Délice La Brasserie at Sofitel Munich: A Memorable Dinner

French | Germany Europe

Europe

October 27, 2019

French

Délice La Brasserie at Sofitel Munich: A Memorable Dinner

Recommended by the Michelin guide, Délice La Brasserie, located at the Sofitel Munich, is where I chose to have dinner tonight. Drench perfection in the heart of Munich; La Brasserie is much…

October 27, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Oscar’s Brasserie Moderne; Dinner at The Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

October 27, 2019

International Cuisine

Oscar’s Brasserie Moderne; Dinner at The Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt

Arriving late in Frankfurt after a four hours trip from Munich and a long day in Stuttgart, having dinner at the hotel before going to sleep early was an obvious thing to do. Located next to the…

October 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

French

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

It’s called Stove, an old house in the heart of Achrafieh on Monot street. A restaurant and terrace welcome you for a casual dinner in a warm atmosphere. I’m in love with Lebanese old…

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2019

French

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

Occupying the location of Ladurée on Wadi Abou Jamil in Beirut, Quartier Chic the latest Brasserie to open, owned and managed by Maroun Batal. Mr.Batal used to manage Cocteau for the last…

March 19, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Balthazar New York: One Awesome Burger and Superb Stroganoff

French | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

French

Balthazar New York: One Awesome Burger and Superb Stroganoff

Balthazar is New York’s most famous French brasserie open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving a traditional French cuisine with a touch of class and refinement. Arriving at 1 pm on a…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Boucherie: French Culinary Art in New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

French

Boucherie: French Culinary Art in New York

Boucherie is a traditional French Brasserie an exact copy of the ones up in Montmartre transported into the fast business city of New York. Stopping for a drink, a slice of charcuterie or a delicious…

April 01, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Boubouffe: Nothing is Worth Coming Here For!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Boubouffe: Nothing is Worth Coming Here For!

It’s one of those reviews where I don’t know where to start or how to start. Enter a vast space where an accustomed clientele comes for lunch every other day, just for the sake of…

January 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Le Drakkar: A Brasserie in Deauville with Average Food

French | France Europe

Europe

December 02, 2016

French

Le Drakkar: A Brasserie in Deauville with Average Food

Touring around the Normandie region, my friend Olivier from Beirut - who follows my account on Instagram - suggested I visit Le Drakkar. This traditional brasserie, located a few meters from the port…

December 02, 2016 | Restaurants | France

SAVY: Overrated and Expensive. Not really worth it.

French | France Europe

Europe

December 01, 2016

French

SAVY: Overrated and Expensive. Not really worth it.

Facing the RTL studios building is SAVY, a typical French brasserie. When we arrived, a dozen people were smoking outside on the sidewalk. I was not sure what to expect inside... a street brasserie…

December 01, 2016 | Restaurants | France

Lunch at Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2016

French

Lunch at Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

One of Beirut's most popular restaurants is still going strong. My last experience there, almost 4 years ago, was shockingly bad, but I am back for the food everyone is still talking about. …

November 29, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Brasserie St.Regis: Perfection in the Details

French | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 24, 2016

French

Brasserie St.Regis: Perfection in the Details

Located at the St.Regis, one of Istanbul's most luxurious hotels is The Brasserie. A brassiere with a real French feel... Choose the terrace or the restaurant and enjoy a selection of handcrafted…

September 24, 2016 | Recommended | Istanbul

Redeye Grill: The New York Brasserie

International Cuisine | New York USA Americas

USA

July 23, 2016

International Cuisine

Redeye Grill: The New York Brasserie

Redeye Grill is an updated classic American restaurant, it is the place I tried and enjoyed the innovative sushi burger.  The brasserie serves more than that... Menu, printed on one large…

July 23, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

Au Bistrot de Michel: Leaving Happy is Always Guaranteed

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 18, 2016

French

Au Bistrot de Michel: Leaving Happy is Always Guaranteed

This is one place where enjoyment is always guaranteed, the kind of restaurant where surprises are not part of the deal. I always enjoy it and always eat well. Tonight we come back to enjoy…

March 18, 2016 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Brasserie Lipp: A Legendary Brasserie, Tasty Choucroute

French | Paris France Europe

France

October 19, 2015

French

Brasserie Lipp: A Legendary Brasserie, Tasty Choucroute

What a place! Brasserie Lipp is an old restaurant in the heart of the capital on St.Germain that serves andouillette, Jarret de Porc, Choucroute Gratinée, Choucroute Garnie, Poulet Fermier and…

October 19, 2015 | Recommended | Paris

Maison des Brasseurs Mons: Croque Madame and Beer

Restaurants | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 21, 2015

Restaurants

Maison des Brasseurs Mons: Croque Madame and Beer

Visiting Mons, the 2015 capital of culture, we stopped for a closer look at the Grand Place. Choosing La Maison des Brasseurs was a pure coincidence. Out of a dozen restaurants and cafes around the…

