Zaatar W Zeit Opening in Vancouver

Friends in Vancouver told me that they spotted a Zaatar w Zeit branch opening there, so I looked up the news and it's indeed happening. Quoting ZWZ's blog which dates back to October 5, they are "opening their doors soon to all food lovers in Vancouver at 531 Granville Street". I still don't have an exact opening date but it should be soon. This will mark ZWZ's first branch outside the Arab world as it…

It’s Thyme to Celebrate #WorldMankoushehDay

What we decide to eat for breakfast varies greatly from one country to the other and from one person to the other, but I believe the majority of Lebanese agree that nothing tops a Mankousheh for breakfast, especially a Zaatar Mankousheh with some Labneh, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives on the side. Mankoushe is our speciality and Zaatar W Zeit has decided to declare November 2 #WorldMankoushehDay and is inviting everyone to celebrate our heritage and…
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BK is Offering You a Free Whopper on Halloween if You Come Dressed as a Clown

3 months ago
Burger King is trolling McDonald’s by giving free whoppers to people dressed as clowns on Halloween. All you need to do is show up at BK Jal el Dib on Tuesday October 31st between 7 ...
Baladi

Chef Alain Ducasse Opening a Restaurant at Le Gray Beirut

3 months ago
I just read on hospitalitynewsmag that one of the world’s most decorated Michelin star chefs Alain Ducasse is coming back to Beirut to open a restaurant and a chocolate boutique at Le Gray Hotel. Star ...
Food

Mathieu: Best Crêpes in Mar Mikhael

4 months ago
I love crêpes and I’m always looking for new crepe places to try in Beirut. Mathieu opened earlier this year in Mar Mikhael a block from EDL and makes some of the best crepes I’ve ...
Food

Cold Stone Opening Soon in #Beirut

4 months ago
I spotted this morning a Cold Stone sign on one of the shops in M1 building in DownTown Beirut and it looks like it’s opening really soon. Cold Stone Creamery is an American ice cream ...
Food

NYTimes on the Sahyoun Falafel Rivalry

5 months ago
NYTimes published yesterday a great piece on the Sahyoun brothers falafel rivalry. Zuheir Sahyoun & Fuad Sahyoun both inherited the Falafel business from their father Mustapha Sahyoun but then the younger brother broke away and ...
Architecture

How Many Guinness World Records Does Lebanon Hold?

5 months ago
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 ...
Critiques

Swap your Cocktails for Portable Arguiles? Seriously?

6 months ago
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 ...
Food

Furn Beaino is Delivering Now!

6 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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