Woodbees Zalka Closing This Week For Good

Woodbees announced earlier this week that they will be closing their branch in Zalka branch permanently as of the 28th of April. They did not specify if they're planning to re-open soon but it doesn't seem like it. Woodbees, dubbed the House of Sandwiches, was an interesting concept offering traditional sandwiches with a certain twist. Their sandwiches were quite good and I loved the decor and the setup in the restaurant. The Kebab sandwiches were…

The Story Behind “The Drunken Soldier”: A Lebanese-Australian Anzac Dessert

The Nassar family have been preparing a special Lebanese-Australian Anzac Day dessert for years now, consisting of a tiramisu topped with Anzac biscuits mixed with a milk-based sauce including five different types of liquors and a special butterscotch schnapps sauce. The dessert is called "The Drunken Soldier" and is meant to celebrate the little-known role of Anzacs in liberating Lebanon during WWII. The Nassar family originated from Hasroun where Australians passed by during the war…
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The Cheesecake Factory Closing By End of April in #Beirut

6 months ago
The Cheesecake Factory will close its Lebanese branch in Verdun for good next Tuesday, April 30th. The international brand, which has been open for three years now, has failed to compete with other similar restaurants ...
Food

Bringing Zaatar W Zeit Manakish All the Way to Montreal

6 months ago
If you ask me what’s the thing I miss most about Lebanon after almost five months abroad, I have to say it’s the food and more specifically the Manakish and bakeries. Don’t get me wrong, ...
Food

Zomato Gold Finally launched in #Lebanon: Here’s All You Need to Know

7 months ago
After establishing itself as the go-to platform for everything food-related, Zomato is finally rolling out its popular membership program “Zomato Gold” in Lebanon. Not only does Zomato Gold help you discover the top restaurants around, ...
Food

Chef Antoine’s Recipe for Fake News

8 months ago
This is quite brilliant. Bayanat Box has been sharing a lot of valuable tips on how to detect fake news and their latest was a collaboration with Chef Antoine on how to create the perfect ...
Food

Hajj Nasr now Open on Sassine Square

9 months ago
I know many people who live in Achrafieh or work there and have no idea who Hajj Nasr is. His place is so tiny that you could pass by and just miss it, especially that ...
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Our Famous Man’ouché Makes it to #GreatBigStory

9 months ago
As part of the #GreatBigBites series, Great Big Story sheds light on a Lebanese street food placed called “Man’ouché – Galette Traditionnelle Libanaise” serving our traditional and delicious Zaatar flatbread. The place is located on ...
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Le Sushi Bar Opening in DT Beirut for its 21st Anniversary

1 year ago
One of Beirut’s oldest and finest Sushi restaurants, Le Sushi Bar, is opening a new branch to celebrate its 21st anniversary in DownTown Beirut right behind Starco building. Le Sushi Bar has been open since ...
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Make #WorldMankoushehDay A National Day

1 year ago
I woke up this morning to an online petition asking everyone to declare November 2 as the official World Mankousheh Day. An ode to the symbol of Lebanese Food Culture and Traditions. #WorldMankoushehDay was launched ...
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