These Are the World’s Best Restaurants: North America, South America, Africa and Middle East: LEBANON's Al Soussi Makes it on the List!

News

August 21, 2019

News

These Are the World’s Best Restaurants: North America, South America, Africa and Middle East: LEBANON's Al Soussi Makes it on the List!

One anonymous critic traveled the world to give you 30 reasons to book a trip now. By Besha Rodell For the first time ever, Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine have partnered on an ambitious…

August 21, 2019 | Popular

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 27, 2019

Mechwar Videos

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Thoum: The first coastal village we enter from the southern part of North Lebanon Department via the area known as “Al-Madfoun”. It is 5 km distant from Batroun City. It stretched from…

July 27, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Baakline: Capital of the Mountains Until the 17th Century

Mechwar Videos | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 25, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Baakline: Capital of the Mountains Until the 17th Century

Baakline is a major Druze town located in Mount Lebanon, Chouf District, 45 kilometers southeast of Beirut. Altitude 850 – 920 meters high, population is 30,000, area 14 square km, number of…

July 25, 2019 | Travel | Shouf

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 24, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Pure fava beans, no chickpeas, a little tiny addition of garlic you won't even feel: that's what makes Tabbara's falafel so special. Open since 1914, the shop produces unique sandwiches all the…

July 24, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

AUBees 2019: Honey Day at The Village Dbayeh

Events

July 24, 2019

Events

AUBees 2019: Honey Day at The Village Dbayeh

American University of Beirut’s Class of Apiculture – Summer 2018-19. Invites you to the AUB HONEY DAY –  Summer Edition – declared as a NATIONAL BEE…

July 24, 2019 | News

Why Lebanon is gearing up for a record number of tourists

News

July 23, 2019

News

Why Lebanon is gearing up for a record number of tourists

(CNN) — Lebanon isn't a destination most people associate with summer vacations.   This is partly due to understandable ignorance -- most people don't realize that Lebanon is home to 240…

July 23, 2019 | Popular

Photos of the Chtaura Park Hotel: An Agreeable Stay in a Historic Hotel

Hotels | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 19, 2019

Hotels

Photos of the Chtaura Park Hotel: An Agreeable Stay in a Historic Hotel

Chtaura Park Hotel is located in the heart of the Beqaa Valley and is 45 km away from the Rafic Hariri Beirut International Airport. The hotel is perfectly located with easy access to local banks,…

July 19, 2019 | Bekaa

Cedrus Libani: Lebanon's World Famous and Unique Tree Variety

News

July 14, 2019

News

Cedrus Libani: Lebanon's World Famous and Unique Tree Variety

Cedrus libani, commonly known as the cedar of Lebanon or Lebanon cedar, is a species of cedar native to the mountains of the Eastern Mediterranean basin. It is an evergreen conifer that can reach…

July 14, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Cherrylane Restaurant and Bar, Opens in Hammana: Pastry, Bakery and Good Food

News | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 11, 2019

News

Cherrylane Restaurant and Bar, Opens in Hammana: Pastry, Bakery and Good Food

Cherrylane forms part of the palatial estate where Alphonse de Lamartine, the eminent French poet, sojourned on his travels to Lebanon in 1832. Enthralled by the magic of Hammana, its…

July 11, 2019 | Mount Lebanon

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Armenian

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Typical Armenian cuisine, the kind of food you’d have at the home of an Armenian friend, from a small tiny little restaurant in Bourj Hammoud to a bigger scale, several restaurants in Lebanon…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Antelias

Al Fata Ice Cream Beit Chabab: One of Lebanon's Best Ice Cream and Merry Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 06, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

Al Fata Ice Cream Beit Chabab: One of Lebanon's Best Ice Cream and Merry Cream

Found in Beit Chabab, Al Fata ice cream is one of Lebanon's best. It's fresh, it's healthy and it's natural. Other than the dozen flavors they produce, Al Fata makes a unique Merry Cream I…

