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Souk el Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market Kicks Its Summer Season
Jun 17, 2018

Eat, Meet, Greet and Treat yourself to the very best culinary experiences Lebanon has to offer! At Souk el Akel you'll find edible delights to suit all tastes and…

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Lebanon’s Unique Pastrami; Marky’s is Back!

Popular

June 07, 2018 | Recommended | Middle East

Watching some videos on social media, I was curious and excited to try Mark's Pastrami. Know that I am a fan of Pastrami visiting almost every specialist in New York of which Katz' remains the favorite. Having some real Pastrami now in Lebanon, I…

Contact Info: Marky's Smoke House

Phone Number: +961 3 677171

Address: Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 3 677171

Address: Lebanon [ view ]

Lebanon Celebrates Donut Day à la Dunkin’

News

June 01, 2018 | Popular | Middle East

In line with its ongoing 20thanniversary celebrations and accompanying #SpreadingHappiness motto, Dunkin Donuts Lebanon celebrated National Donut Day on June 1 with plenty of action! With over 6,000 free donuts distributed and more than 150…

Share The Meal: The World’s First App Against Global Hunger

News

May 14, 2018 | Popular

ShareTheMeal is an initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. Each year, WFP reaches 80 million people with food assistance in around 80 countries. WFP is…

Generosity, Love and Simplicity – Lebanese Blogger on Armenian Cuisine

News

May 09, 2018 | Popular

YEREVAN, MAY 5, ARMENPRESS. Generosity, passion, love and simplicity: this is how famous Lebanese blogger Anthony Rahayel, who is in Armenia during these days, describes the Armenian cuisine. The blogger arrived in Armenia to show to the…

Bourj Hammoud; Like You've Never Seen it Before...

Mechwar Videos

April 15, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

The city of Bourj Hammoud is located on Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast, 2 km east of central Beirut. Bourj Hammoud has been an independent municipality since 1952 and is a member of the Metn-North group of…

Rediscover Lebanon: Subscribe to our Youtube Channel

Mechwar Videos

April 10, 2018 | News

Be sure not to miss a single episode of Mechwar and our mouthwatering discoveries around Lebanon; Subscribe to our YouTube channel today. https://www.youtube.com/user/rahayel 

Al Safwa First Class Lounge: Illogically Amazing Design and Hospitality at the Airport in Doha

Airports

April 01, 2018 | Recommended | Qatar

Illogical, much more than the eyes can believe, a lounge way more luxurious than a seven stars hotel will propose; it’s enormous in size, exceptional in design, impressive in services and outstanding in offerings. Welcome to Qatar’s one…

Superjumbo A380 Lands for the First Time in Beirut: Photos from Inside the Plane

Airlines

March 30, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

Edition 100, of The world's largest plane, Airbus A380, landed at Rafik Hariri International airport on Thursday arriving from Dubai. The one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai was an acknowledgment of the substantial passenger traffic…

Di Fiori: For the Love of Pasta up in Kobayat

Italian

March 20, 2018 | Recommended | Lebanon

For the love of his country and surely for the love of pasta, Tony Zaher and after a long tour around the world's famous kitchens settled down in his hometown where he passionately prepares fresh pasta. The food is undoubtedly tastier than…

Contact Info: Di Fiori

Phone Number: +961 6 351244

Address: Kobayat, Akkar, North Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 6 351244

Address: Kobayat, Akkar, North Lebanon [ view ]

Discover 500 Photos of FICO, The World’s Biggest Food Hall; 100,000 Square Meters of Italian Experiences

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March 02, 2018 | Popular | Europe

I was so excited to be one of the first to experience FICO, Eataly’s Biggest food experience and the world’s first food-themed park spread on more than 100,000 square meters. FICO opened in November with more than 45 restaurants, and…

Contact Info: FICO Eataly World

Phone Number: +39 051 002 9001

Address: Via Paolo Canali, 8, 40127 Bologna BO, Italy [ view ]

Phone Number: +39 051 002 9001

Address: Via Paolo Canali, 8, 40127 Bologna BO, Italy [ view ]

New Year's Eve 2018: The Revival of Downtown Beirut - Uniting a Country

Events

December 31, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

Join the biggest celebrations Beirut has ever witnessed on New Year's Eve: Be part of the revival of downtown Beirut this year. Drop everything, cancel your bookings and witness the unforgettable NYE at Nejmeh Square! Together the party is…

Lebanon Breaks Guinness Record with World’s Biggest Interactive Ceiling Roulette

News

December 21, 2017 | Popular

Visitors to the Casino du Liban will now be able to contemplate and interact with the record-breaking game, located on the ceiling and reflecting the players' luck. Lebanon has already broken records as far as the entertainment industry is…

MECHWAR: Lebanon Through the Eyes of a Curious Foodie!

