Posts in category Food / Restaurants

Al Murjan Palace Hotel: A quiet place...

Al Murjan Palace Hotel: A quiet place in busy Jounieh
I had the opportunity to test the Al Murjan Palace Hotel recently. The 4-star boutique hotel is located in a quiet street in busy Jounieh; a good spot for business people, friends, couples and all type of travelers. Staff is friendly, helpful and courteous. The lobby A double room The bathroom The restaurant The hotel is equipped for corpo [...]

Annette’s Specialty Dough. Cari...

Annette’s Specialty Dough. Caringly Low Carb
People with diabetes have hard time finding products that suit their condition. In this regards, range of low carbohydrate baked products was developed by doctors under Annette’s – Caringly Low Carb brand. Fellow bloggers and myself had the opportunity to try the products at the Kitchen Lab. We cooked a Lebanese Mankouche (That wa [...]

A day at La Maison de la Forêt –...

A day at La Maison de la Forêt – Bkassine, Lebanon
Today, I got the chance to spend a day at La Maison de la Forêt in Bkassine. In a few introductory words: La Maison de La Fôret is an ecotourism and hospitality venue that reopened reopened to public in July 2014 under the management of Knee Roots to attract both Lebanese and tourists looking for the perfect mountain hideaway where comfort, [...]

Monte Cassino: A hidden gem in Tabarj...

Monte Cassino: A hidden gem in Tabarja, Lebanon
I was invited with fellow bloggers on Friday, 27th of June to check a new Boutique Hotel located in Tabarja: Monte Cassino. This gem looks like it come out from the Renaissance era. Extremely beautiful and appealing to the eye. Yet it has an extremely modern interior! …and a lot is inspired from different parts of the world. Some parts [...]

Brick’s launches its new menu

Brick’s launches its new menu
Brick’s, a pub restaurant in Hamra, launched its menu a couple of days ago and I got to taste some of the drinks and dishes with some friends. Cosmopolitan Manhattan Fruity Frozen Margarita Mango Madness Kiwi Wawa Quesadillas Spicy Jumbo Shrimp Blackened Tuna Pepper Steak We enjoyed the place, good music (We were sit-dancing and singi [...]

Ordering food online:

I tested two online services today: and It was my first experience with both of them. This is my personal feedback: To use this service, one needs to create an account and fill some information. Then according to the location, a list of restaurants is suggested with details of their conditio [...]

Appetito Trattoria: An authentic tast...

Appetito Trattoria: An authentic taste of Italy in the heart of Hamra, Beirut
Appetito Trattoria is a cozy rustic Italian restaurant with an outdoor space on Mahatma Ghandhi street in Hamra. The wooden decor makes it very homey. The restaurants offers popular Italian dishes as well as specials. Here is what I tried: From the Antipasti section, the Cannelloni di Melanzane. This dish is made of eggplants rolls filled wi [...]

OBI Japanese Restaurant – Revie...

OBI Japanese Restaurant – Review
OBI, the sushi restaurant I visited is the one that recently opened on the last floor of ABC Dbayeh. (OBI has also a branch in ABC Ashrafieh) In a relaxed and trendy atmosphere, we were welcomed by the friendly, always smiling OBI staff.  The menu is quite diversified and the restaurant has got a list of specialties of its own. Before trying [...]

Roadster Diner launched a reward prog...

Rd Lover card
I was at Roadster’s today and I noticed something new. A loyalty card was launched! So, how does it work? Well, the system consists of accumulating stars. Every 1000LL is equivalent to one star. starting 200 stars you enter a draw for valuable prizes such as notepads, a Vespa, trips for 2 and even a car! The only downside to this syst [...]

Stop screaming, I can’t hear yo...

Stop screaming, I can’t hear you!
It seems we are losing many of our abilities…like the ability to talk. People don’t talk anymore; they scream! Here is what Ksar – Jbeil at 3pm, sounded like. I bet you can’t hear it till it ends at maximum volume. I had to endure this throughout lunch. How do you usually handle it?   The noise in a restaurant by ritak [...]