Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 2 of 3 in Tripoli

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 2 of 3 in Tripoli

AMAZING Lebanese Street Food in TRIPOLI, Lebanon with NoGarlicNoOnions Lebanon Street Food (Beirut) We are so excited to be bringing you the BEST street food in TRIPOLI, an ancient city in the…

September 02, 2019 | Popular | Tripoli

Kaakeh Square: Traditional, Upscale and Tasty

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Restaurants

Kaakeh Square: Traditional, Upscale and Tasty

"Kaakeh" for the famous Lebanese bread and "Square" for its shape. Kaake Square has taken our local conventional street food to another level; upscale and clean, Kaakeh Square serves a selection of…

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Lebanese Style, Sunday Lunch with the Kids

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 07, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Lebanese Style, Sunday Lunch with the Kids

Welcome to the village marketplace. Under the trees, relax to the sounds of chirping birds and Fayrouz tunes. Old Lebanese tiles, yellow sandstones, wooden doors and brick tiles with an open kitchen…

February 07, 2019 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Tsoler's: Local, Fresh, Crunchy and Healthy Crackers

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 31, 2018

Tasty Discoveries

Tsoler's: Local, Fresh, Crunchy and Healthy Crackers

Tsoler’s, a family business based in Lebanon, is a leading bakery specialized in manufacturing and distributing crackers. After years of recipe developments, Tsoler’s was…

December 31, 2018 | Lebanon

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Walking the old souk of Jbeil, enjoying the beautiful weather of this amazing city, I stopped in front of a stone arcade; an old house, where music transports, where decor enchants, where positive…

July 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Kaakunada: My Favorite Lebanese Kaak in Dubai and Amazing Knefeh

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kaakunada: My Favorite Lebanese Kaak in Dubai and Amazing Knefeh

Rinnoo; Kaakunada is a Lebanese concept in Dubai that serves fresh authentic Lebanese sesame seeds; kaak with different flavors as well as fresh lemonade from the barrel.   You can't…

May 27, 2018 | Reviews | Dubai

Mike’s Pub: Happy Moments with Friends at El Mina, Tripoli

Restaurants | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2018

Restaurants

Mike’s Pub: Happy Moments with Friends at El Mina, Tripoli

At the end of Mino, Al Mina’s nightlife hub, Mike’s Pub welcomes you for a drink with sweet music and a movie, enjoying the hidden side of this beautiful city. At Mike’s…

January 28, 2018 | Reviews | Tripoli

Kaak B Semsom: Creative Kaak in Zahle

Recommended | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

November 11, 2017

Recommended

Kaak B Semsom: Creative Kaak in Zahle

When the Kaaka is passionately baked in-house, when this authentic creation is taken to another level, when the owner puts all his enthusiasm in to the business, you’ll get “Kaak b…

November 11, 2017 | Restaurants | Zahle

Furn el Hayek Bickfaya: A New Approach to Kaak

Breakfast & Coffee | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 16, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn el Hayek Bickfaya: A New Approach to Kaak

Located in the same building as Bickfaya's police station is Furn el Hayek, a bakery I visit on a weekly basis. This may be an average Lebanese bakery but what they offer is not so…

September 16, 2017 | Street Food | Bickfaya

Kaak b Semsom: A New Favorite Kaak Spot in Zahle

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

April 24, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Kaak b Semsom: A New Favorite Kaak Spot in Zahle

Spending the day in Zahlé, a rich breakfast was needed so I thought why not enjoy a traditional kaak at "Kaak b Semsom". Open for the last eight months, this clean place sells kaak the "Abou…

April 24, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Zahle

Kahwet el Mandaloun: A New Favorite Place

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 12, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: A New Favorite Place

Close your eyes and travel back in time to when old Mercedes taxis used to glide round Beirut, to when Martyr's Square was the heart of the Middle East and to when Abou Salim used to entertain our…

January 12, 2017 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

Breakfast & Coffee | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 14, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

It starts with an amazing first impression: Fresh positive vibes, a high facade, lots of lights, happy people, great mood, a busy kitchen and here we were ready to walk in. It's called Shams el Balad…

May 14, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Amman

Abou Arab: The Famous Tasty "Kaaka Asrouniya"

Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Arab: The Famous Tasty "Kaaka Asrouniya"

Today, like once every other month, I stop at Abou Arab. The place has become very famous lately with dozens of shops around the country. Cleaner and sharper, this Kaak place is still the…

March 28, 2016 | Street Food | Keserwan

Furn Challita: Tasteless Kaak in Zouk Mikael

Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 25, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn Challita: Tasteless Kaak in Zouk Mikael

