The sophisticated, cosmopolitan and laid-back Gordon’s Cafe at Le Gray Hotel in Downtown Beirut is the perfect spot for any kind of meet up, from business meetings and afternoon coffees to solo tranquil lunches and family get-togethers.… Read more
If you want a simple, easy and meaningful trip in Lebanon, go to Harissa! For the purpose of this article, Harissa means “The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lebanon”, because it’s certainly a mouthful.… Read more
It was really time to get out of the city, so T and I organized a trip to the North to breathe in some clean, fresh air. Okay, let’s be honest here.… Read more
I’ve always wanted to try a plant-based diet; I just never got around to it. I was either not ready to commit to the vegan lifestyle or I was just not too keen to give up certain foods like cheese, seafood, and chocolate.… Read more
Did you ever think to eat your regular breakfast smoothie out of a bowl? Wait, regular breakfast smoothie? P-uh-lease, don’t go insulting my daily “tartine labne” ritual!
I wasn’t always a huge fan of a “healthy” breakfast.… Read more
Hi there 🙂
So I went vegan over the weekend.
Hang on; I haven’t given up meat and dairy forever! I can never eliminate my beloved cheese from my diet – even though I am slightly intolerant to lactose.… Read more
Meet my new favourite banana bread. And it’s vegan 😉
I love homemade banana bread. It’s great for breakfast on-the-go, it’s wonderful paired with coffee and it’s perfect for satisfying that rash sugar craving that makes you raid your fridge and pantry (and then hate yourself afterwards for giving in to it).… Read more
I’ve been to Boulevard Beirut on a number of occasions and I really love their lunch / dinner menu. They serve classic Lebanese favourites with a modern touch.
[ You must try the traditional Lebanese shish barak and the mini kafta pockets served with a minty fresh laban dip ]
The venue is already one of my favourites in Beirut in terms of comfort, decoration and interior design in comparison to other Lebanese restaurants.… Read more
This year I was introduced to a new delicious protein bar from PureFit after receiving a lovely care package from them. I’ve been wanting to try these sports nutrition bars for a while now as they’re promoted as being “the all-natural, gluten-free and wheat-free, dairy-free, vegan, kosher, high in protein, diabetic-friendly, that tastes great nutrition bar.”
So yeah, you can see why I was pretty excited to try these out!… Read more
Hidden from the crowded and trendy main street of Mar Mikhael, you discover SUD Restaurant nestled in La Cour Saint Michel, a picturesque courtyard owned by Chawki Yazbeck (who also owns SUD).… Read more
Straight out of Pinterest, GardenState, one of my favourite outdoor pubs, has finally opened its doors for summer. Its location is away from the typical Mar Mikhael pub scene, so at least you can enjoy going through a traffic-free zone in Beirut for a change.… Read more
We were skeptical at first – from Verdun main street, you can mistake Bent El Sultan Restaurant for a typical shisha lounge. However, once we entered, we were met with a chic outdoor terrace, a cozy interior, contemporary décor with classic pieces, traditional uniforms and positive vibes.… Read more
After we (finally!) found the restaurant (on foot), we were greeted by one of the owners, Khaled M., who welcomed us with great hospitalit.… Read more