How Many Guinness World Records Does Lebanon Hold?

I stumbled upon a friend's comprehensive list of all the Guinness World Records Lebanon holds and there are 47 of them apparently! I looked up the Guinness World Records website and found 47 hits dating back to 2013 under Lebanon which include: - The largest cereal box and the largest cereal breakfast - Largest seafood display - Most TV interviews conducted in 12 hours - Largest hotel suite at the Grand Hills Hotel & Spa…

Swap your Cocktails for Portable Arguiles? Seriously?

As if we needed another excuse for people to smoke the Shisha, some guy came up with a "brilliant" idea to sell mini portable Shishas at LL15,000 at outdoor events. I've already seen people smoking Shisha in their cars using the electric plug but this thing is even smaller and I'm sure we will unfortunately be seeing more drivers or maybe party goers smoking it.
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Furn Beaino is Delivering Now!

3 months ago
Almost 8 years ago, I got introduced to Furn Beaino by mistake. I was at my friend’s shop in Sarba and he told me “let’s go have the best Lahm Baajine in town” so we ...
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Bistr’eau: A Seafood Gem at The Heart of Batroun

3 months ago
Bistr’eau (I love the name!) is a new seafood bistro that opened on the Batroun port as an extension to the beautiful L’Auberge de la Mer hotel. The bistro overlooks the port and fishermen boats ...
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CNN’s Top 20 Middle Eastern foods

4 months ago
CNN asked Lebanese-American food blogger Bethany Kehdy about her favorite Middle Eastern dishes and got inspired from Kehdy’s taste to list the top 20 Middle Eastern foods. Hummus came on top of the list, followed ...
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IHOP Officially Opens Today at the Spot Choueifat + Sneak Peek Visit

4 months ago
IHOP officially opened on Monday at the new The Spot Mall in Choueifat for the first time in Lebanon! I was lucky enough to get dibs though, and I went down on Saturday with my ...
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Deekmatic: A Chicken Lover’s Hidden Gem in Matn

4 months ago
I’m quite familiar with local restaurants and small “mom-and-pop” places in the Metn area. I went to school in that district, and many of my closest friends live and grew up there. Naturally, all the ...
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Starbucks Now Open in Broumana

4 months ago
Broumana is going to have a busy summer this year. First Roadster & Zaatar W Zeit and now Starbucks is also opening right next door. The shop wasn’t open yet when I went there for ...
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Celebrating Lebanese Food

5 months ago
Lebanese food is probably the one thing we can still brag about here in Lebanon. The below video is an old one but it’s pretty awesome and totally worth sharing. It’s done by the Fung ...
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For The Love of Zaatar (Thyme)

5 months ago
Here’s a 6-minute short movie on Mohammad Ali Neimeh, the man who cultivates Lebanon’s wild herb and who’s a thyme passionate. Mohammad, also known as Abou Kassem, used to collect thyme from the fields and ...
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