Glenbey Scotch Whisky: Born in Scotland, Raised in Lebanon

Ets. Antoine Massoud & Domaine Des Tourelles have recently launched Glenbey: The first ever Scotch whiskey with a Lebanese Signature. Glenbey is a blended scotch made from a mixture of barley malt and wheat and will be in the same category of a Johnny Walker Red Label. EAM & Domaine Des Tourelles teamed up with Whyte & Mackay, a Glasgow-based distilling and blending company, to produce Glenbey, that will be priced at LL60,000 or its…

France Considering a Currency Board For Lebanon

Annahar reported yesterday that the French President is considering establishing a currency board for Lebanon in case everything falls apart. Talks about a currency board had emerged earlier this year when Steve H. Hanke, an American applied economist at Johns Hopkins University, suggested such a solution to help establish confidence and stability immediately. While some economists consider this option as not feasible given the size of Lebanon's FX reserves in relation to its monetary base,…

Good News: COVID-19 Vaccinations Surpass Reported Infections in Lebanon

The number of vaccinated people has finally exceeded the number of reported infections in Lebanon as the ministry reported yesterday that 547,596 have received their first vaccine dose while the total number of declared COVID cases has reached 541,423. This is very encouraging news as more and more Lebanese are getting vaccinated, but it's still a long way until we reach the needed vaccination rate as only 6% in Lebanon have received both vaccine shots…

TAQA’s 180KM Open Water Swim Traverse From Cyprus to Lebanon

TAQA is an ISO-certified Lebanese bakery that produces nutritious and delicious healthy snacks that are wheat-free, corn free, soy free, and GMO-free, palm oil free. TAQA has been growing exponentially since 2016 and can be found in all shops in Lebanon, as well as shops in Qatar and Cote D’Ivoire. TAQA takes pride in being an environment friendly business and organized for that sake the "Open Water Swim Traverse from Cyprus to Lebanon" back in…
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Follow Sayyad Samak on Twitter & Book Your Fishing Trips

2 weeks ago
For those of you who want to try fishing or enjoying fishing but don’t have a boat, there’s a Lebanese fisherman on Twitter sharing his daily catches and trips and he has recently started organizing ...
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#HummusForLebanon: An Initiative To Help Lebanese Children

2 weeks ago
Hummus has long been a staple dish in the Lebanese cuisine all over the world. In recent years, it even became a symbol of national pride and a cause of “war” when Lebanon was challenged ...
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Pizza Hut is Closing in Lebanon

2 weeks ago
Pizza Hut shared a Facebook post today announcing that they are shutting down in Lebanon. Their message says “Offering you the best quality and experience has always been our top priority, until we are able ...
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The Story Behind Marché Adonis’ Success

3 weeks ago
Ricardo Karam hosted Jamil Cheaib, one of the two Lebanese brothers behind Marché Adonis, the most popular Middle Eastern/Lebanese supermarket in Montreal. Adonis started with one branch back in 1979 and has since expanded to ...
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