Just Pita: Trying Kontosouvli for the First Time

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Restaurants

Just Pita: Trying Kontosouvli for the First Time

I was hungry and the choices were not many; at walking distance, a couple of hundred meters from the hotel,  Just Pita welcomes late-night visitors. With an aim to try as many local dishes as…

July 27, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

Burgers | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

Burgers

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

After eating five pita sandwiches around the city, I needed a change! How about having a burger. Pax won the third price in the burger festival. American inspired place, industrial and colorful, I…

July 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Kaslik’s Food Parking: Let’s Have a Burger at Dany'z

Burgers | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

April 30, 2018

Burgers

Kaslik’s Food Parking: Let’s Have a Burger at Dany'z

I’m not sure what it’s called so I called it “Kaslik’s Food Parking”. Before Starbucks and behind The Lord of the Wings, stop at the famous parking serving food from…

April 30, 2018 | Reviews | Jounieh

Bourj Hammoud; Like You've Never Seen it Before...

Mechwar Videos | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 15, 2018

Mechwar Videos

Bourj Hammoud; Like You've Never Seen it Before...

The city of Bourj Hammoud is located on Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast, 2 km east of central Beirut. Bourj Hammoud has been an independent municipality since 1952 and is a member of…

April 15, 2018 | Popular | Beirut

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

December 21, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

Saida, Lebanon's only city to allow food trucks to date has already five of them. Follow me on a discovery tour...  

December 21, 2017 | News | Saida

Street Food Stepping Up: Food Trucks Continue to Drive Interest

News

October 10, 2017

News

Street Food Stepping Up: Food Trucks Continue to Drive Interest

While food trucks were once reserved for pre-packaged frozen novelties and questionable street meat, they’ve significantly expanded their culinary horizons. Now you can find trucks dedicated to…

October 10, 2017 | Spotted Stories

Souk el Akel's "Sushi Burrito": A Personal Favorite!

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

September 12, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Souk el Akel's "Sushi Burrito": A Personal Favorite!

Souk el Akel's Sushi Burrito is Lebanon's, the Middle East’s and probably the world's best: be proud! I've had many in my time; I’ve traveled to New York to taste what they offer,…

September 12, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Lebanon

Lebanon Makes it on The World Atlas of Street Food

News

July 08, 2017

News

Lebanon Makes it on The World Atlas of Street Food

Lebanon's Souk el Akel makes it on the cover of the World Atlas of Street Food. We are proud!  Street food is fresh, cheap, plentiful, varied and available in an increasing number of…

July 08, 2017 | Popular

The Milk Bar New York: The Famous Soft Serve Cereal

Street Food | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2017

Street Food

The Milk Bar New York: The Famous Soft Serve Cereal

I passed by it twice but it wasn't until I saw someone eating ice cream on the sidewalk that I noticed The Milk Bar, which has changed its location since the last time I was here. Momofuku is a…

April 10, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Reviews | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Reviews

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Shawarma at Shawarma w Saj has more than one meaning. This Lebanese diner is a place I have been too and enjoyed. I am here again to enjoy their sandwiches while listening to the soothing tunes…

February 14, 2017 | Sandwiches | Saida

Last Exit E11: A Stunning Idea!

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 13, 2016

American

Last Exit E11: A Stunning Idea!

Inspired by the famous Route 66 and the American street food truck culture, an innovative concept has recently opened on the highway that links Dubai to AbuDhabi. Although it is called Last Exist,…

October 13, 2016 | Restaurants | Dubai

Souk el Mawasem: The Taste of Lebanon's Villages in the Heart of Beirut!

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 09, 2016

Events

Souk el Mawasem: The Taste of Lebanon's Villages in the Heart of Beirut!

Forget about rolling your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and elevator music… Instead come join us at Souk el Mawasem, a one of a kind farmers’ market where vibrant…

October 09, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

McDonald's Seoul: Better than Any Big Mac I had Before

American

April 25, 2016

American

McDonald's Seoul: Better than Any Big Mac I had Before

One of the things I always try to do is visit McDonald's around the world. Each country has a different approach and a different menu. After three days of fried food and local specialties, we stopped…

April 25, 2016 | Restaurants

Souk el Akel: The Brunch Edition at Zouk Mikael!

Events

April 15, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: The Brunch Edition at Zouk Mikael!

We don't need an reason to meet up with friends and family to have a good time. But when we do it's always a plus... especially when it's an early morning meet up for breakfast/brunch.   The…

April 15, 2016 | Souk el Akel

Chez Le Libanais: Proudly Lebanese and Tasty, in the Heart of Paris!

Manakish | Paris France Europe

France

March 26, 2016

Manakish

Chez Le Libanais: Proudly Lebanese and Tasty, in the Heart of Paris!

