Bab el Mina: The Food, The View and The Vibes, Arguile-Free

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 11, 2019

Restaurants

Bab el Mina: The Food, The View and The Vibes, Arguile-Free

How many times have you dined with a smile and enjoyed a homey Lebanese mezze lunch without the smell of Arguile, unpleasant sounds of the hubbly-bubbly and heat surrounding you from all sides?…

July 11, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 26, 2018

Restaurants

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food

When I walked in, I couldn’t but say “WOW”! The architect deserves an award and the decorator as well. It’s probably one of the few restaurants in Lebanon where you feel…

December 26, 2018 | Pizza | Jbeil

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Restaurants

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Oh, the food... awesome food! Hummus cooked to perfection, so tender and so creamy, mixed with lemon, olive oil and balanced with spices; half mashed, half plain, the hummus has an interesting…

August 15, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2018

Restaurants

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Walking the old souk of Jbeil, enjoying the beautiful weather of this amazing city, I stopped in front of a stone arcade; an old house, where music transports, where decor enchants, where positive…

July 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Burger Bros. Check out the New Sandwiches

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Burger Bros. Check out the New Sandwiches

Let’s go straight to the point... I enjoy this burger, I love the vibes at Burger Bros., and I love the owners, Mazen and Firas. I’ve been here several times already, coming back every…

June 03, 2018 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Byblos Veronica: A Family Restaurant Serving Delicious Homey Food

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2018

Restaurants

Byblos Veronica: A Family Restaurant Serving Delicious Homey Food

It’s the story of a family, the story of Veronica and her sons. It’s a family affair celebrating happiness on a daily basis and serving great food prepared with a load of love and much…

February 18, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Sapori E Vini: An Enjoyable Italian Journey Starts in Jbeil

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 07, 2017

Restaurants

Sapori E Vini: An Enjoyable Italian Journey Starts in Jbeil

Nestled inside a stand-alone house in Jbeil, Sapori e Vini is Lebanon's latest Italian restaurant. Welcoming guests in a very pleasant and fresh atmosphere which takes you on a journey to Italy…

September 07, 2017 | Pizza | Jbeil

Tomorrowland Lebanon: The Night in Action

Events | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 28, 2017

Events

Tomorrowland Lebanon: The Night in Action

Building bridges between Belgium and the rest of the world with a live connection from the Tomorrowland Mainstage, live local and international DJ’s on the UNITE stage and the unique, magical…

August 28, 2017 | Jbeil

Deek Duke's New 'Massive' Home in Jbeil is Now Open

News | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 18, 2017

News

Deek Duke's New 'Massive' Home in Jbeil is Now Open

In the heart of Jbeil stands a new huge red hangar. The new massive piece of architecture is the home of Deek Duke. It's a massive restaurant, said to have cost more than three million dollars to…

June 18, 2017 | Jbeil

Anthony's Diner: Ever Improving

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 17, 2017

Restaurants

Anthony's Diner: Ever Improving

I promised to visit again, so here I am popping by Anthony's Diner in Halat, where diner food is taken seriously. Anthony has invested his time and passion in this small diner facing the Halat…

June 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Sea Light Lebanese Fish Restaurant Okaybe

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 17, 2017

Restaurants

Sea Light Lebanese Fish Restaurant Okaybe

I'll keep it simple and get straight to the point... I didn't like the food... but please enjoy the photos and the view while I plan another visit. Read Sea Light reviews on Zomato or Google…

June 17, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil

The Coffee Pot: Experience Coffee Culture in Jbeil

Reviews | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 24, 2017

Reviews

The Coffee Pot: Experience Coffee Culture in Jbeil

It's rare to find independent coffee shops but Jbeil has one. The Coffee Pot is located on the strip that leads from the highway to the old souk on Roman street. Owned and managed by a happy person,…

May 24, 2017 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Jbeil

Furn el Sabaya: Your Unconventional Breakfast Stop

Reviews | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2017

Reviews

Furn el Sabaya: Your Unconventional Breakfast Stop

Unconventional... more of a sacred ritual, because every sandwich needs time and dedication... The kawarma galette is breathtaking. Just take your time and soak up every moment: first the…

May 14, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Jbeil

Pawaky: Fruit Cocktails and Ice Cream in Amchit

Reviews | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 04, 2017

Reviews

Pawaky: Fruit Cocktails and Ice Cream in Amchit

Pawaky, in Amchit, is a cocktail and ice cream parlor. On my way back from Tripoli, I stopped for a sweet treat at a very very colorful place with a big cornet at the entrance. Walk in and you'll…

May 04, 2017 | Jbeil

La Pêche du Jour: Fresh Vibes, Positive Mood, Beautiful Views and Good Food

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 23, 2017

Restaurants

La Pêche du Jour: Fresh Vibes, Positive Mood, Beautiful Views and Good Food

Eddé Sands is much more than a beach resort, the popular summer spot is also known for its famous Lebanese and seafood restaurant, La Pêche du Jour, which is open from April until…

April 23, 2017 | International Cuisine | Jbeil

Veronica: A Family Owned Restaurant in Jbeil

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 14, 2017

Restaurants

Veronica: A Family Owned Restaurant in Jbeil

Veronica, owned by the Zeidan family for more than ten years, is located at the Byblos marina entrance. Launching a new menu in January, I kept this collection of photos as a souvenir for the…

April 14, 2017 | Reviews | Jbeil

Anthony’s Diner Halat: Good Quality Sandwiches!

