Lunch at Bar des Bergues; Not the Food Quality I Expected

International Cuisine | Switzerland Europe

Europe

November 27, 2019

International Cuisine

Lunch at Bar des Bergues; Not the Food Quality I Expected

It’s impressive how busy this hotel is. The three restaurants were always full during our three days stay, while people continued on walking in and out. Located in the heart of the city, you…

November 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Switzerland

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Found on the Michelin guide and described as being one of the best fine-dining Japanese restaurants of the capital, AO Isakaya welcomes you in a classy ambiance, warm lighting, and upscale decor…

November 24, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

A Quick Bite on the Go at Ichiban: Enjoying a Sushi Burrito at the Trendy Mtayleb Location

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 15, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

A Quick Bite on the Go at Ichiban: Enjoying a Sushi Burrito at the Trendy Mtayleb Location

There’s one innovative and crazy creation that started three years ago at Souk el Akel... a roll that I used to crave for every single day. I used to arrive at the souk, grab a Manoucheh…

July 15, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

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

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

Asian & Chinese | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

You know by now that I’m a fan of Poke! I love it how the rice is topped with fresh ingredients, ready to be mixed like a salad, or enjoyed the way you want them individually. On Mar Mikhael…

January 13, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Hardware Société: Paris’ Perfect Breakfast Treat

A restaurant I consider to be one of the top three breakfast destinations in Paris served come amazing creations that will leave you speechless. I visited two months ago and now back to this…

December 24, 2018 | International Cuisine | Paris

Ahi Poke: Hawaiian Cuisine with a Twist

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 24, 2018

Recommended

Ahi Poke: Hawaiian Cuisine with a Twist

Simple food, comfort food if I may call it, AHI Poke is the perfect choice for a quick lunch at work. Delivered with Toters, the Poke balls arrive fresh and loaded with flavors. After…

August 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Beirut

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 30, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

After enjoying a unique experience with Jimmy at the bar two years ago, I was back for sushi at SO this time with Roy handling the scene. Arrive at SO and expect to be greeted by no one. Enter the…

July 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA Americas

USA

April 16, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

There's a choice of 12 poke bowls at the Japanese fast food concept 'Turnstyle'. A small portion sold at $12 for which you can have salmon, tuna, chicken or a mix of seafood. Warm rice topped with…

April 16, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Sushi Kitkat Anyone?

Spotted Stories

February 02, 2017

Spotted Stories

Sushi Kitkat Anyone?

Kit Kat, the chocolate-coated wafer bar with a distinct crunch, will be available in the form of sushi. Three varieties are being produced: tuna, tamago (egg), and uni. The sweet sushi will be served…

February 02, 2017

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

French Food | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 01, 2017

French Food

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

When you feel like having a decent piece of meat on a Wednesday night; just pick up the phone and reserve at Couqley. It's been a while since I last visited the famous Steak-Frites restaurant located…

February 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Lunch at Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

French Food | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2016

French Food

Lunch at Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

One of Beirut's most popular restaurants is still going strong. My last experience there, almost 4 years ago, was shockingly bad, but I am back for the food everyone is still talking about. …

November 29, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Ache: Sushi With Latin Influences in Lima

Asian & Chinese | Peru Americas

Americas

May 21, 2016

Asian & Chinese

Ache: Sushi With Latin Influences in Lima

I just felt like walking in... I love sushi, the name seems nice, the place is welcoming and inviting and I was hungry. Located next to the Hilton is a fine restaurant called Ache where music plays…

May 21, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Peru

Bada Hwesarang (바다회사랑): The Memorable Sashimi Dinner

Asian & Chinese

April 25, 2016

Asian & Chinese

Bada Hwesarang (바다회사랑): The Memorable Sashimi Dinner

It's surely not a place for tourists lost somewhere in a tight street, a restaurant known for taking raw fish and sashimi managed by locals who don't speak English. Seeing us amazed them! I'm sure…

April 25, 2016 | Fish & Seafood

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

News

November 08, 2015

News

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

If you're looking to lose some weight before Christmas follow this infographic by Get Slimmer Guide which will show you 20 healthy food swaps you can make in order to cut calories from your diet.…

November 08, 2015

Meat the Fish: Good Food... Not Enough

Restaurants | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 03, 2015

Restaurants

Meat the Fish: Good Food... Not Enough

Saifi Village in Beirut always has a special vibe to it… It was a sunny day and I headed over there with some friends to try its new eatery, Meat the Fish. When you reach, you will see a few…

February 03, 2015 | Street Food | Beirut

Bar Tartine: A Heaven for Garlic and Onions Lovers

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 18, 2014

International Cuisine

Bar Tartine: A Heaven for Garlic and Onions Lovers

Here I am back at Bar Tartine, which recently opened in Dbayeh, for dinner. Last time I passed by it was for a casual, quick lunch, this time I was looking for the full dining experience. A nice…

December 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

San Stephano Batroun, Fish Restaurant on the Water Shores

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 29, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

San Stephano Batroun, Fish Restaurant on the Water Shores

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…

September 29, 2014 | Restaurants | Batroun

Mon Maki a Moi: Special Doesn't Always Imply Better...

Japanese & Sushi | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 28, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Mon Maki a Moi: Special Doesn't Always Imply Better...

