Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 3 of 3 in Saida

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South Lebanon

September 02, 2019

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Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 3 of 3 in Saida

Welcome to SAIDA, a Mediterranean city in the south of Lebanon. We are here in the "fishing town" to EAT and Saida (or Sidon) is packed with local delicacies and delicious Lebanese STREET FOOD! Join…

September 02, 2019 | Popular | Saida

Groupy-Ramlawi: Saida’s Best Ice Cream

Desserts & Sweets | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

July 14, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Groupy-Ramlawi: Saida’s Best Ice Cream

How many times have you enjoyed a lemon ice cream tasting like a real lemon being squeezed inside your mouth? One of Lebanon’s ultimate best ice cream shops is located in Saida and is called…

July 14, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Saida

Walking in Saida: The City of a Million Stories. (Enjoy Hundreds of Photos)

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South Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking in Saida: The City of a Million Stories. (Enjoy Hundreds of Photos)

  Set amid thick citrus and banana groves, the port town of Saida, also called Sidon, was once a rich and flourishing Phoenician city, with tight trade links to ancient Egypt and a…

May 15, 2019 | Travel | Saida

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

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South Lebanon

April 17, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Let’s start agreeing that these are not “baklava.” Looking like oriental sweets, these diamond shaped sweets are intended to make you drool. They are called “Hadaf.”…

April 17, 2019 | Recommended | Saida

Mido's: Saida's Favorite Sandwiches

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South Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Restaurants

Mido's: Saida's Favorite Sandwiches

Every time I visit Saida, Mido's is an important stop for me. This morning I enjoyed some flavorful sandwiches made of fresh ciabatta bread and using fine ingredients. Roast beef…

March 03, 2019 | Reviews | Saida

Gharamti & Kiblawi Sweets, Saida: The Knefeh Naboulsieh

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South Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Gharamti & Kiblawi Sweets, Saida: The Knefeh Naboulsieh

Gharamti & Kiblawi are famous for their Knefeh Naboulsieh: Kanafeh Nabulsieh originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus, hence the name Nabulsieh. Nablus is still renowned for its kanafeh,…

March 03, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

Ambrosia Cakes, Saida: The "PuffNefeh" and Red Velvet Cake

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South Lebanon

December 31, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Ambrosia Cakes, Saida: The "PuffNefeh" and Red Velvet Cake

Homemade Bakery creating exceptional creations: Check out the video! The "Puff-Nefe" is a must try.

December 31, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

Ramadan in Saida: Iftar and Suhour (An Exciting Video)

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South Lebanon

May 27, 2018

Mechwar Videos

Ramadan in Saida: Iftar and Suhour (An Exciting Video)

Saida’s old town easily rivals its counterparts across the region. Extraordinarily well preserved, the cool, winding streets of the souk retain their ancient origins while functioning as an…

May 27, 2018 | Popular | Saida

Popeye’s; The Famous Chicken Franchise, Now Open in Saida

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South Lebanon

April 27, 2018

American

Popeye’s; The Famous Chicken Franchise, Now Open in Saida

Known to be the second biggest chicken franchise in the world, Popeye’s, coming straight from the states, has opened its first branch in Lebanon. Choosing Saida for their start, the chicken…

April 27, 2018 | Restaurants | Saida

Al Jardali Saida: My Favorite Knefeh

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South Lebanon

January 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Jardali Saida: My Favorite Knefeh

If you watch my shows or follow my stories on Instagram, you would know by now that Al Jardali Saida sells my favorite Knefeh in Lebanon. Thinner than all the rest, the…

January 15, 2018 | Popular | Saida

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

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South Lebanon

December 21, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

Saida, Lebanon's only city to allow food trucks to date has already five of them. Follow me on a discovery tour...  

December 21, 2017 | News | Saida

Souk el Akel Comes to Saida!

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South Lebanon

September 28, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel Comes to Saida!

Saida here we come! Souk el Akel will be celebrating food for a cause between the 6th and the 8th of October next to the football stadium. In collaboration with Rotaract Saida and…

September 28, 2017 | News | Saida

Nassab Saida: My Favorite Maacroun, Ouwaymat and Mchabbak!

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South Lebanon

September 17, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Nassab Saida: My Favorite Maacroun, Ouwaymat and Mchabbak!

Searching for the best Maacroun, Mchabbak and Ouwaymat in town? There's only one address! Visit Nassab Sweets in Saida. They're different to any others I've previously tried. The…

September 17, 2017 | Recommended | Saida

Asal: A Lebanese Restaurant Now Open in Saida

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South Lebanon

September 15, 2017

News

Asal: A Lebanese Restaurant Now Open in Saida

Asal, a Lebanese restaurant proposing an international cuisine has opened its doors in Saida serving a variety of Kaak, Lebanese specialities and international dishes. Below are some photos of the…

September 15, 2017 | Reviews | Saida

The Famous and Unique Sahlab Zoheir Hankir

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South Lebanon

June 10, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

The Famous and Unique Sahlab Zoheir Hankir

The king of Sahlab, the master of milk related desserts and sweets: Meet Zoheir Hankir who's know-how has been handed down from generation to generation. His authentic shop in Saida welcomes you to…

June 10, 2017 | Recommended | Saida

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

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South Lebanon

March 31, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Sidon or Saïda (Arabic: صيدا‎‎) is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is located in the South Governorate of Lebanon, on…

March 31, 2017 | Travel | Saida

Mido's: Saida's Tasty Sandwiches!

