Archive for the ‘Side orders’ Category

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Permanent Hunger x Pecha Kucha Beirut:
Eating One’s Cake and Tweeting It Too

A couple of months ago I had the immense pleasure of participating in volume 22 of Pecha Kucha Beirut. Naturally I had to talk about the two things I obsess over the most: the internet and food. You can listen to my ramblings below, as...

by Marilyn Z. on May 25th, 2015
No Comments  Beautiful foods, Side orders, The lab, Video of the week

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MELON MEDITATION

As I was researching topics for tonight’s Pecha Kucha I stumbled upon the most hilarious happy colourful time wasting internet thing. Sharing food porn on social media is something we all pretty much engage in. For proof, just look at my instagram feed: Bolthouse farms,...

by Marilyn Z. on March 19th, 2015
No Comments  Beautiful foods, Face off, Side orders, The lab

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WHERE TO ORDER CHINESE FOOD IN LEBANON

This happens to each one of us every once in a while. It’s wednesday 11:AM, our stomach is making weird noises and we have a craving for some comfort food. Something warm and filling, that is both sweet and savoury. It would be awesome if...

by Marilyn Z. on January 14th, 2015
1 Comment  Beirut, Eating out, Side orders

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EDIBLE ENDEARMENTS

When I was 9, our school bus driver, Maalim Georges, taught every kid on the bus a little trick. Every time he saw a pretty lady walking down the street, he would unleash the full power of his vehicles melodic horn, after which all the...

by Marilyn Z. on March 17th, 2014
No Comments  Beautiful foods, Beirut, Side orders

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WHERE TO FIND LABNEH AND OTHER LEBANESE CRAVINGS IN PARIS

Until I moved to France, I had spent most of my time as an expat living in Montreal. If you’ve so much as dipped a toe in Montreal, then you know about the infamous Marché Adonis, the Lebanese grocery store, that carries everything from arabic...

by Marilyn Z. on September 18th, 2013
1 Comment  Beautiful foods, Beirut, Paris, Side orders, Travel

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LESSONS IN LEBANESE WINES WITH SALIM HELEIWA

I met Mr Heleiwa slightly more than a year ago during my first visit to Zabad. Those of you who are readers of the blog might remember that the restaurant was one of my favorites and part of my love for this eatery came from...

by Marilyn Z. on June 19th, 2013
2 Comments   Beautiful foods, Beirut, Face off, Side orders, Video of the week

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WHAT TO THINK OF LUXURY CINEMAS?
THE EMPIRE PREMIERE TAKE

Last week I was invited to the opening of Empire Cinema’s new Empire Premiere experience in the completely revamped Sodeco Cinemas. All I knew about the place was that it was another shot at another VIP theater and that the catering was courtesy of Sushi...

by Marilyn Z. on March 21st, 2013
2 Comments   Beirut, Eating out, Face off, Side orders

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WHERE TO EAT VEGAN IN BEIRUT

This week, I am having dinner with a college friend I haven’t seen in a while. While trying to pick a restaurant in Beirut that we would both appreciate, I found out that he has become a vegan. I don’t know why anyone would willingly...

by Marilyn Z. on March 3rd, 2013
7 Comments   Beautiful foods, Beirut, Eating out, Side orders, Travel

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5 COOKBOOKS TO START A NEW LIFE IN PARIS

When I was a kid, my mother’s cookbooks were a thing of wonder. She was always a very adventurous cook and she piled up copies of cookbooks, covering everything from chinese to french cuisine. I remember spending hours flipping through them, salivating in front of...

by Marilyn Z. on February 22nd, 2013
No Comments  Beautiful foods, Mother knows best, Side orders

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DITCH YOUR GUIDEBOOKS: 4 STEPS TO EATING LIKE A LOCAL IN A NEW CITY

If like me you organize your trips around where and what you are going to eat then you may agree that the old (insert name of generic guidebook here) just doesn’t cut it anymore. Not that I have anything against the likes of Lonely Planet,...

by Marilyn Z. on February 3rd, 2013
5 Comments   Beautiful foods, Eating out, Face off, Side orders, Travel