Paname Beirut: Meet For Lunch, Leave Happy and Satisfied

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 10, 2019

French

Paname Beirut: Meet For Lunch, Leave Happy and Satisfied

Calm, peace and serenity in the heart of Beirut's chic streets, Paname has become the get together of the capital's businessmen. Women meet up place, businessmen or just friends, Paname's vibes…

November 10, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Barrel Burgers: Tasty and Homemade in Cornet Chehwan

Burgers | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 06, 2019

Burgers

Barrel Burgers: Tasty and Homemade in Cornet Chehwan

It’s the barrel I remember from my childhood days: a big wooden barrel which used to be a Lebanese street food shack and turned into a burger fast-casual on your way to the village of Bickfaya.…

November 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

What’s Beef: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Burgers | Germany Europe

Europe

October 21, 2019

Burgers

What’s Beef: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Waw! That’s the first impression! The place is simply awesome! Red, lots of red, walls shining red... it’s really cool! A concept inspired by the American culture serves locally sourced…

October 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

International Cuisine

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

Located inside the Pullman hotel of Berlin, Blend is a trendy restaurant, decorated with style and serving lunch between twelve and two. Sit and relax, enjoy the modern decor while you wait for long…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

What’s Beef Frankfurt: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

American | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

American

What’s Beef Frankfurt: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Waw! That’s the first impression! The place is simply awesome! Red, lots of red, walls were shining red... it’s really cool! A concept inspired by the American culture serves locally…

September 22, 2019 | Burgers | Germany

Nusr-Et Burger Istanbul: An Overrated Experience

Grill&BBQ | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Nusr-Et Burger Istanbul: An Overrated Experience

Nusr-Et, once meat restaurant in Etiler has expended all around Istanbul and the world. From a "meat" fine dining restaurant, you have to book weeks in advance to other casual eateries of which…

September 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

House of B: A Good American Burger in Istanbul

American | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

American

House of B: A Good American Burger in Istanbul

After enjoying Istanbul’s vibes down at Beşiktaş, walking from a street to the next, I stopped at “House of B.” Burgers are what they do in an American diner-style decor and…

September 17, 2019 | Burgers | Istanbul

Chili’s Beirut: Twenty Years of Good Food, Generous Portion and Non-Smoking Dining

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 08, 2019

American

Chili’s Beirut: Twenty Years of Good Food, Generous Portion and Non-Smoking Dining

Back! To my favorite diner in town and probably the last standing. One of Lebanon’s few franchises has celebrated 20 years of operations in Achrafieh... and when the brand worldwide isn’t…

September 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

Burgers | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

Burgers

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

After eating five pita sandwiches around the city, I needed a change! How about having a burger. Pax won the third price in the burger festival. American inspired place, industrial and colorful, I…

July 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

International Cuisine | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 16, 2019

International Cuisine

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

Harry’s Bar, the world famous Harry’s Bar opened in Beirut but unfortunately couldn’t continue for long. I’ve heard endless stories about this iconic brand which started in…

June 16, 2019 | Restaurants | Florence

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers in France

Burgers | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Burgers

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers in France

Ask for the Big Fernand burger, upgrade it with a double patty, cooked medium, and enjoy. Two thick pure beef patties, pink in the inside, juicy and enjoyable inside out. Embraced by a tender French…

June 06, 2019 | Recommended | France

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef tartare, meat and desserts were all phenomenal. Le Commerce du Levant: Located…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

International Cuisine

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the weather and soothing vibes. The Gathering, one of the “Downtown” group…

May 08, 2019 | Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Burger Square: A Tasty Street Food Burger in Tripoli

Burgers | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 06, 2019

Burgers

Burger Square: A Tasty Street Food Burger in Tripoli

There’s a burger shop in Tripoli and it’s called Burger Square. One door shop, no music, simple decor, and an open kitchen, the fast-casual eatery sells a selection of burgers, hotdogs,…

March 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Batal Street food: Tasty and Affordable Quick Eats in Ballouneh

Restaurants | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 06, 2019

Restaurants

Batal Street food: Tasty and Affordable Quick Eats in Ballouneh

Google led me to Batal, a street food restaurant on the Ballouneh highway. Amazing and mouthwatering photos you want to try! I was excited to see double patties and double cheese, submarine…

March 06, 2019 | Reviews | Keserwan

Zaroub Lebnen: Lebanese Street Food in Adonis

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zaroub Lebnen: Lebanese Street Food in Adonis

There’s a new kid on the block, a Lebanese street food eatery, now open on Adonîs-Zouk road facing the highway. Zaroob for (Tiny little street), a common word used to describe small…

