Smile to Go: A Dream Place in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Smile to Go: A Dream Place in New York

...because you will smile from the minute you walk in! A fresh place, bright colors, happy decor and a simple menu prepared in the open kitchen in front of guests. Colored pans displayed above the…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Five Guys, Paris Champs Elysées: I Love it Here

American | Paris France Europe

France

November 15, 2017

American

Five Guys, Paris Champs Elysées: I Love it Here

I’ve called it my favorite fast food burger, I’ve tried it in every city I’ve visited and today am enjoying this American burger in the heart of Paris. Probably one of the most…

November 15, 2017 | Burgers | Paris

Jack in The Box

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 05, 2017

American

Jack in The Box

Jack in the Box is an American fast-food restaurant chain founded February 21, 1951, by Robert O. Peterson in San Diego, California, where it is headquartered. The chain has 2,200 locations,…

October 05, 2017 | Burgers | San Francisco

Joseph: That Exceptional Shawarma!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 13, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Joseph: That Exceptional Shawarma!

Located in the heart of Sin El Fil, facing St. Mary's church a few meters away from the Saloumi roundabout, is a shop. A famous place busy with people, hungry visitors who come here mainly for the…

June 13, 2017 | Reviews | Beirut

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Reviews | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Reviews

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Shawarma at Shawarma w Saj has more than one meaning. This Lebanese diner is a place I have been too and enjoyed. I am here again to enjoy their sandwiches while listening to the soothing tunes…

February 14, 2017 | Sandwiches | Saida

Deli.co: A World of Delicatessen in Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 18, 2016

International Cuisine

Deli.co: A World of Delicatessen in Beirut

There's a new .co concept in town... Related to Brgr.co and Pzza.co; Deli.co serves delicious sandwiches never tasted in Lebanon before - a place that offers unconventional wraps, unusual…

May 18, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Noura: The Lebanese Fast Food of Beaugrenelle

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Paris France Europe

France

April 07, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Noura: The Lebanese Fast Food of Beaugrenelle

After finishing from Chipotle where we had an enjoyable lunch we continued to Noura. Here the setup and professionalism change drastically. The service is way slower, you pay before ordering so it…

April 07, 2016 | Restaurants | Paris

The All Americans: A Food Kiosk in Baabda!

Street Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 04, 2016

Street Food

The All Americans: A Food Kiosk in Baabda!

THe All Americans is the name, American fast food is what they do. Located on Baabda's internal road, this kiosk or kind of food-truck prepares burgers, hotdogs, crepes and the signature baked…

April 04, 2016 | Beirut

Crepes D'Or: A Juicy and Hearty Crepe in Paris

Street Food | Paris France Europe

France

April 04, 2016

Street Food

Crepes D'Or: A Juicy and Hearty Crepe in Paris

On Rue du Four is a shop painted gold and called Crepe D'or.  An old man prepares crepes one after the other and has been working here for the last seven years. Cheese, an egg, a thick…

April 04, 2016 | Paris

Abou Arab: The Famous Tasty "Kaaka Asrouniya"

Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Arab: The Famous Tasty "Kaaka Asrouniya"

Today, like once every other month, I stop at Abou Arab. The place has become very famous lately with dozens of shops around the country. Cleaner and sharper, this Kaak place is still the…

March 28, 2016 | Street Food | Keserwan

Creperie Genia: The Best Street Crepe in Paris

Popular | Paris France Europe

France

March 27, 2016

Popular

Creperie Genia: The Best Street Crepe in Paris

I'm skipping the intros and the descriptions and going straight to the crepes. This is a review about my favorite crepe in Paris and probably my favorite one from around the world. A crepe…

March 27, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

Micelli's: The Homemade Pizza Place

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 13, 2016

Pizza

Micelli's: The Homemade Pizza Place

Remember Micelli's, the family I visited last year to enjoy a marvelous homemade Pizza by Zizo, her son Rami and the happy family. They invited me home, we met in their kitchen but today they…

March 13, 2016 | Recommended | Metn

A Must Try: Hasroun's Huge Pizza

Pizza | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 23, 2016

Pizza

A Must Try: Hasroun's Huge Pizza

It's Charbel, third time in Hasroun for this huge Pizza one should have at least once in his life. I've been to Pizza Hut, Domino's, Tomatomatic, and I've tried almost all the Italian…

February 23, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | North Lebanon

J.Makhlouf: The Sandwicheria of Choice!

