Beirut Planting Roofs

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 and use waste material to produce an edible crop. In simpler terms, here's what they did: - Use 12 vertical planting structures made from eco-boards, the equivalent of 10,600 plastic bags. - Used 1200 Kg of mature compost obtained from…

Castania to Replace Al Rifai at Beirut Duty Free

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 had a small video explaining what this is all about. It appears that they will no longer operate at the Beirut Duty Free and they're not really happy about it. In fact, they're contesting the decision and wondering about the…
Food

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

5 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 ...
Food

Burgundy (Beirut) on CNN’s List of Underrated Restaurants Worldwide

5 months ago
CNN asked food experts and members of the global academy that appoints panelists for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants for their recommendations for underrated restaurants, and Burgundy Beirut made it to the list. Here’s what ...
Baladi

The Longest Iftar Table in The World – by Ajialouna

5 months ago
Ajialouna is a charitable, social, educational and cultural organization in Beirut. It’s been around for 20 years and the work they’ve been pulling throughout the years is quite remarkable to say the least. I went ...
Food

Just Sul Coming to Kahwet Beirut on Monday

6 months ago
Just Sul will be tomorrow in Beirut at Kahwet Beirut for Iftar. I was surprised to see Kahwet Beirut’s Facebook page sharing one of his videos but then I read that he’s coming. This guy ...
Food

AL RIFAI Now Serving #Covfefe

6 months ago
This is not the first time Al Rifai pokes fun at President Trump and the way things are going, it definitely won’t be the last. We still don’t know what #Covfefe means and to make ...
Art

Beirut Cultural Festivals 2017: An Unprecedented Journey into the Story of Beirut

6 months ago
Beirut Cultural Festivals is the best thing that came to Beirut last year. Beirut were in dire need of a grandiose spectacle that serves its history right and match its modern and busy life. Last ...
Food

Zaatar w Zeit Launching “Knefeh in the Pan” During Ramadan

6 months ago
ZWZ is taking their Z Knefeh to a new level and just launched the “Knefeh in the Pan”. I passed by the Jeita branch today to give it a try and as expected, it’s really ...
Food

Labneh Cones by The Kitchen Babe

6 months ago
I’ve been following TheKitchenBabe (Nadine el Chamaa) for quite some time and it’s one of those food styling and recipe creation accounts that keep you coming back for more. Nadine’s latest creation are Labneh cones, ...
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