POY 2017 Winners Unveiled

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 different because I was a lot more aware of the process. For those of you who don't know what Product of the Year is, it is the only consumer product award that rewards innovation and is voted by consumers. It…

Longest Shawarma in The World: Tyre breaks Guinness World Record

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 kilos of fries and 62 kilos of garlic were used to break the record. The whole operation was supervised and planned by chef Nader Haj Ali. Once the record was confirmed, all those present as well as locals and Syrian…
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A New Guinness Record set by Tyre: The Largest Fruit Cocktail

1 month 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”

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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 ...
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