Souk el Akel Saida: In Support of the Rotaract Green Initiative

Events | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

September 03, 2018

Souk el Akel Saida: In Support of the Rotaract Green Initiative

Events

September 03, 2018 | News | Saida

For the 3rd consecutive year, Souk el Akel comes to Saida! In support of Rotaract’s “Green Saida…

Souk el Akel Goes South: Celebrating Summer in Sour, Tyre

Souk el Akel | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 20, 2018

Souk el Akel Goes South: Celebrating Summer in Sour, Tyre

Souk el Akel

August 20, 2018 | South Lebanon

Lebanon’s southernmost city, Tyre is one of those hidden gems that makes Lebanon a spectacular place to travel…

Al Forno Gourmet: A Loaded Shawarma and Tasty Burger on Your Way South

Restaurants | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 30, 2018

Al Forno Gourmet: A Loaded Shawarma and Tasty Burger on Your Way South

Restaurants

July 30, 2018 | Reviews | South Lebanon

Spot an impressive building on the highway driving south... Al Forno, now open for the last eight months, is that…

Ramadan in Saida: Iftar and Suhour (An Exciting Video)

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

May 27, 2018

Ramadan in Saida: Iftar and Suhour (An Exciting Video)

Mechwar Videos

May 27, 2018 | Popular | Saida

Saida’s old town easily rivals its counterparts across the region. Extraordinarily well preserved, the cool,…

Popeye’s; The Famous Chicken Franchise, Now Open in Saida

American | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 27, 2018

Popeye’s; The Famous Chicken Franchise, Now Open in Saida

American

April 27, 2018 | Restaurants | Saida

Known to be the second biggest chicken franchise in the world, Popeye’s, coming straight from the states, has…

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…

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

December 21, 2017

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

Mechwar Videos

December 21, 2017 | News | Saida

Saida, Lebanon's only city to allow food trucks to date has already five of them. Follow me on a discovery…

Souk el Akel Comes to Saida!

Events | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

September 28, 2017

Souk el Akel Comes to Saida!

Events

September 28, 2017 | News | Saida

Saida here we come! Souk el Akel will be celebrating food for a cause between the 6th and the 8th of October…

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…

Asal: A Lebanese Restaurant Now Open in Saida

News | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

September 15, 2017

Asal: A Lebanese Restaurant Now Open in Saida

News

September 15, 2017 | Reviews | Saida

Asal, a Lebanese restaurant proposing an international cuisine has opened its doors in Saida serving a variety of Kaak,…

Breakfast in Tyre Has One Address: Mazraani!

Breakfast & Coffee | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 06, 2017

Breakfast in Tyre Has One Address: Mazraani!

Breakfast & Coffee

August 06, 2017 | Recommended | South Lebanon

Tyre, home of Lebanon's most beautiful beachfront and tastiest breakfast. I was back for the tasty local street…

Mechwar to the Old City of Tyre (Sour)

Mechwar Videos | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 01, 2017

Mechwar to the Old City of Tyre (Sour)

Mechwar Videos

August 01, 2017 | Travel | South Lebanon

Tyre boasts a proud Phoenician past, wonderful seaside location, Roman ruins and a medieval souq. Home to the…

The Famous and Unique Sahlab Zoheir Hankir

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

June 10, 2017

The Famous and Unique Sahlab Zoheir Hankir

Desserts & Sweets

June 10, 2017 | Recommended | Saida

The king of Sahlab, the master of milk related desserts and sweets: Meet Zoheir Hankir who's know-how has been handed…

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

March 31, 2017

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Mechwar Videos

March 31, 2017 | Travel | Saida

Sidon or Saïda (Arabic: صيدا‎‎) is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is…

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 17, 2017

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 17, 2017 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

We chose Al Challal to have lunch while shooting an episode of Mechwar on Jezzine. Al Challal is a Lebanese restaurant…

Mido's: Saida's Tasty Sandwiches!

Sandwiches | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

February 16, 2017

Mido's: Saida's Tasty Sandwiches!