Mechwar Videos

December 21, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Lebanon through the eyes of a passionate and curious foodie! Mechwar: A popular television segment on MTV Lebanon, Mechwar takes the form of a 20-minute show that takes viewers across Lebanon. The audience delves into hidden gems, unknown…

A Month of Endless Fun and Festivities: Souk el Akel Celebrates Christmas

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December 17, 2017 | Popular | Beirut

Yes, we're back and with a Christmas-filled blast... Souk el Akel's Christmas Market is coming your way this December... We want to start celebrating the whole month of giving, loving, laughing and joy in all its forms throughout... Beirut…

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market: Naccache 2017

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December 14, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Thank You For An Amazing Christmas Market In Naccache! Set around the beautiful fountain in Antelias, the first of many Christmas markets organized this year by Souk el Akel was a great success; it was visited by over 30,000 people.  Thanks…

Popelini; Paris' Best Choux a la Creme

Desserts & Sweets

December 04, 2017 | Recommended | France

Been here in 2014 and still remember the sumptuous flavors of Popelini's great Choux. The best in Paris for sure, Popelini is about the simplicity of a choux a la creme that will make you dream. Aromatic, flavorful, tender and…

Celebrate Christmas in Style this Season! See you at Souk el Akel Naccach

Events

December 02, 2017 | News | Mount Lebanon

It's Saturday, it's sunny... Grab the family and head down to enjoy one of Lebanon's biggest ever witnessed Christmas markets... Today and tomorrow you can come and enjoy the fun from 12pm to midnight... There's something for…

Lebanon's Biggest Christmas Market is Happening in Antelias

Events

November 27, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Mount Lebanon

Yes, we're back and with a Christmas-filled blast... Souk el Akel's Christmas Market is coming your way early December... We want to start celebrating the whole month of giving, loving, laughing and joy in all its forms throughout...…

Lebanon's Chateau Kefraya "Comte de M" Sets a New Record

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

November 06, 2017 | News

CHATEAU KEFRAYA'S "COMTE DE M" SETS A NEW RECORD: VINTAGE 2012 OBTAINS 93 POINTS, FROM ROBERT PARKER’S ‘’WINE ADVOCATE’’

A Day of Wisdom with an Apple Farmer in Bsharri... Save Lebanese Apples!

Mechwar Videos

October 24, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Lebanese apple farmers have been in crisis. Before the war in Syria, the country was a major export market for Lebanese fruit, as well as serving as a transport route to other markets in the region. Travelling through Syria has become increasingly…

A Typical Lebanese Couple at a Restaurant... Don't Waste Food!

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October 17, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Find out why Sherine and Hamza are having a hard time leaving this expensive restaurant peacefully. Heads up, it might not be exactly what you had in mind. http://www.foodblessed.org/MaBadda2iste7a#MaBadda2iste7a #WFD2017 #SDG12…

The Lebanese Mezze Table: Much More Than Food, A Social Gathering!

Mechwar Videos

September 30, 2017 | News | Middle East

Meze or mezze is a selection of small dishes served to accompany alcoholic drinks in the Near East, the Balkans, and parts of Central Asia. In Levantine, Caucasian, and Balkan cuisines, meze is often served at the beginning of multi-course…

10 Favorite Spots: A Tasty Crepe in Paris

News

September 28, 2017 | Popular | France

When visiting Paris, I check out the crepes around town. Crepe Dentelle Paris: A Renowned Address, Average Food This time I'm searching for Paris' best crepe and a specific one appeared on Google with a high rating. Crepe Dentelle in the heart of…

Ummi: A Different Lebanese Restaurant... Now Open in Beirut

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 19, 2017 | News | Beirut

When you hear that Chef Hussein Hadid and the team are opening a new concept, you can't but be the first to try it. Hussein, his executive chef Dory and the team just do it right! From the masters behind Pzza.Co, Brgr.Co and Deli.Co now comes UMMI!…

This is LEBANON!

