Maris Kitchen at D Maris Bay Hotel Turkey

International Cuisine | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

August 18, 2019

International Cuisine

Maris Kitchen at D Maris Bay Hotel Turkey

Down at the bay, Maris Kitchen is the hotel’s main restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, stop for a bite, enjoy a meal, and spend time on the beach. Arriving at 11 am, we started…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Turkey

The first edition of World Bloggers Awards has been a tremendous success

News

May 27, 2019

News

The first edition of World Bloggers Awards has been a tremendous success

(Press Release) More than 110 million people have been following the first ever World Blogger Awards dedicated to naming the best influencers in the world. Nominees came from the United States,…

May 27, 2019 | Popular

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

Back to this magical restaurant called Baron. I’ve been here not so long ago, leaving amazed and astonished by the food and ambiance. Casual, uncomplicated, simple yet gourmet and upscale;…

March 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Lunch at the Sage Parlour in Mar Mikhael

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

International Cuisine

Lunch at the Sage Parlour in Mar Mikhael

Inspired by broad North American, European, and Mediterranean influences, the parlor lives up to the quirky wisdom of its namesake with a flavourful menu that infuses morning cuisine with a…

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

International Cuisine

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

Centrale Restaurant-Bar, opened in August 2001 in an early 20th-century traditional house, after two years of renovation. The restaurant is located on the ground floor with an impressive wine…

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

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

International Coffee Day 2018: Celebrate Women in Coffee

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

October 01, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

International Coffee Day 2018: Celebrate Women in Coffee

Coffee in the morning to start our day; coffee at work to keep us alert... coffee with friends to catch up; going for coffee with a loved one or a future loved one – we drink coffee…

October 01, 2018 | News

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

With a review of 4,5/5 on google maps, and decor as beautiful as the one I discovered, I was so excited to browse the menu and enjoy the food. I felt the place from the minute I walked in, the…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

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

THE FLAVORS OF 7 WORLD CUISINES, VISUALIZED

News

April 14, 2018

News

THE FLAVORS OF 7 WORLD CUISINES, VISUALIZED

Visually experience the most popular cuisines from across the world. When you think of your favorite dish, you probably think of a particular taste: sweet, sour, savory or maybe spicy. But for…

April 14, 2018 | Popular

Gordon Ramsey Plane Food at Heathrow Terminal 5

Airports

March 31, 2018

Airports

Gordon Ramsey Plane Food at Heathrow Terminal 5

When I read “Plane Food”, I freaked out; what a cheap name I said to myself. But wait, don’t judge too quickly, I walked into an elegant restaurant serving a non-complicated refined…

March 31, 2018 | International Cuisine

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

Rawand: An Architectural Masterpiece Opens in Tripoli

International Cuisine | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 20, 2017

International Cuisine

Rawand: An Architectural Masterpiece Opens in Tripoli

I felt transported the minute I walked in! A marvelous place, a huge structure, hundreds of thousands of dollars invested in creating an architectural masterpiece. Rawand is not something I was…

December 20, 2017 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Hunter Mountain Brewery: Great Food Is Served Here

American | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 04, 2017

American

Hunter Mountain Brewery: Great Food Is Served Here

Great food is served here! Amazing quesadillas, crunchy and unique fries in generous portions with a selection of more than 17 craft beers on tap. I arrived here by mistake, hungry and driving to…

November 04, 2017 | International Cuisine | CatSkills

Sadelle’s New York: The Unique Caramel Sticky Bun

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

October 28, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Sadelle’s New York: The Unique Caramel Sticky Bun

You’ll feel transported from the minute you walk in, welcomed by the salmon and caviar bar action, the big communal table, the two large paintings and the bakery located on the upper level.…

October 28, 2017 | International Cuisine | New York

Khaymet el Darwish Bickfaya

International Cuisine | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 01, 2017

International Cuisine

Khaymet el Darwish Bickfaya

Khaymet el Darwish, open for the last seven years or so, welcomes you around the chimney during winter days or on the terrace during summer days. With more than 200 food choices to choose from,…

October 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Bickfaya

Celebrate International Coffee Day on October 1st

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

October 01, 2017

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Celebrate International Coffee Day on October 1st

People’s undying love for coffee is leading to a worldwide shortage of supplies. While consumption is starting at an earlier age, adults are increasing their daily intake on a faster-than-ever…

October 01, 2017 | News

Zuma Dubai: One of the Top 10 on the World's Best International Restaurant-Bars

News

June 28, 2017

News

Zuma Dubai: One of the Top 10 on the World's Best International Restaurant-Bars

For the third successive year Zuma Dubai is listed as one of the top 10 on the World's Best International Restaurant Bar list by Tales of The Cocktail. Zuma Dubai has placed on the top 10 list…

June 28, 2017

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

Divvy: Sharing Tasty Things at The Backyard Hazmieh

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 14, 2016

International Cuisine

Divvy: Sharing Tasty Things at The Backyard Hazmieh

It's been sometime since I last visited DIVVY... I headed to their branch at the Backyard Hazmieh to have lunch with my friends, sat and appreciated the simple decor, its diverse menu and enjoy…

November 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

Love at First Bite... An Erotic Restaurant in Muscat!

