#BlogWaladi: Baby Brian’s #SaintBerbara Costumes

We were celebrating the Saint Berbara this weekend and the tradition says that we should dress up in costumes and visit family, friends and neighbors to wish them well. The tradition also involves singing Berbara songs, growing and eating sweetened wheat as well as Atayef. Last year, we struggled to find Brian a nice costume and this year is no different. Most of the shops I visited sell the same cheap, low-quality and most of…

209LebaneseWine.com: An Online Marketplace Dedicated to Lebanese Wines

Lebanese wines have been making headlines all around the world and more and more people are praising the energy and commitment of wine-makers in Lebanon and more importantly the quality of our wines. Back in the early 90s, there were barely four wineries in Lebanon but the number has been increasing ever since and the number has increased to over 50 . What was still missing was an online market place that will make the…
Food

First Visit to Pier 78 at Kempinski Summerland Beirut

2 months ago
I was fortunate to receive a pre-opening invite to have lunch at Pier 78, Lebanese cuisine with a seafood twist in the newly opened Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Beirut. Since I had only ...
Reviews

Hands-on the iPhone 7 Plus

4 months ago
Finally, I got my hands on the iPhone 7 Plus. I’m usually first to get a newly released device, but this time, there were lots of delays from Apple’s online store on the 7 Plus ...
Reviews

When an Apple Guy Switches from iPhone to Android (Samsung S7 Edge)

4 months ago
Few month ago, I’ve put aside my iPhone and took on the challenge of switching completely to Android for a 3 month period, using the newly released (back then) Samsung S7 Edge. It has been an ...
Beirut

My Dinner with Lebanese Michelin-Starred Chef Greg Maalouf at Liza in Achrafieh

4 months ago
Lebanese cuisine is without a doubt one of the most easily recognized and beloved food around the world. Highly diverse Mezza options, exceptionally healthy ingredients and cooking methods, as well as the fact that the ...
Lifestyle

72 hours in Halkidiki with Wild Discovery

4 months ago
Greece, being less than 3 hours away (only slightly longer than a road trip between Beirut and Jounieh), is one of the most common summer travel destinations in Lebanon. However, when we think of Greece, ...
Automotive

Ferrari #PanoramaLebanon 2016: It’s Happening Soon & I’m a Proud Partner!

4 months ago
Scuderia Lebanon is not done with Lebanon just yet this year. Following the exclusive and successful test drive that I took part in last August, Scuderia Lebanon is planning to organize another event called Panorama ...
Lifestyle

I’m Off To Montreal For a Week!

4 months ago
I’m visiting Canada for the first time and will be spending 1 week in Montreal with my wife and kid. This is Brian’s first flight so I hope it will go smoothly and we won’t ...
Food

Wizmates: Online Food Delivery in Beirut Made Easy

6 months ago
“What are we having for lunch”…”Which nearby restaurants deliver”…”Who has restaurant X’s number”…These questions have become an almost inevitable part of our everyday at the office. Outside of the workplace, this same scenario probably happens ...
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