Nine years, nine long years here in Paris, Chez Le Libanais, is a small shop that serves the best wraps. I came across it by accident on Foursquare while looking for the best wraps in Paris. Walk in…

March 26, 2016 | Popular | Paris

The Good Note: Give Children on the Streets the Things they Need

News

December 30, 2015

News

The Good Note: Give Children on the Streets the Things they Need

What is the Good Note? The Good Note is a way to give children on the streets the things they need, without the risk of funding any unsavory trade or perpetuating an unfortunate cycle. Good Notes…

December 30, 2015

Frank's Wurst Hotdogs: The Red and Yellow Kiosk

Street Food | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2015

Street Food

Frank's Wurst Hotdogs: The Red and Yellow Kiosk

Colored in red with a yellow logo, this kiosk is available everywhere around the country.   Inspiring cleanliness and professionalism, Frank's Wurst Hotdogs has clearly taken the hotdog…

December 28, 2015 | Jbeil

Street Food Thursday: Berlin's Street Food Market

Street Food | Germany Europe

Europe

December 28, 2015

Street Food

Street Food Thursday: Berlin's Street Food Market

The best way to get to know a place is through its food – a saying that holds true around the world. When traveling, some of the most interesting meals you can find are those offered for…

December 28, 2015 | Travel | Germany

Souk el Akel this Week in Aley

News

September 15, 2015

News

Souk el Akel this Week in Aley

This week, Souk el Akel will be taking over the city of Aley. Here's a chance to come enjoy Lebanon's beautiful mountain city while enjoying a good time with friends, nature…

September 15, 2015 | Popular

Souk el Akel: Aley 2015

News

September 14, 2015

News

Souk el Akel: Aley 2015

After the success witnessed in Beirut, Brummana and Zouk, Souk el Akel will now be taking over the city of Aley. Here's a chance to come enjoy Lebanon's beautiful mountain city while enjoying a…

September 14, 2015 | Souk el Akel

Souk el Akel: Serving Street Food in Zouk Mikael

News

August 13, 2015

News

Souk el Akel: Serving Street Food in Zouk Mikael

"Layali el Souk Al Ateeq" | Zouk Mikael | August 20-23rd 2015 | 7pm-midnight "Layali el Souk Al Ateeq" Zouk Mikael will be inaugurated on Thursday August the…

August 13, 2015 | Souk el Akel

Street Food in JOUNIEH

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 04, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Street Food in JOUNIEH

Jounieh is a coastal city about 16 km north of Beirut, Lebanon and is part of Greater Beirut. Jounieh is known for its seaside resorts and bustling nightlife, as well as its old stone souk, ferry…

March 04, 2015 | Travel | Jounieh

Gilgamesh Grill: Flavorful Sandwiches in Jeita

Sandwiches | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2015

Sandwiches

Gilgamesh Grill: Flavorful Sandwiches in Jeita

Clean and well designed, this restaurant welcomes you in for a quick sandwich or to enjoy a seated meal on the Jeita highway. Gilgamesh has opened a restaurant in Naccache for the last couple of…

February 25, 2015 | Street Food | Keserwan

2014: Best Street Food in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2015

News

2014: Best Street Food in Lebanon

Kalaa Chicken, Fransisco, and Chicken ShawarmaDuring our street food tour around Beirut, my friend Hasan suggested we visit Kalaa Chicken. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to have some chicken that…

January 06, 2015 | Street Food | Lebanon

London Street Food: 10 Best Food Trucks

Spotted Stories | London UK Europe

UK

October 27, 2014

Spotted Stories

London Street Food: 10 Best Food Trucks

If it’s true that cities like L.A., New York, Miami and Chicago dominate the food truck scene for the States, then one of the top international contenders has to be London. What was seen as a…

October 27, 2014 | London

Em Bashir: The Famous Saj Bakery of Faraya

Bread & Bakeries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 25, 2014

Bread & Bakeries

Em Bashir: The Famous Saj Bakery of Faraya

For the last thirty years I've been spending my summers around Faraya area and I never imagined that it had that many street food gems to discover. I came across Em Bashir, a lady who sits behind the…

October 25, 2014 | Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan

Street Food at The Broadway Market, London

Street Food | London UK Europe

UK

May 02, 2014

Street Food

Street Food at The Broadway Market, London

I could honestly spend my life discovering food markets around the world and London has a bunch of them that are really interesting. Some people like to go to museums, while others prefer nature…

May 02, 2014 | London

Street Food Union: Soho, London

Street Food | London UK Europe

UK

April 28, 2014

Street Food

Street Food Union: Soho, London

One of London’s newest street food markets is on Rupert St in Soho, between Shaftesbury Avenue and Berwick St. On Fridays and Saturdays, street food traders line the whole area, offering a…