International Cuisine | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

November 09, 2016

International Cuisine

Love at First Bite... An Erotic Restaurant in Muscat!

There’s a concept restaurant in Muscat, which will leave you intrigued or somehow confused. Are we walking into a club or a restaurant? Inside Love at First Bite, you'll find a dining area…

November 09, 2016 | Oman

Coffee Anyone? Happy International Coffee Day!

News

October 01, 2016

News

Coffee Anyone? Happy International Coffee Day!

Emmm, the smell of coffee coffee in the morning... a cup of coffee a with friends in the afternoon; going for coffee on a date.... We drink coffee morning, day... Whether you favour espresso,…

October 01, 2016

Budweiser Introduces Twist-off Bottle Caps

Spotted Stories

April 27, 2016

Spotted Stories

Budweiser Introduces Twist-off Bottle Caps

Budweiser has launched twist-off bottle caps to increase ease of serve for on trade customers and make the bottles more convenient by eliminating the need for bottle openers. Budweiser will be the…

April 27, 2016

Roadster's All Fit Menu Reviewed

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2016

American

Roadster's All Fit Menu Reviewed

When I heard about a new "light" menu, I wasn't excited to try it because everyone has a light menu and usually they're not good. I'd been to Roadster and done a review about the light menu which…

April 10, 2016 | International Cuisine | Lebanon

Souk el Akel: The International Edition!

Events

March 30, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: The International Edition!

Souk el Akel goes International in partnership with AIESEC to showcase international cuisines of Lebanon's Street Food Market. Where: Downtown Beirut When: Thursday the 31st Time:…

March 30, 2016 | Souk el Akel

The Beirut Cellar: Achrafieh’s Neighborhood Restaurant

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2016

French

The Beirut Cellar: Achrafieh’s Neighborhood Restaurant

An iconic restaurant down in Beirut has made it into history with a resume spanning 38 years.  The Beirut Cellar has undergone a revival along with its logo having served the same feel since…

March 19, 2016 | International Cuisine | Achrafieh

Celebrate International Women's Day Today and Everyday

News

March 08, 2016

News

Celebrate International Women's Day Today and Everyday

We are all celebrating a special day today... March 8 marks a very important day - International Women's Day. NGNO's comes a little late just to remind everyone of the importance and value of every…

March 08, 2016

Salt Gourmet: A Culinary Experience at Beirut's Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 28, 2016

Airports

Salt Gourmet: A Culinary Experience at Beirut's Airport

How many times have you passed this restaurant what hour giving it any particular attention. How many times have we criticized the prices? How many times have we considered Salt a simple…

February 28, 2016 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Lebanon: Officially One of the World's Most Beautiful Countries

News

February 08, 2016

News

Lebanon: Officially One of the World's Most Beautiful Countries

I came across this article that shows Lebanon as one of 50 most beautiful countries in the world. Lebanon comes at number 11... This article, published  on Conde Nast Traveler, only shows…

February 08, 2016 | Travel

Lebanon's Villa Clara Now Part of Chateaux and Hotels Collection

News

November 15, 2015

News

Lebanon's Villa Clara Now Part of Chateaux and Hotels Collection

Some good news from Lebanon that shows how hard work and dedication will be recognized internationally. Congratulations to Villa Clara Boutique Hotel And Restaurant, which has been chosen by…

November 15, 2015

Dinner at The Fourth: Hyatt Union Square

International Cuisine | New York USA Americas

USA

July 17, 2015

International Cuisine

Dinner at The Fourth: Hyatt Union Square

The Fourth is one of the restaurants at Hyatt Union Square hotel in New York, a hotel I stayed at for 10 days during my trip to the Big Apple. I headed to The Fourth daily for breakfast and enjoyed…

July 17, 2015 | Restaurants | New York

Le Maillon Cafe: Good Food in a Shisha Cafe

International Cuisine | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2015

International Cuisine

Le Maillon Cafe: Good Food in a Shisha Cafe

When I hear about a restaurant that offers Arguileh, I'm not too tempted to go try it. But even though the air quality is bad, some of these places do offer good food and Le Maillon is one of…

July 15, 2015 | Restaurants | Metn

A Kitchen Hood that Connects You to the World

Appliances

July 09, 2015

Appliances

A Kitchen Hood that Connects You to the World

Here's a smart kitchen like no other. When we say a smart kitchen we don't mean a kitchen that connects you to the Internet, but a kitchen that connects the Internet to you. And what does this mean?…

July 09, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Sa7Se7: The Address for a Get Together in Tripoli

International Cuisine | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 20, 2015

International Cuisine

Sa7Se7: The Address for a Get Together in Tripoli

Sa7Se7, located in the heart of the Tripoli’s restaurants district is popular among people who enjoy some good American style food in an oriental touched space. Located on the right side of…

June 20, 2015 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Happy Hamburger Day... It's Not the Size of the Bun... It's...

