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

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

The Hard Rock Cafe Dubai: Impressive Decor and Good Food

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 15, 2019

American

The Hard Rock Cafe Dubai: Impressive Decor and Good Food

I’ve been a fan of the "Hard Rock Cafe" chain for as long as I remember. Two restaurants in Beirut, -which unfortunately closed- and many others around the world that I make a point to visit in…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Dubai

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens for lunch and dinner, welcoming you in a relaxed and fresh ambiance. I love…

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

15 Iconic Roadside Diners: A Retro Roadmap

News

March 15, 2019

News

15 Iconic Roadside Diners: A Retro Roadmap

Roadside diners are one of the most iconic symbols of U.S. culture to emerge this past century. Not quite fast food, but also not a typical “sit-down” restaurant, these unique attractions…

March 15, 2019

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

Sandwiched: Is This Food for Real?! Amazing to Say the Least

American | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

American

Sandwiched: Is This Food for Real?! Amazing to Say the Least

Fourth visit and my mouth still waters every time I think of coming here! Sandwiched located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, Gemmayze and Jounieh’s old souk serves one of the…

February 22, 2019 | Burgers | Antelias

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

Deli Bros Fine Foods: A Must Experience at Frankfurt Airport

Airports | Germany Europe

Europe

January 13, 2019

Airports

Deli Bros Fine Foods: A Must Experience at Frankfurt Airport

At Frankfurt airport Terminal 1B, Deli Bros Fine Foods caught my attention: with its open kitchen and rich aromas haunting the airport, I stopped for an early lunch. It was only 10:15 in the…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Germany

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

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

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

American

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

I’m a fan or is it the nostalgia, Chili’s makes me happy... open for as long as I remember, Chili’s is today the only American diner of the kind available in Lebanon after the…

November 24, 2018 | Grill & BBQ | Achrafieh

Fifties’ Diner: American Style Restaurant in Tripoli 

American | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

November 04, 2018

American

Fifties’ Diner: American Style Restaurant in Tripoli 

Fifties’ is your traditional American diner in the heart of Tripoli. I’ve been here in 2014 and now back, to check on the updates. The place feels like the diners of USA Route 66.…

November 04, 2018 | Burgers | Tripoli

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

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

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

Skylark: A Diner in Vestal New York Since 1956

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

American

Skylark: A Diner in Vestal New York Since 1956

Looking like any other American diner, I reached Skylark at 10 am. My first breakfast not being up to standard, I was craving some good food. An hour drive from Watkins Glen, this all city seems to…

August 19, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | 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

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

American

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

In the middle of nowhere, in the heart of a village called Johnson, the village diner is a house occupying the corner of a street. It’s where radio plays in the background, where the clientele…

August 05, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

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

American | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 27, 2018

American

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

Known to be the second biggest chicken franchise in the world, Popeye’s, coming straight from the states, has opened its first branch in Lebanon. Choosing Saida for their start, the chicken…

April 27, 2018 | Restaurants | Saida

Edenberg: One Hell of a Burger up in Zgharta, a Beautiful Diner

American | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 22, 2018

American

Edenberg: One Hell of a Burger up in Zgharta, a Beautiful Diner

When you reach the sign “I love Zgharta,” it’s where “Edenberg” is. “Eden” for Ehden, the village and “Berg” for burger. Edenberg is one of the…

February 22, 2018 | Burgers | North Lebanon

Burger Bros. Is Now Open in Kaslik

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 18, 2018

American

Burger Bros. Is Now Open in Kaslik

After the huge success of Burger Bros. in Jbeil, the family affair opened its first shop outside the family hometown. Burgers are what they do in a fresh and funky atmosphere decorated in three…

February 18, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

Tiger’s Restaurant: A Lebanese Diner for All Ages in Hazmieh

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 30, 2017

American

Tiger’s Restaurant: A Lebanese Diner for All Ages in Hazmieh

Two visits in less than a week and be sure I’ll visit again sooner than you think. I loved it here from the minute I walked in, discovered the vibes, the simplicity of architecture, the…

December 30, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Tiger’s BBQ-Ing: A Lebanese Sports Diner, Now Open in Beirut

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 23, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Tiger’s BBQ-Ing: A Lebanese Sports Diner, Now Open in Beirut

I had a dream, the dream to Experience what a real diner is... I had a dream to eat real diner food when diners vanished from our country... I had a dream to enjoy fast casual American food the way…

