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

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 food is always made to share are some of the reasons you’ll find a Lebanese restaurant in almost every corner of the world. Chef Greg Maalouf - The popularity of Lebanese food means that a lot of the dishes your…

The National Museum’s Underground Floor Officially Reopened!

The National Museum of Beirut's underground floor has finally risen from the dead after being closed for over 40 years. Rehabilitating the 700 square meters basement was kicked off in 2014 by Lebanon's Culture Minister Rony Arayji with the help and financial support of the Italian government. The official opening, which took place last Friday, was broadcasted live on LBC in the presence of Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Paolo Gentiloni,…

Meet Madees Khoury: The only Female Beer Brewer in the Middle East.

Taybeh beer is one of the most popular beers in the Middle East and Madees Khoury, who works as a general manager at the Taybeh Brewing Company, is believed to be only the female beer brewer in the Middle East according to The Telegraph. Taybeh beer was ranked by CNN among the top 6 beers in the Middle East and is produced by the Khourys, a Christian Palestinian family originally from Taybeh, an ancient Palestinian…

An Exhibition on how #Lebanon Shaped The Modern World

An exhibition on "The Daily life in Ancient Lebanon", supported by by the British Museum, the American University in Beirut and the National Museum of Beirut, was hosted by Durham University’s Oriental Museum from June till September 25 2016. The exhibition provided "an introduction to the culture and society of Lebanon in the ancient world and explored issues of faith, conflict, government, culture and trade in the ancient Levant". It also emphasized on the fundamental…

Aida Sabra Not Feeling Safe in Canada

2 weeks ago
“Where am I? Who controls this neighborhood? Canada is scary, you cannot feel safe, not at all, not at all! You walk, walk and walk and you do know this street is controlled by whom. ...

An Egyptian TV is Using Beirut’s Official Logo as Their Own

2 weeks ago
There’s an Egyptian channel called “Beirut” and using the Beirut City official logo, the one that was designed back in the 1990s. They didn’t even bother change the logo, they just took it and place ...
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Lebanese Health Ministry To Cover Breast Reconstruction Operations

2 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Health Minister announced on October 1 that the government will “cover the expenses of breast reconstruction operations after mastectomies for patients benefiting from the ministry’s services”. This means that Lebanese women without private insurance ...

It’s About Time Lebanon Wins The Nobel Peace Prize

2 weeks ago
I spotted a couple of billboards in Beirut claiming that “It’s About Time Lebanon Wins The Nobel Peace Prize” and asking people to vote for the Lebanese NGO AMEL that was nominated “for its contribution ...