A7la Balad Bel 3alam

September 17, 2017 | Mechwar Videos | Middle East

Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus is west across…

The World Famous Lebanese Breakfast: A Love Story!

Breakfast & Coffee

September 16, 2017 | Mechwar Videos | Middle East

With endless choice and great flavors, you simply cannot skip breakfast in Lebanon. From Mankousheh to Foul and hummus.... Knefeh, kashta and Labneh, we have something to satisfy all cravings.... It’s a beautiful day out…

Save Our Drinking Water... Lebanon's Water is Contaminated with Plastic Fibers

News

September 07, 2017 | Popular

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals. Published in The Guardian on Wednesday 6th September 2017 Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found…

The New "NoGarlicNoOnions" Application, Now for Android and iPhone

News

September 03, 2017 | Popular

Add some flavour to your iPhones and Androids with NGNO's new App now available on the Apple Store. Yes, you heard right... we're now available on App Store, download our app free of charge and have us right under your fingertips, anytime,…

Happiness is a Choice... (صار وقتا, السعادة هي خيار) "Al Jadeed Television" Interview

News

August 29, 2017 | Popular

السعادة بين المفهوم الكبير و التطبيق اليومي العملي عنوان الحلقة المقبلة من صار وقتا مع مدرب علم النفس الإيجابي ميلاد حدشيتي الذي يستضيف الممثلة ورد الخال التي ستتحدث عن مفهوم السعادة بالنسبة لها ، ومصادر الفرح في حياتها العملية و الشخصية. كذلك…

An Outstanding Line-up of Musical Entertainment at Souk el Akel Beirut

Events

August 29, 2017 | Souk el Akel

For the love of food, there will a court showcasing an exhaustive selection of cuisines and choices reflecting Lebanon’s cosmopolitan culture and openness to the world’s flavors. With each bite it is guaranteed that international…

Al Aan TV: Interview on "Noujoum Bila Houdoud"

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August 29, 2017 | Press

المشتركة نسرين عن فئة الطبخ شاهدت مقابلة مع الذواق في عالم الطعام "أنطوني رحيل" حول الطبخ على السوشيال ميديا   هل تحلم ان تصبح نجم مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي من دون منازع؟هل تتمنى أن تصبح مشهوراً وان يتناقل الناس فيديوهاتك؟مهما كان نوع…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Stay and Eat in London

News

August 27, 2017 | Popular | UK

London... An iconic city, majestic if I may say, where class and luxury await, the city of charm and history. I've been to London five times already searching for the best food destinations and unforgettable discoveries... Below is a list of spots I…

NoGarlicNoOnions' Youtube Channel: Showing Lebanon's Beauty to the World!

Mechwar Videos

August 03, 2017 | News | Middle East

Now that a new year is starting it's time for you to subscribe to our Youtube channel. This year we celebrated the expansion of our channel passing the 23,000 subscribers threshold and reaching a record of 6,500,000 views for 750 videos. Stay tuned,…

Souk el Akel: The Long Awaited "Broumana" Festival!

Events

July 24, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Mount Lebanon

Escaping the heat is on your mind? Summer fun is all you're hoping for? Good food is what you're craving for? Trust me, there's no need to get on a plane for that. Let's think of amazing places in Lebanon we can 'travel' to and enjoy the summer...…

Team Lebanon Excels at The First Global Robotics Competition in Washington

News

July 19, 2017 | Popular

About First Global: The FIRST Global Challenge is a truly international robotics event where students from nearly 160 nations across the world will travel to Washington, D.C. this July to participate in the inaugural game that will be held in…

SOUK EL AKEL: An Exciting Summer Ahead, Mark Your Calendars

Events

July 09, 2017 | News | Middle East

Souk el Akel celebrates the big return of Lebanon this Summer! 9 until the 18th of June: Celebrating Ramadan in Tripoli 23-24-25th of June: Launching the summer season at The field, Wata el Joz 29-30 June, 1-2nd of July:…

