Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Recommended | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Recommended

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Cold cut and cheese with a selection of local specialties, the restaurant is famous and part of several Top10 lists. Unfortunately, the service is slow and not too welcoming. I’ve been here,…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Bread & Bakeries | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Found on google maps, the sandwicheria showcases mouthwatering photos of sandwiches and cakes. Located on the corner of building 33, a cafe, coffee shop, and diner welcome you. I loved the…

July 09, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Athens

Al Fata Ice Cream Beit Chabab: One of Lebanon's Best Ice Cream and Merry Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 06, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

Al Fata Ice Cream Beit Chabab: One of Lebanon's Best Ice Cream and Merry Cream

Found in Beit Chabab, Al Fata ice cream is one of Lebanon's best. It's fresh, it's healthy and it's natural. Other than the dozen flavors they produce, Al Fata makes a unique Merry Cream I…

July 06, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Italian

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

I’m a fan! This is all that I can say. Not a fan of the clothing brand but a fan of their restaurants visiting every time I have the chance, especially in Paris and Milano. I’ve been to…

July 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Wagamama at The Airport! Breakfast the Japanese Way

Airports | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 04, 2019

Airports

Wagamama at The Airport! Breakfast the Japanese Way

I’m a fan of the brand! Arriving at the airport in Milan, I was happily surprised to discover that Wagamama is not in Italy! At ten in the morning, you can’t order noodles but a selection…

July 04, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Milan

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast... if you follow me and read my reviews you would know by now that I love breakfasts! I’ve been traveling for breakfast, reviewing and visiting hotel breakfasts in Lebanon and finding…

July 04, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Breakfast & Coffee | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 03, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Starbucks celebrates the opening of its first store in Italy and the most beautiful Starbucks in the world: the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan. The highly anticipated Milan Roastery is the crown…

July 03, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Milan

Casino Mhanna: Preserving Lebanese Culinary Traditions in Zahle, Berdawni

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

July 01, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Casino Mhanna: Preserving Lebanese Culinary Traditions in Zahle, Berdawni

When you want to indulge in premium Lebanese food, there are a few good restaurants that come to mind. Mhanna is one of them. Preserving local traditions that transcend from one generation to…

July 01, 2019 | Recommended | Zahle

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

International Cuisine | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 16, 2019

International Cuisine

The Iconic Harry’s Bar Firenze Since 1953

Harry’s Bar, the world famous Harry’s Bar opened in Beirut but unfortunately couldn’t continue for long. I’ve heard endless stories about this iconic brand which started in…

June 16, 2019 | Restaurants | Florence

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

Popular | Italy Europe

Europe

June 15, 2019

Popular

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK. COVERING AN AREA OF 100,000 SQM IN BOLOGNA, FICO EMBODIES THE WONDERS OF ITALIAN BIODIVERSITY. FICO was born out of a passion for the heritage of Italian…

June 15, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Desserts & Sweets | Italy Europe

Europe

June 14, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Excellent! World champion and the chef deserves the award. Born and raised in Belgium, chef Luigi Biasetto learned the art of chocolate and came back to his motherland. Pastry chef winner of…

June 14, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

Italian | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Italian

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long! Ten years since I last visited and still remember to date the superb food I had. Fuor D’Acqua, the restaurant under the stone arcades,…

June 12, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

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

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Two forks, two knives, delicate crystal water glasses and customized wine glasses set on ironed white table cloth... that’s not the setup you’re used to at your neighborhood Trattoria.…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Italian | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 10, 2019

Italian

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Imagine that I visited more than nine years ago and still remember how great the food was. Located in the heart of Venice a few meters from the famous Piazza San Marco, Da Forni is one of the…

June 10, 2019 | Recommended | Venice

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Located inside Enzo Ferrari’s museum in Modena, the restaurant looks more like a lunch cafeteria. Some tables set under the atrium, decorated tables and a menu up to the standard of a casual…

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

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

Kesrwani Seafood: I Have a New Favorite Restaurant in Antelias

Fish & Seafood | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 09, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Kesrwani Seafood: I Have a New Favorite Restaurant in Antelias

