Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 18, 2019

Italian

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Driving on Mansourieh highway all the way up to Beit Merry, it came to my attention that almost all restaurants are fast food places. Start by Abou Arab, Sandwich w Noss, Burger King, and Mc.…

October 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Esmer Chef: Fresh Street Food Pasta in Istanbul

Italian | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Italian

Esmer Chef: Fresh Street Food Pasta in Istanbul

Some of the blog’s readers recommended “Esmer Chef.” Pizza, pasta, salads, international cuisine and everything in between, the casual fast food has several branches of which one on…

September 17, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 06, 2019

Italian

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Driving on the highway to Beirut you can’t but notice a blue house facing Beirut seaport. Located between The Gathering and Mayrig on Gemmayze Pasteur street, Appetito Trattoria has opened its…

June 06, 2019 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Italian

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

After decades of success, “Cafe Mondo” leaves its legacy to “Rossini Osteria and Caffe.” Upscale and renovated to cope with the century’s new decor trends, you will dine…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Italian

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Walking the streets of Valletta on Sunday night, a pizzeria grabbed my attention. Cibo looks American and trendy while promising an Italian experience. As a first impression: service is very…

April 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Malta

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

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

Airports | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 13, 2019

Airports

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

At Fiumicino airport, upon the first floor, an Italian restaurant serves a wide selection of local specialties. You don’t expect to have a real restaurant at the airport especially with…

April 13, 2019 | Italian | Rome

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Italian

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

I felt this place! Traditional, authentic, small and feels like home. An Italian trattoria owned and managed by Italian people, Vecchia Taranto welcomes you for pizza and pasta. We arrived without…

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Malta

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

Pizzeria Del Vico: Pizza and Pasta Delivery in Beirut

Pizza | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

Pizza

Pizzeria Del Vico: Pizza and Pasta Delivery in Beirut

Other than spreading garlic everywhere, Pizza Del Vico is a good delivery option. The pizza though are garlic-free! Having dinner at friends in Achrafieh, we ordered pizza and pasta…

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Pizza Charbel Touma; Homemade With Love in Hasroun

Pizza | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Pizza

Pizza Charbel Touma; Homemade With Love in Hasroun

Charbel used to have a container on Hasroun's main road and now moved to the first floor of an old house. Imagine a pizza that's 50 centimeters in diameter. A pizza dough that's cooked on both…

March 03, 2019 | Popular | North Lebanon

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

Trattoria Fiat Copenhagen: Beautiful Decor, Nothing Else

Italian | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Italian

Trattoria Fiat Copenhagen: Beautiful Decor, Nothing Else

It’s the name that catches your attention; you say to yourself, a trattoria like any other Italian restaurant until you walk in! A big restaurant, candles decorating all tables, two stories of…

February 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Copenhagen

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Italian

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

The famous Italian restaurant of Mar Mikhael has landed in Metn with a big location at Zero4. Special pizzas and Italian specialties served in a casual ambiance the Italian trattoria…

January 23, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Gio is the delicatessen market of Rabieh, known by the region’s residents from the day “Black Pepper” used to occupy the space. Today, Gio has opened a restaurant on its closed…

January 21, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Via Roma Italian Eatery, Naccache: The Special Pizza!

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian

Via Roma Italian Eatery, Naccache: The Special Pizza!

An oval shaped pizza prepared with such attention you will feel in every bite. A thin crust, crunchy on the bottom and fluffy at the same time. A thick border that crunches before melting under the…

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

I never thought that the Margherita of Sin el Fil would be so crowded; loaded with customers, I arrived at Margherita for lunch. The concept has lately been bought by a new group from Giovanni Di…

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Pepenero: Excellent Tagliatelle and Outstanding Carbonara in Prague

Italian | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

Italian

Pepenero: Excellent Tagliatelle and Outstanding Carbonara in Prague

I was waking in front of the restaurant, read on the menu that the carbonara doesn’t contain cream... I had to stop here for dinner! A restaurant oozing Italian vibes, a beautiful menu…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

New York City Pizzeria: Authentic and Handcrafted from the States to Jounieh

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

January 13, 2019

American

New York City Pizzeria: Authentic and Handcrafted from the States to Jounieh

On the seaside road of Jounieh, there’s a new pizza place. Much more than a pizzeria, NYC pizzeria is the restaurant of Elie and his father who have come back from Houston to Lebanon, bringing…

January 13, 2019 | Pizza | Jounieh

My Top 10: Lebanon’s Best Pizza!

