Furn Beaino Coming to Dubai!

My favorite Lahm Baajine place in Lebanon is opening soon in Dubai! I've known for a while now that they're considering opening in Dubai & Abu Dhabi in 2022 but I don't have the exact dates yet. Nevertheless, it is happening as they already set up an Instagram account for the UAE. Furn Beaino started off as a small oven in Sarba and quickly became known for its Lahm Baajine. The family-run business expanded its…

1,043 Candidates For The 2022 Elections, Only 15% Are Women

The number of candidates running for the 2022 parliamentary elections is officially 1,043 candidates, versus 976 candidates in the 2018 elections. Out of these 1,043 candidates, only 155 are women. The youngest candidate is 26-year old female candidate running in the Matn district. Other interesting stats include the number of candidates per district, with 174 candidates running in Beirut's first & second district only. 141 candidates are running in North Lebanon's second district which includes…
Architecture

Heritage Buildings of Beirut Placed on 2022 World’s Monuments Watch

2 months ago
The World Monument Fund has decided to place for this year the heritage buildings of Beirut and their surrounding on the 2022 World Monument Watch. This decision comes following the heavy damages that these houses ...
Fun

BASE jump From Habtoor Hotel Roof

2 months ago
Lebanese Extreme sports athlete Mikel Khalil shared few weeks back a video on Insta where he’s BASE jumping from the roof of the Habtoor hotel. I haven’t heard of him before, but he has some ...
Fun

Have You Tried Worldle? NOT Wordle!

3 months ago
I’m sure everyone has played wordle at least once so far, and if you’re hooked on it like myself, you’ve probably tried the French version, the Arabic version or even the unlimited version. However, there’s ...
Food

Tokyo Restaurant – Beirut

3 months ago
I love discovering or reading about old gems in Beirut and I’m surprised I had never heard about Tokyo restaurant until today. In fact, I passed right next to it countless times but for some ...
Baladi

“Picture Perfect”, A Children’s Book Commemorating Beirut Blast’s 3-Year Old Victim Alexandra Najjar

3 months ago
I cannot imagine how hard it must have been for Najla el Khatib to try and write down her sister’s story, but I can only admire her courage and perseverance in coming up with this ...
Baladi

Carl Bechstein Foundation Donates 16 Pianos To The Beirut National Conservatory

3 months ago
The Carl Bechstein Foundation has gifted the Beirut National Conservatory six grand pianos and ten uprights valued at over 300,000 Euros, in an attempt to help the Conservatory resume its lessons, following the damages caused ...
Architecture

A 3D Recreation Of The Egg Building in Beirut

3 months ago
The “Egg” building is one of Beirut’s most iconic landmarks. It was built in 1966 by Lebanese architect Joseph Philip Karam and was part of a multi-user complex including an egg-spaced shell and two high ...
Lebanon

Health Ministry’s PASS Platform is Compromised

3 months ago
Earlier in December, SMEX as well as several online activists raised doubts regarding the security measures taken to protect the data being captured on the Health Ministry’s MOPH Pass platform. As it appears, the platform ...
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