Why No Garlic or Onions? An Interesting Article

News

May 08, 2017

News

Why No Garlic or Onions? An Interesting Article

Krishna devotee chef, teacher, author, and TV star Kurma Dasa gets asked this question a lot. Here's his well-considered reply. One of the most common questions asked to me is this: "Why…

May 08, 2017 | Popular

4in1 Cutting Board That Helps You Peel Garlic

Food Gadgets

February 18, 2016

Food Gadgets

4in1 Cutting Board That Helps You Peel Garlic

Designed by James Stumpf for Stumpf Studio, Bambleu is a 4-in-1 folding bamboo cutting board which is great for compact storage in small kitchens, easy pouring into pans, crushing of garlic or…

February 18, 2016

Garlic Shaker: Peeled Garlic in Seconds

Food Gadgets

August 15, 2015

Food Gadgets

Garlic Shaker: Peeled Garlic in Seconds

Garlic Shaker is said to be the fastest, easiest, and most affordable way to peel garlic. After 3 years of thoughtful design this is expected to be a revolutionary product in the kitchen! 1-…

August 15, 2015

Become a Kitchen Master with these Tips and Tricks

Spotted Stories

January 27, 2015

Zahle: The Famous Tabliyet Chicken Tawouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

January 03, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zahle: The Famous Tabliyet Chicken Tawouk

If you’re from Zahle or know someone living in Zahle, they will tell you about Massaad, the famous sandwich restaurant in Zahle. “Tabliyet Massaad!” It’s what the locals tell…

January 03, 2015 | Restaurants | Zahle

L'Os: Come for the Fresh Crunchy Baguettes

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 09, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

L'Os: Come for the Fresh Crunchy Baguettes

Some thought my last review on L'Os was too negative, while others have agreed with what I had to say... Nevertheless, every place deserves another try -like we always do it at NGNO- and it's…

November 09, 2014 | Restaurants | Metn

BAKEYS: Edible Spoons, Forks, Sporks and Chopsticks

Spotted Stories

July 10, 2014

Spotted Stories

BAKEYS: Edible Spoons, Forks, Sporks and Chopsticks

Welcome to the world of ‘edible cutlery’. Now you can use your spoons, sporks or chopsticks and eat them after use. These are ‘Edible’ because they are made of flours. They contain absolutely no…

July 10, 2014

Insanely Small Paintings On Food

Spotted Stories

July 01, 2014

Spotted Stories

Insanely Small Paintings On Food

Hasan Kale, an talented artist from Turkey, pushes the boundaries in art by painting the tiniest most detailed beautiful paintings. His artistic canvases include, but are not limited to, rice, onion…

July 01, 2014

How to Recreate 36 World Cuisines With 3 Spices

Spotted Stories

June 28, 2014

Spotted Stories

How to Recreate 36 World Cuisines With 3 Spices

Designed by the people at Data Dial and published by Kit Stone, this is an essential guide for any lover of cooking. You don't need to struggle through recipe books to recreate your favorite cuisine…

June 28, 2014

Varouj: Not Bad... But Not Great

Armenian Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 09, 2014

Armenian Food

Varouj: Not Bad... But Not Great

Varouj's fame is second to none and visiting it was crucial to understanding the hype behind it. To tell you the truth, I was expecting to reach a large restaurant. After a long hour of searching, we…

May 09, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Let the Egg War Begin: Happy Easter From NoGarlicNoOnions

News

April 19, 2014

News

Let the Egg War Begin: Happy Easter From NoGarlicNoOnions

Be prepared to get your eggs smashed this Sunday... Easter games aren't just for children, and eggs aren't just for hunting. Following Easter lunch everyone plunges into the centerpiece of colored…

April 19, 2014

Disperse Flavor with Seasoning Sticks

Food Gadgets

March 18, 2014

Food Gadgets

Disperse Flavor with Seasoning Sticks

Infuse your beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and seafood with flavor from the inside out with this cool Seasoning Stick. Just fill the sticks with flavors you like - minced herbs, garlic,…

March 18, 2014

Wellness Lunch at éCafé Sursock: Superfood Served in Style and Finesse

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 09, 2014

International Cuisine

Wellness Lunch at éCafé Sursock: Superfood Served in Style and Finesse

Together with a fine selection of people, I was invited to the wellness lunch at Edde Cafe Sursock. Enchanted by a calm musical background of harp, the set up and ambiance were so soothing and…

March 09, 2014 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Roadster Diner Menu: 1999 vs 2013, Prices Comparison

Comparative Review

December 04, 2013

Comparative Review

Roadster Diner Menu: 1999 vs 2013, Prices Comparison

Comparison written and published by Gino's Blog And here are some comparisons, courtesy of the dine-in menu. (the % in the parentheses is not increase, it’s the new value compared to the old…

