Pattaya Beach Thai Restaurant, Kuwait: Where the Locals Eat

Asian/Chinese | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

November 02, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Pattaya Beach Thai Restaurant, Kuwait: Where the Locals Eat

In the middle of nowhere, a center with no soul, empty floors, and no people is a Thai restaurant. Pattaya Beach is typical and authentic nestled in the heart of Al Wataniya building. Glass walls and…

November 02, 2019 | Restaurants | Kuwait

Kelly's Fish Lounge: Fresh and Tasty Seafood from Tripoli to the Heart of Achrafieh

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Kelly's Fish Lounge: Fresh and Tasty Seafood from Tripoli to the Heart of Achrafieh

Kelly is where Fish is delivered daily from Tripoli to the heart of Achrafieh. Kelly is where the restaurant doesn't smell fish and where food is prepared with love and dedication. I visited Kelly's…

October 18, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Three Days in Istanbul: 18 "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" Restaurant Experiences to Try

Popular | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 23, 2019

Popular

Three Days in Istanbul: 18 "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" Restaurant Experiences to Try

A couple of years ago, Turkey and Lebanon signed an agreement allowing both populations to visit their neighbors without the need of a visa. That opened a lot of touristic and business opportunities.…

September 23, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Italian | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Italian

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Four years passed and I still remember it as if it was today; one of Berlin’s finest Italian restaurants was fully booked on a Saturday evening. A garlic clove printed on a large canvas, pasta…

September 22, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Restaurant Kesrwani; Fish and Seafood in Antelias, Arghile-Free

Fish & Seafood | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 04, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Restaurant Kesrwani; Fish and Seafood in Antelias, Arghile-Free

I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed the experience and now back for more. Kesrwani, the famous fish market of Antelias welcomes you for an enjoyable experience of seafood, Lebanese mezze and…

September 04, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias

Zeralda: French Cuisine in Jounieh

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

September 02, 2019

French

Zeralda: French Cuisine in Jounieh

"Bistronomie Francaise" is the tag line - Zeralda is a bistro serving casual French cuisine. It is nestled in the heart of Jounieh/Sarba. At the entrance of Sarba is an old house where Zeralda…

September 02, 2019 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

A traditional Greek kitchen, a waitress looking like an owner’s daughter, la mama preparing the plates and people sunbathing on the beach, Paradise is your traditional Greek restaurant with a…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Greece

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

Grill&BBQ | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

August 18, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

A great marketing name deserves to be experienced, especially when there is no waiting list, and no reservation needed. After dining at Nusr-Et in Istanbul several years back before the restaurant…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Turkey

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

International Cuisine | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

After enjoying a unique experience at Ergon, I went online searching for a similar experience and found Yoleni’s. Yoleni’s is a supermarket, training center, tasting academy and…

August 14, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Italian

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

For the third time in three years, I visit the Emporio Armani restaurant located under the Armani hotel in Milano. I remember it to be well lit, decorated in red colors and serving the best saffron…

July 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Cherrylane Restaurant and Bar, Opens in Hammana: Pastry, Bakery and Good Food

News | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 11, 2019

News

Cherrylane Restaurant and Bar, Opens in Hammana: Pastry, Bakery and Good Food

Cherrylane forms part of the palatial estate where Alphonse de Lamartine, the eminent French poet, sojourned on his travels to Lebanon in 1832. Enthralled by the magic of Hammana, its…

July 11, 2019 | Mount Lebanon

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Armenian

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Typical Armenian cuisine, the kind of food you’d have at the home of an Armenian friend, from a small tiny little restaurant in Bourj Hammoud to a bigger scale, several restaurants in Lebanon…

July 10, 2019 | Popular | Antelias

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant is Not Good Anymore

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant is Not Good Anymore

Having occupied its premium location for more than three decades, Abou Joseph is the restaurant you pass by every day while going to work. Nestled in the heart of Lebanon, on our county’s…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Italian

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Two years ago, I discovered a restaurant; an Italian restaurant in the heart of Milano. A unique restaurant serving exceptional food made with love and dedication. A restaurant filled with guests,…

June 11, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

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

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

French | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

French

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

French | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 07, 2019

French

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

It took me some time, I know! I have finally visited Swiss Butter, Lebanon’s trendiest restaurant for the last year or so. Busy and always booked, Swiss Butter has opened its second branch on…

June 07, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Armenian

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

It felt so good to visit Batchig after two long years! I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed all the menu and still visit with a smile on my face. Batchig is a “kiss hello,” a casual…

May 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Burgers

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

CO’s is for “Brgr.Co”, “Pzza.Co” and “Deli.Co” combined. Enjoy the best of all worlds under one roof now in Antelias. It’s not a secret anymore…