February 25, 2019 | Restaurants | Keserwan

The Union Kitchen: My Best Lunch Experience In Copenhagen

International Cuisine | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

International Cuisine

The Union Kitchen: My Best Lunch Experience In Copenhagen

A professional social media presence on Instagram with beautiful photos make you want to visit The Union Kitchen. Walk into positive and happy vibes make you want to order everything! A sexy menu…

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Gasoline Grill Burger Copenhagen: It’s Good Enough

Burgers | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Burgers

Gasoline Grill Burger Copenhagen: It’s Good Enough

The burger everyone talks about! The burger you should not miss when visiting Copenhagen! The grill at the petrol station... I had to try it! Gasoline grill became famous for the cheeseburger and the…

February 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Copenhagen

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

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

Brgr.Co: Downtown Beirut Favorite Lunch Escape

American | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 06, 2019

American

Brgr.Co: Downtown Beirut Favorite Lunch Escape

I have been here, done that and wrote several reviews... Coming to Brgr.Co as many times as I can a year has become a pleasant habit. Every time I go I enjoy their full-bodied burger as well as some…

February 06, 2019 | Burgers | Beirut Central District

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

American | Paris France Europe

France

January 31, 2019

American

Five Guys: I Love this Burger

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. Five Guys is an icon of…

January 31, 2019 | Burgers | Paris

Villa Badaro: A Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in Beirut

French | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 21, 2019

French

Villa Badaro: A Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in Beirut

On a rainy night, when everyone was hiding at home, I felt like going out! Villa Badaro has been on my list for so long, a restaurant missing on my blog.  Villa Badaro proposes a selection of…

January 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Badaro

TGI Fridays: Fast Food Souvenirs in Prague

American | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

American

TGI Fridays: Fast Food Souvenirs in Prague

When I first visited Prague in 2010, TGI became a favorite for its “Jack Daniels special sauce.” Back then, I remember dining at least two times and having the same item again and again;…

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Prague

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Burgers

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

I’ve been here the first time when I discovered the burger... came back to enjoy it again with one of the sexiest risottos I’ve ever tasted... and today, accompanied by my friends, we…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Badaro

We Love BURGERS: 20 Best Choices to Choose From in Lebanon

Burgers | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

Burgers

We Love BURGERS: 20 Best Choices to Choose From in Lebanon

I love burgers, to the extent that I don’t mind eating these little pieces of heaven every day. Mind you, not all burgers are worth talking about and not all burgers are made properly. It is…

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 31, 2018

American

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

With a restaurant in Athens and now another in Jounieh, Juicy Grill is a franchise claiming to have the best burger in town; so let’s try the food! Facing college central in Jounieh’s old…

December 31, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Celebrating two years of “Crab”, the casual restaurant, open on La Madeleine in Paris is a place I’ll recommend to my friends visiting Paris. Serving Crab based plates, the…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Canard Street: Duck Burgers in Paris

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Burgers

Canard Street: Duck Burgers in Paris

Canard street or Ruelle Canard is a "street food destination" in Paris selling duck based burgers. Choose from two choices, the Magret or the leg confit. I ordered both with fries. To tell you the…

December 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

East Village Badaro: Where Food is Outstanding, A Memorable Experience

American | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 11, 2018

American

East Village Badaro: Where Food is Outstanding, A Memorable Experience

For a late lunch or let’s say an early dinner in Beirut I chose East Village who turned out to open from noon to midnight. Known to have one of the country’s best, East Village promises a…

December 11, 2018 | International Cuisine | Badaro

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

Snack el Estez: Tasty Street Food and a Homey Burger

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Snack el Estez: Tasty Street Food and a Homey Burger

On social media there is “Snack el Estez”, in Achrafieh is where you can taste their food. A trendy “Lebanese Snack” occupies the corner of Zaatar w Zeit and Credit Bank in…

November 25, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

French

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

How great it is to go back to the classics; Michel, a passionate restaurateur, has been operating his small bistro behind Rizk hospital in Achrafieh for several years now. Offering the same menu with…

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Beyond Burger: The Future of Food

Burgers | California USA Americas

USA

October 24, 2018

Burgers

Beyond Burger: The Future of Food

Last year, visiting New York, I was introduced to the “Impossible burger” which is a burger that looks and tastes like meat but isn’t. Walking along the aisles of Whole Foods, I…

October 24, 2018 | Reviews | California

FrogBurger: Good Beer & Tasty Burgers in Paris

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 22, 2018

Burgers

FrogBurger: Good Beer & Tasty Burgers in Paris

Discovered by coincidence, Frog is a burger shop that already have more than ten locations across Paris, serving burgers and homemade beers. Feeling like an upscale American diner, the restaurant…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Burger & Fils: Simply Not Good