December 04, 2013 | Popular

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

An Enjoyable Wine Tasting Journey at Les Caves de Taillevent

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 21, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

An Enjoyable Wine Tasting Journey at Les Caves de Taillevent

I was recently invited along with some of Beirut's finest wine amateurs for a wine tasting session at the Caves de Taillevent. Les Caves de Taillevent, which I have reviewed a couple of weeks ago, is…

October 21, 2013 | Events | Achrafieh

Back to Babel, the Sea Fortress of Amchit

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 03, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Back to Babel, the Sea Fortress of Amchit

One month later and I am back at Babel Bahr, the new lighthouse illuminating Amchit. After my first positive experience at this restaurant, I wanted to impress my foreign friends from Korea and…

October 03, 2013 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods: Pile your Plate with these Nutrition Superstars

Spotted Stories

August 23, 2013

Spotted Stories

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods: Pile your Plate with these Nutrition Superstars

The following healthy power foods can claim big bragging rights: They can fend off serious diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease; fortify your immune system; protect and smooth your skin;…

August 23, 2013

Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes

Spotted Stories

June 10, 2013

Spotted Stories

Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes

You're looking for something easy to make and enjoy with a nice glass of wine? Joanna's Table gives us a recipe to her Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes. Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive…

June 10, 2013

McDonald's French and Hot: A Pre-Launch Affair

Popular | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2013

Popular

McDonald's French and Hot: A Pre-Launch Affair

Today, I was invited by McDonald's Lebanon to be the very first to taste their French Burger, which is a part of the Taste Of The World series. A burger that's new in content and certainly unique in…

May 03, 2013 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Garlic Zoom XL: Not For Me but Great for You

Food Gadgets

April 18, 2013

Food Gadgets

Garlic Zoom XL: Not For Me but Great for You

Although garlic has the same effect to me as it does to Vampires, this product is quite interesting to those who cook a lot using garlic. It would not be right of me not to put the spotlight on…

April 18, 2013

The Daily Star Reports: Al Halabi Antelias Unique Hummus

Spotted Stories

March 15, 2013

Spotted Stories

The Daily Star Reports: Al Halabi Antelias Unique Hummus

Much has already been written about Al Halabi restaurant in Antelias, and much more could be written. But only one word fully encompasses this pre-Civil War haunt – a dish to…

March 15, 2013

Food Meets Art 115: Food Landscapes

Spotted Stories

January 02, 2013

Spotted Stories

Food Meets Art 115: Food Landscapes

At first glance, these images look like painted landscapes, including towering hills, mad sea and stormy weather in the background. However, if you look a little more closely you will see that the…

January 02, 2013

La Closerie Restaurant Lounge, La Soukra, Tunis

French Food | Tunisia Africa

Africa

November 23, 2012

French Food

La Closerie Restaurant Lounge, La Soukra, Tunis

A beautiful relaxing lounge surrounded by palm trees and two pools, La Closerie, allows you to escape the city's hectic lifestyle. La Closerie has been the talk of town in Tunis for a while now. It's…

November 23, 2012 | International Cuisine | Tunisia

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Za'atar for NGNO

Spotted Stories

November 13, 2012

Spotted Stories

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Za'atar for NGNO

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Za'atar - the thought of it tastes yummy. Get started using of of Lebanon's favorite ingredient, za'atar better know as thyme.   Ingredients 1 whole chicken 1…

November 13, 2012

Restaurant Baroud: Having Breakfast the Old Fashioned Way in Tyre's Old Souk

Street Food | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 09, 2012

Street Food

Restaurant Baroud: Having Breakfast the Old Fashioned Way in Tyre's Old Souk

BAROUD: Hummus, Foul Mdammas and Msabbaha In the old souk of Tyre (Sur) in south Lebanon located on a 1 minute walk from the fishermen port is the famous Baroud. An authentic breakfast spot…

September 09, 2012 | South Lebanon

Increase Your Sexuality with Food: Garlic

News

June 24, 2012

News

Increase Your Sexuality with Food: Garlic

Not my favorite obviously, but have to state the facts. The 'heat' in garlic is said to stir sexual desires. Make sure you and your partner share it together. Garlic has been used for centuries to…

June 24, 2012

Deek Duke, For Chicken Lovers and More

Burgers | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 24, 2012

Burgers

Deek Duke, For Chicken Lovers and More

From the same people who brought you the famous Roadster Diner, Deek Duke is the trendy chicken reference in town. Want to enjoy a nice chicken dish in a middle eastern diner-like ambiance, than…

June 24, 2012 | Grill & BBQ | Achrafieh

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