On the road up to Antoura is a bakery that prepares all kinds of Kaak including  the round one called "Asrouniyeh". Take the left side of the Zouk Mikael highway and you'll find it... I was…

August 25, 2015 | Reviews | Keserwan

Halsa: Addictive Healthy, Crunchy Thyme Fingers

Tasty Discoveries

April 29, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Halsa: Addictive Healthy, Crunchy Thyme Fingers

It was supposed to be a regular meeting down in Beirut at my friend Myrna's office until a special delivery came in - a bag of Kaak. Myrna has been enjoying these kaak for the last year, bags of…

April 29, 2015

Tahinov Hats: Armenian Wonders from Ichkhanian Bakery

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 03, 2015

Recommended

Tahinov Hats: Armenian Wonders from Ichkhanian Bakery

I remember trying a dessert at Batchig last year, something called Tahinov Hats - baked bread mixed with tahina (sesame paste), cinnamon and sugar. I didn't like it back then and considered it to be…

April 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Tasty Discovery: Homemade Kaak bi Halib from Kherbet Anafar

Tasty Discoveries | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 04, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Tasty Discovery: Homemade Kaak bi Halib from Kherbet Anafar

One of my absolutely favorite bites is Kaak bi Halib or what are also known as soft milk buns or milk cakes. I love them and my preferred to date has been the ones sold at Salon des Familles in…

January 04, 2015 | Bekaa

Let's Get Lost in Bourj Hammoud... A City of Life (The Video)

Mechwar Videos | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 07, 2014

Mechwar Videos

Let's Get Lost in Bourj Hammoud... A City of Life (The Video)

Let's get lost together in Burj Hammud ... a city that has a lot to be discovered, experienced and enjoyed… A city mapped with small streets and on every street you’ll find a…

December 07, 2014 | Popular | Beirut

Ka3ek, Kaak: A New Kiosk has Opened on the Metn Highway

Street Food | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 09, 2014

Street Food

Ka3ek, Kaak: A New Kiosk has Opened on the Metn Highway

Going down the Bickfaya road towards Antelias, a few meters after the Mazraat Yachouh bridge, you can't but notice the yellow caravan. Just open, Steve Riachi, the man behind this innovative concept,…

November 09, 2014 | Mount Lebanon

Afran el Sharek: Tripoli's Local Kaak Provider

Street Food | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 12, 2014

Street Food

Afran el Sharek: Tripoli's Local Kaak Provider

Up the street from Zakaria ice cream, which I believe is called Chare3 el Ramel, I came across, Afran el Share2  "?????". The smell coming out of this bakery was mesmerizing... we found…

June 12, 2014 | Tripoli

Endulge in Some Guilt Free Kaak

Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Endulge in Some Guilt Free Kaak

Chayeb... I think many of you already know them or have heard about them - A bakery specialized in whole wheat bread and Kaak. Chayeb has been known to provide Lebanon, specialized products…

March 28, 2014 | Keserwan

Safsouf's Maamoul Madd bi Ashta: Back to Authenticity...

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 02, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Safsouf's Maamoul Madd bi Ashta: Back to Authenticity...

Every Saturday morning, my father-in-law and his friends gather around for hefty breakfast, or what can better be described as the weekend feast. They enjoy the best of what out tradition has to…

February 02, 2014 | Beirut

Meet Abou el Abed: Gemmayze's Famous Kaak and Picon Seller

Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2013

Street Food

Meet Abou el Abed: Gemmayze's Famous Kaak and Picon Seller

There are moments in life you just feel you want to let go, pull your sleeves up high and plunge into someone else's job, life, routine... and see how things are on the other side. Today was one of…

November 29, 2013 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A Thin and Crunchy Ball with Sesame Seeds

Tasty Discoveries | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 10, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

A Thin and Crunchy Ball with Sesame Seeds

This time, getting a hold on one of Lebanon's tastiest delights, a trip to Byblos, Jbeil was a must. You might see them as the simplest things found in many corners around Lebanon, but the kaak at…

September 10, 2013 | Jbeil

Phoenicia Hotel: A Five Stars Breakfast I Recommend

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 26, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Phoenicia Hotel: A Five Stars Breakfast I Recommend

My quest continues, searching for the best breakfast you can have at a five star hotel in Lebanon. Le Gray, Le Royal, The Four Seasons, Hilton and now its time for Phoenicia Hotel. Today's experience…

August 26, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut

A Lebanese Mankoushe in the Heart of Paris

Manakish | Paris France Europe

France

June 03, 2013

Manakish

A Lebanese Mankoushe in the Heart of Paris

I landed in Paris at 2pm. My friend came to pick me up from the airport. He had a plan. He said he was not taking me home just yet... As we drove out of the airport to an unknown destination, he…

June 03, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

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