Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2018

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

American

November 24, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh

I’m a fan or is it the nostalgia, Chili’s makes me happy... open for as long as I remember, Chili’s…

Denny’s: A Loaded American Breakfast

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Denny’s: A Loaded American Breakfast

American

October 23, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco

The only restaurant open at 5 am in San Francisco, I stopped at Denny’s for breakfast. Not too clean but the food…

In-N-Out Burger: I Still an Not a Fan

Burgers | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

In-N-Out Burger: I Still an Not a Fan

Burgers

September 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

Hundreds of customers standing in line, a place loaded with people, thirty employees or more preparing burgers in the…

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Five Guys: I’m a Fan... Enjoying My Favorite Burger in Madrid

American

September 19, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

It has become a tradition, a challenge or probably a need to try Five Guys in all the countries I visit. London, Paris,…

Souk el Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market Kicks Its Summer Season

Events | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 22, 2018

Souk el Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market Kicks Its Summer Season

Events

July 22, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

Eat, Meet, Greet and Treat yourself to the very best culinary experiences Lebanon has to offer! At Souk el Akel you'll…

IHOP New York: The Come Back! Outstanding Chocolate Pancakes

American | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

IHOP New York: The Come Back! Outstanding Chocolate Pancakes

American

June 12, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Breakfast in New York, IHOP is a renowned destination made famous by the American movies. From an old and dirty…

Applebee’s Diner at the Woodbury Outlet New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Applebee’s Diner at the Woodbury Outlet New York

American

June 12, 2018 | Burgers | New York

When you spend the day walking in the sun, enjoying light and fresh vibes, arrive at Applebee’s for a dark and…

Lebanon’s All-Time Favorite: The Famous Spiel Mozzarella Burger

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 08, 2018

Lebanon’s All-Time Favorite: The Famous Spiel Mozzarella Burger

American

June 08, 2018 | Burgers | Lebanon

Crepaway's Spiel Mozzarella Burger: (The legendary all-star burger! Spiel burger with a thick chunk of deep-fried…

Five Guys Muscat, Oman: I Love The Concept, Decor and Burger!

Burgers | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

May 13, 2018

Five Guys Muscat, Oman: I Love The Concept, Decor and Burger!

Burgers

May 13, 2018 | Recommended | Oman

Five Guys is a family business started by the Murrell family and, as the name suggests, includes five sons, the…

IHOP: The Famous American Diner Lands in Beirut. Pancakes, Waffles, Crepes and More

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 01, 2018

IHOP: The Famous American Diner Lands in Beirut. Pancakes, Waffles, Crepes and More

American

May 01, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut

I was first introduced to IHOP, last year, during my annual trip to New York. American style, the diner serves a hearty…

Gotham West Market: A Food Haven in New York City

American | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

Gotham West Market: A Food Haven in New York City

American

April 01, 2018 | International Cuisine | New York

A permanent street food market welcomes you in a vast space where several restaurants occupy each a corner. I loved the…

Katz: The Place of Dream Sandwiches

American | New York USA Americas

USA

March 21, 2018

Katz: The Place of Dream Sandwiches

American

March 21, 2018 | Recommended | New York

It’s called Katz, and it sells one of the world’s tastiest sandwiches. I’ve been here three or four…

Burger Bros. Is Now Open in Kaslik

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 18, 2018

Burger Bros. Is Now Open in Kaslik

American

February 18, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

After the huge success of Burger Bros. in Jbeil, the family affair opened its first shop outside the family hometown.…

Ma-Ma’s Pizza Parlor: A Pizza with Positive Vibes

American | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 01, 2017

Ma-Ma’s Pizza Parlor: A Pizza with Positive Vibes

American

November 01, 2017 | Pizza | CatSkills

With a 4.7 score on Google Maps, I couldn’t but give this place a try. A village pizzeria, more of an American…

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 22, 2017

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

American

August 22, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Very unconventional on all fronts, Meats & Bread is my kind of diner, my kind of food...I came here for the opening…

Hard Rock Cafe Roma: A Famous Spot in the City

American | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 16, 2017

Hard Rock Cafe Roma: A Famous Spot in the City

American

August 16, 2017 | Burgers | Rome

I have a ritual of visiting the Hard Rock Cafe wherever I travel so I know to expect them to be busy. But the one in…

Pizza Pie: Lebanon's Best Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Pizza | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 26, 2017

Pizza Pie: Lebanon's Best Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Pizza

June 26, 2017 | Reviews | Lebanon

I was first introduced to Deep Dish Pizza in Dubai four years ago, and then I visited the city of Chicago last summer…

Mano Burger: Not Worth the Hype!

Burgers | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 17, 2017

Mano Burger: Not Worth the Hype!

