Hammana is Lebanon's City of Big Red Cherries

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Mount Lebanon

July 01, 2020

Travel & Tourism

Hammana is Lebanon's City of Big Red Cherries

Hammana is a town in Lebanon, about 26 km East of Beirut. Hammana sits at an altitude of 1200m above sea-level. It is in the Mount Lebanon Governorate in the district of Baabda. Hammana is bordered…

July 01, 2020 | Travel & Tourism | Metn

LIVE with Abou Chadi: Enjoy a Traditional Breakfast in Jal El Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 04, 2020

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

LIVE with Abou Chadi: Enjoy a Traditional Breakfast in Jal El Dib

I love this guy and I love his food. Tony Haddad, the man behind Abou Chady in Jal EL Dib has been in operation for the last 32 years, providing his customers with an authentic and…

May 04, 2020 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

Kaak El Ambarator: Freshly Baked Kaaka, a-la-minute Using the Finest Ingredients in Kornet Chehwan

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Mount Lebanon

April 17, 2020

Breakfast & Coffee

Kaak El Ambarator: Freshly Baked Kaaka, a-la-minute Using the Finest Ingredients in Kornet Chehwan

Kaak El Ambarator: Freshly Baked Kaaka, a-la-minute Using the Finest Ingredients in Kornet Chehwan

April 17, 2020 | Metn

Saj el Asmar: Mansourieh. It Has A Special Taste, A Special Texture

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Mount Lebanon

March 27, 2020

Restaurants

Saj el Asmar: Mansourieh. It Has A Special Taste, A Special Texture

The Saj Manakish have a special taste, a special texture, a different feel. Using small amounts of yeast, you can eat up to three different wraps and still feel good, not blowted and not heavy. My…

March 27, 2020 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Manakish el Hajj: Wood Fire Saj in Jdeideh

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Mount Lebanon

March 27, 2020

Reviews

Manakish el Hajj: Wood Fire Saj in Jdeideh

Craving a Manoucheh with village flavors? Feeling like a Manoucheh baked-on woodfire? That's your place to be. Saj el Hajj is located in Jdeideh proposing a selection of handcrafted…

March 27, 2020 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Order Home: Homemade with Love, Premium Quality Labneh and Local Cheese

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Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2020

News

Order Home: Homemade with Love, Premium Quality Labneh and Local Cheese

I believe the video speaks for itself. Stay home, stay safe, order the finest Labneh and cheese to your doorstep. Produced in Ain el Qabou by Bassam and his family.

March 26, 2020 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

OHANNES: The Food & The Chef... The Whole Experience

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 23, 2019

Restaurants

OHANNES: The Food & The Chef... The Whole Experience

Sometimes, when letters are not enough, all you have to do is express yourself in a video. I loved the food, enjoyed my time in the kitchen, smiled and learned new cooking tricks. One afternoon at…

December 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Youmna’s Homemade Kebbeh: Our Family Love it!

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Mount Lebanon

November 22, 2019

Recommended

Youmna’s Homemade Kebbeh: Our Family Love it!

Thick and well condensed, juicy with a soft hard envelop... loaded with oil, pleasantly moist and strongly textured; taking me on a trip to Zgharta and back, I felt a smile is drawn on my face... I…

November 22, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Metn

Qsaibeh: The Village of Carob Molasses and Beautiful Pine Trees

Travel & Tourism | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 10, 2019

Travel & Tourism

Qsaibeh: The Village of Carob Molasses and Beautiful Pine Trees

(Qosaibe, Qsaybe, Ksaybeh, Al Qosaibeh) A village in mount Lebanon, located 15 kilometers from Beirut. The village is famous for its pine trees, Carob molasses, and natural agriculture. The name…

November 10, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Metn

Barrel Burgers: Tasty and Homemade in Cornet Chehwan

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 06, 2019

Restaurants

Barrel Burgers: Tasty and Homemade in Cornet Chehwan

It’s the barrel I remember from my childhood days: a big wooden barrel which used to be a Lebanese street food shack and turned into a burger fast-casual on your way to the village of Bickfaya.…

November 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

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Mount Lebanon

October 18, 2019

Restaurants

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Driving on Mansourieh highway all the way up to Beit Merry, it came to my attention that almost all restaurants are fast food places. Start by Abou Arab, Sandwich w Noss, Burger King, and Mc.…

October 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Pure Berry Ice Cream, Chrine: One of the Country's Best

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Mount Lebanon

August 12, 2019

Recommended

Pure Berry Ice Cream, Chrine: One of the Country's Best

It's a family business that started in the nineties, preparing one of the country's best ice creams and they don't even know it. Meet Mrs. Saliba and her children who have been working hand in hand…

