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

Reviews | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 15, 2019

Reviews

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

Raising Cane's: Excellent Chicken, Delicious Fries, Tasty Sauce in Beirut

Reviews | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 14, 2019

Reviews

Raising Cane's: Excellent Chicken, Delicious Fries, Tasty Sauce in Beirut

Visiting for the third time, I can't but express my admiration for this chicken concept. I love their food, the ambiance, the quality of the soft drink, sauces and unique fries. Let's…

July 14, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut

Groupy-Ramlawi: Saida’s Best Ice Cream

Reviews | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

July 14, 2019

Reviews

Groupy-Ramlawi: Saida’s Best Ice Cream

How many times have you enjoyed a lemon ice cream tasting like a real lemon being squeezed inside your mouth? One of Lebanon’s ultimate best ice cream shops is located in Saida and is called…

July 14, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Saida

Country Gate: A Modern Lebanese Restaurant in Deir el Qamar

Reviews | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 14, 2019

Reviews

Country Gate: A Modern Lebanese Restaurant in Deir el Qamar

Shocking at first, it feels like dining in a parking lot until the waiter welcomes you, and you open the trendy menu filled with beautifully shot photos. Country Gate is Deir el Qamar’s…

July 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Shouf

Babel Bahr Amchit: Lebanese Seafood with a Modern Twist

Reviews | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 13, 2019

Reviews

Babel Bahr Amchit: Lebanese Seafood with a Modern Twist

Yes, an impressive lighthouse with a unique grandiose setup nestled on Amchit's seashores. It will attract your attention from several kilometers away. Reach Amchit, and then take the sea road to…

July 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

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

Reviews | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 11, 2019

Reviews

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

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Reviews | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Reviews

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Skipping introductions and going straight to the point, SAI is one of Metn’s favorite Japanese restaurant now open for more than four years in the same spot. Excellent casual sushi, the…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Reviews | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Reviews

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Typical Armenian cuisine, the kind of food you’d have at the home of an Armenian friend, from a small tiny little restaurant in Bourj Hammoud to a bigger scale, several restaurants in Lebanon…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Antelias

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

Reviews | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

Reviews

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

The new menu is here! Roadster Diner new menu has landed, and it was time to try it. It was the first time I visit the branch at ABC Dbayeh, enjoying the trendy architecture, the colors, industrial…

July 09, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant

Reviews | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

Reviews

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant

Having occupied its premium location for more than three decades, Abou Joseph is the restaurant you pass by every day while going to work. Nestled in the heart of Lebanon, on our county’s…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Reviews | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Reviews

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

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Reviews | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 04, 2019

Reviews

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!

Reviews | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 04, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 03, 2019

Reviews

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

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

Reviews | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 02, 2019

Reviews

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

I’m a fan of the brand, -not the clothing brand but- their restaurants and now added hotels to the list. Upscale, modern, generous, luxurious, and created to impress. It’s been a ritual…

July 02, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Casino Mhanna: Preserving Lebanese Culinary Traditions in Zahle, Berdawni

Reviews | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

July 01, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 16, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 15, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 14, 2019

Reviews

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

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Reviews | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 13, 2019

Reviews

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Located at a ten minutes walk from Florence city center, the Regency is a luxury boutique hotel for travelers seeking calm. Old and authentic, the decor takes you on journey back memory lane making…

June 13, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

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

Reviews | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 10, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Reviews

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

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Reviews

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Kesrwani Seafood: I Have a New Favorite Restaurant in Antelias

Reviews | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 09, 2019

Reviews

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!

Reviews | Italy Europe

Europe

June 08, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2019

Reviews

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

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Reviews | France Europe

Europe

June 07, 2019

Reviews

Best Western Hotel, Le Mondial Hôtel, Cannes

Spending the night in Cannes, I chose a casual hotel called Le Mondial. Part of the Best Western brand, the hotel, located in the heart of Cannes’ market was a perfect choice. Shopping, dining,…

June 07, 2019 | Reviews | France

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

Reviews | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 07, 2019

Reviews

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!

Reviews | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 06, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 06, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 20, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 20, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Reviews

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

Reviews | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Reviews

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!

Reviews | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Reviews

"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

Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Reviews

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

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Reviews

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef tartare, meat and desserts were all phenomenal. Le Commerce du Levant: Located…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Reviews

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

The Hard Rock Cafe Dubai: Impressive Decor and Good Food

Reviews | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 15, 2019

Reviews

The Hard Rock Cafe Dubai: Impressive Decor and Good Food

I’ve been a fan of the "Hard Rock Cafe" chain for as long as I remember. Two restaurants in Beirut, -which unfortunately closed- and many others around the world that I make a point to visit in…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Dubai

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Reviews | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Reviews

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

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