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 02, 2017

Restaurants

Anthony’s Diner Halat: Good Quality Sandwiches!

Filming an episode of Mechwar in Halat, I spotted a new diner - with a colorful signboard. I was kind of amazed to see a real American diner like this one in this part of Lebanon. Facing Halat sur…

April 02, 2017 | Burgers | Jbeil

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Restaurants

Burger Bros: I Love it More Every Time

I love it. I really love it. Burger Bros in Jbeil serves the best burgers and not only that the owner of the place, Mazen, doesn't stop impressing me with his positive attitude and creative…

February 14, 2017 | Recommended | Jbeil

Qartaba: Capital of the Mountains

Travel | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 09, 2017

Travel

Qartaba: Capital of the Mountains

Qartaba (Arabic: قرطبا‎‎, also spelled Kartaba) is a village in the Jbeil District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is located 54 kilometers…

February 09, 2017 | Travel | Jbeil

Oasis Mar Charbel Annaya: Superb Saj Wraps!

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 30, 2017

Restaurants

Oasis Mar Charbel Annaya: Superb Saj Wraps!

On a windy and cold Saturday morning, when the temperature was down to -1 degree in St. Charbel...  The place was all covered in white... calm and serene we walked into Oasis for breakfast.…

January 30, 2017 | Manakish | Jbeil

Burger Bros: Your Burger Joint in Jbeil!

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 15, 2016

Restaurants

Burger Bros: Your Burger Joint in Jbeil!

Some things in life are worth driving a distance for... One such thing being Burger Bros in Jbeil. The minute I stepped into the place I felt good. The energy is amazing, the colors are appealing,…

December 15, 2016 | Recommended | Jbeil

Quick Fish: Jbeil's Fish Sandwich Place (Restaurant Closed)

Fish & Seafood | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 01, 2016

Fish & Seafood

Quick Fish: Jbeil's Fish Sandwich Place (Restaurant Closed)

I am back in Byblos, the world's oldest and surely most authentic of cities. Known for its fresh fish, there's a shop I like called Quick Fish that offers a different, more modern approach to fish…

December 01, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Jbeil

Shesh Yeck: International Cuisine in Byblos (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 26, 2016

Restaurants

Shesh Yeck: International Cuisine in Byblos (Restaurant Closed)

Open on Jbeil's entrance is Shesh Yeck, a cafe/restaurant/sushi place. You'll spot Shesh Yeck from a mile away due to the stone arcade decorating its entrance. A shisha terrace, a non smoking…

July 26, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Jbeil

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

Kami Sushi: A Good Japanese Restaurant in Jbeil

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2015

Restaurants

Kami Sushi: A Good Japanese Restaurant in Jbeil

Kami Sushi is the famous Japanese restaurant located at the entrance to Jbeil. An individual house with stone walls and long glass facades gives a nice view of the old city entrance. A closed terrace…

December 28, 2015 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Byblos Sur Mer: Everything was Excellent! View, Stay and Food

Hotels | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2015

Hotels

Byblos Sur Mer: Everything was Excellent! View, Stay and Food

Spending the weekend in Jbeil, I chose to stay at Byblos Sur Mer. After trying their breakfast and experiencing professionalism in this hotel of international standards, I came back to check out the…

December 28, 2015 | Recommended | Jbeil

Quick Fish: Jbeil's Seafood Bar (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 16, 2015

Restaurants

Quick Fish: Jbeil's Seafood Bar (Restaurant Closed)

Enjoying their mouthwatering photos on a daily basis, I got excited to go all the way from Beirut to try this new fish bar called Quick Fish, a fast food concept by Chez Zakhia…

December 16, 2015 | Restaurant Closed | Jbeil

And the Hype Grows Bigger: Souk El Akel Goes to Jbeil

Popular | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 10, 2015

Popular

And the Hype Grows Bigger: Souk El Akel Goes to Jbeil

And the Hype Grows Bigger: Souk El Akel Goes to Jbeil   The hype around the city of Jbeil is going to get even bigger this weekend. Jbeil, one of Lebanon's most beautiful cities has been…

December 10, 2015 | Popular | Jbeil

Going up North: Starbucks Drive-Thru

Reviews | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 31, 2015

Reviews

Going up North: Starbucks Drive-Thru

Before reaching Jbeil, a new gas station has opened its doors, a station with a European touch, hosting a supermarket for quick shopping and where one can stop for a coffee. Starbucks has now opened…

October 31, 2015 | Reviews | Jbeil

The New Yorker Cup: Jbeil's Latest Coffee House

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 20, 2015

Restaurants

The New Yorker Cup: Jbeil's Latest Coffee House

Seeing the photos on Instagram I said to myself, here’s another coffee shop that has opened and like all the others in town, they will serve everything and not focus on their specialty which is…

October 20, 2015 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Roadster's Black Burger is Good!

