The Beirut Restaurants Festival is returning to the capital for its third edition celebrating the city’s vibrant food scene, on September 28 – 30, 2018. The event is set to host more than 50 of the best restaurants, cafés, pastry shops and bars at Mar Mikhael’s iconic Trainstation.
As Lebanon’s hospitality sector moves to recapture the golden period of 2009 – 2011, Tony Ramy, restaurateur and president of the Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafés, Night-Clubs & Pastries, tracks the changes he’s witnessed in the industry over the years and shares where he sees potential for startups and growth
A home-grown brand, Zejd offers customers visiting its flagship store, House of Zejd, extra virgin olive oils, as well as exquisitely flavored oils, produced from a wide range of fruity olives, cultivated in the groves of the Akkar region of northern Lebanon.
Salon Du Chocolat Beirut is returning for its fifth edition, showcasing the latest in chocolate, pastry and confectionery. Bringing together professional chocolate tasters, chocolatiers and enthusiasts, Salon du Chocolat showcases the products of more than 60 exhibitors and comprises several events.
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
As an innovator in the field of Public Health, Boecker® organized a public health conference at Hotel Le Royal Dbayeh for the mayors and members of municipal councils from Keserwan-Jbeil, North Metn District, Bekaa, Baalbak and Mount Lebanon region governorates.
From Mayrig to Mamig and from Lusin to Batchig to Nour, a wave of the finest restaurants in the Middle East, serving Armenian delicacies, is taking the region by storm and gathering a cult-like following.