A Dish by Any Other Name…

We Lebanese love to label ourselves as the center of the culinary world. Yes, our Mediterranean diet does the body good, and foreigners swoon over wafts of our delectable food (they really do!). But who knew that some of the dishes we prize and cherish as our own can be found in other countries’ cuisines, almost identical in appearance and […]

The Art of the Lebanese Twist

When it comes to the Lebanese claim to fame, it’s arguably our cuisine that puts us on the map. Excelling in the kitchen is second nature to most of us, not only when we’re slaving over rustic dishes. We also get a kick out of adapting foreign foods to our local palates. Sure, we enjoy pizza, burgers, and fries as […]

Five Meals Under 10,000 LBP

It’s the month of January, and understandably you’re strapped for cash. Surviving the season of giving unscathed is impossible, so little remains for mealtimes at the office. Besides, those desiccated pretzels you’ve been feasting on would have found better use stuffing a Christmas stocking than your mouth – enough already! So how far can 10,000 LBP take you in terms of […]

2018 Food Trends

With 2017 behind us, it’s time to embrace the new year, and with it, a slew of new food trends that will have your palate pining for adventure. That’s right – food artisans, importers and entrepreneurs the world over have weighed in on what they expect will become our obsessions in 2018. From edible flowers and plant products to airy […]