Sandwiches

February 16, 2017 | Street Food | Saida

Mido's is a casual fast food eatery in Saida. It is a favorite at Souk el Akel and is famous for its roast beef…

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Reviews | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Reviews

February 14, 2017 | Sandwiches | Saida

Shawarma at Shawarma w Saj has more than one meaning. This Lebanese diner is a place I have been too and enjoyed.…

Il Padrino: Good Italian Food Served in a Cafe Style Ambiance

Italian | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 25, 2016

Il Padrino: Good Italian Food Served in a Cafe Style Ambiance

Italian

July 25, 2016 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

A fashion boutique, a restaurant and a sweet shop all in one - welcome to Il Padrino, Al Baba's Italian eatery in…

Abou Hassan Al Habash Saida: Maamoul-Mad is the Specialty!

Recommended | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 25, 2016

Abou Hassan Al Habash Saida: Maamoul-Mad is the Specialty!

Recommended

April 25, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

This morning, a friend of mine from Saida, a local who has watched my shows about his beautiful city, told me that I…

Il Padrino: Saida's Italian Social Hub

Italian | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 25, 2016

Il Padrino: Saida's Italian Social Hub

Italian

April 25, 2016 | Restaurants | Saida

It's called Il Padrino and it's where the youth of Saida gather every weekend. Arriving from Beirut to prepare for Souk…

Beautiful Saida: A Mysterious City!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 12, 2016

Beautiful Saida: A Mysterious City!

Mechwar Videos

April 12, 2016 | Travel | Saida

Sidon, on the coast 48 kilometers south of Beirut, is one of the Famous names in ancient history. But of all of…

The Golden Tulip Hotel, Jiyyeh Marina

Hotels | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 09, 2016

The Golden Tulip Hotel, Jiyyeh Marina

Hotels

April 09, 2016 | Reviews | South Lebanon

Having breakfast on the second day, it was time to write the review. Two nights spent at the Golden Tulip Hotel on…

Mido's: Tasty Ciabatta Sandwiches in Saida

Recommended | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 08, 2016

Mido's: Tasty Ciabatta Sandwiches in Saida

Recommended

April 08, 2016 | Sandwiches | Saida

Visiting Saida for the fifth time his year I was introduced to Mido's. Mido's has introduced himself to me and will be…

Saida Celebrates the Biggest Food Fiesta Ever: Joy at Khan el Franj!

News | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 03, 2016

Saida Celebrates the Biggest Food Fiesta Ever: Joy at Khan el Franj!

News

April 03, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Saida

If the city could express its feelings... It would have been with a tear of Joy! Saida celebrates food and fun for a…

Discover the Hidden Gems of Saida

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

December 30, 2015

Discover the Hidden Gems of Saida

Mechwar Videos

December 30, 2015 | Popular | Saida

For the passion of food, the belief in Lebanon, and the appreciation of life, came out two great episodes about a…

Al Mashhour: Delicious Food Up in Rashaya el Wadi

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 25, 2015

Al Mashhour: Delicious Food Up in Rashaya el Wadi

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 25, 2015 | Recommended | South Lebanon

In the region of Rashaya el Wadi, is a restaurant, a Lebanese restaurant called Mashhour. Mashhour, or "famous" in…

Al Chalouf: My Favorite Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 04, 2015

Al Chalouf: My Favorite Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 04, 2015 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

My wife being from Jezzine, we regularly visit this beautiful village up south which the locals call a city. Surrounded…

The Rest House Saida: Good Food, Chaotic Service

Fish & Seafood | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 30, 2015

The Rest House Saida: Good Food, Chaotic Service

Fish & Seafood

April 30, 2015 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Saida

Traditional places are a must, many of us often visit fancy restaurants but sometimes tourist locations should be…

Fresh Fish at Masmaket el Bahar Nabathieh

Recommended | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 08, 2015

Fresh Fish at Masmaket el Bahar Nabathieh

Recommended

April 08, 2015 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

When you fall in love with something nothing can stop you from coming back for it again and again... I fell in love…

Faysalieh from Al Shareq Sweets: An Ultimate Pleasure

Desserts & Sweets | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 22, 2015