Burgers

March 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

Burgers have a new address: 'Mano' in Bourj Hammoud. Mano, the famous Soujok eatery, has opened a new burger place…

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

Burgers | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

Burgers

February 14, 2017 | Recommended | Jbeil

I love it. I really love it. Burger Bros in Jbeil serves the best burgers and not only that the owner of the place,…

Mouyah: Tasty Burgers and Fresh Fries

Burgers | USA Americas

Americas

February 03, 2017

Mouyah: Tasty Burgers and Fresh Fries

Burgers

February 03, 2017 | USA

Mooyah is a diner that sells burgers and hot dogs in California. A franchise across the city, Mooyah provides positive…

Clinton St. Bakery New York: My Heaven, My Place!

American | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

Clinton St. Bakery New York: My Heaven, My Place!

American

January 27, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

After the big disappointment of Financier, I had to have a good breakfast! They say Clinton St. Bakery is one of the…

Bill's Bar and Burger: Deceptive Diner Food!

American | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

Bill's Bar and Burger: Deceptive Diner Food!

American

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | New York

Looking online for a good burger around the Financial District, I was led to Bill's Bar and Burger. Despite the average…

Smash Burger: Dry and Greasy Burgers

Burgers | New York USA Americas

USA

January 18, 2017

Smash Burger: Dry and Greasy Burgers

Burgers

January 18, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

They say you can't come to the United States and not eat a burger! I have been here for a week and haven't had a burger…

Burger Bros: Your Burger Joint in Jbeil!

Burgers | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 15, 2016

Burger Bros: Your Burger Joint in Jbeil!

Burgers

December 15, 2016 | Recommended | Jbeil

Some things in life are worth driving a distance for... One such thing being Burger Bros in Jbeil. The minute I stepped…

Don Baker: The 60 Centimeter Pizza!

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 13, 2016

Don Baker: The 60 Centimeter Pizza!

Pizza

November 13, 2016 | Reviews | Metn

Last week a new pizzeria opened in Metn that claims to have Lebanon's biggest Pizza, the 60 centimeter. Although I know…

Applebee's: A Worldwide Positive Change Starts in Dubai

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 18, 2016

Applebee's: A Worldwide Positive Change Starts in Dubai

American

October 18, 2016 | Burgers | Dubai

What I remember about Applebee's is nothing positive. The one in Lebanon has even closed down a while back. All I can…

Ghirardelli: The Destination for Chocolate Fudge and Whipped Cream

Chocolate | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 06, 2016

Ghirardelli: The Destination for Chocolate Fudge and Whipped Cream

Chocolate

October 06, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco

One can't come to San Francisco and not visit the home of Ghirardelli, one of the world's famous chocolate…

Katz's: New York's Memorable Sandwich!

Recommended | New York USA Americas

USA

August 28, 2016

Katz's: New York's Memorable Sandwich!

Recommended

August 28, 2016 | Restaurants | New York

They say it's a life changer, an experience not to be missed, a journey one should take, that you have to eat a Katz's…

Burger&Lobster New York: Order the Three Items

Burgers | New York USA Americas

USA

July 27, 2016

Burger&Lobster New York: Order the Three Items

Burgers

July 27, 2016 | Fish & Seafood | New York

I have a list of 70 food concepts I would like to try in New York. I try to cover a few of them each time I am there.…

The Cheesecake Factory: Beirut’s Trendy Diner

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 14, 2016

The Cheesecake Factory: Beirut’s Trendy Diner

American

July 14, 2016 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

The Cheesecake Factory: Some love it while other fears it... actually fear the 260 items on the menu that's heavy in…

Lebanon's Street Food Market: 16 Favorite Eats!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 22, 2016

Lebanon's Street Food Market: 16 Favorite Eats!

Popular

May 22, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Lebanon

Time passes so quickly that I almost forgot about officially launching 'Lebanon's Street Food Market' on the streets of…

Papacho's: A Local Burger, Bad Service

Burgers | Peru Americas

Americas

May 18, 2016

Papacho's: A Local Burger, Bad Service

Burgers

May 18, 2016 | Restaurants | Peru

Papacho seems to be the burger place to try while in Lima. At 1:30pm the two floor restaurant was full. It's a lively…

Chili's Diner Nile City, Cairo

American | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

May 03, 2016

Chili's Diner Nile City, Cairo

American

May 03, 2016 | Burgers | Egypt

I was in Cairo for a short time and only had the chance to have one proper meal. Touring around with our hosts they…

Big Fernand: Where Burger is King!

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

March 26, 2016

Big Fernand: Where Burger is King!

Burgers

March 26, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

This is without any doubt the best burger place in Paris. I've been here three times already and every time I leave…

Chez Le Libanais: Proudly Lebanese and Tasty, in the Heart of Paris!