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 08, 2016

Recommended

J.Makhlouf: The Sandwicheria of Choice!

It's the art of simplicity... 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…

February 08, 2016 | Reviews | Beirut

Subway Lebanon: A New Branch... Still Trying to Survive

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 19, 2016

American

Subway Lebanon: A New Branch... Still Trying to Survive

Subway has a new location in Lebanon. Its Mar Mikahel’s branch is beautiful, clean and looks very American. Serving their foot long popular fresh sandwiches, Subway is still trying to survive…

January 19, 2016 | Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Laduree: My Favorite Galette des Rois to Date, in Lebanon (Restaurant Closed)

Popular | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2016

Popular

Laduree: My Favorite Galette des Rois to Date, in Lebanon (Restaurant Closed)

After being so disappointed last week while trying some of our country’s, supposedly, best Galette des Rois, I insisted on reviving the faith back. I was contacted by Ladurée inquiring…

January 13, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Abo Jad: The Sandwich Poet

Reviews | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 13, 2015

Reviews

Abo Jad: The Sandwich Poet

He is indeed special, special on all fronts, he is a man with principles, a man who refuses to sell French fries, who believes in freshness and good taste, a chef who creates amazing…

September 13, 2015 | Sandwiches | Mount Lebanon

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

During my adolescence, I remember dad taking me to a pastry shop all the way up in Broumana. Owned and run by Victor Rbeiz, Pâte à Choux cakes were special, freshly…

July 15, 2015 | Recommended | Antelias

Chop'T: An Innovative Concept with Great Vibes

American | New York USA Americas

USA

July 15, 2015

American

Chop'T: An Innovative Concept with Great Vibes

As I walked in, I enjoyed the positive and fresh atmosphere at Chop'T. An automatic smile was drawn on my face. The colors, the menus, the logo as well as the signs with creative ideas and tasty…

July 15, 2015 | Recommended | New York

Claude Harb Bakery, Hadath el Jebbeh

Manakish | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 21, 2015

Manakish

Claude Harb Bakery, Hadath el Jebbeh

You may call it coincidence, fate or simply chance. We were scheduled to visit Bekaa Kafra and not Hadath el Jebbeh. Due to the very bad weather that day, we decided to take the internal road... we…

May 21, 2015 | Street Food | North Lebanon

Breakfast from Zaatar w Zeit: Fast and Effective Takeaway

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 09, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast from Zaatar w Zeit: Fast and Effective Takeaway

I always ask myself, why is it that only international chains have drive-thru service? Haven't you dreamt of a nice fluffy Mankouché with Zaatar and labneh to grab on your way? How about a…

March 09, 2015 | Manakish | Metn

Juice Up: Freshly Squeezed and Happily Enjoyed

Tasty Discoveries | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Juice Up: Freshly Squeezed and Happily Enjoyed

Everybody has noticed this new shop on the corner of Sodeco and maybe after this review, you might make sure to stop there for a boost. JuiceUp offers a large selection of juices, smoothies and…

November 09, 2014 | Achrafieh

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

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2014

Burgers

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

It was time I revisited Sandwiched. After a positive encounter in Jounieh, accompanied by my friend, we went to the branch in Antelias, the old detached Lebanese house inspires trust and a sense of…

November 04, 2014 | Recommended | Antelias

Snack Le Gourmet: Bickfaya's Famous Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 12, 2013

Sandwiches

Snack Le Gourmet: Bickfaya's Famous Chicken Sandwich

One of the country's tastiest chicken sandwiches is found at Le Gourmet in Bickfaya, El Metn. If you live around the area, there's no way you don't know about Le Gourmet's fine chicken sandwiches,…

November 12, 2013 | Street Food | Bickfaya

Crêperie Genia: A Little Piece of Heaven on St. Michel, Paris

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

June 12, 2013

French Food

Crêperie Genia: A Little Piece of Heaven on St. Michel, Paris

In 2009, I came to Paris to continue my education, where I spent more than two weeks in the area of St. Michel, Quartier des Arts and Odeon, highly saturated with students. I discovered it all, its…

June 12, 2013 | Recommended | Paris

Classic Burger Joint: A Burger's Portrait

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 29, 2013

Burgers

Classic Burger Joint: A Burger's Portrait

Days are passing, the world is improving and Lebanon's culinary sector is raising the bar higher and higher. Just close your eyes and remember what we used to eat couple of years ago. Where…