February 21, 2015 | Reviews | Belgium

Acoté: Sandwiches from Around the World Land on Mar Mikhael

Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 19, 2014

Burgers

Acoté: Sandwiches from Around the World Land on Mar Mikhael

This month, a new place opened its doors, Acoté, which in French means "next to it". The new cafe which opened alongside Prune and owned by the same owner, promises the same…

December 19, 2014 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Balthus: A Reference Point, If I May Say

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 27, 2014

French

Balthus: A Reference Point, If I May Say

Welcome to the world of luxury, welcome to the world of Balthus, one of the few premium dining restaurants still standing in Lebanon. Serving its accustomed clientele for more than 15 years now,…

November 27, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

SUD: Good Food and Great Ambiance is Guaranteed Every Time

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 01, 2014

French

SUD: Good Food and Great Ambiance is Guaranteed Every Time

The tent has been removed, the nylon covers have been wrapped up... Welcome the summer vibes of La Cour Saint Michel. Located right at the beginning of the hippest collection of bars in Beirut…

July 01, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Metropole: Good Food, Great Ambiance and Yummy Stroganoff

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 06, 2014

French

Metropole: Good Food, Great Ambiance and Yummy Stroganoff

I'm not sure if I should listen to my friends’ comments or even read previous reviews of Metropole before writing this piece. All I know is that I enjoyed my time, I loved the place and ate…

May 06, 2014 | International Cuisine | Beirut

2013: Restaurants and Cafes I Totally Enjoy Every Now and Then

Restaurants | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 31, 2013

Restaurants

2013: Restaurants and Cafes I Totally Enjoy Every Now and Then

Some places are just special. Going to them every once in a while put a smile on my face, be it an original local concept, a simple French bistro or a delicious Italian pizzerias...  these…

December 31, 2013 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

2013: Lebanon's Best Bistros and Brasseries

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 16, 2013

French

2013: Lebanon's Best Bistros and Brasseries

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two places on average were opening a month. I have tried to visit most of…

December 16, 2013 | Restaurants | Lebanon

I Just Found it: The Worst Burger I've Ever Had!

American | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2013

American

I Just Found it: The Worst Burger I've Ever Had!

Yes, indeed, I just found it: The worst burger I have had to date. Where? At the Publicis Drugstore, Champs Elysees, Paris. This place was on my to do list during my recent visit to the French…

November 24, 2013 | Burgers | Paris

A La Place St. Georges: Nothing to Write Home About

French | Paris France Europe

France

September 01, 2013

French

A La Place St. Georges: Nothing to Write Home About

A La Place St Georges is a French brasserie which I have recently tried. This is one of the few times where I set foot in a place where I feel neutral. It's not a great place and at the same time…

September 01, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

French | Paris France Europe

France

August 15, 2013

French

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

Around the 9th district where I've been spending the week in Paris, facing the Trinity church is Le Brigadier, a brasserie known by the local for serving generous lunch menus. I tried it with my…

August 15, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

La Maison Mère, Paris: Burgers, Hotdogs and Even More

American | Paris France Europe

France

August 02, 2013

American

La Maison Mère, Paris: Burgers, Hotdogs and Even More

Serving up French-American cuisine in a bistro environment, La Maison Mère has a New York City vibe. The décor is engraved glass mirrors, retro fridges and tiled walls. The service is…

August 02, 2013 | Burgers | Paris

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

French | France Europe

Europe

July 08, 2013

French

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

You cannot come to Monaco without stopping by the legendary Cafe de Paris. The Brasserie at the Café de Paris Monte-Carlo is the most popular venue for a “rendez-vous” in this…

July 08, 2013 | International Cuisine | France

Couqley Bistro: Now in Dbayeh

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 25, 2013

French

Couqley Bistro: Now in Dbayeh

Just a few days ago I mentioned the news that Amarres's closing at Zaytounay Bay which coincides with the opening of Couqley's new branch in Dbayeh's Blueberry Square. Amarres is owned by the same…

May 25, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Visiting Paris: Christmas Season 2012

Travel | Paris France Europe

France

December 19, 2012

Travel

Visiting Paris: Christmas Season 2012

La Brasserie Gaîté: Unique French Crepes La Brasserie Gaîté, located just a few steps away from the Edgar Quinet Metro station in Paris serves Crepes like you never…

December 19, 2012 | Paris

La Brasserie Gaîté: Unique French Crepes

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 19, 2012

French

La Brasserie Gaîté: Unique French Crepes

La Brasserie Gaîté, located just a few steps away from the Edgar Quinet Metro station in Paris serves Crepes like you never tasted before. I am a big fan of Crepes. I love how they…

December 19, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Zeyer, Brasserie Paris

French | Paris France Europe

France

May 22, 2012

French

Le Zeyer, Brasserie Paris

Walking around the area next to the Montparnasse Tower in Paris and after experiencing the breathtaking view from the 56th floor, we stopped in front of the Brasserie Zeyer situated in …

May 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Brasserie Lipp, Paris

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 25, 2012

French

Brasserie Lipp, Paris

You get exactly what you expect; Brasserie Lipp is a French brasserie whose cuisine does not go beyond those limits. Don't expect a great starred restaurant and don't forget that you chose to have…

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

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