May 20, 2019 | Italian | Antelias

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor wedding venue and its fish restaurant, which offers a wide selection of freshly…

May 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

A handful of mouthwatering photos... enjoy the gallery below while I plan another visit to Mothershucker for a detailed review. Enjoy meanwhile! (Le Commerce du Levant) In Lebanon, it's…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Colorful, fresh and welcoming; Ana Beirut is much more than a restaurant; it's an experience... plants, wood, big screens, mirrors, and the show oven. Welcome to Ana Beirut, a cafe inspired by the…

May 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

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

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 26, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Oh My God! I’ve been writing reviews for the last seven years, discovered thousands of restaurants in Lebanon but never imagined that we have an authentic Chinese restaurant in Beirut. Little…

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Opens

News

March 24, 2019

News

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Opens

At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe's very first underwater restaurant. With its immediate proximity with the forces…

March 24, 2019 | Spotted Stories

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

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

Barr: Delicious Food and Unique Beers at this Casual Fine Dining in Copenhagen

International Cuisine | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

International Cuisine

Barr: Delicious Food and Unique Beers at this Casual Fine Dining in Copenhagen

Dine where Noma used to be! A sublime space made of wood with a view on the sailing ship and canal. After enjoying a memorable experience at Noma, here comes lunch at Barr, where Noma used to be…

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Scarpetta: A Restaurant I Didn’t Understand!

Italian | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 23, 2019

Italian

Scarpetta: A Restaurant I Didn’t Understand!

The hotel concierge recommended Scarpetta for our first dinner. This Italian trattoria, I repeat “Italian Trattoria”, doesn’t serve pasta.  A small and vibrant restaurant…

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Copenhagen

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

News | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

News

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

Le Mythe is molded to offer a completely new concept of private clubs. It represents the epitome of luxury and privacy for members looking for a genuine location provided to a secluded circle.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

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

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

French

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

When famous establishments and multinational hotels in Beirut make it a point to have an “international” chef in their kitchen, you don’t understand why not get a Lebanese one. We…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 09, 2019

French

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

When you’re welcomed by two smiley hostesses, a Bugatti cutlery, Bernardaud plates, and Baccarat glasses, you know that you’re here for a treat. Beefbar Paris, a classy restaurant serving…

February 09, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Paris

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Abou Jihad; is it the food, the vibes or the passion behind every plate? Is it my love for their food, the simplicity or the “Nafass”? I enjoy this restaurant and what they offer and have…

January 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

L'Auberge de L'Ill Loses Third Michelin Star

Michelin

January 22, 2019

Michelin

L'Auberge de L'Ill Loses Third Michelin Star

I was there in December, and after enjoying a gourmet and upscale dining experience, I felt something was not right. Does it really deserve three stars? Back then we had a debate, my father in law…

January 22, 2019 | News

Cafe Savoy Prague: Overrated and Not Worth Visiting

International Cuisine | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

International Cuisine

Cafe Savoy Prague: Overrated and Not Worth Visiting

Known to serve a traditional check cuisine and part of several top lists on the net, Cafe Savoy was a must to try. Old and luxurious, the restaurant serves breakfast and lunch or only cafe and cakes…

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Prague

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

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 17, 2019

Airports

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Unfortunately Salt is too expensive, that’s why having a meal here every time I travel is close to impossible; paying high rents, this upscale restaurant located after check-in, was obliged to…

January 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

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

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019

News

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

I have been places... collecting happy moments and enjoying memorable experiences around the world. My journey started in 2012, when I decided to start an unbiased, credible food and travel…

January 12, 2019 | Popular

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

French

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Vietnamese and sushi, a new restaurant has opened on the internal Naccach road. A catchy first impression by the white tiles and black signs. Not like the other conventional Lebanese sushi…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

The .Co Family of Amazing Restaurants: Ummi, Deli.co, Brgr.co and Pzza.co

Burgers | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2018

Burgers

The .Co Family of Amazing Restaurants: Ummi, Deli.co, Brgr.co and Pzza.co

I've been here a dozen times or more and left satisfied and happy every single time. Back for the great food, the service, the generous plates, the colorful offerings and the guarantee of enjoying a…

December 24, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Celebrating two years of “Crab”, the casual restaurant, open on La Madeleine in Paris is a place I’ll recommend to my friends visiting Paris. Serving Crab based plates, the…

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

French

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

One of my friends on Instagram proposed Midi12 recommending it to be one of the best crepes he had. Touring around Lafayette, I walked to Midi12 for a quick bite. A chocolate crepe and another…

December 21, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Serving breakfast “with a view,” The Mövenpick Beirut is one of the country’s five-star hotels located on the beautiful blue Mediterranean. Come early and grab one of the three…

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

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