Salam Kahil: The Lebanese Sandwich Nazi

When I posted about the Saadah restaurant offering food for free to poor and needy families in Beirut, I remembered an old post from 2012 about a Lebanese immigrant called Salam Kahil who was nicknamed the Lebanese Sandwich Nazi. This guy ran away from Lebanon aged 15, lived all over Europe before he settled in Vancouver where he runs a deli that makes "The Best Sandwiches in North America". He's bad mouthed, he makes nasty…

Al Saadah (Happiness) Snack: A Free Restaurant For The Poor And Needy In Beirut

"Bonheur du ciel" is a newly open snack in Bourj Hammoud that opens from Monday till Friday and serves food for free to the poor and needy families. The food is provided by a renowned restaurant in Beirut and the snack can welcome up to 80 customers every day. Food is served by volunteers who welcome people from all races, sects and areas. Whenever the food is not enough, nearby snacks and restaurants rush to…

The Ugly Side Of Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis: Dumping And Burning Garbage In Nature

via Trella Illegal dumping is not new in Lebanon but it has increased drastically ever since the garbage crisis has begun. In fact, while few municipalities and towns chose to start recycling and reduce waste, others decided to dump and burn their garbage in illegal places or even worse in nature. To name few, Broumanna, Beit Mery and Dekwaneh are handling the garbage crisis in the worst possible way and the officials and concerned ministries…
Humor

Why Check In At Beirut Airport’s VIP Lounge When You Have CAFEMATIK?

1 year ago
Check out this guy’s [take on Cafematik at Beirut’s airport] and its overpriced menu. It’s hilarious! His take on [the Lebanese cliché pictures] is quite funny as well. ...
Lebanon

#AuthenticShouf: Visit The Lebanese Shouf This Summer

1 year ago
The Shouf is one of the best-preserved and most beautiful areas in Lebanon. It boasts the biggest Cedars forest in Lebanon, historical palaces built by the Emirs of Lebanon, most notably the magnificent Beiteddine palace, ...
Business

Three Key Obstacles For Firms In Lebanon: Instability, Corruption & Electricity

1 year ago
Business owners and top managers in 561 firms were interviewed from April 2013 through September 2014 and the top three obstacles for Lebanese companies willing to grow were identified as Political Instability, Electricity and Corruption. ...
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Lebanon Fails Of The Week

1 year ago
Chou henne el taybeen? Ma3ak ya Roger Khalleene wou ham el dene nasseene. Who is this guy? Hashtag gher chekel! Thanks Wajid for the last two pictures ...
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