It was a Friday afternoon. We packed a getaway bag and made our way to our home away from home in Beirut. A break from our daily work routine was very necessary, and what better way to break a routine than to add a pinch of class and luxury over the weekend?… Read more
Zaatar w Zeit has been my favourite Lebanese fast food joint ever since I first tried their renowned “Djeij w Jebne” wrap, now known as “Famous Chicken”. It was love at first bite.… Read more
God knows my chocolate making skills are close to non-existent, so no, I wasn’t exactly a master chef (this time anyway)! However, I did get to play with chocolate.
About Elsa Chocolatier
Established in 1994, the family-owned business, Elsa Chocolatier, opened its first shop in Mar Elias, offering Belgian chocolate of the highest quality to Beirut.… Read more
Attention readers! I have found a true gem in Mar Mikhael. It’s not a cool hipster café, and it’s not one of those new concept bistros that happen to be popping up all over the place.… Read more
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 day trip in Lebanon, then go to Harissa!
For the purpose of this article, Harissa will replace “Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lebanon”, because the official name is 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; however, 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
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
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
I was introduced to these protein bars from PureFit after receiving a lovely care package from them. I’ve been wanting to try these sports nutrition bars for a while now because 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