Forgive my absence over the last two weeks. Don’t fret, I’m back now – it’s not like I ever gave up writing and taking pictures of my food and everyone else’s.… Read more
“Eat better, be happier, live longer.” – Teresa Carles, Flax and Kale Barcelona
You’re probably gonna want to book your next flight to Barcelona after reading this – you’ve been warned.… Read more
We got to sleep in for once during our vacation! Until 9 am!
Day 5 was the day we switched accommodations for a new Barcelona experience. It started out pretty well, before the messy transportation issues…
Day 5: A New Barcelona Experience
Stop #1 – Churros con Chocolate for Breakfast at Xurreria Manuel San Román
Of course, chocolate.… Read more
One of the great things about Barcelona is that it’s so easy to get around that we were mostly walking everywhere we needed to go. I can’t count the number of times we walked on the marina starting from Port Vell to the many beaches stretched out along the coast or the times we passed the twisting and turning streets of Gothic Quarter and that ever-stretching Passeig de Gracia.… Read more
“Salad for breakfast? Pancakes for dinner? Here anything is possible.” – Brunch and Cake.
Brunch and Cake isn’t your quintessential traditional brunch; it’s brunch on a higher (and more beautiful) scale.… Read more
God knows my chocolate making skills are close to non-existent, so no, I wasn’t exactly a master chef (this time anyway)! However, I did get to play with chocolate.
About Elsa Chocolatier
Established in 1994, the family-owned business, Elsa Chocolatier, opened its first shop in Mar Elias, offering Belgian chocolate of the highest quality to Beirut.… Read more
If you aren’t already aware, Lebanon is currently undergoing an “apple crisis”.
In summary, Lebanese apple farmers aren’t being able to export their produce due to the current war in Syria (i.e.… Read more
I am in love with Barcelona.
T and I took a long (and very necessary) vacation in September. We set off for our first trip to Barcelona – a 9 day trip to an exciting, stunning city that resulted in beautiful memories that will last us a lifetime.… Read more
Attention readers! I have found a true gem in Mar Mikhael. It’s not a cool hipster café, and it’s not one of those new concept bistros that happen to be popping up all over the place.… Read more
The sophisticated, cosmopolitan and laid-back Gordon’s Cafe at Le Gray Hotel in Downtown Beirut is the perfect spot for any kind of meet up, from business meetings and afternoon coffees to solo tranquil lunches and family get-togethers.… Read more
If you want a simple, easy and meaningful trip in Lebanon, go to Harissa! For the purpose of this article, Harissa means “The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lebanon”, because it’s certainly a mouthful.… Read more
It was really time to get out of the city, so T and I organized a trip to the North to breathe in some clean, fresh air. Okay, let’s be honest here.… Read more