July 06, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast... if you follow me and read my reviews you would know by now that I love breakfasts! I’ve been traveling for breakfast, reviewing and visiting hotel breakfasts in Lebanon and finding…

July 04, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Ksarak from Château Ksara wins gold in the US

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

June 28, 2019

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Ksarak from Château Ksara wins gold in the US

Château Ksara, Lebanon’s leading winery, once again demonstrated its pedigree, and high standards of craftsmanship, when Ksarak, the winery’s arak, took the Gold Medal in the…

June 28, 2019 | News

Le2metna Btejma3na... Long Live Lebanon!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 08, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Le2metna Btejma3na... Long Live Lebanon!

... I will continue, a smile on my face to conquer this beautiful country, to visit each and every one of its villages, to discover its hidden gems, organize Souks to unite people around food,…

June 08, 2019 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

Lunch with my mum, I chose DIVVY; there’s something for her, something for me in a calm and upscale setup that’s not childish, fresh, and positively vibrant. After my last experience at…

June 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

French | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 07, 2019

French

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

It took me some time, I know! I have finally visited Swiss Butter, Lebanon’s trendiest restaurant for the last year or so. Busy and always booked, Swiss Butter has opened its second branch on…

June 07, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

One Hand Cannot Clap... Together We Can! Thank You for the Endless Support

A7la Balad Bel 3alam

June 03, 2019

A7la Balad Bel 3alam

One Hand Cannot Clap... Together We Can! Thank You for the Endless Support

As a teenager growing up in Lebanon, I never thought I would able to walk against the current, against what people say Lebanon is, against looking at things in a negative way... and unfortunately, it…

June 03, 2019 | News

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People needed to know, -mainly locals- that you can have breakfast at a hotel without…

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

Chocolate Hummus: Who Can Resist this Healthy Dessert

Spotted Stories

May 18, 2019

Spotted Stories

Chocolate Hummus: Who Can Resist this Healthy Dessert

Did you know that you can make a sweet hummus with chickpeas? The latest food trend to hit the scene is dessert hummus, and this feels right. This certainly isn’t your typical hummus:…

May 18, 2019

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef tartare, meat and desserts were all phenomenal. Le Commerce du Levant: Located…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

A handful of mouthwatering photos... enjoy the gallery below while I plan another visit to Mothershucker for a detailed review. Enjoy meanwhile! (Le Commerce du Levant) In Lebanon, it's…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Italian

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

After decades of success, “Cafe Mondo” leaves its legacy to “Rossini Osteria and Caffe.” Upscale and renovated to cope with the century’s new decor trends, you will dine…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Colorful, fresh and welcoming; Ana Beirut is much more than a restaurant; it's an experience... plants, wood, big screens, mirrors, and the show oven. Welcome to Ana Beirut, a cafe inspired by the…

May 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Beirut Hop-On Hop-Off Tours Are On! Visit Lebanon this Summer

Popular | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 06, 2019

Popular

Beirut Hop-On Hop-Off Tours Are On! Visit Lebanon this Summer

3 must-see hop-off attractions Arabs? Romans? Greeks? Crusaders? Beirut, one of the world’s oldest cities, has been home to them all and more. There’s no better way to discover the best…

May 06, 2019 | Travel | Beirut

Khalife Blown Glass Atelier; Handcraft Workshop in Sarafand, South Lebanon

News | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 25, 2019

News

Khalife Blown Glass Atelier; Handcraft Workshop in Sarafand, South Lebanon

Khalifa blown glass in Sarafand (located at 14km from Sidon) manufactures a clear transparent glass that is free from air bubbles. Craftsmen from Sarafand also offer a new range of colors and shapes…

April 25, 2019 | Travel | South Lebanon

Remember... Always Remember... Believe in Lebanon! Together we Can...

News

April 23, 2019

News

Remember... Always Remember... Believe in Lebanon! Together we Can...

