Malak el Taouk Reopens in Zouk Mosbeh

Malak el Taouk issued a statement today clarifying that early investigations showed that neither bacteria nor germs led to the death of the Syrian worker and that they will publish the official Ministry of Health reports once it's out. LBCI reported that they might have died from a possible gas leak. In all cases, the Zouk Mosbeh was reopen today by the ISF and is back to work! This is good news and will hopefully…

Why Lebanon is the Healthiest Nation in the Arab World

Lebanon ranked 32nd out of 163 countries in Bloomberg's 2017 Global Health Index and the healthiest nation in the Arab World with a health score of 79.55. Just to give you a quick overview of the report, each country in the index is "graded based on variables such as life expectancy, causes of death and health risks ranging from high blood pressure and tobacco use to malnutrition and the availability of clean water". Italy ranked…
Critiques

UAE Bans Import of Apples from Lebanon

1 day ago
It doesn’t look like Lebanon’s apple crisis is going to end anytime soon as the UAE has just banned imports of fruits and vegetables from five Middle Eastern countries, including apple from Lebanon. The reason ...
Critiques

An Idiotic Response to The Zouk Mosbeh Food Poisoning Incident

6 days ago
We’ve all heard about the food-poisoning incident that took place in Zouk Mosbeh two days ago. Basically three Syrian workers apparently got food-poisoned after Malak el Taouk and one of them died. The Malak el ...
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I love this Talaya Ad

1 week ago
I had never heard about Talaya Water till recently. What caught my attention is that they have glass bottles and jugs as well, which are far better than the plastic ones. In fact, I still ...
Food

Bouza 3a Koussa?

1 week ago
A shop called “Fadi Fruits” in Jnah is selling Zucchini-flavored ice cream and offering a free scoop for those who drop by. We’ve all heard the Bouza 3a Koussa joke but I never thought someone ...
Food

Not Your Average Maamoul Flavors: Honey, Orange, Rose Loukoum & Strawberry Pistachio

1 week ago
Nothing beats the traditional Maamoul flavors but there’s no harm in trying out new flavors. I got this year four original flavors from three different shops: 1- Orange-filled and honey-filled Maamouls from Neo-Gourmet. I loved ...
Critiques

Cake Sparklers Are Not Safe

3 weeks ago
Ziad Abi Chaker, an environmental & industrial engineer, has appeared on LBCI and AL Jadeed to talk about the hazards of cake sparklers, especially the ones that are commonly used in Lebanon. To be honest, ...
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I Almost Fell for Kababji’s April Fools Day’ Joke

3 weeks ago
Kababji announced Drone Delivery on March 31 and to be honest, I believed them for a second. There are drones delivering pizzas so why not Foul & Kabab? Imagine you’re up in the mountains craving ...
Food

Goût de France at Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel

1 month ago
On Tuesday March 21 2017, in more than 100 countries around the world, 2000 restaurants and embassies celebrated France’s gastronomy by inviting the public to a “French-style” dinner. The aim from this initiative, named “Goût ...
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