Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

American | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

American

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

The new menu is here! Roadster Diner new menu has landed, and it was time to try it. It was the first time I visit the branch at ABC Dbayeh, enjoying the trendy architecture, the colors, industrial…

July 09, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Italian

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

With a traffic jam that delayed our trip for more than thirty minutes, we arrived at the restaurant at 09:36 pm. Despite the delay, we were welcomed and treated professionally. Located at the villa,…

June 09, 2019 | Michelin | Italy

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

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

French

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

Invited for a charity dinner prepared by chef Micheal Lee Rafidi who came all the way from Washington, Bergerac has been transformed tonight into a group gathering where everyone was happy and…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Margo’s: Pretentious and Overrated Italian Restaurant in Malta

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Italian

Margo’s: Pretentious and Overrated Italian Restaurant in Malta

With a 4.3/5 on google maps and a nice photo showing an open kitchen, there’s smoothing that brought me to Margo’s. An Italian restaurant in Valletta operating under an old stone arcade,…

April 13, 2019 | Pizza | Malta

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

Al Hindi: Delicious Indian Cuisine in Beirut

Asian/Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Al Hindi: Delicious Indian Cuisine in Beirut

Light food, very spicy and garlic free! I enjoyed my dinner. Colorful chairs, red table napkins, colorful lanterns coming down from the ceiling and a bar; Al Hindi is one of Lebanon’s only…

March 03, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Asian/Chinese

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Take a trip to Asia! Start by visiting Japan, continue to China and finish in Thailand. UMI is Mtayleb’s latest Asian restaurant proposing a cuisine from the four corners of the far-east. On…

March 03, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Le Cedrus Hotel: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food up in the Cedars

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2019

Hotels

Le Cedrus Hotel: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food up in the Cedars

It’s my second time at Le Cedrus, enjoying it more and more every visit. After visiting in August during the summer season, I’m back to discover the Cedars during wintertime. Up in…

February 25, 2019 | Reviews | North Lebanon

KOD Copenhagen: Dining in the Dark A Very Good Meat

American | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

American

KOD Copenhagen: Dining in the Dark A Very Good Meat

One of the best steakhouses in town is called KOD; found on google maps and trip advisor, I was excited to have a decent piece of meat with some good fries! I’ve had enough of complicated…

February 24, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Copenhagen

Spaghetteria La Perla; A Homey Italian Dinner in Copenhagen

Italian | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Italian

Spaghetteria La Perla; A Homey Italian Dinner in Copenhagen

After yesterday’s bad experience at Scarpetta, I really needed some good Italian spaghetti cooked aldente. Google maps led me to this homey trattoria serving a handful of pasta dishes, risotto,…

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Italian

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian waiter welcomes you, not too smiley though! Dimmed lights and a cozy ambiance, in a…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

Italian | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Italian

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

When you are welcomed with a smile, you will immediately understand that the owners are not Czech. An Italian family-style trattoria on Betlémské náměstí, focusing on rice…

January 17, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

International Cuisine | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

International Cuisine

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

I had enough of the Christmas market food, grilled pork, sausages, and sweet things... I needed to eat decent food! Walking in the “non-touristic” and not so crowded streets of Prague, a…

January 17, 2019 | Italian | 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

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Italian

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

My first visit was memorable, my second visit was outstanding and now, visiting Nolita for the third time in less than two months, I came back to enjoy one of Paris’ best spaghetti and…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

French | Alsace France Europe

France

December 17, 2018

French

Maison Kammerzell: The Best Choucroute I’ve Had to Date

The restaurant appeared in all my searches and was recommended by many followers on Instagram: considered to be one of the city’s most famous restaurants, Maison Kammerzell is a hotel and…

December 17, 2018 | Recommended | Alsace

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

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 29, 2018

International Cuisine

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

Tonight I’m having “Moules Frites” at DT! Every Wednesday, visit DT, the neighborhood restaurant of Kaslik which has been open since 1986. I love it here and have been visiting for…

November 29, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

French

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

When I noticed that I last came here in 2015, it was time to visit again one of my favorite French Bistros in town. Guaranteed satisfaction for as long as I remember, Le Petit Gris is one of the few…

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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