April 28, 2014 | London

Urbanista: Let's Enjoy Some Urban Bliss

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Urbanista: Let's Enjoy Some Urban Bliss

I've been a fan of Urbanista since they first opened in Gemmayze a few years back. Serving tasty food in a unique ambiance filled with positivity and joy, Urbanista is the perfect way to start your…

April 26, 2014 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

Cafe Nicola: Lisbon's Tourists Cafe

Fish & Seafood | Lisbon Portugal Europe

Portugal

April 11, 2014

Fish & Seafood

Cafe Nicola: Lisbon's Tourists Cafe

Nestled in the heart of Lisbon city center, facing the fountain of Praca Pedro, Nicola is as one of the most poplar tourist restaurants/cafe in Lisbon. There's no way you can miss it, especially that…

April 11, 2014 | International Cuisine | Lisbon

2014: Best Burgers in Paris

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

February 05, 2014

Burgers

2014: Best Burgers in Paris

2013, has been dubbed the year of the burger by many around the world. Everywhere we went, in any corner of the world a new burger joint opened serving burgers - one of the most popular American…

February 05, 2014 | Recommended | Paris

L'Atelier de L'Eclair: Sweet and Savory Delicacies

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

January 15, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

L'Atelier de L'Eclair: Sweet and Savory Delicacies

My journey to the French capital was a short one this time. But there was no way I was going to leave the city without finding yet another tasty discovery. My trip ended with style at L'Atelier de…

January 15, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

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

PappaRoti: A Yummy Caramel-Coffee Glazed Bun

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 26, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

PappaRoti: A Yummy Caramel-Coffee Glazed Bun

We often crave to try something new. Haven't you had enough of donuts and croissants. I have!  I finally found an answer for the change I was looking for and it's right on Bliss street, Beirut.…

November 26, 2013 | Beirut

Covent Garden, Real Food Market, London

Street Food | London UK Europe

UK

August 27, 2013

Street Food

Covent Garden, Real Food Market, London

Here I am, in London. This is my second stop, after Moscow discovering the world further... Although I have been to London before, I decided that this time I must plunge into the heart of the…

August 27, 2013 | London

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Travel | Algeria Africa

Africa

July 04, 2013

Travel

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Last month, I got invited to lecture in Algiers, the Algerian capital. I knew nothing about this country. I was truly intrigued to go discover it - the country, its people, its food... After visiting…

July 04, 2013 | Algeria

Crêperie Genia: A Little Piece of Heaven on St. Michel, Paris

Recommended | Paris France Europe

France

June 12, 2013

Recommended

Crêperie Genia: A Little Piece of Heaven on St. Michel, Paris

In 2009, I came to Paris to continue my education, where I spent more than two weeks in the area of St. Michel, Quartier des Arts and Odeon, highly saturated with students. I discovered it all, its…

June 12, 2013 | Street Food | Paris

Discover Mar Mikhael: A Car Free Day

News

April 06, 2013

News

Discover Mar Mikhael: A Car Free Day

On Sunday, April 7, 2013, from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm the Mar Mikhael area will be transformed into a pedestrian zone. Free entertainment involving, art, music, sports, and environmental…

April 06, 2013

A Taste of Africa in Tripoli: Fresh Coconut

Street Food | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2013

Street Food

A Taste of Africa in Tripoli: Fresh Coconut

Are you a coconut fan like me? Do you wait for the season year after year just to enjoy the taste of this bizarre crunchy fruit? I do and in between waiting, I often grab a bar of Bounty to satisfy…

January 28, 2013 | Tripoli

Hilmi's Lemonade: A Zesty Stop in Batroun

Restaurants | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 10, 2012

Restaurants

Hilmi's Lemonade: A Zesty Stop in Batroun

For the last couple of decades, Chez Hilmi has been known for its famous lemonade drink. People would drive hours from all over Lebanon to visit Chez Hilmi and taste its renowned and tasty fresh…

November 10, 2012 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Hamra’s Alleyway Welcomes Garage 78 St.

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 29, 2012

International Cuisine

Hamra’s Alleyway Welcomes Garage 78 St.

If you’ve visited Hamra’s alleyway in recent months, you’ve probably noticed the slew of bars that have opened up such as Big Shot or February 30. Each of these bars seems to…

October 29, 2012 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

The Borough Food Market London: Everything Food...

Street Food | London UK Europe

UK

September 29, 2012

Street Food

The Borough Food Market London: Everything Food...

After visiting the Real Food Market, it was time to check out the second address where locals visit on the week-ends to buy their fresh foods and vegetables: The Borough Market is a great spot right…

September 29, 2012 | London

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