August 12, 2019 | Popular | Metn

Waking in Bourj Hammoud: There's a Lot to Do, Eat, Discover and Buy

Travel & Tourism | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2019

Travel & Tourism

Waking in Bourj Hammoud: There's a Lot to Do, Eat, Discover and Buy

Located northeast of the capital, Bourj Hammoud is one of the most densely populated areas in the entire Middle East. With a large Armenian community, the neighborhood has become a firm favorite with…

July 15, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Metn

Booza Ice Cream, Now in Lebanon: Homemade with Love

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Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

News

Booza Ice Cream, Now in Lebanon: Homemade with Love

Booza is a homemade artisanal ice cream made with fresh natural fruits and ingredients, produced at home by Ralph Khoury and created with passion and love. Leaving Dubai and settling down in…

July 10, 2019 | Metn

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

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Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Restaurants

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Skipping introductions and going straight to the point, SAI is one of Metn’s favorite Japanese restaurant now open for more than four years in the same spot. Excellent casual sushi, the…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Lord of the Wings Lebanon Launches a New Menu (Restaurant Closed)

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Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

News

Lord of the Wings Lebanon Launches a New Menu (Restaurant Closed)

Visiting Lord of the Wings Kornet Chehwan for the second time, I discovered the launch of a new menu. Check it out below in the photo gallery. One of Lebanon's few American Diners, enjoy a…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurant Closed | Metn

Little Reed: Lunch with the Kids in Qsaybeh

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Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

News

Little Reed: Lunch with the Kids in Qsaybeh

Little Reed is the traditional grandfather’s house where love resides and is shared through interaction with nature, animals, traditions while enjoying delicious homey food prepared by the…

July 09, 2019 | Metn

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant is Not Good Anymore

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Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

Restaurants

Abou Joseph: Jal el Dib’s Old Restaurant is Not Good Anymore

Having occupied its premium location for more than three decades, Abou Joseph is the restaurant you pass by every day while going to work. Nestled in the heart of Lebanon, on our county’s…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Finding Tasty Bites in Metn with Alan Geaam: 9 Stops You Have to Try

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Mount Lebanon

July 07, 2019

News

Finding Tasty Bites in Metn with Alan Geaam: 9 Stops You Have to Try

Spending a day with my friend Alan Geaam, I took him on a tour around Metn to taste some interesting tasty discovery. Watch the video and enjoy.

July 07, 2019 | Metn

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

Popular | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 06, 2019

Popular

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 | Popular | Metn

Lebanon's Sole Bell Founders can be Found in Beit Chabab: How its Made

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Mount Lebanon

July 06, 2019

News

Lebanon's Sole Bell Founders can be Found in Beit Chabab: How its Made

Beit Chabab’s bell founding could date back as far as the twelfth century when the Crusaders marched through. Naffah Naffah, the last of the town’s bell founders, traces his metallurgical…

July 06, 2019 | Metn

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

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Mount Lebanon

June 07, 2019

Restaurants

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

In the Kitchen with Chocolate Master, Chef Pierre Abi Haila

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Mount Lebanon

April 24, 2019

Chocolate

In the Kitchen with Chocolate Master, Chef Pierre Abi Haila

It's Easter and what better time to discover more chocolates... Pierre welcomed me into his atelier "Le Noir" in Broumana to work with him, and prepare some chocolate eggs we all wait for after…

April 24, 2019 | Metn

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

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Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Restaurants

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Located on Zalka’s internal road between Al Roumi butchery and Mitsubishi motors, The Agonist is not a cafe like any other. A special initiative by a passionate physiotherapist, the cafe…

March 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

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Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Recommended

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

I've been here endless times, enjoying it more and more every single visit; yummy! Tasty, passionate, creative and filled with love. There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

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Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Recommended

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

If you follow my stories on Instagram, you should know by now that I fell in love with this guy; Abou Chady, 32 years of experience in the field, prepares a magical breakfast. Great food, made with…

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Metn

Baking Charlotte Aux Fraises Cake at The Catering Boutique

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Baking Charlotte Aux Fraises Cake at The Catering Boutique

Preparing a cake for my wide on mothers day, I asked Chef Tony to welcome me in his kitchen. Let's prepare a strawberry cake!

