The Four Seasons Hotel Beirut welcomes guests for lunch every Sunday for a luxurious open buffet spread out around The Grill Room restaurant (including its executive kitchen!) for an entirely new experience!… Read more
Trust me 24 hours in Edinburgh isn’t enough to get a feel for this city. Not even 48 hours. I would recommend at least 3-5 days in the city – at least you can tick off a lot of the essential things to do that way!… Read more
It was a Friday afternoon.
We packed a getaway bag and made our way to our home away from home in Beirut. A break from our daily work routine was very necessary, and what better way to break a routine than to add a pinch of class and luxury over the weekend?… Read more
Zaatar w Zeit has been my favourite Lebanese fast food joint ever since I first tried their renowned “Djeij w Jebne” wrap, now known as “Famous Chicken”. It was love at first bite.… Read more
London has a lot to offer, especially during the festive season. From its iconic buildings, historic landmarks, busy streets, evolving cuisine, and rich culture, it would take you years to fully discover this remarkable city.… Read more
Edinburgh is an exceptionally beautiful city to visit at any time of the year. Imagine what it’s like during the Christmas holiday season, with all its striking street decorations, eye-catching lights, and uplifting festive atmosphere!… Read more
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!
5 days into our trip T and I decide to switch accommodations for a new Barcelona experience. We moved from our hotel on Las Ramblas to an apartment via AirBnB in the Exiample neighbourhood, a 15-min walk from the beautiful Sagrada Familia.… 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”.
Lebanese apple farmers aren’t being able to export their produce due to the current war in Syria (i.e. main transport through the country is impossible) and it’s too expensive to send by plane.… 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