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 [...]

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 [...]

Sapori E Vini

Sapori E Vini is so much more than your average Italian trattoria. This is the kind of place that is going to make you fall in love with Italian cuisine over and over again, and we're not just talking about pizza here, it's the pasta, the salad, the homemade fondant ... The place is reminiscent [...]

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 [...]

Kempinski’s Decadent Sunday Brunch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gQoaZ0c-TA Brunch is all about eating great food, enjoying your time, feeling  pampered and down right royal.. or at least that's how we feel about it and that is exactly what Candelabra is offering. This lovely brunch spot at the Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort offers something for every palate from standout savory dishes and live cooking stations to luscious [...]

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 [...]

Lunch at Bou Melhem

It's always exciting when we find a restaurant with a signature dish that adds a twist to an old favorite. We're even happier when the rest of the dishes are absolutely delicious. Bou Melhem is a Lebanese restaurant priding itself on preserving the Lebanese traditions, from their food to their infamous traditional Lebanese entertainment nights. Our experience in a nutshell: great [...]

Yoga & Breakfast at Casper & Gambini’s

Casper & Gambini's have introduced the Yoga & Breakfast event to their AUBMC branch and we absolutely love it! Yoga is a simple and highly effective workout that can keep you fit by jump starting your metabolism and it also helps reduce stress. We had the pleasure to attend the first event in July and it was wonderful, we could feel [...]

Things to do this weekend (29 – 31 July)

We've rounded up a few things happening this weekend, from 29 to 31 July, for you to check out, whether you're looking to party, pig out or enjoy some time in the great outdoors.   Flashback 2016 in Broumana - July 28 till July 31 FLASHBACK is back for another year! Gathering the finest of Lebanese designers and [...]

Rare The Restaurant – A Perfect Lunch in The Heart of Achrafieh

RARE is a French restaurant hidden in the backstreets of Achrafieh, once you find it its hard to fight the urge to walk in this cozy eatery. The facade of the restaurant is open to the street and features a bar with stools that give the place an urban feel and lets in plenty of light. [...]

Le Grenier à Pain | The carb-worthy bakery

We decided to go to Le Grenier à Pain to try a new place for breakfast. It turned out to be an amazing and delicious experience. This franchise is an impressive french bakery that won the “Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Francaise de la Ville De Paris” twice already! So YES! you can definitely expect love at first [...]

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 Backyard – A new venue in Hazmieh

From the same people that brought The Village to Dbayeh comes The backyard, it is a vast open air project executed by Bernard Mallat Architects in collaboration with Walid Zeidan Architects and landscape design by Imad Gemayel and softscaping Rana Hamzeh from Exotica. We loved this new venue in Hazmieh, lots of space to roam around, a nice fountain [...]

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 [...]