Beirut is getting ready to welcome the third edition of Whisky Live at a new location: Seaside Pavilion. The world-renowned event will bring more than 50 specialist producers, distributors and suppliers to the capital, offering visitors a rare opportunity to sample some of the finest whiskies around.
As part of Massaya Faqra’s International Chefs Program celebrating 20 years of winemaking in Lebanon, Chef Melissa O’Donnell flew in from New York City for two days to mark the occasion and cook a special menu, inspired by Lil’ Gem – her ‘Lebanese-ish’ restaurant in the Big Apple. Here, O’Donnell tells HN how she set out to capture the flavors, sentiments and nostalgia of the Lebanese cuisine she remembers from her childhood
Marking its eighth edition, Beirut Cooking Festival will once again celebrate the very best in food, spirits, kitchen equipment and more. Over 100 stands will showcase a wide variety of well-known brands and artisanal products during the three-day event.
With vacation season in full swing, National Geographic recently earmarked Lebanon as a must-visit destination for the summer of 2018, not for its landmarks and sites, but rather the food. HN spoke to the stakeholders who were involved in achieving this success for the nation
With the final few months of 2018 fast approaching, it’s time to begin thinking about the trends that will to dominate the restaurant industry in the coming year. Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us what to look out for in 2019, as we sharpen our knives and forks in anticipation
Talk about the blockchain, a virtual, digitized and decentralized public ledger of all cryptocurrency transactions, is never-ending. But beyond fintech and cybersecurity, what does it have to do with hospitality and how could the industry benefit from it? Oliver Sykes, partner – digital trust at PwC explains
Encompassing a refined dining experience in a market setting, the food hall concept brings together a range of several independent outlets, each offering their own specialty, yet forming one entity. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, discusses the fancier and ‘foodier’ cousin of the food court