The Picturesque Village Of Douma

On the weekend, we took a trip to the beautiful and quiet village of Douma. At an altitude of 1150 m., it is 80 km from Beirut, 30 km from Jbeil and 43 km from Tripoli. Douma is a part of Batroun district and is known for it's special location in a valley surrounded by [...]

Casper & Gambini’s – Aperitivo

On Thursday June 2nd Casper & Gambini's launched their new, oh so chic, aperitivo concept. The cozy, warm ambiance sets the mood for a light early evening meet up with friends or co-workers. You can indulge yourself with a bountiful spread of delectable small bites while sipping on swanky drinks like the Aperol Spritz cocktail and classic Negroni cocktail. The ultimate Italian pastime has made it's [...]

The Garden Show & Spring Festival 2016

In it's 13th edition, The garden show & spring festival opened to the public last night. For 5 days from 5 pm till 11 pm more than 220 exhibitors will be showcasing their products ranging from flowers, plants, outdoor furniture and cooking tools, gardening equipment and landscaping. Some of the exhibitors; Arbusta for landscaping, BHV [...]

Junkyard’s Beer Garden

Junkyard has officially opened their "Beer Garden" !! The German concept fits so well with junkyard's chill vibes, you get to hang out in a comfortable, friendly environment, enjoy the tunes, have some drinks and munch on some great eats.      There are 9 different food stations and trucks scattered around the yard, serving everything from burgers and sausages to sushi rolls, dynamite shrimps and vegetarian [...]

Bent Al Sultan

Bent Al Sultan serves a fusion of Lebanese and Turkish dishes, as we walked in we could see that reflected in the decor; simple, modern with a Lebanese flare and ornaments that evoke Ottoman luxury textured with brass and gold. Dinner started with pumpkin soup served hot straight from an actual pumpkin, it was delicious although we're both not big fans of pumpkin we really enjoyed this smooth [...]

Mr Boston

  We absolutely love Mr Boston! We usually go there for happy hours after work to grab a bite to eat, have a few cocktails.. The ambiance is welcoming, the vibes are reminiscent of an old New York pub, the brick walls are decorated with clocks, a massive mirror, pictures of guests and vintage collectibles. This relaxed yet trendy style makes Mr Boston a great place [...]

L’ancre Tabarja’s Re-opening

  We were pleased to be invited to L'ancre Restaurant's official re-opening dinner last month and after hearing the new management is the same as Appetito Trattoria in Hamra which happens to be our favorite Italian restaurant we knew we were in for a great evening. Located on the seaside road linking maameltein to Tabarja [...]

Junkyard – The Brunch

We were invited to Junkyard for their Sunday Brunch and we had a great experience! The food was good, the service super friendly and the band was amazing. The only minus was the food took some time to be served and we were told the kitchen is not being able to keep up due to [...]

El Gringo Mexican Food Truck

Not so long ago we visited a Mexican restaurant that prides itself on authentic Mexican cuisine yet our dinner turned out to be tasteless and disastrous. During the 5th Beirut Cooking Festival, we stumbled into the food court around lunch time and we were hungry. We opted for a chicken burrito from El Gringo Mexican [...]

Opening of The 5th Beirut Cooking Festival & 2nd Edition Salon Du Chocolat

The opening of the much anticipated Beirut Cooking Festival & Salon du Chocolat took place yesterday. The 3 day event will remain until Saturday the 14th of November.   This year the Beirut Cooking festival has around 150 exhibitors including food products, the latest cooking utensils and kitchenware, workshops and activities with cooking tips and techniques [...]

A Village in The Heart of Dbayeh

A new concept is opening soon in Dbayeh. "The Village" is made up of stone houses, fountains, beautifully coloured mosaic tiles, outdoor public spaces and plenty of greenery in a 1,900 square meter complex, It will be comprised of 16 various restaurants and pubs: 190 - Barcelona - BistroBar - Bodo - Crepaway - Divvy - EscoBar - [...]

Pasquale – Grand Hills Broumana

Simply put, there are good Italian restaurants and then there is Pasquale. Last month was the opening of Pasquale at Grand Hills Broumana and it wasn't long till we had the opportunity to try it during a Zomato foodie meet up. We found the interior lacking in identity but the outdoor terrace was beautiful. The [...]

An Outdoor Summer BBQ

For those of you who already know and tried l'humeur du chef in Mar Mikhael, you'll be interested to know about their new location at Zaarour Country Club "La cabane du chef"; If you're not familiar with the concept l'humeur du chef is as the name states a daily menu based on the chef's mood [...]

Appetito Trattoria

  A quaint and cozy place, Appetito Trattoria is a great choice for a romantic dinner or a quiet lunch. Located right across from Napoli Hotel on Mahatma Gandhi Street in Hamra they offer an authentic Italian experience in a nice setting and ambiance. We've been to Appetito twice and both times we left extremely satisfied. [...]