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 30, 2015

Restaurants

Roadster's Black Burger is Good!

Nothing can be more special than visiting Roaster Diner on the last day the Black Burger is being offered? September 30th is "The Black Burger" promotion's last day. I have written about the Black…

September 30, 2015 | Burgers | Jbeil

Breakfast at Byblos sur Mer

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 29, 2015

Restaurants

Breakfast at Byblos sur Mer

It was a day of relaxation, a day out of Beirut without a camera or an episode to shoot, an escape from a daily chaotic life - a life that I love... walking the old streets of Byblos, one of the…

September 29, 2015 | Recommended | Jbeil

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Recommended | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 03, 2015

Recommended

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Every time someone arrives at the clinic with a package for me to taste, I prepare myself for a new adventure, not knowing what to expect, or where to start. Some things turn out to be good while…

July 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Jbeil

Jbeil Wins the Title: 2016's Arab Tourism Capital

News | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2015

News

Jbeil Wins the Title: 2016's Arab Tourism Capital

Great news. The city of Jbeil, Lebanon was elected by Arab tourism ministers of the Arab Council of Tourism as the 2016 Arab Tourism Capital.     In an article on Businessnews,…

May 20, 2015 | Travel | Jbeil

Jbeil: Come Discover, One of the World's Oldest Cities

Travel | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 24, 2014

Travel

Jbeil: Come Discover, One of the World's Oldest Cities

On our latest episode of Mechwar, we chose Byblos to discover one of the oldest cities in the world, but not the way we already know it. Yes, this city witnessed the discovery of alphabets, but…

November 24, 2014 | Travel | Jbeil

Adonai: Le Petit Libanais, Le Grand Goût

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 03, 2014

Restaurants

Adonai: Le Petit Libanais, Le Grand Goût

They call it Adonai, not Adonis, “the master” in Phoenician. Yes, Adonai is one of the masters of Lebanese food at the Jbeil souks. Good food, good service, good ambiance, great…

November 03, 2014 | Recommended | Jbeil

El Molino: Travel to Mexico for a Night

Mexican | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 05, 2014

Mexican

El Molino: Travel to Mexico for a Night

I still remember the symphony, experienced that night... The tacos crumbling under my teeth like tam-tams, the guacamole caressing my palate like horse tail on a violin, the vibes pumping in my ears…

August 05, 2014 | Recommended | Jbeil

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

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 28, 2014

Restaurants

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

Breakfast at Paul Bakery Ghazir, Didn't Impress Me

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 07, 2014

Restaurants

Breakfast at Paul Bakery Ghazir, Didn't Impress Me

It was barely 9am on a Saturday morning and the Paul Bakery in Ghazir was almost full. Although it has been open for sometime now, I never had the chance to stop-by before. I was truly amazed to say…

January 07, 2014 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Bakeries Redefined... Zaatar W Zeit's Stand Alone in Byblos

Street Food | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 02, 2014

Street Food

Bakeries Redefined... Zaatar W Zeit's Stand Alone in Byblos

After visiting Zaatar W Zeit Zalka with my family last week, I decided to give this place another try before drawing any conclusions. As a small recap, my last experience was unacceptable.  I…

January 02, 2014 | Manakish | Jbeil

A Thin and Crunchy Ball with Sesame Seeds

Tasty Discoveries | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 10, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

A Thin and Crunchy Ball with Sesame Seeds

This time, getting a hold on one of Lebanon's tastiest delights, a trip to Byblos, Jbeil was a must. You might see them as the simplest things found in many corners around Lebanon, but the kaak at…

September 10, 2013 | Jbeil

Sunday Brunch at CFlow, Jbeil

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 01, 2013

Restaurants

Sunday Brunch at CFlow, Jbeil

The morning after... here we are, following a long night of dancing, celebrating my best friend's wedding. The festivities were not over.  The couple invited us to a Sunday brunch at CFlow…

August 01, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil

Byblos Crowned Best Arab Tourist City

News | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 15, 2013

News

Byblos Crowned Best Arab Tourist City

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) named Jbeil - Byblos as the best Arab tourist city in 2013, and felicitated its Mayor Ziad Al-Hawwat for the outstanding achievements he made and…

April 15, 2013 | Jbeil

Mhanna Sur Mer: The Perfect Lebanese Seafood Restaurant

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 16, 2012

Restaurants

Mhanna Sur Mer: The Perfect Lebanese Seafood Restaurant

Did you ever have this sense of amazement when you enter and leave a restaurant? Leaving a place feeling happy? Going back home with a smile? This is what Mhanna Sur Mer is all about:…

August 16, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil

éCafé, Edde Yard, Byblos

Restaurants | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 14, 2012

Restaurants

éCafé, Edde Yard, Byblos

For a change, I wanted to go and enjoy the old Byblos souks. The pedestrian village linked by ancient cobblestone alleys, table-studded courtyards come to life at night, with music, culture and more.…

August 14, 2012 | Italian | Jbeil

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