Qatch: Sushi in Qoraitem

Fish & Seafood | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 23, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Qatch: Sushi in Qoraitem

A new “Sushiry” and “Fishery” is now open in Quoraitem. Other than the wide selection of sushi choices, you can walk to the fish display and choose your craving. Smelling…

November 23, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Beirut

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

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Fish & Seafood | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Salito's has been a long-standing part of the Sausalito landscape-Zack's in the seventies, then Margaritaville and most recently Paradise Bay. The new look is fresh, bright and full of casual…

October 28, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Blueberry Maki Bar: Adorable Tasty Rolls, A Must Try in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Blueberry Maki Bar: Adorable Tasty Rolls, A Must Try in Paris

Beautiful colors take you from a room to another, colorful chandeliers coming down from the ceiling, thick wood tables, walls painted in flashy colors... this place looks nothing like a Japanese…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

French | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 20, 2018

French

Lobo 8: The Restaurant at Grand Hotel Ingles Madrid

Despite its single review and no rating yet on google maps, I felt this restaurant, and walk straight in to experience it. Part of The Grand Hotel Ingles, open for six months now, the restaurant is…

September 20, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

It’s one of those places that are built to impress: it’s where I took a hundred photos before even arriving at the table. A bar, an indoor dining space and a big garden divided into…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Ana La Santa: Enjoyable Vibes on Plaza de Santa Ana Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

International Cuisine

Ana La Santa: Enjoyable Vibes on Plaza de Santa Ana Madrid

Vibrant, vast, classy and full of life, Ana La Santa is a restaurant on the Plaza de Santa Ana occupying the ground floor of an iconic white building. With a low ceiling, walls paints in white and…

September 17, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Ummi: A Breakthrough in Lebanese Culinary Expertise

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Ummi: A Breakthrough in Lebanese Culinary Expertise

Let yourself travel into another dimension, surrender to the soothing tunes of classic oriental music, open your eyes and enjoy the beautiful decor. Ummi is a Lebanese restaurant, but not like any…

September 16, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

French

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

The talk of the town is called Stem; from the same owners of Capitol comes a classy restaurant divided into two distinct sections: the bar and the dining area. Stem is casual and upscale, a journey…

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Kahwet Ma’alem Arteen: Loved the Food, Loved the Vibes, Enjoyed my Dinner

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet Ma’alem Arteen: Loved the Food, Loved the Vibes, Enjoyed my Dinner

Three stories up, on a roof in Gemmayze, comes Ma’alem Arteen. Armenian by nature, Lebanese by heart, this particular restaurant welcomes you, to enjoy fresh vibes inspired by the old Lebanese…

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Dinner at Geneva on the Lake; Upstate New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

French

Dinner at Geneva on the Lake; Upstate New York

One of the upscale destinations recommended by I❤️NY travel guide, Geneva on the lake is a historical hotel built in nineteen ten with a view of the beautiful lake. Looking like a castle, painted in…

August 19, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Dinner at Aurora Inn: Jazz Music and an Inspirational View

French | New York USA Americas

USA

August 12, 2018

French

Dinner at Aurora Inn: Jazz Music and an Inspirational View

After enjoying a memorable brunch, I was ready to come back for dinner at Aurora. Enjoying soothing jazz music and a beautiful sunset by the lake, I sat on the terrace facing the lake. At Aurora, the…

August 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Night Service at The Airport: Have Dinner on the Ground and Sleep in the Air

Airlines | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

Airlines

Night Service at The Airport: Have Dinner on the Ground and Sleep in the Air

Flying back home at 10 pm, I stopped for dinner first; Air France had this genius idea to serve dinner on the ground, for you to sleep in the air. If you are traveling on business class from New…

August 05, 2018 | Travel | New York

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 30, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

After enjoying a unique experience with Jimmy at the bar two years ago, I was back for sushi at SO this time with Roy handling the scene. Arrive at SO and expect to be greeted by no one. Enter the…

July 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Craft: Incredible Food! A Lovely Dinner in New York

French | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

French

Craft: Incredible Food! A Lovely Dinner in New York

It’s big; it’s cozy, it’s beautifully decorated and professionally managed, Craft is one of New York’s renowned restaurants known for its good food and special ambiance. You…