December 23, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut

Bareburger New York: Barely Edible Diner Food

American | New York USA Americas

USA

November 22, 2017

American

Bareburger New York: Barely Edible Diner Food

I’m happy that I finally made it to Bareburger and I'm even more excited to try the impossible burger; yes, the impossible burger, a burger that feels, looks and tastes like meat but…

November 22, 2017 | Burgers | New York

Frozen Rainbow Drive-In, Port Ewen, New York

American | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 04, 2017

American

Frozen Rainbow Drive-In, Port Ewen, New York

Black and white tiles covering the floor, hundreds of posters decorating the walls, red and white leather seats and sofas, a wide menu printed in color, fans coming down from the ceiling, ketchup…

November 04, 2017 | Burgers | CatSkills

Ambrosia: A Hefty American Breakfast in a Traditional Diner

American | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 04, 2017

American

Ambrosia: A Hefty American Breakfast in a Traditional Diner

This place... the shiny stainless steel, the blue metal strips, the big glass windows... I was enchanted before even walking in. A typical American diner like you see in the movies, the long…

November 04, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | CatSkills

Mama’s Boy Burgers: A Funky Place, Nothing Else!

Burgers | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 01, 2017

Burgers

Mama’s Boy Burgers: A Funky Place, Nothing Else!

One small shop with a cashier and a side take away window, Mama’s Boy Burgers has a burger place, ice cream and a pizza restaurant on the other side of the road. It feels like home,…

November 01, 2017 | Restaurants | CatSkills

Selena’s Diner: An Early American-Style Breakfast

American | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 01, 2017

American

Selena’s Diner: An Early American-Style Breakfast

Everything American or the American dream like they call it is what this dinner is all about. Very old style dinner made of colored aluminum panels and stainless steel, the bar you see in movies, the…

November 01, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | CatSkills

Mr. Brown: Your Next Door Diner in Achrafieh

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

American

Mr. Brown: Your Next Door Diner in Achrafieh

I felt good the minute I walked in... neat and clean and using the finest materials, Mr.Brown is a blend of industrial and contemporary design where wood and leather unite. I loved the wooden floor,…

August 28, 2017 | Burgers | Achrafieh

Doughlicious: Your Canadian Diner in Jounieh

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 18, 2017

American

Doughlicious: Your Canadian Diner in Jounieh

Back to Doughlicious, the diner on Jounieh’s old souk road for a new experience. Second time already to discover the new additions to their varied menu. What to expect on the new…

August 18, 2017 | Pizza | Jounieh

Hard Rock Cafe Roma: A Famous Spot in the City

American | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 16, 2017

American

Hard Rock Cafe Roma: A Famous Spot in the City

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 Roma is so famous that there's a 20 minute wait to be seated. It's 4 in the…

August 16, 2017 | Burgers | Rome

Anthony's Diner: Ever Improving

American | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 17, 2017

American

Anthony's Diner: Ever Improving

I promised to visit again, so here I am popping by Anthony's Diner in Halat, where diner food is taken seriously. Anthony has invested his time and passion in this small diner facing the Halat…

June 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Carmine's: American Style Italian Diner

Italian Food | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

April 23, 2017

Italian Food

Carmine's: American Style Italian Diner

Carmine's is another "Cheesecake Factory" style diner. It's Washington's local legendary Italian restaurant with American roots. Huge portions are served here... Every plate could feed four persons.…

April 23, 2017 | Restaurants | Washington DC

J.Paul's: A Century Old Diner in Georgetown

American | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

April 13, 2017

American

J.Paul's: A Century Old Diner in Georgetown

J.Paul's is a century old establishment located on Georgetown's main strip, a few blocks from Georgetown's university. It kind of reminded me of the same J.Paul's that existed in Lebanon a long…

April 13, 2017 | Restaurants | Washington DC

Anthony’s Diner Halat: Good Quality Sandwiches!

American | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 02, 2017

American

Anthony’s Diner Halat: Good Quality Sandwiches!

Filming an episode of Mechwar in Halat, I spotted a new diner - with a colorful signboard. I was kind of amazed to see a real American diner like this one in this part of Lebanon. Facing Halat sur…

April 02, 2017 | Burgers | Jbeil

Doughlicious: An American Diner with Italian Influences

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 31, 2017

American

Doughlicious: An American Diner with Italian Influences

In the heart of Jounieh's Old Souk a restaurant with an eye-catching sign has newly opened. The name is Doughlicious and and truly represents the dough they use - it's excellent. Under a stone…

March 31, 2017 | Pizza | Jounieh

Jamie Oliver's Diner: Extremely Disappointing and Overpriced Food!

