IHOP – The International House of Pancakes

You know that big stack of thick, fluffy dreamy pancakes you always saw on TV but thought it was too good to be true !!! Well, brace yourself. In the midst of the huddled restaurants and shops at the Spot mall in Choueifat, you'll find the beloved all American, old school breakfast (& more) joint IHOP (International [...]

Meats & Bread Hardcore BBQ

M eet the man behind Meats & Bread. If you happen to be new to the food scene or have better things to do than keep up with daily restaurant news (Seriously?!), Chef Riad is behind the legendary burger at Ferdinand's and now the much talked about Meats & Bread Hardcore BBQ in Gemmayze. The Interior [...]

L’Atelier du Miel Workshop & Garden Café

In an unlikely alleyway in Gemmayze lies the perfect destination for a unique culinary experience. The founders of L'Atelier du Miel, famed for their unique honey, now bring you a Workshop & Garden Café offering honey based dishes, drinks and of course desserts. For those of you who don't know, L'atelier du miel offers more than30 different types [...]

Fleur Thé

Not only is this unique café/restaurant home to one of the best chocolat chaud viennois artisanal but it's also the perfect spot to get your creative juices flowing. The funky, colorful, rustic interior was designed by none other than the owner herself, Juliana Tarazi.

A Staycation At Royal Tulip Achrafieh

There's nothing like a small getaway to provide you with a quick recharge and leave you refreshed and ready to face the stressful daily work schedule again. What's better is being able to do that without having to travel or even leave your city. A vacation at home! Leaving the daily routine behind we walked [...]

Lent-Friendly Menus & Items

The fasting season is upon us, it is time to say goodbye to your favorite foods and give up on chicken and meat. Below are some of the restaurants around the country offering Lent-friendly menus or special items. Bou Melhem Dimitri Hayek Street, Sin El Fil 01 497667 | 01 497666 The Chase Sassine Square, Ashrafieh 01 [...]

Our Top 5 Beirut Burgers

Let's face it, burgers are our ultimate craving.  No matter how high new food trends might rise they will eventually fall but our love of burgers will never die out. Below are Beirut's Top 5 (in our humble opinion) Burgers: Urban Grill Original CheeseBurger Owned by a burger fanatic, Urban Grill prides itself on using the [...]

Lunch at Villa Badaro

We headed to Villa Badaro on Saturday afternoon for lunch. It was the day before the Marathon and the roads were packed, after struggling to find a parking spot we were more than ready for a nice quiet lunch. Walking into the terrace surrounded by trees and greenery the place was almost full but our table was waiting [...]

A Beautiful Lunch at Society Bistro

After hearing so much positive feedback about Society Bistro we decided to give it a try and see for ourselves what all the hype was about. It took us a while to get a reservation as the place is always fully booked, once we experienced it we completely understood the reason why. A beautiful interior with professional friendly [...]

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 [...]

Book Review: One Day by David Nicholls

Ever since I was a kid I found refuge in the pages of a good book, whether funny, romantic or emotional I've always embarked on whatever journey it took me on and felt attached to the characters and saddened when the story ends or when one of the characters dies. One of my favorite reads [...]

Punta Del Este – Jounieh

We found ourselves lately wondering at the sudden decline in service at restaurants and pubs around the country. It's gotten to a point where if a waiter/waitress can get us through the meal without being annoyed or rude it would be a pleasant shock. But nothing prepared us to what we encountered at Punta Del [...]