Lebanon Makes it on The World Atlas of Street Food

News

July 08, 2017 | Popular

Lebanon's Souk el Akel makes it on the cover of the World Atlas of Street Food. We are proud!  Street food is fresh, cheap, plentiful, varied and available in an increasing number of metropolitan locations. Food that was previously only…

Pave Way for the Ambulance: Help Save a Life

News

July 08, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

#Pave_way_for_the_ambulance or افتحوا_طريق_الاسعاف# is an awareness campaign that kick starts by a video shedding light on a strong message to the Lebanese public about the seriousness of making way to ambulance whenever the siren is…

Discover Tripoli's Old Souks and Live the Ramadan Spirit

Events

June 01, 2017 | Popular | North Lebanon

This season, celebrate with Souk el Akel 10 unforgettable nights in Tripoli. It's your chance to discover the old souks, the beautiful souks of Tripoli, Lebanon;s second biggest city. Souk el Akel will be live from KHAN EL…

Why No Garlic or Onions? An Interesting Article

News

May 08, 2017 | Popular

Krishna devotee chef, teacher, author, and TV star Kurma Dasa gets asked this question a lot. Here's his well-considered reply. One of the most common questions asked to me is this: "Why don't you eat garlic and onions?" Here's my short…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Lebanon!

Ice Cream & Gelato

May 01, 2017 | News | Middle East

Here comes summer along with its intense heat, a beautiful season eagerly awaited in our fresh country. Beaches, mountain trails, barbecues, social gatherings, dancing on rooftop venues and, throughout it all, a continuous need to refresh and cool…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Hefty Breakfast in Lebanon!

Breakfast & Coffee

April 23, 2017 | News | Middle East

"Breakfast", the latest trend to take our country by storm. New breakfast spots are opening every month and many restaurants are changing their operating hours to serve breakfast.  It’s a beautiful day out there ……

For The Love of Food with Anthony Rahayel, Founder Of NoGarlicNoOnions

News

April 18, 2017 | Popular

Original post on UAntonine website. We live in a country where food is at the center of every home, conversation and ritual. Our rich cuisine has travelled the world and back, leaving everyone curious and envious. Yet, when it comes to world…

Al Soussi: A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 18, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

You would never imagine that a place like this, hidden down a dead end in Mar Elias, could even be close to serving not only good food, but some of the finest dishes the world has ever talked about… This morning I'm back, I'm back to…

Contact Info: El Soussi

Phone Number: +961 1 312145

Address: Zeidaniyeh street, Mar Elias, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 312145

Address: Zeidaniyeh street, Mar Elias, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Real Burger in Lebanon!

Burgers

April 16, 2017 | News | Middle East

I love burgers, to the extent that I don’t mind eating these little pieces of heaven every day. Mind you, not all burgers are worth talking about and not all burgers are made properly. It is not as simple as one would imagine. A good burger…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Japanese & Sushi

April 10, 2017 | News | Middle East

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish that became “haute” after getting a…

The 15th Edition of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants: The Results

News

April 06, 2017 | Popular

Now in its 15th year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants welcomes six brand new entries and three re-entries to the 2017 ranking. Showcasing a broad cross-section of cultures and cuisines, it includes restaurants from 22 countries across…

Snack El Awedim: Impressive and Amazing Sandwiches!

Burgers

March 29, 2017 | Popular | Mount Lebanon

My smile did not leave my face from start to finish... "Snack El Awadem" - a colorful and trendy space - welcomes you to enjoy tasty sandwiches. Food is prepared by the chef behind metallic panels separating the restaurant from the kitchen. "Snack…

Contact Info: Snack el Awedim

Phone Number: +961 70 496 664

Address: Jdeideh next to Bank Audi, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 70 496 664

Address: Jdeideh next to Bank Audi, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

I Ate That Sandwich... And Now I Adore Food! Thank You Mum

News

March 21, 2017

Words are never enough to express our love and appreciation for the one woman who gave us life... protected us, cherished us, tucked us in and made sure we ate our veggies and sandwiches... most of us remember how she used to trick us into eating…

Now You Can Claim Your Lebanese Nationality!

News

March 13, 2017 | Popular

“I remember my grandfather’s stories about Lebanon in the  summer - sunny days, warm nights family gatherings, singing, laughing…” The Lebanese Nationality Program is an initiative…

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