Month: November 2014

The Lebanese Dekkene: An endangered species?

If someone were to ask us what one of our golden memories as a child growing up in Lebanon was, a majority of us would have answered: trips to the corner store or as most of us know it – the “dekkene.” Endless trips with your friends or even with your grandparents where a 1,000

Five footballers who are actually nuts.

Have you ever examined a wood carving and thought- “wow look at all that detail, it must of took so much time and effort to do.” Yeah well imagine that same carving on a Brazilian nut! Yes, you didn’t read wrong, a Brazilian nut. In the run up to World Cup 2014, British artist Quentin

Rebuilding Lebanon’s heritage, one tile at a time.

Walking down the streets of Beirut, you can’t help but realize the massive masses of modern homes popping up on every corner. But the admiration of these homes feels empty and that leads us to question whatever happened to traditional home settings? The need for keeping our culture’s roots or traditions has seemed to fade

The Brain-Boosting Walnut smoothie

With the long winter nights approaching, it gets harder and harder to concentrate. It’s cold and all your brain seems to want is to get under those covers and shut down. Sure, we already know that coffee can do the job, but we know that there had to be a healthier alternative out there. After

See What Lasers Can do at Alrifai

Innovation has been a DRIVING FORCE in our company, with a vision to be a top of a mind brand name in savoury snacks, ALRIFAI’s new factory will be equipped with state of the arts lasers. Yes lasers!   We use laser technology  to primarily interrogate a material’s property (or structure). This makes lasers ideal for detecting a