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

Le Mythe is molded to offer a completely new concept of private clubs. It represents the epitome of luxury and privacy for members looking for a genuine location provided to a secluded circle.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

J.Makhlouf: Clean, Professional and Very Tasty Sandwiches

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Recommended

J.Makhlouf: Clean, Professional and Very Tasty Sandwiches

His name is Walid Makhlouf and he is the most unconventional restaurateur ever. He is the man standing behind his shining counter rolling a sandwich at a time, a smile on his face, happy to…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Sandwiched: Is This Food for Real?! Amazing to Say the Least

American | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

American

Sandwiched: Is This Food for Real?! Amazing to Say the Least

Fourth visit and my mouth still waters every time I think of coming here! Sandwiched located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, Gemmayze and Jounieh’s old souk serves one of the…

February 22, 2019 | Burgers | Antelias

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Recommended

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Flavors of my childhood... the only fast food available back in the nineties, where we used to come for a homey burger, a Lebanese style hotdog, and the Lebanese famous big-sized submarine sandwich.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou Anthony, open from the early hours of the morning until 1 pm prepares freshly baked…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Lebanese Style, Sunday Lunch with the Kids

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 07, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Lebanese Style, Sunday Lunch with the Kids

Welcome to the village marketplace. Under the trees, relax to the sounds of chirping birds and Fayrouz tunes. Old Lebanese tiles, yellow sandstones, wooden doors and brick tiles with an open kitchen…

February 07, 2019 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Sarrouf Zalka: Saj and Poems for Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Sarrouf Zalka: Saj and Poems for Breakfast

I’ve been here in 2015 and now back to this amazing hole in the wall hidden bakery. I forgot about the bizarre decor making you feel in a gallery and the happy man baking Saj manakish begins…

January 23, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Pankee, a restaurant dedicated to pancakes has opened in Zalka. I don’t want to sound negative before trying the food but why? Why this hidden location, why the metallic stairs. Why have an…

January 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Italian

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

The famous Italian restaurant of Mar Mikhael has landed in Metn with a big location at Zero4. Special pizzas and Italian specialties served in a casual ambiance the Italian trattoria…

January 23, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Abou Jihad; is it the food, the vibes or the passion behind every plate? Is it my love for their food, the simplicity or the “Nafass”? I enjoy this restaurant and what they offer and have…

January 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Lord of the Wings: Proudly Lebanese, International Diner from Lebanon to the World

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

American

Lord of the Wings: Proudly Lebanese, International Diner from Lebanon to the World

When all diners disappeared from our country, one grabbed that opportunity, taking almost all the market share and spreading Lebanese know-how to all continents. "Lord of the Wings" started as a…

January 21, 2019 | Burgers | Metn

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Gio is the delicatessen market of Rabieh, known by the region’s residents from the day “Black Pepper” used to occupy the space. Today, Gio has opened a restaurant on its closed…

January 21, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Via Roma Naccache: The Special Pizza!

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian

Via Roma Naccache: The Special Pizza!

An oval shaped pizza prepared with such attention you will feel in every bite. A thin crust, crunchy on the bottom and fluffy at the same time. A thick border that crunches before melting under the…

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

I never thought that the Margherita of Sin el Fil would be so crowded; loaded with customers, I arrived at Margherita for lunch. The concept has lately been bought by a new group from Giovanni Di…

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Burj al Hamam Antelias: New Decor, Nothing Else... an Ironic Experience!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Burj al Hamam Antelias: New Decor, Nothing Else... an Ironic Experience!

The iconic Burj al Hamam restaurant, open in Antelias for as long as I remember, has encountered a complete renovation making its ceiling higher and its walls brighter. Covered with bright…

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 13, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh

Nestled in the heart of Dekwaneh, a big shop facing Falafel Abul3ezz is specialized in breakfast items. Called “Balila,” the restaurant serves traditional bites from our country as of 7…

January 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner!

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner!

