Tag: beirut

Tawlet

Monocle Magazine recently awarded Tawlet in Beirut an 8th place on their list of Top 50 Restaurants. I was so happy when I read the wonderful news. I visited Beirut in December last year and was privileged to spend a day at Tawlet, immersing myself in the story, the food and the people who make it all happen. Beirut is one of those cities I just can not get out of my mind and the desire to return to experience more…

Bulgur Salad

This dish is one of my favourite discoveries of the Beirut trip. A number of people told us that we had to have Armenian food while we were there. Armenians have lived in Lebanon for centuries and many now live in the Bourj Hammoud neighbourhood of Beirut. I did not know what to expect at all as we headed out to Seza, except that the food will be spicier than Lebanese food. It was truly a wonderful meal, the service…

Beirut

It is 5pm and I am sitting in a modern, trendy coffee shop across the road from the American University of Beirut. It is easy to think that I am anywhere in the world but the noisy, crazy traffic outside and the Arabic language being spoken around me is a definite reminder that I am in Beirut. It is winter and already dark but I am still dressed in shorts. The weather has been fantastic, beautiful days spent in this…

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