American | London UK Europe

UK

March 24, 2017

American

Jamie Oliver's Diner: Extremely Disappointing and Overpriced Food!

I was honestly not planning on trying another "Jamie Oliver's" and I didn't even know he had a diner as well. Passing along Piccadilly circus and after the disappointing experience at his Italian…

March 24, 2017 | Restaurants | London

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

Burgers | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Burgers

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

I love it. I really love it. Burger Bros in Jbeil serves the best burgers and not only that the owner of the place, Mazen, doesn't stop impressing me with his positive attitude and creative…

February 14, 2017 | Recommended | Jbeil

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 14, 2017

American

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

Two years have passed since I last visited Sandwiched, a diner nestled on Jounieh's interior road offering a selection of delicious sandwiches and burgers. The menu has changed but the decor is still…

February 14, 2017 | Burgers | Jounieh

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 31, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Whilst researching online for a place to have a good breakfast, I found George's. Down in the Financial District it's typically American with a bakery at the entrance. Spread across two floors,…

January 31, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Lori's Diner: A Typical American Diner in San Francisco

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 28, 2017

American

Lori's Diner: A Typical American Diner in San Francisco

A typical American diner, Lori's Diner is where you feel like you're one of stars in Grease the movie... Red leather sofas, a bar in the middle, the floor decorated with white & black tiles,…

January 28, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Burger Bros: Your Burger Joint in Jbeil!

Burgers | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 15, 2016

Burgers

Burger Bros: Your Burger Joint in Jbeil!

Some things in life are worth driving a distance for... One such thing being Burger Bros in Jbeil. The minute I stepped into the place I felt good. The energy is amazing, the colors are appealing,…

December 15, 2016 | Recommended | Jbeil

Divvy ABC Achrafieh: Delicious Food... Beautiful Decor... Must Try!

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 15, 2016

International Cuisine

Divvy ABC Achrafieh: Delicious Food... Beautiful Decor... Must Try!

Now in ABC Achrafieh, Divvy is a great place to try. The new location is where you should go for some food sharing, great vibes, good service and beautiful decor. I was in Divvy Hazmieh two weeks ago…

November 15, 2016 | Recommended | Achrafieh

In-N-Out Burgers: California's Famous Diner is Deceiving

American | California USA Americas

USA

October 20, 2016

American

In-N-Out Burgers: California's Famous Diner is Deceiving

They say you can't come to California and not try In-N-Out. It's a family owned business that’s been around for a long time now with branches across the US. The place reminded me a lot like…

October 20, 2016 | Burgers | California

Applebee's: A Worldwide Positive Change Starts in Dubai

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 18, 2016

American

Applebee's: A Worldwide Positive Change Starts in Dubai

What I remember about Applebee's is nothing positive. The one in Lebanon has even closed down a while back. All I can remember about Applebee’s in Lebanon was their commercial menu, their low…

October 18, 2016 | Burgers | Dubai

Super Duper Burgers: Not My Kind of Burger Joint

Burgers | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Burgers

Super Duper Burgers: Not My Kind of Burger Joint

While in San Francisco, I was walking by and came across this big place with an orange logo occupying the corner street. It was 3pm and the place was packed with people eating. I was intrigued to say…

October 17, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

California Pizza Kitchen Dubai: Bad Food!

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 17, 2016

American

California Pizza Kitchen Dubai: Bad Food!

After discovering California Pizza Kitchen for the first time in California I wanted to check how the franchise in the Middle East compares to it. California Pizza Kitchen in Dubai boasts the same…

October 17, 2016 | Pizza | Dubai

Last Exit E11: A Stunning Idea!

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 13, 2016

American

Last Exit E11: A Stunning Idea!

Inspired by the famous Route 66 and the American street food truck culture, an innovative concept has recently opened on the highway that links Dubai to AbuDhabi. Although it is called Last Exist,…

October 13, 2016 | Restaurants | Dubai

California Pizza Kitchen: Pizza and Flatbread

American | California USA Americas

USA

October 10, 2016

American

California Pizza Kitchen: Pizza and Flatbread

California Pizza Kitchen, known as CPK, is a casual dining restaurant chain that specializes in California-style pizza. This is a place I wanted to have on NoGarlicNoOnions. A yellow logo, some…

October 10, 2016 | Italian Food | California

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