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Burgers

Burger & Fils: Simply Not Good

Tonight is burger night! After visiting L’Atelier du Burger and 231 East st. I opted for a different experience and stopped at Burger&Fils. Located few meters from my hotel, this burger…

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

231 East St. Burger Paris: I like it Here!

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Burgers

231 East St. Burger Paris: I like it Here!

I have visited this place in 2014 and remember that burgers were tasty! Service was good and everything made me want to come back while telling my friends ever since about their innovative packaging.…

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Burgers

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

For a concept that has been created for a year or so and having six locations around Paris; that’s a success. After reading about L’artisan Du Burger’s first franchise in Dubai, I…

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Chili’s at The Airport in Las Vegas Serves Tasty American Food

Airports | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 08, 2018

Airports

Chili’s at The Airport in Las Vegas Serves Tasty American Food

Other than being at the airport with hundreds of passengers visiting by the hour though making it unwelcoming, Chili’s is your only enjoyable dining experience at Las Vegas airport. I’m a…

October 08, 2018 | American | Las Vegas

Five Guys Las Vegas: I’m a Big Fan!

Burgers | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

October 02, 2018

Burgers

Five Guys Las Vegas: I’m a Big Fan!

After “not enjoying” a burger at In-N-Out, I head immediately to Five Guys to enjoy a decent burger. OMG, the burger is a hundred times better, an amazing sticky bread, double patties of…

October 02, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

Julia’s: Reopened in Beirut on Sursock Street

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2018

International Cuisine

Julia’s: Reopened in Beirut on Sursock Street

Julia’s, the famous restaurant down on Monot street has moved to Sursock. Julia’s is where burger used to be phenomenal, where spaghetti had another meaning prepared with pepper and the…

September 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

I Love Paris by Guy Martin: Fine Dining at The Airport in Paris

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

September 30, 2018

Airports

I Love Paris by Guy Martin: Fine Dining at The Airport in Paris

With a low rating on google maps, it was a risky decision to have lunch at Guy Martin. A starred chef has opened his restaurant at the airport and makes it clear that you won’t be eating…

September 30, 2018 | French | Paris

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

Burgers | Las Vegas USA Americas

USA

September 30, 2018

Burgers

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

Hundreds of customers standing in line, a place loaded with people, thirty employees or more preparing burgers in the open kitchen, In-N-Out is still California’s most famous burger place...…

September 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Las Vegas

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

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

American

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

It has become a tradition, a challenge or probably a need to try Five Guys in all the countries I visit. London, Paris, Dubai, Oman, New York, Paris and now Madrid. This burger is so finger-licking…

September 19, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

VIPS: Commercial Diner Food Experience in Madrid

American | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

American

VIPS: Commercial Diner Food Experience in Madrid

With a red logo looking like a bank and a decor that feels cold like a real estate company, VIPS is an American diner, open all day long until the late hours of the night. It’s a blend of Mc.…

September 17, 2018 | Burgers | Madrid

Gordon’s Cafe: Good Food at the Gates of Downtown Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2018

International Cuisine

Gordon’s Cafe: Good Food at the Gates of Downtown Beirut

Attending three days of training at Le Gray, I enjoyed discovering the ballroom for the first time, the new hotel entrance and most importantly the hotel food. There’s something bizarre…

September 16, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

L’ARTISAN DU BURGER ARRIVES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

News

September 03, 2018

News

L’ARTISAN DU BURGER ARRIVES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Authentic, artisanal and unique Michelin Guide-listed concept makes its international debut with a flagship venue in the Dubai Mall L’Artisan du Burger, the quality…

September 03, 2018

The Burger Shop: New, Simple, Tasty and Innovative

Burgers | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 23, 2018

Burgers

The Burger Shop: New, Simple, Tasty and Innovative

When you see a big car suspended in the air on the Ajaltoun highway, know that you have reached “The Burger Shop.” An American diner inspired by the eateries of Route 66 and run by a…

August 23, 2018 | Recommended | Keserwan

Bob Evans: Unacceptable Food!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Bob Evans: Unacceptable Food!

Family run restaurant, Bob Evans has more than 500 restaurants across the states, and it all started at a farm. Built to supply one restaurant with sausages, Bob Evans is now a diner competing with…

August 19, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Deerhead Lakeside on the Cayuga: American Diner in Upstate New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

American

Deerhead Lakeside on the Cayuga: American Diner in Upstate New York

In the middle of nowhere, facing the lakes, Deerhead is a local diner open for lunch every day of the week. On a calm Sunday afternoon, I stopped for lunch. Not too clean, not too vibrant and deco…

August 12, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

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