...Someone wrote رزق الله  هيدا البيت طابخ ملوخية .. وهيدا البيت عميقلي باتينجان .  وريحة الخيار يعني سلطة .  والسمك شارح حالو لحالو .. ودبح البطيخة فضيحة بتوصل ريحتها لآخر الدني…

April 23, 2019 | Popular

Big Chains Are Destroying Small Businesses in Villages and Towns!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 22, 2019

News

Big Chains Are Destroying Small Businesses in Villages and Towns!

I was brought up in a village on the hills of Metn called Mazraat Yachouh. It is located on the main Metn highway that connects Antelias and Bickfaya. I loved it here. I was proudly growing up in a…

April 22, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 19, 2019

Comparative Review

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the differences. On a quest to find the best Maamoul in town, I spent a long day driving…

April 19, 2019 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Take A Step: Together We Can: The Lebanon We Want!

News

April 16, 2019

News

Take A Step: Together We Can: The Lebanon We Want!

Each one of us has an important role to play in our community and a responsibility to counter daily challenges. Every single step that we take, no matter how small it is, can make a big…

April 16, 2019 | Popular

Sohat Designs a New Water Bottle

News

April 13, 2019

News

Sohat Designs a New Water Bottle

Sohat, one of Lebanon's leading water suppliers launches a new plastic bottle. Check out the first avant-premiere photos and let's wait for the bottle to land on the market. Check below the…

April 13, 2019

HORECA 2019: A Video Review

Events | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 13, 2019

Events

HORECA 2019: A Video Review

“For a better industry” is HORECA LEBANON’s theme for this year, which defines the objective of the event: to be a regional business meeting place where the future of the…

April 13, 2019 | News | Beirut

Chateau Kefraya Amphora Special Edition: Rediscovering Phoenician Wine’s Identity

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

March 27, 2019

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Chateau Kefraya Amphora Special Edition: Rediscovering Phoenician Wine’s Identity

Before the existence of the French wooden barrel, ‘‘Phoenicia’s wine’’ used to cross the Mediterranean, from Byblos’ Lebanese port. A success and notoriety…

March 27, 2019 | News

HORECA Show 2019: Lebanon's Annual Hospitality and Foodservice Meeting

Events

March 26, 2019

Events

HORECA Show 2019: Lebanon's Annual Hospitality and Foodservice Meeting

Hospitality Services founded HORECA Lebanon in 1994 on the back of decades of experience in the industry. The annual trade fair has become an essential business meeting place for the hospitality,…

March 26, 2019 | News

Panel: Can Lebanese Agro-Food Processors Meet the Innovation Demands of Horeca

Events

March 26, 2019

Events

Panel: Can Lebanese Agro-Food Processors Meet the Innovation Demands of Horeca

REGISTER: The HoReCa sector is always in demand for new products and ingredients. This sector needs to serve the interest of their clientele and diet needs by the creation of new concepts and…

March 26, 2019 | News

Lebanon as Not Seen on TV: Land of Beauty and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Lebanon as Not Seen on TV: Land of Beauty and Discoveries

This is the Lebanon locals want to share with the world... You've seen the international news reports. You've heard the talk. But Lebanon is much more than that. From exciting Beirut nights to…

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Mechwar Videos | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Take the road from Baskinta to Ain el Qabu or the other road from Abou Mizan to Zabbougha and reach a little paradise away from the city's hustle and bustle. Check out the video and beautiful…

March 26, 2019 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

P.F.Chang’s at the Bay: Good Food, Attentive Service

Asian/Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Asian/Chinese

P.F.Chang’s at the Bay: Good Food, Attentive Service

I haven’t been to Zaitounay bay for such a long time especially for lunch. Walking down and searching for a place to eat, I stopped at P.F.Chang’s, a brand I like. Being an accustomed…

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut

Discover "La Residence des Pins" in Details: Home of the French Ambassador to Lebanon