Popular | Paris France Europe

France

March 26, 2016

Chez Le Libanais: Proudly Lebanese and Tasty, in the Heart of Paris!

Popular

March 26, 2016 | Reviews | Paris

Nine years, nine long years here in Paris, Chez Le Libanais, is a small shop that serves the best wraps. I came across…

Tony Roma's: An Enjoyable Diner in Dubai

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 25, 2016

Tony Roma's: An Enjoyable Diner in Dubai

American

February 25, 2016 | Restaurants | Dubai

Tony Roma is a casual dining family restaurant with many branches around the world. More than 150 locations serving…

A Must Try: Hasroun's Huge Pizza

Pizza | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 23, 2016

A Must Try: Hasroun's Huge Pizza

Pizza

February 23, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | North Lebanon

It's Charbel, third time in Hasroun for this huge Pizza one should have at least once in his life. I've been…

My Quarterly Dose of Enjoyment; Chili's Chocolate Molten Extravaganza

Chocolate | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 23, 2016

My Quarterly Dose of Enjoyment; Chili's Chocolate Molten Extravaganza

Chocolate

February 23, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh

I love it so much that I visit Chili's only to enjoy this dessert! The signature dessert of choice: A dessert…

Rod's: Gemmayze's Renowned Burger

Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 22, 2016

Rod's: Gemmayze's Renowned Burger

Burgers

February 22, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Rod's is 'the' burger joint in Gemmayze. The little place I discovered a few years back has now moved to a bigger and…

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 19, 2016

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular

February 19, 2016 | Sandwiches | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's a revolution for many reasons, the name is fun and its marketing campaign is exceptional... The concept grabbed my…

202 Hamburger & Delicious: Milan's Burger Stop Could be Better

American | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 17, 2016

202 Hamburger & Delicious: Milan's Burger Stop Could be Better

American

February 17, 2016 | Burgers | Milan

Surf the net for a good burger in Milan and this is what you'll find. The burger place is called 202 and it's located…

Spontini Milano 1953: The Pizza Street Food Experience

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 15, 2016

Spontini Milano 1953: The Pizza Street Food Experience

Italian

February 15, 2016 | Pizza | Milan

It's a pizza place that's fully loaded with people eating around high tables, no chairs and a line that offers great…

Maruzzella: Pasta with Homey Flavors

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 14, 2016

Maruzzella: Pasta with Homey Flavors

Italian

February 14, 2016 | Recommended | Milan

Found via the net, Maruzzella is one of the most famous pizzerias in town.  Pizza oven at the entrance, a man…

The Cheesecake Factory Beirut; I Like it Here

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 07, 2016

The Cheesecake Factory Beirut; I Like it Here

American

February 07, 2016 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

My first review of The Cheesecake Factory was on opening night and the experience was simply great. Tonight I'm back…

Vivo Fusion Food Bar: Bucharest's Gourmet Burger

American | Romania Europe

Europe

January 19, 2016

Vivo Fusion Food Bar: Bucharest's Gourmet Burger

American

January 19, 2016 | Burgers | Romania

Vivo is a fusion bar known as the place to enjoy a gourmet burger in Bucharest. Walk into an industrial style space…

Five Guys Dubai: Same Quality as New York and London

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 28, 2015

Five Guys Dubai: Same Quality as New York and London

American

December 28, 2015 | Burgers | Dubai

After London and New York, Dubai's Five Guys here I come. A beautiful place of red and white colors, reflective ceramic…

The Cheesecake Factory in Lebanon: The First Experience

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 01, 2015

The Cheesecake Factory in Lebanon: The First Experience

American

December 01, 2015 | Burgers | Hamra & Verdun

Tonight we feast at the Cheesecake Factory. I was one of the first people to be invited alongside VIP guests and media…

Marky's: Poutines, Burgers and Smoked Meat (Restaurant Closed)

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 29, 2015

Marky's: Poutines, Burgers and Smoked Meat (Restaurant Closed)

American

November 29, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

Life, liberty and cheesesteak is what Marky's is all about. Checking my last reviews, I was shocked to discover that…

Kalaa Chicken, Fransisco, and Chicken Shawarma

Street Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 10, 2014

Kalaa Chicken, Fransisco, and Chicken Shawarma

Street Food

November 10, 2014 | Beirut

During our street food tour around Beirut, my friend Hasan suggested we visit Kalaa Chicken. I wasn’t sure if I…

Sandwiched... Bewitched by a Sandwich and a Mouthwatering Dessert

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2014

Sandwiched... Bewitched by a Sandwich and a Mouthwatering Dessert

Burgers

November 04, 2014 | Recommended | Antelias

It was time I revisited Sandwiched. After a positive encounter in Jounieh, accompanied by my friend, we went to the…

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