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 day trip in Lebanon, then go to Harissa!
For the purpose of this article, Harissa will replace “Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lebanon”, because the official name is 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 fresh air.
Okay, let’s be honest here.… Read more
I’ve always wanted to try a plant-based diet; however, I just never got around to it. I was either not ready to commit to the vegan lifestyle or I was just not too keen to give up certain foods like cheese, seafood, and chocolate.… Read more
So I went vegan over the weekend.
Hang on; I haven’t given up meat and dairy forever! I can never eliminate my beloved cheese from my diet – even though I am slightly intolerant to lactose.… Read more
I’ve been to Boulevard Beirut on a number of occasions and I love their lunch and dinner menu. The restaurant serves classic Lebanese favourites with a modern touch.
[ You must try the traditional Lebanese shish barak and the mini kafta pockets served with a minty fresh laban dip ]
The venue is already one of my favourites in Beirut in terms of comfort, decoration and interior design in comparison to other Lebanese restaurants.… Read more
Hidden from the crowded and trendy main street of Mar Mikhael, you discover SUD Restaurant nestled in La Cour Saint Michel, a picturesque courtyard owned by Chawki Yazbeck (who also owns SUD).… Read more
Straight out of Pinterest, GardenState, one of my favourite outdoor pubs, has finally opened its doors for summer.
Its location is away from the typical Mar Mikhael pub scene, so at least you can enjoy going through a traffic-free zone in Beirut for a change.… Read more
We were skeptical at first – from Verdun main street, you can mistake Bent El Sultan Restaurant for a typical shisha lounge.
However, once we entered, we were met with a chic outdoor terrace, a cozy interior, contemporary décor with classic pieces, traditional uniforms and positive vibes.… Read more
Brass Beirut, a restaurant-pub, recently opened in the heart of Achrafieh. I don’t know about you, but this area of Achrafieh (Sodeco, Tabaris…) confuses me – I’m always getting lost!
After we (finally!) found the restaurant (on foot), we were greeted by one of the owners, Khaled M., who welcomed us with great hospitalit.… Read more
Maison M, House of Makhlouf, was established in 1948 with its first branch in Dora. The Naccache branch is fairly new (just a few years old) and is made up of 4 floors.… Read more
I’ve previously been to Tamashii’s branch in Mar Mikhael – it’s a very small restaurant with 4 tables and a bar. I was pleased to hear about their new branch in Antelias and even more so when I saw how spacious and charming the venue was!… Read more