Month: February 2017

The Tale of Beirut’s Historical Gates

You might not have heard of the fabled gates of Beirut that once separated the city from the other parts of the country. Believe it or not, they are not fables to begin with. there was a time where our lovely capital was protected and surrounded by a wall, which takes us on a journey into uncovering the

Cupid’s Plan for your Valentine’s Date

Whether you celebrate this holiday or not, you can’t help but get love-struck when you’ve been shot by one of cupid’s little arrows. Once you do, the entire world turns into roses, hearts, and stars. Soon, you’d be running around a week before Valentine’s trying to plan the perfect date for that special someone. However, there are

Cook with Al Rifai: Hushwee

IT ALWAYS WARMS OUR HEARTS WHEN WE COME HOME TO THE SMELL OF MOM’S COOKING. THIS TIME, WE’VE GOT THE PERFECT DISH DIRECTLY FROM LEBANON TO HELP YOU LEARN THE CRAFT, SATISFY YOUR APPETITES, AND GIVE YOU A WHOLE LOTTA LEBANESE LOVE. SO, GET THOSE HANDS WORKING AND START TAKING NOTES TO MAKE YOUR OWN