Driving on the internal road of “Jal el Dib,” a new restaurant caught my attention; Caviar has been open for the last two months in Metn. After serving Furn el Chebbak for two years, it…

December 28, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food

Italian | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 26, 2018

Italian

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food

When I walked in, I couldn’t but say “WOW”! The architect deserves an award and the decorator as well. It’s probably one of the few restaurants in Lebanon where you feel…

December 26, 2018 | Pizza | Jbeil

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Vietnamese and sushi, a new restaurant has opened on the internal Naccach road. A catchy first impression by the white tiles and black signs. Not like the other conventional Lebanese sushi…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Far Eats Zero4: A New Sushi and Asian Kitchen Opens in Antelias (Restaurant Closed)

Asian/Chinese | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 10, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Far Eats Zero4: A New Sushi and Asian Kitchen Opens in Antelias (Restaurant Closed)

“Far Eats,” a restaurant open at Zero4 Naccache serves Sushi in an unconventional space that looks trendy with modern vibes. Pub/restaurant, Asian and classy, the place feels relaxing…

December 10, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Antelias

Lunch with my Kids at Crepaway

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 29, 2018

American

Lunch with my Kids at Crepaway

Taking out my kids to a new restaurant at least once a week, diversifying is key! For them to be introduced to all cuisines of the world. Burgers, fries and casual comfort food, the choice would…

November 29, 2018 | International Cuisine | Metn

Via Roma: Delicious Breakfast on an Early Sunday Morning in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 18, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Delicious Breakfast on an Early Sunday Morning in Antelias

Other than serving a delicious dinner, Via Roma, the Italian restaurant and bakery of Antelias also welcomes you for breakfast. Eggs, avocado toast, yogurt and pizzas, the choices are enough to…

November 18, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Pizza

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Following Pizza Please on Social Media for some time now, I was excited to visit and taste the pizzas behind this active account. Located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, the red sign cannot be…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

The Opening of Grand Sawfar Hôtel: Catering by Faqra

Events | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2018

Events

The Opening of Grand Sawfar Hôtel: Catering by Faqra

Attending a wedding for the re-opening of “Grand Sofar Hotel,” I had the pleasure to enjoy Faqra Catering’s good catering food after a long time.  Walk around two salads and…

September 16, 2018 | Restaurants | Mount Lebanon

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 08, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Second time at Zuruni, the Lebanese restaurant open next to Aishti on the seaside. I loved Zuruni’s food the first time, and here I come again to experience what this beautiful place has to…

September 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Mon Maki à Moi Sushi Delivery

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Mon Maki à Moi Sushi Delivery

The good thing is that they don’t use cheap green plastic leaves to separate the sushi... the not-so-good is that the rolls chew like gum!   Some say that I have an issue with "Mon…

September 06, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Drink on the Side: A New Pub Opens in Hammana

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Drink on the Side: A New Pub Opens in Hammana

Bringing back Hammana to life and reviving its Souk, Pierre just followed his dream... A small cozy space in the old Hammana souk where you can have a drink, eat, read, play ... or simply…

September 06, 2018 | News | Mount Lebanon

Japanese & Sushi

OBI Sushi Delivery

Nicely filled in colorful boxes, OBI delivers to the Metn area. After several not-too-pleasant experiences more than four years ago, I decided to order again and check on the updates. Order on…

August 24, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Baalbake Express: Sfi7a Now Serving in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Baalbake Express: Sfi7a Now Serving in Jal el Dib

Bringing the flavors of traditional Sfi7a from Baalbeck to Sarba, Baalbake has taken the challenge further with the opening of another location closer to Beirut. On Jal el Dib’s internal…

August 15, 2018 | Manakish | Metn

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Oh, the food... awesome food! Hummus cooked to perfection, so tender and so creamy, mixed with lemon, olive oil and balanced with spices; half mashed, half plain, the hummus has an interesting…

August 15, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Souk el Akel: Beit Chabeb, Village of Pottery and Bells

Events | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Events

Souk el Akel: Beit Chabeb, Village of Pottery and Bells

Souk el Akel in collaboration with the Scouts of Beit Chabeb will be celebrating summer in the village of poetry and bells. Where: Beit Chabab When: 16-17-18 August Time:…

August 15, 2018 | Souk el Akel | Metn

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