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

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 and tourism festival. I read the news on the plane and wanted to see how the cocktail would look like and whether people would be able to eat it or not. Given that there's probably 50 kilos of Ashta on…

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

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 the video was a bit longer and they put something a bit more appetizing than this weird-looking cocktail, but it's still a funny video. This guy's face is perfect for memes :D
Food

PM Hariri Orders Food for Cabinet Using Lebanese Online Delivery Apps

6 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

6 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 ...
Beirut

A Lavish Sunday Buffet at The Four Seasons Beirut

7 months ago
I love the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut. It’s definitely one of my favorite hotels in the capital. It seems that I always keep coming back for their amazing breakfast, but sometimes, I just pass ...
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A Funny Take on Lebanon’s Quest For a Fair Electoral Law

7 months ago
Douaihy is poking fun at the ongoing electoral law debate and how everyone wants a slice of the pie, the Knefe pie in that case. I’m not really sure if they did it intentionally, but ...
Food

Grand Hills Hotel & Spa: Luxury in The Mountains

7 months ago
I’ve been to so many magical weddings and memorable events at the Grand Hills Hotel overlooking Beirut in Broumana over the years. However, it wasn’t till recently that I actually spent a weekend up there. ...
Food

Get Your Loved One A Shawarma Bouquet This Valentine

7 months ago
A Shawarma shop “Snack Ramez” in Mazraat Yachouh is selling a Shawarma bouquet for Valentine, claiming that it’s worth a thousand red roses. Technically speaking, the price of one red rose on Valentine’s day would ...
Baladi

Krikor Baskinta – A 55 Year old Bakery

7 months ago
Krikor has been running his small bakery in Baskinta for the past 55 years with the help of his wife Laure. He prepares and rolls his own dough, his wood & gas oven only fits ...
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Tanoreen’s Knafeh

8 months ago
Tanoreen, a popular Middle-Eastern restaurant based in Brooklyn and run by Palestinian-American chef Rawia Bishara, was featured in last week’s edition of the Explorers and the highlight of the visit was Rawia’s homemade Knafe, which ...
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