Special! Yes Mon Maki A Moi is special like most people say it is… but what I experienced made me realize that it’s definitely special in more than one way… "Mon Maki A Moi" has…

July 28, 2014 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Obika: Fiumicino's Mozzarella Bar Serves Good Food

Airports | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 11, 2014

Airports

Obika: Fiumicino's Mozzarella Bar Serves Good Food

If you're traveling transit through Italy's largest airport Rome Fiumincino Airport, I suggest you  stop for a bite at Obika in Terminal D. The first impression was not the best; The place was a mess…

April 11, 2014 | Reviews | Rome

Bagelstein: Bagels Are Taking Over Paris

Reviews | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2014

Reviews

Bagelstein: Bagels Are Taking Over Paris

Last year, the French capital saw the rise of the Burger trend... among others. I realized that Paris is opening up to different and more international food bites... and today, I believe it's bagels.…

February 22, 2014 | Street Food | Paris

Roadster Diner: It's Always Nice to Enjoy the Classics

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 02, 2014

American

Roadster Diner: It's Always Nice to Enjoy the Classics

At times it gets a bit overwhelming to think of a restaurant to dine. It's not as easy as one would imagine especially that there are so many new places and so many new cuisines out there. Some are…

February 02, 2014 | Restaurants | Metn

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

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2013

International Cuisine

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

Who doesn't know SO, Downtown or DT... three restaurants which have been around for years, maintaining the same quality - and I was going to say "and service" but I changed my mind... at least at SO.…

November 05, 2013 | Italian Food | Achrafieh

8 Things Worth Knowing about Eating Sushi

News

October 14, 2013

News

8 Things Worth Knowing about Eating Sushi

Sushi is delicious, and at the end of the day there are few ways to really get it wrong, but this graphic from I Love Coffee can help you up your sushi game and enjoy the experience a bit…

October 14, 2013 | Popular

SUD... A Must Visit: La Cour Saint Michel Will Put a Smile on Your Face

French Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2013

French Food

SUD... A Must Visit: La Cour Saint Michel Will Put a Smile on Your Face

It was truly love at first sight, the minute I laid eyes on SUD. A restaurant that's really special in so many ways is the same that has set a name for itself this summer in Lebanon... A place that's…

September 23, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Perfect Sushi Made Easy at Home

Food Gadgets

September 20, 2013

Food Gadgets

Perfect Sushi Made Easy at Home

Professional, round sushi can now be created in your own kitchen with your own choice of fillings. With just three easy steps, you can make roll after roll, and will have your guests coming back for…

September 20, 2013

Mr Crepe Feytroun: The Renowned Poulette & Chobano

Street Food | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 12, 2013

Street Food

Mr Crepe Feytroun: The Renowned Poulette & Chobano

I still remember my favourite reward, as a child, was when I went to Mr. Crepe for some crepes. The famous Mr. Crepe serves delicious round preparations from a simple container. I don't think anybody…

August 12, 2013 | Keserwan

Kim Seoul, Paris 9e: A Sushi Place I Simply Enjoyed

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

July 27, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Kim Seoul, Paris 9e: A Sushi Place I Simply Enjoyed

Kim Seoul is one of those restaurants you pass by often without any intentions of actually trying it one day... But you never know what actually drives you to a place. I was walking through Faubourg…

July 27, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Sushi Bar: Celebrating 15 Years with Haute Cuisine Dining

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 21, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: Celebrating 15 Years with Haute Cuisine Dining

I went to Le Sushi Bar. Yes again. But this time it was to celebrate the 15th year anniversary of one of my favourite places in Lebanon. With this celebration comes a new menu composing of 15 new…

July 21, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

La Petite Maison: Nothing Compares with the Original, Nice, France

French Food | France Europe

Europe

June 26, 2013

French Food

La Petite Maison: Nothing Compares with the Original, Nice, France

La Petite Maison! Ahh...The buzz around this name has excelled in the Middle East with the recent opening of La Petite Maison in Beirut following the popular one in Dubai. With off springs in Cannes,…

June 26, 2013 | Recommended | France

Downtown: A Place to Order Everything Except Sushi

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 14, 2013

International Cuisine

Downtown: A Place to Order Everything Except Sushi

Downtown in Jounieh has been around for many years.  It’s a weekly address for many people who come to enjoy their wide choice of international food, their fresh and diverse salad bar as…

June 14, 2013 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Al Yasmine Snack, El Djazira Hotel

International Cuisine | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 29, 2013

International Cuisine

Al Yasmine Snack, El Djazira Hotel

Al Yasmine Snack was my first encounter at an Algerian restaurant. Here I understood it all and knew that I was up for a treat in the next upcoming days. Even though it is called a 'Snack', it…

May 29, 2013 | Pizza | Algeria

Le Petit Navire: Eating Delicious Seafood on the Sidewalk

Street Food | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 28, 2013

Street Food

Le Petit Navire: Eating Delicious Seafood on the Sidewalk

I am so passionate about street food and I wanted to discover as many hidden traditions in Algeria as time allows me during my three-day trip. Kouba, one of the areas of Alger, the capital of…

May 28, 2013 | Algeria

Bar Tartine: Majestic Food in a Charming Atmosphere

French Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 18, 2013

French Food

Bar Tartine: Majestic Food in a Charming Atmosphere

A couple of weeks ago, visiting La Cour Saint Michel, I discovered Bar Tartine by pure coincidence. A new place which was still closed at that time. I couldn't but stand in awe in front of this…

May 18, 2013 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Sushi Ko: Very Expensive for What It Is

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 21, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Ko: Very Expensive for What It Is

Sushi Ko, located on the Zalka Highway, is one of the first restaurants to launch the concept of "Fast Food Sushi" or "Affordable Japanese Food" if we may call the concept this way. When Sushi Ko…

December 21, 2012 | Popular | Metn

ShoCho Modern Japanese Restaurant & Lounge, Dubai

Fish & Seafood | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

February 25, 2012

Fish & Seafood

ShoCho Modern Japanese Restaurant & Lounge, Dubai

 ShoCho knows how to broaden its customers interests by offering a large spectrum of tastes and flavors. ShoCho in Dubai is a unique place. It’s not a club, not just a restaurant, but a…

February 25, 2012 | Japanese & Sushi | UAE

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