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 02, 2019

Italian

My Top 10: Lebanon’s Best Pizza!

Pizza, who doesn’t love pizza? This Italian classic is the second most popular food in the world, after burgers. From Italy to France, the United States to the Middle East, pizzas come in…

January 02, 2019 | Pizza | Lebanon

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food in Jbeil

Italian | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 26, 2018

Italian

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food in Jbeil

When I walked in, I couldn’t but say “WOW”! The architect deserves an award and the decorator as well. It’s probably one of the few restaurants in Lebanon where you feel…

December 26, 2018 | Pizza | Jbeil

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Italian

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

It’s called Napoletano, Chez Toni, an Italian restaurant located 18 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt. I’ve been here in 2012 and now back after six long years. I still remember to be unique, the…

December 21, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

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

Mato Street Food Roma

Pizza | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

November 04, 2018

Pizza

Mato Street Food Roma

An ethical gastronomic philosophy, which uses artisanal tools and typical ingredients respecting the history of one of the richest and most creative Italian gastronomic traditions. For a rich snack,…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Rome

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Pizza

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Following Pizza Please on Social Media for some time now, I was excited to visit and taste the pizzas behind this active account. Located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, the red sign cannot be…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

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

Edible Glitter Makes its Way onto Pizza! Bling Bling

News

June 23, 2018

News

Edible Glitter Makes its Way onto Pizza! Bling Bling

Edible glitter has been popping up on more and more food items — a natural extension of the childlike rainbow and unicorn trends that have overtaken social media... glitter, rainbows and…

June 23, 2018 | Spotted Stories

Nicoletta: Casual Italian with American Influences

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

March 31, 2018

Italian

Nicoletta: Casual Italian with American Influences

Because I’ve been here for dinner and photos were dark, I decided to come back for another experience during lunch period when chefs are calmer and can cook for me without garlic and pasta…

March 31, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

&pizza: Complete Chaos in New York!

Pizza | New York USA Americas

USA

March 31, 2018

Pizza

&pizza: Complete Chaos in New York!

I heard about & Pizza and was happy to try it out. I came into a black & white long corridor: Easy ordering process; few pre-set pizzas and mainly build your own options with different…

March 31, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Micelli’s: An Excellent Homey Pizza You Have to Try

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2018

Italian

Micelli’s: An Excellent Homey Pizza You Have to Try

The homemade pizza place or more of the family affair, Micelli’s is the story of a family who decided one day to open a restaurant. Micelli’s is where food feels like home, starters,…

February 18, 2018 | Pizza | Metn

Nicoletta Pizzeria: Big Portions, Good Italian Food in New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

November 06, 2017

American

Nicoletta Pizzeria: Big Portions, Good Italian Food in New York

Hearing good reviews about Nicoletta and craving an Italian Pizza all week, I went straight to 2nd and 10th where Nicoletta is located. Arriving in front of the red logo it felt familiar,…

November 06, 2017 | Italian | New York

Ma-Ma’s Pizza Parlor: A Pizza with Positive Vibes

American | CatSkills New York USA Americas

New York

November 01, 2017

American

Ma-Ma’s Pizza Parlor: A Pizza with Positive Vibes

With a 4.7 score on Google Maps, I couldn’t but give this place a try. A village pizzeria, more of an American diner with an open kitchen and a family working behind the bar. More than just a…

November 01, 2017 | Pizza | CatSkills

Bar Tartine Achrafieh: I Had a Very Pleasant Lunch!

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 08, 2017

International Cuisine

Bar Tartine Achrafieh: I Had a Very Pleasant Lunch!

Home of the oval Pizza and fresh sandwiches, Bar Tartine - open in ABC Achrafieh - is my address every time I feel like enjoying a pleasant meal. With several glowing reviews already, Bar…

October 08, 2017 | Pizza | 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

Pzza, Brgr, Deli: The Co. Family Serves Great Food!

Pizza | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 10, 2017

Pizza

Pzza, Brgr, Deli: The Co. Family Serves Great Food!

