Furn w Fekhar: Breakfast in Achrafieh

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 20, 2019

Furn w Fekhar: Breakfast in Achrafieh

Breakfast & Coffee

May 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Located in the heart of Achrafieh facing Pate a Choux on Sodeco street, “Furn w Fekhar” is the latest…

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Sunday Lunch at Batchig Antelias

Armenian

May 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

It felt so good to visit Batchig after two long years! I’ve been here, done that, enjoyed all the menu and still…

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

Burgers

May 20, 2019 | Italian | Antelias

CO’s is for “Brgr.Co”, “Pzza.Co” and “Deli.Co” combined. Enjoy the best of…

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

Breakfast & Coffee

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People…

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Fish & Seafood

May 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor…

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

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

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

Recommended

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Welcome to the lab where shawarma is served with style. White and orange are the colors, with designs reminding you of…

Walking in Saida: The City of a Million Stories. (Enjoy Hundreds of Photos)

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Walking in Saida: The City of a Million Stories. (Enjoy Hundreds of Photos)

Mechwar Videos

May 15, 2019 | Travel | Saida

Set amid thick citrus and banana groves, the port town of Saida, also called Sidon, was once a rich and flourishing…

Green Junkie: Your Different Kind of Food Delivery in Beirut

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Green Junkie: Your Different Kind of Food Delivery in Beirut

French

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

(Beirutista) For Angela Sawan, a nutrition and dietetics graduate from the American University of Beirut, healthy…

Slate: Excellent Meats in Mar Milhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Slate: Excellent Meats in Mar Milhael

Grill&BBQ

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef…

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Fish & Seafood

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A handful of mouthwatering photos... enjoy the gallery below while I plan another visit to Mothershucker for a…

The Last Snow of the Season Up North Lebanon: Visiting my Heroes

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

The Last Snow of the Season Up North Lebanon: Visiting my Heroes

Mechwar Videos

May 15, 2019 | Travel | North Lebanon

Lebanon through the eyes of a passionate and curious foodie! Mechwar is a popular television segment on MTV…

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Italian

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

After decades of success, “Cafe Mondo” leaves its legacy to “Rossini Osteria and Caffe.”…

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2019

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Colorful, fresh and welcoming; Ana Beirut is much more than a restaurant; it's an experience... plants, wood, big…

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

International Cuisine | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 09, 2019

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

International Cuisine

May 09, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

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…

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Japanese & Sushi

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Back to Sushi Circle... after a not-too-pleasant experience exactly one year ago, I was back to check on the updates.…

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

French

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Invited for a charity dinner prepared by chef Micheal Lee Rafidi who came all the way from Washington, Bergerac…

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

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

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

International Cuisine

May 08, 2019 | Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the…

Beirut Hop-On Hop-Off Tours Are On! Visit Lebanon this Summer

Popular | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 06, 2019

Beirut Hop-On Hop-Off Tours Are On! Visit Lebanon this Summer

Popular

May 06, 2019 | Travel | Beirut

3 must-see hop-off attractions Arabs? Romans? Greeks? Crusaders? Beirut, one of the world’s oldest cities, has…

The Cheesecake Factory Closes in Beirut: Goodbye to Another Franchise

News | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 30, 2019

The Cheesecake Factory Closes in Beirut: Goodbye to Another Franchise

News

April 30, 2019 | Popular | Hamra & Verdun

I keep on repeating one sentence: “Lebanon is not a franchise country”. From the days' franchises started…

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 25, 2019

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Mechwar Videos

April 25, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Aabrine (عبرين) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Batroun District (Qada'a), an administrative division…

Khalife Blown Glass Atelier; Handcraft Workshop in Sarafand, South Lebanon

News | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 25, 2019

Khalife Blown Glass Atelier; Handcraft Workshop in Sarafand, South Lebanon

News

April 25, 2019 | Travel | South Lebanon

Khalifa blown glass in Sarafand (located at 14km from Sidon) manufactures a clear transparent glass that is free from…

Lebanon's Maamoul Choices of 2019: A Comparative Video Review

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 23, 2019

Lebanon's Maamoul Choices of 2019: A Comparative Video Review

Comparative Review

April 23, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the…

Big Chains Are Destroying Small Businesses in Villages and Towns!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 22, 2019

Big Chains Are Destroying Small Businesses in Villages and Towns!

