UNESCO Adds Arabic Coffee To “Cultural Heritage” List

Source UNESCO announced the new additions to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list last week and the tradition of making Arabic coffee was among the 20 new traditions. Quoting the UNESCO report, "Serving Arabic coffee is an important aspect of hospitality in Arab societies and considered a ceremonial act of generosity. Traditionally, coffee is prepared in front of guests. The most important or oldest guest is served first, filling a quarter of the cup, which can…

First Visit To The Cheesecake Factory In Beirut

The Cheesecake Factory opens officially today in Verdun, Beirut right across Starbucks but the media were all invited yesterday to try out the new outlet. I got there around 7 pm and the place was already packed but we were seated quickly. The place looks really nice from the inside and is very spacious. There's a bar area on one side and the traditional cheesecake stand on the entrance. The staff were all very friendly…
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