April 29, 2013 | Restaurants | Antelias

A Sneak Peek on Mc Donald's Mexican Hamburguesa

Contributors | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 13, 2013

Contributors

A Sneak Peek on Mc Donald's Mexican Hamburguesa

A couple of months ago, I shed light on McDonald's Lebanon slacking service while their international counterparts are moving forward and updating their service on a global level. Besides maintaining…

April 13, 2013 | Street Food | Lebanon

Napoletana: Italy in the Neighbourhood Since 2005

Italian Food | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 19, 2013

Italian Food

Napoletana: Italy in the Neighbourhood Since 2005

After visiting Napoletana in City Mall and keeping a very positive impression, it was time for me to visit the ABC branch. Napoletana, like many say serves one of the best Pizzas Lebanon has…

January 19, 2013 | Pizza | Dbayeh

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

T-Marbouta is an original place, or at least it was for me the second I walked into the place where everyone seemed to feel right at home. Although T-marbouta has been around for some time now, I…

January 10, 2013 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

365 at ABC Dbayeh: Standing the Test of Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 22, 2012

International Cuisine

365 at ABC Dbayeh: Standing the Test of Time

ABC Dbayeh has been a popular destination for shopping and dinning experiences alike and today with their new terrace and variety of restaurants ready to welcome you, the choice has become endless.…

December 22, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh

The Peninsula: An Italian Country House in Dbayeh

Italian Food | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 18, 2012

Italian Food

The Peninsula: An Italian Country House in Dbayeh

The Peninsula, Italian restaurant in Dbayeh is one of those places we tend to forget sometimes, only because several other Italians have opened around town and maybe in more convenient places like…

December 18, 2012 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Matsuri: The Sushi Conveyor Belt of the 16th District in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

December 08, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Matsuri: The Sushi Conveyor Belt of the 16th District in Paris

Matsuri seems to be one of France's famous Japanese restaurants with more than 16 branches including different parts of Paris, Lyon, Reims and Saint-Etienne. In its Passy branch, Matsuri has a long…

December 08, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Fortnum & Mason: Delicatessen at its Best in the Heart of London

Spotted Stories | London UK Europe

UK

October 09, 2012

Spotted Stories

Fortnum & Mason: Delicatessen at its Best in the Heart of London

Fortnum & Mason often shortened to just "Fortnum's", is a department store situated in central London, with two other branches in Japan. Its headquarters is located at…

October 09, 2012 | London

A New Playground for Sushi Lovers: Rio Meets Japan

News

June 15, 2012

News

A New Playground for Sushi Lovers: Rio Meets Japan

 An interesting sushi concept, I think will boom...     Yoobi is London’s first temakeria. Their concept is an exciting new take on sushi – Brazilian influenced temaki…

June 15, 2012

Pizza Fusion, Riyadh (Restaurant Closed)

Italian Food | Riyadh KSA GCC Middle East

KSA

March 22, 2012

Italian Food

Pizza Fusion, Riyadh (Restaurant Closed)

Pizza Fusion is an international pizza, sandwiches, pasta and salads franchise that is committed to delivering 100% organic food solution to its customers. There is a huge void in the restaurant…

March 22, 2012 | Pizza | Riyadh

Kentucky Fried Chicken: KFC, Lebanon

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 26, 2012

American

Kentucky Fried Chicken: KFC, Lebanon

Though I’ve come to appreciate KFC branches in other parts of the world, Lebanon's franchise is bad. KFC Corporation, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is the world's most popular chicken…

February 26, 2012 | Restaurants | Beirut

Roadster Diner, Lebanon

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 25, 2012

American

Roadster Diner, Lebanon

Roadster Diner has accomplished the art of American cooking and the classic diner.  I love this place.  The best diner in town by far. It’s so unique, so professional, so classy,…

February 25, 2012 | Burgers | Jounieh

Lafayette Gourmet Dubai: Endless Possibilities

Fish & Seafood | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

February 09, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Lafayette Gourmet Dubai: Endless Possibilities

  In the center of Dubai Mall, in the heart of LaFayette department store, stands a new reference in luxury, La Fayette Gourmet. Here’s destination for food connoisseurs, delicatessen,…

February 09, 2012 | Grill & BBQ | UAE

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