News

April 22, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

I was brought up in a village on the hills of Metn called Mazraat Yachouh. It is located on the main Metn highway that…

Hanson Doughnuts: Handcrafted American Breakfast in Achrafieh

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Hanson Doughnuts: Handcrafted American Breakfast in Achrafieh

Desserts & Sweets

April 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Big sized, beautifully decorated, fluffy and airy... there’s a place in Achrafieh that handcrafts Gourmet…

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

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

Breakfast & Coffee

April 20, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Have you ever had a traditional old breakfast in a beautifully decorated place, served by professional waiters,…

Breakfast at the Hilton Downtown: Good Food, Good Mood in the Heart of Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Breakfast at the Hilton Downtown: Good Food, Good Mood in the Heart of Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 20, 2019 | Hotels | Beirut Central District

A very long time ago, I can even remember when, probably before even graduating from dental school, I was asked to take…

Zaatar w Zeit: Sadly Portraying a Wrong Image of Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 19, 2019

Zaatar w Zeit: Sadly Portraying a Wrong Image of Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 19, 2019 | News | Lebanon

Spending the day at home with my little ones, and after a long week in Armenia, I was craving a decent, tasty, fluffy,…

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 19, 2019

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

Comparative Review

April 19, 2019 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the…

Last Lunch at The Cheesecake Factory Beirut; Closing on April 30th (Restaurant Closed)

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 17, 2019

Last Lunch at The Cheesecake Factory Beirut; Closing on April 30th (Restaurant Closed)

American

April 17, 2019 | Restaurant Closed | Hamra & Verdun

When I heard that “The Cheesecake Factory” of Beirut will be closing down at the end of April, it was a…

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 17, 2019

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Desserts & Sweets

April 17, 2019 | Recommended | Saida

Let’s start agreeing that these are not “baklava.” Looking like oriental sweets, these diamond shaped…

Maamoul Comparison Video: 12 Different Choices to Choose From

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 17, 2019

Maamoul Comparison Video: 12 Different Choices to Choose From

Comparative Review

April 17, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the…

HORECA 2019: A Video Review

Events | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 13, 2019

HORECA 2019: A Video Review

Events

April 13, 2019 | News | Beirut

“For a better industry” is HORECA LEBANON’s theme for this year, which defines the objective of the…

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

International Cuisine

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Every time I pass by Sassine Square, I remind myself that I have to try Cantina Social. I heard good things about, an…

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

Breakfast & Coffee

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I believe the first hundred meters of Gemmayze are tuning into “Asia Town” while the end from St.Nicolas…

Kaakeh Square: Traditional, Upscale and Tasty

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Kaakeh Square: Traditional, Upscale and Tasty

Restaurants

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

"Kaakeh" for the famous Lebanese bread and "Square" for its shape. Kaake Square has taken our local conventional street…

With the Scouts in Ras Baalbeck

News | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 13, 2019

With the Scouts in Ras Baalbeck

News

April 13, 2019 | Bekaa

مشاركة جمعية كشافة الجراح فوج شبيبة رأس بعلبك بزرع ٥٠ شجرة ارز على جبل الصليب تقدمة السيد انطوني رحيّل صاحب صفحة…

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias

Italian

March 28, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Antelias

“Ita” for Italian and “Lee” for Japanese, the restaurant on Antelias internal road is Italian…

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens…

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Breakfast & Coffee

March 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Located on Zalka’s internal road between Al Roumi butchery and Mitsubishi motors, The Agonist is not a cafe like…

Lebanon as Not Seen on TV: Land of Beauty and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Lebanon as Not Seen on TV: Land of Beauty and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

This is the Lebanon locals want to share with the world... You've seen the international news reports. You've heard…

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Bread & Bakeries | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Bread & Bakeries

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | South Lebanon

Down south, two hours from Beirut is a bakery, a special shop producing unique Markouk saj bread as well as a selection…

Pate A Choux: Mouthwatering Cakes, Upscale and Unique

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Pate A Choux: Mouthwatering Cakes, Upscale and Unique

Desserts & Sweets

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

During my adolescence, I remember dad taking me to a pastry shop all the way up to Broumana. Owned and run by…

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

I've been here endless times, enjoying it more and more every single visit; yummy! Tasty, passionate, creative and…

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 26, 2019

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Asian/Chinese

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Oh My God! I’ve been writing reviews for the last seven years, discovered thousands of restaurants in Lebanon but…

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

Breakfast & Coffee

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Metn

If you follow my stories on Instagram, you should know by now that I fell in love with this guy; Abou Chady, 32 years…

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Mechwar Videos | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Mechwar Videos

March 26, 2019 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

Take the road from Baskinta to Ain el Qabu or the other road from Abou Mizan to Zabbougha and reach a little…

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

Bread & Bakeries | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

Bread & Bakeries

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Dbayeh

If they say "A picture is worth a thousand words", a video is worth more than a million. Watch it for yourself and…

P.F.Chang’s at the Bay: Good Food, Attentive Service

Asian/Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

P.F.Chang’s at the Bay: Good Food, Attentive Service

Asian/Chinese

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut

I haven’t been to Zaitounay bay for such a long time especially for lunch. Walking down and searching for a place…

Discover "La Residence des Pins" in Details: Home of the French Ambassador to Lebanon

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Discover "La Residence des Pins" in Details: Home of the French Ambassador to Lebanon

News

March 26, 2019 | Beirut

The Pine Residence (Arabic: قصر الصنوبر‎, Qasr al-snawbar, literally "the palace of the Pines"), located in…

Y the Chocolate: Now Open in Anfeh

Chocolate | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Y the Chocolate: Now Open in Anfeh

Chocolate

March 26, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | North Lebanon

Endless choices and chocolate creations made especially for you: Y the Chocolate is the latest trendy…

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