Tawlet Celebrates Five Years of Farm to Table Food

A few weeks ago, the internationally acclaimed locavore restaurant Tawlet celebrated its fifth birthday in Mar Mikhael. The celebratory lunch included fweregh (stuffed intestines), raw kibbeh, and...

 

Meet the Man Behind Some of Beirut's Best Eats: Mario Haddad, Jr.

You could pass Mario Haddad Jr. at a gym, or inside a mall, or even -- dare I say it -- in a restaurant, and never for a second would you suspect he’s an avid restaurateur. With long brown hair...

 

A Fall Dining Guide to Eating in Beirut

 

Divvy It Up: New Eatery Promotes Shared Dining

Looking for new culinary flair in Mar Mikhael, complete with a warm ambiance, upbeat vibes, and smart service? Join me in ushering in the hip quartier’s latest entrant, Divvy, tucked behind The...

 

Cuisines We Desperately Want To See in Lebanon

As Lebanese, we pride ourselves on our supremely delicious cuisine. Healthy? Check. Well-balanced? Check. Second to none? For us, at least! But pretentiousness aside, there are a slew of other...

 

Foreign Versions of Our Favorite Lebanese Dishes

We Lebanese love to think of ourselves as the center of the culinary universe. Yes, our Mediterranean diet does the body good, and foreigners go weak at the knees when they sit down to our delectable ...

 

Foreign Foods Lebanese Love to Hate

It may be the “land of opportunity” and the birthplace of McDonald’s and Burger King (don’t deny it—you know you go weak for a KitKat McFlurry), but the US doesn’t have the best of...

 

Convenience Store Foods That Haven't Caught On Yet in Lebanon

They may be the cancer of the Western world, but convenience foods are exactly that: convenient. Commercially prepared and designed for easy use and consumption, these foods run the gamut of frozen...

 

The Five Highly Unique Food Habits of Lebanese People

Lebanese sure do love to eat. Though our cuisine is—in all modesty—the best in the world, with its masterful use of herbs, spices, and vegetables, we like to import foreign gastronomies and make...

 

Five Hot New Menu Items to Crush on in Beirut Right Now

It’s no secret that Beirutis bore easily, and this general rule of thumb cascades to our dining choices. A restaurant may hold us captive for a month or two at best, but once the honeymoon period is...