Osteria Il COLOMBO in Calle Hermanos Bécquer 5 Colombo opened recently this past November in Madrid with a similar Venetian menu as their brother restaurant, Xemei, in Barcelona. 2. Le Petit in Calle de Argensola 24 One of the most charming, romantic and intimate French cuisine restaurants in Madrid. I recommend sharing different plates to … More MADRID FOOD GUIDE (I)
COVID-19 changed our summer plans. I’m used to spend it in Beirut with my extended family. However, this one was in the Balearic Islands: Ibiza, Formentera and Menorca. You can find below the link for a map showing all my favorite restaurants, beaches and lakes. It’s color coded in the following way: Purple: restaurants Blue: … More Balearic Islands: Ibiza, Formentera & Menorca
Back in the month of October, the weekend before Halloween, a friend kindly invited me to her childhood house in The Hamptons. Experiencing the American weekend lifestyle felt like being in a movie. To arrive to The Hamptons you can either take the Long Island railroad train from Penn Station, the Hampton Jitney or Hampton … More Weekend in The Hamptons
If there is a city in the world that I cannot enjoy more brunch food, it’s definitely in the one of London. In my last visit seeing old high school friends, I tried more than 7 avocado toasts and came up with the conclusion of building a blog post comparing and contrasting each and everyone … More London: the city for brunch
The common cliché of how Middle Easterns are close minded in and out has been a talkative discussion over the past decades. Although I’m Spanish, my parents are Lebanese and I couldn’t be more proud of my double culture. This helped change my classmates’ perspective about the incorrect stereotypes about gender inequality, lack of freedom … More The summer guide to Lebanon: Beirut and suburbs
I grew up near the Mediterranean sea in the city of Barcelona where I learned about the importance of respecting different ethnic groups, cultures and values. Also, to explore and appreciate the diverse cuisines the city offers as well as to appreciate small things such as the sunny weather, snowy mountains and the delicious food. … More Barcelona, I’ve missed you.
We escaped from cold New York towards sunny Los Angeles to spend a long weekend in the west coast for Presidential’s day. As soon as we arrived to LA, we headed to Malibu beach where we spent the entire day at the Little Beach House; the most trendy social club worldwide. The house is out … More February in the West Coast: Los Angeles and Sant Francisco
Paris, also known as the city of love, is a splendid weekend getaway you can do with your friends and/or partner. Since we decided to stay in Paris for three days, we structured clearly everyday our meals. Getting inspired by some pictures searched on Instagram, we decided to start our trip in “Maison Sauvage” (Rue … More Where to eat on a 3-day weekend in Paris?
It has been a while since I want to try Espai Kru’s raw food and finally last Saturday I had dinner there. It belongs to an old and well-know restaurant in Barcelona, Rias de Galicia, but has a more chic and modern vibe. Just from the moment you enter in Espai kru until the moment … More Espai Kru by Grup Iglesias
Last Friday, after finishing work, I decided to head towards one of my favorite districts in Barcelona named Eixample. I love this area because you have access to everything in the same square; from beautiful coffee shops to delicious varieties of cuisines to amazing clothes shops. Since I was starving, I decided to first grab … More Getting lost in Eixample…