News

May 28, 2015

News

Happy Hamburger Day... It's Not the Size of the Bun... It's...

Today is National Hamburger Day in the US and I think it's a day to celebrate this juicy sandwich worldwide... especially here in Lebanon... So let's make it an 'international' festivity!…

May 28, 2015

Get Inspired: Different Ways of Preparing Some Hot Dogs

News

May 24, 2015

News

Get Inspired: Different Ways of Preparing Some Hot Dogs

Summer is here and that means we're going to start enjoying some barbecue with friends and family... Hot dogs are more often part of the grilling plan... but why just put ketchup and mustard when you…

May 24, 2015

Vinyl Toys Good Enough to Eat

Spotted Stories

February 24, 2015

Spotted Stories

Vinyl Toys Good Enough to Eat

Meet Zard Apuya a San Francisco-based artist who has created the cutes vinyl figurines that are look good enough to eat. Using well-known foods and snacks from around the world as his inspiration,…

February 24, 2015

30 Flavors You Didn't Know Exist!

Spotted Stories

January 21, 2015

Spotted Stories

30 Flavors You Didn't Know Exist!

If you consider yourself a flavor enthusiast, you'll need to leave your country in order to try these strange and bizarre flavors of other places. But it just might be worth it...you be the…

January 21, 2015

Philine's: Tasty and Generous Dishes in Zwickau

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

November 04, 2014

International Cuisine

Philine's: Tasty and Generous Dishes in Zwickau

In the city of Zwickau, they say that Philines is a place to visit. Known for its local and international dishes, our journey from Dresden to Munich had a stopover in this beautiful rural…

November 04, 2014 | Recommended | Germany

Divvy: Flavors of Food and Fun

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 16, 2014

International Cuisine

Divvy: Flavors of Food and Fun

I went to a preopening dinner at Divvy, a new place that just officially opened on Mar Michael. The experience was lovely, although some fine-tuning was required… but then again it was the…

October 16, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

International Coffee Day - Let's Enjoy a Cup Together This Morning

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

September 29, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

International Coffee Day - Let's Enjoy a Cup Together This Morning

Coffee in the morning to start our day; coffee at work to keep us alert... coffee with friends to catch up; going for coffee with a loved one or a future loved one – we drink coffee…

September 29, 2014 | News

A Sweet Tart to Savory Burger

Spotted Stories

June 01, 2014

Spotted Stories

A Sweet Tart to Savory Burger

Here's something new to think about- a  tart that is made to taste like a hamburger. Yum what I would do to get a hold of this creation... Named after an internet meme, the “I Can Haz Pop Tart”,…

June 01, 2014

Lebanese Beer Market Yet to Brew

Spotted Stories | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 14, 2014

Spotted Stories

Lebanese Beer Market Yet to Brew

Ever since the first Lebanese beer was produced eighty years ago, the local beer market has been dominated by a single brand for the majority of its history. However, over the past few years, a new…

April 14, 2014 | Lebanon

Thought of the Day: Love Your Beautiful Country... A Video Says it All

Spotted Stories

April 10, 2014

Spotted Stories

Thought of the Day: Love Your Beautiful Country... A Video Says it All

We look to travel outside our country while we live in a gem that just needs some cleaning up around the edges. Together we can make a difference, each and everyone can stand strong and scream out…

April 10, 2014 | Travel

The Med, Terrace and Restaurant at Media One Dubai

Italian | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

March 27, 2014

Italian

The Med, Terrace and Restaurant at Media One Dubai

I stayed at the Media One hotel for few days during a recent business trip to Dubai. I wanted to try out this hotel inside out - their restaurant, their breakfast buffet as well as all the details…

March 27, 2014 | Restaurants | UAE

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories | Paris France Europe

France

March 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

A short while ago, La Grande Epicerie reopened its doors after months of renovation. It reopened with a new style, a new look and a fresher feel. The few images I saw on the net were not enough to…

March 12, 2014 | Paris

Liza Beirut Featured in Architectural Digest

Spotted Stories

March 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

Liza Beirut Featured in Architectural Digest

It's always a pleasure to see one of our innovative restaurants featured in international magazines like Architectural Digest. Text by Julie Coe Photography by Marco Pinarelli Having won…

March 12, 2014

Casablanca: Discovering New Horizons While Staying in Town

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 27, 2014

International Cuisine

Casablanca: Discovering New Horizons While Staying in Town

Authenticity is key at Casablanca, a unique restaurant set in an old white Lebanese house on Ain Mreiseh. Facing a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea, this spot is a true gem in the heart of…

February 27, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

NoGarlicNoOnions Supports You Jackie #StripForJackie

Popular

February 12, 2014

Popular

NoGarlicNoOnions Supports You Jackie #StripForJackie

In an unexpected twist, Lebanon’s online community has taken to social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to express support for 22-year-old Lebanese Olympic skier Jackie…

February 12, 2014 | Spotted Stories

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

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