Faysalieh from Al Shareq Sweets: An Ultimate Pleasure

Desserts & Sweets

March 22, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | South Lebanon

It is indeed a piece of wonder, a mouthwatering novelty, a sweet bite… it is a creation, which once you’ve…

Special Potato and Olive Oil Saj Wraps from Hasbaya

Breakfast & Coffee | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 09, 2015

Special Potato and Olive Oil Saj Wraps from Hasbaya

Breakfast & Coffee

March 09, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | South Lebanon

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

Hasbaya: A Forgotten Heritage Down South

Mechwar Videos | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 28, 2015

Hasbaya: A Forgotten Heritage Down South

Mechwar Videos

January 28, 2015 | Travel | South Lebanon

It’s a start of a new year and our tour around Lebanon continues. Together we go around towns that will make you…

Jezzine: So Much to See, Taste and Enjoy

Mechwar Videos | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 21, 2014

Jezzine: So Much to See, Taste and Enjoy

Mechwar Videos

December 21, 2014 | Travel | South Lebanon

Our next episode takes us to Jezzine, a village which locals prefer to refer to as a city, located 22 km…

Street Food in Tyre: Foul, Fish, Meat... Enjoying a Joyful City

Mechwar Videos | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 12, 2014

Street Food in Tyre: Foul, Fish, Meat... Enjoying a Joyful City

Mechwar Videos

October 12, 2014 | Travel | South Lebanon

In Mechwar's second episode, we went to Tyre, one of the world's oldest cities to discover the finest street food…

Mahfouz in Tyre: Meat Sandwiches to Start Your Day

Sandwiches | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 07, 2014

Mahfouz in Tyre: Meat Sandwiches to Start Your Day

Sandwiches

October 07, 2014 | Street Food | South Lebanon

In the heart of one of the world’s oldest cities is a place, a small sandwicheria, that opens at 7am. A breakfast…

Foul and Hummus Mazraani: Tyre’s Famous Local Breakfast

Street Food | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 07, 2014

Foul and Hummus Mazraani: Tyre’s Famous Local Breakfast

Street Food

October 07, 2014 | South Lebanon

Breakfast in Tyre, there aren’t many options and what’s there is known by all. The famous Baroud, or…

Street Fooding in Saida: Rosto, Shawarma and Oriental Sweets

Street Food | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

August 13, 2014

Street Fooding in Saida: Rosto, Shawarma and Oriental Sweets

Street Food

August 13, 2014 | Saida

Last week, I decided to visit Saida. It wasn't a planned visit but I ended up trying a few interesting things. It was a…

Some Tasty Traditional Dairy Products

Tasty Discoveries | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 29, 2013

Some Tasty Traditional Dairy Products

Tasty Discoveries

May 29, 2013 | South Lebanon

Have I ever told you that Labneh is my favorite food. I eat Labneh with bread or toast, in a sandwich or simply alone…

Restaurant Baroud: Having Breakfast the Old Fashioned Way in Tyre's Old Souk

Street Food | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 09, 2012

Restaurant Baroud: Having Breakfast the Old Fashioned Way in Tyre's Old Souk

Street Food

September 09, 2012 | South Lebanon

BAROUD: Hummus, Foul Mdammas and Msabbaha In the old souk of Tyre (Sur) in south Lebanon located on a 1 minute…

Le Phenicien Seafood on Tyre's Fishermen Port

Fish & Seafood | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 09, 2012

Le Phenicien Seafood on Tyre's Fishermen Port

Fish & Seafood

September 09, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon

Le Phenicien is one of the few or maybe the only high-end seafood restaurant in the South of Lebanon. Located on the…

Al Chalouf Restaurant, Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 12, 2012

Al Chalouf Restaurant, Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 12, 2012 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

Al-Chalouf: One of the few restaurants with an ISO certificate To reach Jezzine in South Lebanon and to continue…

L'etoile du Loup Hotel, Jezzine

Hotels | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 20, 2012

L'etoile du Loup Hotel, Jezzine

Hotels

February 20, 2012 | Reviews | South Lebanon

Do you know how this place took its name ?? ”Nejme” and “Diab”, in French…

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