A few months back before the creation of Jal el Dib’s bridges, there was a fishery on the highway that used to block the road. Famous for their premium quality, fresh fish, fried or grilled,…

June 09, 2019 | Recommended | Antelias

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 08, 2019

Italian

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Located on the lake in one of Italy’s famous touristic villages, Caruso offers a wide selection of Italian specialties with a view. On the terrace under the sun or inside, both experiences are…

June 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

Lunch with my mum, I chose DIVVY; there’s something for her, something for me in a calm and upscale setup that’s not childish, fresh, and positively vibrant. After my last experience at…

June 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

I invite you to watch the video, enjoy dinner with me, and try to feel what I felt; dinner at Enoteca Pinchiorri is unmatched, a memorable experience I will never forget... When you find a table…

June 07, 2019 | French | Florence

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

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Burgers | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Burgers

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Ask for the Big Fernand burger, upgrade it with a double patty, cooked medium, and enjoy. Two thick pure beef patties, pink in the inside, juicy and enjoyable inside out. Embraced by a tender French…

June 06, 2019 | Recommended | France

Blackcoffee: Good Food, Good Coffee and a Pleasant Ambiance in Antelias

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 06, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Blackcoffee: Good Food, Good Coffee and a Pleasant Ambiance in Antelias

On the early hours of the morning, surrounded by green gardens, sitting next to the fountain, enjoying the music of chirping birds and grabbing a coffee has become a dream come true, for the Metn…

June 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

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

Furn w Fekhar: Breakfast in Achrafieh

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn w Fekhar: Breakfast in Achrafieh

Located in the heart of Achrafieh facing Pate a Choux on Sodeco street, “Furn w Fekhar” is the latest bakery to open proposing a selection of manakish, wraps, sandwiches, and food…

May 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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 Draft House; Draft Beer and Good Food at the Airport in Dubai

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 20, 2019

American

The Draft House; Draft Beer and Good Food at the Airport in Dubai

Last year on my way back to Lebanon, I stopped by "The Draft House" for a beer. I loved the food, the vibes, and selection of draft beers and remember to have been amazed by the restaurant that…

May 20, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

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

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People needed to know, -mainly locals- that you can have breakfast at a hotel without…

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

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

"Shawarma Lab": Taking Our Traditional Sandwich to Another Level!

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Recommended

"Shawarma Lab": Taking Our Traditional Sandwich to Another Level!

Welcome to the lab where shawarma is served with style. White and orange are the colors, with designs reminding you of a lab. Shawarma is the star reinvented with several new recipes never seen…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Green Junkie: Your Different Kind of Food Delivery in Beirut

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

French

Green Junkie: Your Different Kind of Food Delivery in Beirut

(Beirutista) For Angela Sawan, a nutrition and dietetics graduate from the American University of Beirut, healthy eating might seem second nature. But the 30-something food science expert, who…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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

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

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

International Cuisine | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

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

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

International Cuisine | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 09, 2019

International Cuisine

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

The first time I visited Lounge 36, I was taken by a storm; Charly walked in, offered me a cigar and a handful of food choices... I ended up forgetting to write a review. I loved the experience;…

May 09, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Back to Sushi Circle... after a not-too-pleasant experience exactly one year ago, I was back to check on the updates. Mabrouk for the new menu which has shrunk from 29 pages to 21 with a new more…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

French

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

Invited for a charity dinner prepared by chef Micheal Lee Rafidi who came all the way from Washington, Bergerac has been transformed tonight into a group gathering where everyone was happy and…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

International Cuisine

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the weather and soothing vibes. The Gathering, one of the “Downtown” group…

May 08, 2019 | Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Cheesecake Factory Closes in Beirut: Goodbye to Another Franchise

News | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 30, 2019

News

The Cheesecake Factory Closes in Beirut: Goodbye to Another Franchise

I keep on repeating one sentence: “Lebanon is not a franchise country”. From the days' franchises started opening in Lebanon, I remember saying that they won’t work. Actually, they…

April 30, 2019 | Popular | Hamra & Verdun

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