Bistr’eau: A Seafood Gem at The Heart of Batroun

Bistr'eau 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 and is few meters away from the beautiful Mar Estephan Cathedral. I headed there last Saturday for lunch before heading to the beach. To be honest, I was expecting it to be a small place but it turned out to be a gorgeous bistro…

CNN’s Top 20 Middle Eastern foods

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 by Manakeesh, grilled Halloumi, Foul Medammas and Falafel. The majority of items on that list are found in the Lebanese cuisine but there aren't that many recommendations for restaurants in Lebanon so I thought I tweak the list and add…
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IHOP Officially Opens Today at the Spot Choueifat + Sneak Peek Visit

6 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 ...
Food

Deekmatic: A Chicken Lover’s Hidden Gem in Matn

7 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 ...
Food

Starbucks Now Open in Broumana

7 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

7 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)

7 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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Beirut Planting Roofs

7 months ago
Beirut Planting Roofs is the latest experiment by Ziad Abichaker, The “Garbage King”, where he’s teaming up with the American University of Beirut to install vertical planters made out of Eco-board panels on a rooftop ...
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Castania to Replace Al Rifai at Beirut Duty Free

7 months ago
I noticed Al Rifai’s ads all over the billboards in the past few days and wasn’t sure if they were celebrating a milestone or sending out a message. I checked their Facebook page and they ...
Food

Roadster Diner & Zaatar W Zeit Now Open Side-By-Side in Broumana

7 months ago
Even if you weren’t that familiar with the Broumana area, you only needed to follow the traffic and the lights yesterday to spot the newly open Roadster Diner & Zaatar w Zeit outlets. The new ...
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