March 24, 2019 | Metn

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 23, 2019

Restaurants

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

I was expecting a casual Lebanese restaurant like all the rest around the villages until the waiter opened the door. I was here six years ago -time flies- and remember to have enjoyed my…

March 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

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Mount Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Restaurants

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Take a trip to Asia! Start by visiting Japan, continue to China and finish in Thailand. UMI is Mtayleb’s latest Asian restaurant proposing a cuisine from the four corners of the far-east. On…

March 03, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Restaurants

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant (Restaurant Closed)

Le Mythe is molded to offer a completely new concept of private clubs. It represents the epitome of luxury and privacy for members looking for a genuine location provided to a secluded circle.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurant Closed | Metn

J.Makhlouf: Clean, Professional and Very Tasty Sandwiches

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Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Restaurants

J.Makhlouf: Clean, Professional and Very Tasty Sandwiches

His name is Walid Makhlouf and he is the most unconventional restaurateur ever. He is the man standing behind his shining counter rolling a sandwich at a time, a smile on his face, happy to…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Restaurants

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Flavors of my childhood... the only fast food available back in the nineties, where we used to come for a homey burger, a Lebanese style hotdog, and the Lebanese famous big-sized submarine sandwich.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

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Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Reviews

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou Anthony, open from the early hours of the morning until 1 pm prepares freshly baked…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

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Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Restaurants

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Sarrouf Zalka: Saj and Poems for Breakfast

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Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Restaurants

Sarrouf Zalka: Saj and Poems for Breakfast

I’ve been here in 2015 and now back to this amazing hole in the wall hidden bakery. I forgot about the bizarre decor making you feel in a gallery and the happy man baking Saj manakish begins…

January 23, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

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Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Restaurants

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Pankee, a restaurant dedicated to pancakes has opened in Zalka. I don’t want to sound negative before trying the food but why? Why this hidden location, why the metallic stairs. Why have an…

January 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

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Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Restaurants

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Abou Jihad; is it the food, the vibes or the passion behind every plate? Is it my love for their food, the simplicity or the “Nafass”? I enjoy this restaurant and what they offer and have…

January 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Lord of the Wings: Kornet Chehwan (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

Restaurants

Lord of the Wings: Kornet Chehwan (Restaurant Closed)

When all diners disappeared from our country, one grabbed that opportunity, taking almost all the market share and spreading Lebanese know-how to all continents. "Lord of the Wings" started as a…

January 21, 2019 | Burgers | Metn

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

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Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

Restaurants

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Gio is the delicatessen market of Rabieh, known by the region’s residents from the day “Black Pepper” used to occupy the space. Today, Gio has opened a restaurant on its closed…

January 21, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

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Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Restaurants

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

I never thought that the Margherita of Sin el Fil would be so crowded; loaded with customers, I arrived at Margherita for lunch. The concept has lately been bought by a new group from Giovanni Di…

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh (Restaurant Closed)

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Mount Lebanon

January 13, 2019

Restaurants

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh (Restaurant Closed)

Nestled in the heart of Dekwaneh, a big shop facing Falafel Abul3ezz is specialized in breakfast items. Called “Balila,” the restaurant serves traditional bites from our country as of 7…

January 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner! (Restaurant Closed)

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner! (Restaurant Closed)

Driving on the internal road of “Jal el Dib,” a new restaurant caught my attention; Caviar has been open for the last two months in Metn. After serving Furn el Chebbak for two years, it…

December 28, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

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Mount Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Restaurants

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Vietnamese and sushi, a new restaurant has opened on the internal Naccach road. A catchy first impression by the white tiles and black signs. Not like the other conventional Lebanese sushi…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Lunch with my Kids at Crepaway

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Mount Lebanon

November 29, 2018

Restaurants

Lunch with my Kids at Crepaway

Taking out my kids to a new restaurant at least once a week, diversifying is key! For them to be introduced to all cuisines of the world. Burgers, fries and casual comfort food, the choice would…

November 29, 2018 | International Cuisine | Metn

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Restaurants

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Following Pizza Please on Social Media for some time now, I was excited to visit and taste the pizzas behind this active account. Located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, the red sign cannot be…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

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Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Restaurants

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian Food | Metn

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Restaurants | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 08, 2018

Restaurants

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Second time at Zuruni, the Lebanese restaurant open next to Aishti on the seaside. I loved Zuruni’s food the first time, and here I come again to experience what this beautiful place has to…

September 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

"Mon Maki à Moi", Sushi Delivery: It's Not Good

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

"Mon Maki à Moi", Sushi Delivery: It's Not Good

The good thing is that they don’t use cheap green plastic leaves to separate the sushi... the not-so-good is that the rolls chew like gum!  

September 06, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Japanese & Sushi

OBI Sushi Delivery

Nicely filled in colorful boxes, OBI delivers to the Metn area. After several not-too-pleasant experiences more than four years ago, I decided to order again and check on the updates. Order on…

August 24, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Baalbake Express: Sfi7a Now Serving in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Baalbake Express: Sfi7a Now Serving in Jal el Dib

Bringing the flavors of traditional Sfi7a from Baalbeck to Sarba, Baalbake has taken the challenge further with the opening of another location closer to Beirut. On Jal el Dib’s internal…

August 15, 2018 | Manakish | Metn

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