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South Lebanon

February 16, 2017

Sandwiches

Mido's: Saida's Tasty Sandwiches!

Mido's is a casual fast food eatery in Saida. It is a favorite at Souk el Akel and is famous for its roast beef sandwich and the special Anthony's Rosto! Fresh bread, a loaded sandwich, crunchy…

February 16, 2017 | Street Food | Saida

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

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South Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Reviews

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Shawarma at Shawarma w Saj has more than one meaning. This Lebanese diner is a place I have been too and enjoyed. I am here again to enjoy their sandwiches while listening to the soothing tunes…

February 14, 2017 | Sandwiches | Saida

Il Padrino: Good Italian Food Served in a Cafe Style Ambiance

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Lebanon

July 25, 2016

Italian

Il Padrino: Good Italian Food Served in a Cafe Style Ambiance

A fashion boutique, a restaurant and a sweet shop all in one - welcome to Il Padrino, Al Baba's Italian eatery in Saida. It is much more than just Italian food, it's a shisha place, it's a fashion…

July 25, 2016 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

Abou Hassan Al Habash Saida: Maamoul-Mad is the Specialty!

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South Lebanon

April 25, 2016

Recommended

Abou Hassan Al Habash Saida: Maamoul-Mad is the Specialty!

This morning, a friend of mine from Saida, a local who has watched my shows about his beautiful city, told me that I forgot one major place and he was ready to take me there. It's called Abou Hassan,…

April 25, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Saida

Il Padrino: Saida's Italian Social Hub

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South Lebanon

April 25, 2016

Italian

Il Padrino: Saida's Italian Social Hub

It's called Il Padrino and it's where the youth of Saida gather every weekend. Arriving from Beirut to prepare for Souk El Akel we were invited by the Rotaract Club to Il Padrino. The first…

April 25, 2016 | Restaurants | Saida

Beautiful Saida: A Mysterious City!

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South Lebanon

April 12, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Beautiful Saida: A Mysterious City!

Sidon, on the coast 48 kilometers south of Beirut, is one of the Famous names in ancient history. But of all of Lebanon's cities this is the most mysterious, for its past has been tragically…

April 12, 2016 | Travel | Saida

Mido's: Tasty Ciabatta Sandwiches in Saida

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South Lebanon

April 08, 2016

Recommended

Mido's: Tasty Ciabatta Sandwiches in Saida

Visiting Saida for the fifth time his year I was introduced to Mido's. Mido's has introduced himself to me and will be part of our next Souk... Tasting was a must. This morning I enjoyed some…

April 08, 2016 | Sandwiches | Saida

Saida Celebrates the Biggest Food Fiesta Ever: Joy at Khan el Franj!

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South Lebanon

April 03, 2016

News

Saida Celebrates the Biggest Food Fiesta Ever: Joy at Khan el Franj!

If the city could express its feelings... It would have been with a tear of Joy! Saida celebrates food and fun for a united Lebanon... The Khan's heart beats again!

April 03, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Saida

Discover the Hidden Gems of Saida

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South Lebanon

December 30, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Discover the Hidden Gems of Saida

For the passion of food, the belief in Lebanon, and the appreciation of life, came out two great episodes about a wondrous city called Saida (Sidon). This City makes you fall in love with its…

December 30, 2015 | Popular | Saida

The Rest House Saida: Good Food, Chaotic Service

Fish & Seafood | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 30, 2015

Fish & Seafood

The Rest House Saida: Good Food, Chaotic Service

Traditional places are a must, many of us often visit fancy restaurants but sometimes tourist locations should be visited so one knows what we locals are offering guests to our country. The Rest…

April 30, 2015 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Saida

2014: Best Street Food in Lebanon

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Middle East

January 06, 2015

News

2014: Best Street Food in Lebanon

Kalaa Chicken, Fransisco, and Chicken ShawarmaDuring our street food tour around Beirut, my friend Hasan suggested we visit Kalaa Chicken. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to have some chicken that…

January 06, 2015 | Street Food | Lebanon

Street Fooding in Saida: Rosto, Shawarma and Oriental Sweets

Street Food | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

August 13, 2014

Street Food

Street Fooding in Saida: Rosto, Shawarma and Oriental Sweets

Last week, I decided to visit Saida. It wasn't a planned visit but I ended up trying a few interesting things. It was a great start for a next trip that will be planned properly and will be more…

August 13, 2014 | Saida

The Largest Buche de Noel in Lebanon at Al Baba Sweets

News

December 29, 2013

News

The Largest Buche de Noel in Lebanon at Al Baba Sweets

Al Baba Sweets, a prominent name in the Lebanese sweets industry brings together 40 children from Ajialouna for the holidays to engage in entertaining activities, at their Jal El Dib branch. The…

December 29, 2013

What's Greater than Lebanon...

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July 06, 2013

Popular

What's Greater than Lebanon...

"Lebnan ya Ot3it Sama"  I love my country, as much as I travel and experience the world's beauty and wonders, I crave coming back to my home town. Why? With all its chaos, drama, ups and downs,…

July 06, 2013 | Travel

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