June 17, 2018 | International Cuisine | New York

Bistango: Yummy and Simple Italian Cuisine in New York

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Italian

Bistango: Yummy and Simple Italian Cuisine in New York

Located on the corner of 29th street and 3rd Avenue, Bistango is the local Italian trattoria proposing a selection of pizzettes, Italian salads, pasta, ravioli and innovative starters. Garlic is…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Support The Lebanese Food Bank: Dinner at Liza Paris

Events

June 13, 2018

Events

Support The Lebanese Food Bank: Dinner at Liza Paris

Support The Lebanese Food Bank: Attend this special dinner happening on January 25th at Liza in Paris. Call +33 1 55350066

June 13, 2018 | News

Maialino: A Salty Dinner in New York

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Italian

Maialino: A Salty Dinner in New York

Second time for dinner at this superb restaurant where I remember having the tastiest pancakes of New York and some unique pasta. Arriving at 10 pm, we were welcomed at the bar, served dinner and…

June 12, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Bocca Italian Restaurant: An Epic Failure

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Italian

Bocca Italian Restaurant: An Epic Failure

A bizarre lounge music, golden colored walls, fine dining style with casual notes, no air conditioning, a ceiling covered with wood... it felt bizarre from the minute we walked in. I was not sure if…

June 12, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Fouad: Where Food is Much More Than an Experience, A Journey

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fouad: Where Food is Much More Than an Experience, A Journey

With thousands of restaurants out there and my extensive explorations of the newest food destinations and trendy concepts, I always feel like coming back to the roots, to the basics, to a restaurant…

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | Keserwan

Sydney's Beirut Launches Its New Menu: In The Kitchen With the Chefs

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 14, 2018

French

Sydney's Beirut Launches Its New Menu: In The Kitchen With the Chefs

Sydney’s, or 'the place of endless memories' as I like to call it. At Sydney’s people meet, fall in love, enjoy, come after parties, have breakfast, lunch, and dinner, enjoy the sunset…

May 14, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Envy: Classy and Fine Dining in Amsterdam

International Cuisine | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

International Cuisine

Envy: Classy and Fine Dining in Amsterdam

Envy... for the green logo, the industrial space, the superb decor, the long wooden tables, the pending silver lamps with yellow lights, the high stools, the set of tables, the sexy lighting and the…

May 12, 2018 | Restaurants | Amsterdam

Byblos Veronica: A Family Restaurant Serving Delicious Homey Food

International Cuisine | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2018

International Cuisine

Byblos Veronica: A Family Restaurant Serving Delicious Homey Food

It’s the story of a family, the story of Veronica and her sons. It’s a family affair celebrating happiness on a daily basis and serving great food prepared with a load of love and much…

February 18, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Downtown: A Neighborhood Restaurant Since 1986

International Cuisine | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 10, 2018

International Cuisine

Downtown: A Neighborhood Restaurant Since 1986

Celebrating decades of the same food and the same waiters, Downtown is your neighborhood restaurant where tradition is respected the old-fashioned way. I’ve been brought here by my parents…

January 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Keserwan

Our Family's Annual Christmas Feasts

Reviews | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 25, 2017

Reviews

Our Family's Annual Christmas Feasts

It has been a tradition to write about our family annual Christmas dinner spent at my in-laws. My mother-in-law has been enchanting our lives with her fantastic cooking ideas, and this festive dinner…

December 25, 2017 | Lebanon

Association of Restaurants in Lebanon: Annual Dinner at Table D’Alfred

Events | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2017

Events

Association of Restaurants in Lebanon: Annual Dinner at Table D’Alfred

Invited by the Syndicate of restaurants, nightclubs and pastry shops in Lebanon to attend their annual dinner, we were awaited at La Table D’Alfred to celebrate Lebanon. Decoration, Christmas…

December 24, 2017 | French | Achrafieh

Dinner at Ladurée Champs Elysées: A Restaurant for Tourists

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 16, 2017

French

Dinner at Ladurée Champs Elysées: A Restaurant for Tourists

When you enjoy an exceptional breakfast, a delightful lunch, and an exciting dinner, you plan on coming back for another meal! Ladurée, the macaron king and famous breakfast creator opens…

November 16, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

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