Bakeries That Make a Better Ka’ake than Abou Arab

Update: Abou Arab is not shutting down. I love Kaak and I loved Abou Arab, I think almost everyone did for its quick service and convenience despite knowing hygiene wasn't its strongest point. Yesterday, Abou Arab declared it is shutting down all its branches in Lebanon until further notice, which is quite unfortunate, but let's take the positive out of it and support other shops, mainly Lebanese ones, selling Kaak. Most Lebanese bakeries make their…

Despite The Ongoing Scandals, The Lebanese Government is Keeping The Sonatrach Contract

The Lebanese government has decided last Tuesday to honor its contract with Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach until the end of the year, despite the latest scandals rocking this file. Just to give you a quick overview: Back in 2005, the Lebanese government signed a deal with the state-owned oil company of Algeria to provide us with fuel. However instead of importing the fuel directly from Sonatrach, two Lebanese companies were in charge of receiving…
Information

There’s No LL500,000 Bill (Yet)

2 months ago
There’s a LL500,000 bill circulating online for the past week or so, but it’s actually an old LL50,000 special edition bill that was released by BDL and photoshopped after. However, I think it’s only a ...
Food

Order Lebanese Delicacies This Eid – Hallab is Shipping for $1 Only!

2 months ago
If you’re abroad and craving authentic Lebanese delicacies, Hallab 1881 is running a $1 shipping promotion on its international online store. Unfortunately the selection is limited especially the Ashta-based delicacies, which is understandable but you ...
Humor

The Worst Video Clip of 2020?

2 months ago
Who would have though someone might overthrow Rola Yammout for the worst and most disturbing video clips ever? Well there you go. We have a winner and his name is Star Dodi. If you wish ...
Lebanon

Beirut-Paris Flights To Resume on June 12

2 months ago
The DailyStar reported on Tuesday that Air France will resume its flights to and from Beirut on June 12. There will be two flights to and from the Lebanese capital every Friday and Sunday. Beirut ...
Lebanon

An Informational Video on Hyperinflation in Lebanon

2 months ago
A couple of weeks ago, I listed the reasons behind soaring prices in Lebanon in a detailed post, and today someone came up with a nicely done informational video that explains better why hyperinflation is ...
Critiques

How To Promote Lebanese Sports in The Worst Way Possible

2 months ago
This video was too painful to watch. When you’re able to group all these brilliant Lebanese athletes together, the least you can do is engage a good production team. The lyrics and tune are cliche ...
Critiques

Lebanon To Partially Re-Open Tomorrow: Wear Your Masks & Apply Social Distancing!

2 months ago
Lebanon’s Prime Minister has announced today that the government will proceed to “partially re-open” the country as of Monday, while Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi issued a memo detailing the rules to be followed as the ...
Fun

Ghassan Rahbani – “Ma3ak Ma Ma3ak”

2 months ago
This song pretty much sums up the current situation with Lebanese banks. Our “lollars” are gone and our LBP accounts are worth 50% less for now. What is the government doing to fix that? Nothing ...
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