Swap your Cocktails for Portable Arguiles? Seriously?

As if we needed another excuse for people to smoke the Shisha, some guy came up with a "brilliant" idea to sell mini portable Shishas at LL15,000 at outdoor events. I've already seen people smoking Shisha in their cars using the electric plug but this thing is even smaller and I'm sure we will unfortunately be seeing more drivers or maybe party goers smoking it.

Furn Beaino is Delivering Now!

Almost 8 years ago, I got introduced to Furn Beaino by mistake. I was at my friend's shop in Sarba and he told me "let's go have the best Lahm Baajine in town" so we headed to Furn Beaino, a small oven located in Sarba on the way down to Jounieh and waited for like 15 minutes to get our order. The oven was crowded inside out and everyone wanted their Lahm Baajine. As soon…
Food

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

4 days ago
Bistr’eau (I love the name!) 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 ...
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CNN’s Top 20 Middle Eastern foods

1 week ago
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 ...
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IHOP Officially Opens Today at the Spot Choueifat + Sneak Peek Visit

2 weeks 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 ...
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Deekmatic: A Chicken Lover’s Hidden Gem in Matn

4 weeks 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 ...
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Starbucks Now Open in Broumana

1 month 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

1 month 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)

1 month 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

1 month 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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