La Foule: Traditional and Fresh, Lebanese Breakfast on Hamra Street

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

La Foule: Traditional and Fresh, Lebanese Breakfast on Hamra Street

Have you ever had a traditional old breakfast in a beautifully decorated place, served by professional waiters, drinking San Pellegrino sparkling water and the soothing sound of a water…

April 20, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Nell Cooks' Cinnamon Rolls: Homemade and Filled with Love

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Nell Cooks' Cinnamon Rolls: Homemade and Filled with Love

When Nell bakes cinnamon rolls, the result will draw a smile on your face. Made with love and baked with passion, the rolls are like nothing you've had before. Probably inspired by the American…

March 26, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Manouche google maps coordinates: Al Mustakbal Bakery فرن المستقبل Beirut 01 866 022 https://goo.gl/maps/U93kM7ndF2k Al Boulangi Uruguay, Bayrut 81 225…

November 04, 2018 | Manakish | Lebanon

November 2nd is World Manouche Day: From Lebanon to the World, Celebrating the Greatest Breakfast

Manakish | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 01, 2018

Manakish

November 2nd is World Manouche Day: From Lebanon to the World, Celebrating the Greatest Breakfast

'Manouche" is a popular Lebanese Breakfast consisting of dough topped with thyme, cheese, or ground meat. Similar to a pizza, it can be sliced or folded, and it can be served either for breakfast or…

November 01, 2018 | News | Lebanon

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Bread & Bakeries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Taste Lebanon in Dubai, the Manouche of dreams! I'm in love with this place. Must try for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai

November 2nd is World Manouche Day

Events

November 02, 2017

Events

November 2nd is World Manouche Day

An initiative by Zaatar w Zeit and NoGarlicNoOnions, the world has a reason to celebrate on November 2nd Lebanon's most delicious and world famous breakfast: "The Manouche". Mankousheh, Manouche,…

November 02, 2017 | Manakish

Em Bashir Faraya: One of the Country's Tastiest Saj Manakish

Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 18, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Em Bashir Faraya: One of the Country's Tastiest Saj Manakish

I'm back for this superb Saj Mankouche... I came across Em Bashir back in 2014, a lady who sits behind the window preparing saj sandwiches with a welcoming attitude. To tell you the truth,…

September 18, 2017 | Manakish | Keserwan

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

A Comparative Review: Manakish for Breakfast, 5 Bakeries, 1 Winner

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 05, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

A Comparative Review: Manakish for Breakfast, 5 Bakeries, 1 Winner

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from time to time. I'll be ordering the same item from three to five different places for a constructive comparison... let's enjoy…

February 05, 2017 | Comparative Review | Lebanon

Oum Karam: A Great Manouche up in the Cedars

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 01, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Oum Karam: A Great Manouche up in the Cedars

Sometimes you discover things that leave an impact, simple things with unconventional flavors in unusual places... I've found a mankousheh that left me…

September 01, 2015 | Manakish | North Lebanon

Mankousheh: From a Beirut Breakfast to a Dubai Delight

Manakish

July 29, 2015

Manakish

Mankousheh: From a Beirut Breakfast to a Dubai Delight

By Tarek Ali Ahmad and Salma ElShahed | Special to Al Arabiya NewsWednesday, 29 July 2015   The marriage between cheese and bread is an almost universally accepted union. While the West has…

July 29, 2015 | News

Tasting Homemade Goodies by Sesobel

Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 08, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Tasting Homemade Goodies by Sesobel

They're not just for the Christmas season and they surely have good chocolate and lots of other interesting things you can buy and enjoy anytime of the year, while supporting a cause.  I was…

July 08, 2015 | 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

Al Saniour: Manakeesh Worth Trying

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 22, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Saniour: Manakeesh Worth Trying

Let’s think about this for a second… How hard is it to enjoy a zaatar mankoushi without the inconvenience of a heart-burn … My worst nightmare… and if it's not a heart burn…

April 22, 2014 | Manakish | Mount Lebanon

Strip Down Those Fresh Herbs

Food Gadgets

April 22, 2014

Food Gadgets

Strip Down Those Fresh Herbs

Are you growing your own herbs at home... some thyme, mint and rosemary... If you're into using fresh herbs this gadget is for you... the Zipstrip will be an indispensable part of your…

April 22, 2014

Back to Babel, the Sea Fortress of Amchit

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 03, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Back to Babel, the Sea Fortress of Amchit

One month later and I am back at Babel Bahr, the new lighthouse illuminating Amchit. After my first positive experience at this restaurant, I wanted to impress my foreign friends from Korea and…

October 03, 2013 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 05, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Recently, after one of my friends published an article about a deceiving experience at Fadel's, many comments followed condemning the place. Are they really talking about Fadel? The famous Fadel? Has…

August 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Bickfaya

Searching for Beirut’s Tastiest Man’oushe: The Video

Comparative Review

June 26, 2013

Comparative Review

Searching for Beirut’s Tastiest Man’oushe: The Video

Is it spelled man’oushe, mankouche or manqoushe? Multiple ways of spelling for one great result: spread dough topped with specially mixed thyme, a la Libanaise, baked and served…

June 26, 2013 | Manakish

Zaatar W Zeit: Nice But Not Cheap

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 02, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Zaatar W Zeit: Nice But Not Cheap

No, this is not part of my venture to find the best man'oushe. It's Easter Monday and I wanted to grab a quick brunch with a friend, so I headed down to Le Mall. Zaatar W Zeit was my choice - I…

April 02, 2013 | International Cuisine | Mount Lebanon

NGNO on a Mission to Discover the Best Man'ousheh in Town

Manakish

March 28, 2013

Manakish

NGNO on a Mission to Discover the Best Man'ousheh in Town

This week-end NoGarlicNoOnions is on a mission: Searching for the best man'ousheh in town. Help me find it... big or small, traditional, with a twist, wooden baked or in the oven, you name it...…

March 28, 2013 | News

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Za'atar for NGNO

Spotted Stories

November 13, 2012

Spotted Stories

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Za'atar for NGNO

Roasted Chicken with Fresh Za'atar - the thought of it tastes yummy. Get started using of of Lebanon's favorite ingredient, za'atar better know as thyme.   Ingredients 1 whole chicken 1…

November 13, 2012

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