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

News

Discover "La Residence des Pins" in Details: Home of the French Ambassador to Lebanon

The Pine Residence (Arabic: قصر الصنوبر‎, Qasr al-snawbar, literally "the palace of the Pines"), located in the Horsh district of Beirut, is the official residence of the French ambassador…

March 26, 2019 | Beirut

Nell Cooks' Cinnamon Rolls: Homemade and Filled with Love

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Nell Cooks' Cinnamon Rolls: Homemade and Filled with Love

When Nell bakes cinnamon rolls, the result will draw a smile on your face. Made with love and baked with passion, the rolls are like nothing you've had before. Probably inspired by the American…

March 26, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Visit Batroun: Watch our Exciting Mechwar Episode!

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Visit Batroun: Watch our Exciting Mechwar Episode!

Batroun is a major tourist destination in North Lebanon. The town boasts historic Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches. The town is also a major beach resort with a vibrant nightlife that…

March 24, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Mechwar to The Cedars of God: Winter Adventure and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to The Cedars of God: Winter Adventure and Discoveries

The Cedars of God (Arabic: أرز الربّ‎ Arz ar-Rabb "Cedars of the Lord") is one of the last vestiges of the extensive forests of the Lebanon cedar, that once thrived across Mount Lebanon in…

March 24, 2019 | Travel | North Lebanon

Walking Batroun With the Girl Scouts

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Batroun With the Girl Scouts

A coastal Lebanese city, located 50 km north of the capital Beirut, and 29 km south of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza with a population of around 20,000. Due to its distinguished…

March 22, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

Mechwar Videos | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Jounieh: Discovering an Old City and Amazing Old Houses

The luscious Keserwan Mountains slope downwards to the picture perfect crescent bay of Jounieh. Around 16 kilometers north of Beirut on the highway, Jounieh is the first city that you’ll arrive…

March 22, 2019 | Popular | Jounieh

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2019

French

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

Occupying the location of Ladurée on Wadi Abou Jamil in Beirut, Quartier Chic the latest Brasserie to open, owned and managed by Maroun Batal. Mr.Batal used to manage Cocteau for the last…

March 19, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Beirut Walking Tour

News

March 15, 2019

News

Beirut Walking Tour

Interested in exploring layered history by foot?  WalkBeirut offers the only extensive, in-depth walking tour of our capital. The tour narrates Beirut's rich and often troublesome…

March 15, 2019

"TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM" Conference

News

March 15, 2019

News

"TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM" Conference

The Economic & Social Council In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism & the Tourism Syndicates and in cooperation with the European Union-funded program "Promotion of Social Dialogue"…

March 15, 2019

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

Back to this magical restaurant called Baron. I’ve been here not so long ago, leaving amazed and astonished by the food and ambiance. Casual, uncomplicated, simple yet gourmet and upscale;…

March 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Merou Seafood is Back! Stronger and Bigger in Mar Mikhael

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 13, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Merou Seafood is Back! Stronger and Bigger in Mar Mikhael

Le Merou has been my favorite seafood address in Achrafieh on Sassine Square until they closed. After weeks of preparation, they moved to their new location in Mar Mikhael for a more significant and…

March 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Nabu Museum, El Heri

Travel | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 13, 2019

Travel

Nabu Museum, El Heri

Situated on the coast of the Mediterranean, at the village of El-Heri, in Ras Al Shaqa’, in the North of Lebanon stands the Nabu Museum. Named after the Mesopotamian patron god of literacy, the…

March 13, 2019 | North Lebanon

Khan el Saboun: An Eco Village in Koura

News | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 06, 2019

News

Khan el Saboun: An Eco Village in Koura

The Eco-village includes large areas dedicated to organic plantations of various types of medicinal plants such as rosemary, lavender, and lemongrass used in the production of oils and soaps. A…

March 06, 2019 | Travel | North Lebanon

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