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

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 the Orange one but I prefer the honey Maamoul we used to get from Saida . 2- Rose Loukoum Maamoul: I got those from the Lebanese Bakery. I'm not a fan of Loukoum but they're not bad. The Lebanese Bakery's…

Cake Sparklers Are Not Safe

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, I've always hated these sparklers because they produce smoke and are way too hot when you remove them, which is obviously dangerous for everyone, not just kids. However, it turns out they are even more dangerous than that, as those…
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I Almost Fell for Kababji’s April Fools Day’ Joke

2 months 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

2 months 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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POY 2017 Winners Unveiled

3 months ago
I’ve been attending the Product of the Year Awards ceremony in Beirut for the past 3 years, but this year was a bit different for me after being selected as a jury member. It was ...
Baladi

Longest Shawarma in The World: Tyre breaks Guinness World Record

3 months ago
Tyre just broke the Guinness World Record for the longest Shawarma sandwich by rolling a 121 meters long sandwich, 75 meters longer than the previous record. 120 meters of bread, 292 kilos of chicken, 80 ...
Critiques

A New Guinness Record set by Tyre: The Largest Fruit Cocktail

3 months ago
Tyre has officially set a new Guinness World Record by preparing the a 2.35 meter long fruit cocktail weighting over a ton. The aim is to boost the local economy and kick off their shopping ...
Beirut

Meet “Festou2 Bae”: Barbar’s Own “Salt Bae”

3 months ago
I’m sure you all know by now Nusret Gökçe: the Turkish chef who broke the internet with his fancy sprinkling salt move. Well Barbar just introduced its own “Salt Bae” or “M3allem”. I just wish ...
Food

PM Hariri Orders Food for Cabinet Using Lebanese Online Delivery Apps

3 months ago
PM Hariri used popular Lebanese online delivery apps Onlivery, Wizmates & Toters to order food for the ministers during the last cabinet meeting. From what I’ve heard and read so far, the aim was to ...
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Superjus Ad – 1975

3 months ago
Hot (Lebanese?) girls in bikinis tanning and drinking Superjus. I wonder how will people perceive such an ad if it was done nowadays? Funnily enough, I was checking the comments on OldBeirut’s FB page and ...
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