When I remember the last time I visited Pzza.Co, I realise how fast time passes... Two years have already passed! I love Pzza.Co, their food, flavors, concept and ideas. Pzza.Co is much more than…

July 10, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Pizza in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 02, 2017

News

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Pizza in Lebanon

Pizza, who doesn’t love pizza? This Italian classic is the second most popular food in the world, after burgers. From Italy to France, the United States to the Middle East, pizzas come in…

July 02, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

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

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

Marta: A Complicated Italian in New York

Italian | New York USA Americas

USA

January 18, 2017

Italian

Marta: A Complicated Italian in New York

Located at the entrance of The Redbury Hotel New York is Marta, an Italian restaurant with live grills and two pizza ovens.  Due to its popularity, you need to reserve in advance. They say that…

January 18, 2017 | Pizza | New York

6 things you'll be eating in 2017

Spotted Stories

January 01, 2017

Spotted Stories

6 things you'll be eating in 2017

Originally published on CNBC: It seems clothes and haircuts aren't the only things that go out of style. The year was filled with food trends that will start to simmer come 2017, including…

January 01, 2017

Montana Pizza in Ghazir: A Huge Disappointment!

Pizza | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 13, 2016

Pizza

Montana Pizza in Ghazir: A Huge Disappointment!

Behind PAUL, on the road leading up to Kfarhbab, is a pizza place called Montana. I have been wanting to try this place for a while, but never had the chance, so when I happened to be in Ghazir I…

December 13, 2016 | Restaurants | Keserwan

A Comparative Review: American Pizzas for Dinner: 4 Places, 1 Winner

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 16, 2016

American

A Comparative Review: American Pizzas for Dinner: 4 Places, 1 Winner

The comparative review series is a set of reviews that I'll be publishing from now on, every time I have the chance. Whenever I want to enjoy food delivered to me with my friends and family, I'll be…

November 16, 2016 | Comparative Review | Lebanon

Don Baker: The 60 Centimeter Pizza!

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 13, 2016

Pizza

Don Baker: The 60 Centimeter Pizza!

Last week a new pizzeria opened in Metn that claims to have Lebanon's biggest Pizza, the 60 centimeter. Although I know off Charbel in Hasroun who serves a 70 centimeter pizza… In any case I…

November 13, 2016 | Reviews | Metn

Volare Restaurant Muscat: Good Pizza in a Strange Ambiance

Italian | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

November 09, 2016

Italian

Volare Restaurant Muscat: Good Pizza in a Strange Ambiance

After trying Love at First Bite, I jumped next door to try Volare, another original concept by the same owner. It’s a pizzeria with a twist, a la "Cavalli Club” style. Of course on the…

November 09, 2016 | Restaurants | Oman

Tiny Cafe Serves The Tiniest Food for a Week

Spotted Stories

October 28, 2016

Spotted Stories

Tiny Cafe Serves The Tiniest Food for a Week

Isn't everything tiny considered cute... and mini foods are no exception. For the next week, New York's Tiny Cafe,  will be serving the smallest snacks. The menu includes bite-sized versions…

October 28, 2016

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

UberEats Now in Dubai

News

October 10, 2016

News

UberEats Now in Dubai

After proving success in 32 cities across the world, UberEats is now in Dubai. Orders can be placed either via the app or on ubereats.com. Food deliveries will be available from 11am-11pm Sunday…

October 10, 2016

Joe's Pizza: Santa Monica's Ocean Drive Pizzeria

Pizza | California USA Americas

USA

October 07, 2016

Pizza

Joe's Pizza: Santa Monica's Ocean Drive Pizzeria

Joe's Pizza is Santa Monica's Ocean Drive Pizzeria. It's more like a neighborhood pizzeria that stays open after 10pm. In this small shop where walls are covered with white ceramic…

October 07, 2016 | Restaurants | California

Tasty Discovery: The Chupa Chups Candy Pizza

Spotted Stories

September 15, 2016

Spotted Stories

Tasty Discovery: The Chupa Chups Candy Pizza

Here's my latest discovery spotted at Rome's airport: Chupa Chup's Candy Pizza. Filled with soft assorted jelly candy, this 24cm pizza is beautifully presented in an authentic style pizza…

September 15, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries

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