Posts Tagged ‘beirut’

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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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FALAFEL AND THE CITY
SERIES: EXPLORING CITIES THROUGH FOOD & FASHION

I am lucky enough to have a job that brings me back to Beirut every few weeks. Every time I come home there are certain dishes I absolutely have to have. On the long list feature my mother’s Kibbeh, dinner at Mayrig, and Falafel at...

by Marilyn Z. on May 14th, 2015
No Comments  Beirut, Bucolik X Permanent Hunger, Eating out, Face off, Travel

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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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Zaatar w Zeit gets rich delivering 4000LL man’ouches + 1000LL delivery fee

Ok so maybe I’m stretching the truth a little bit and you can actually order a 2000LL Man’ouche from ZWZ but prices have been going up consistently over the past few years and people always felt a little bit cheated. But ZWZ have done a...

by Marilyn Z. on November 30th, 2012
2 Comments   Beirut, Eating out

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

85 year old, Jiro Ono, runs Sukiyabashi Jiro, a tiny ten seat sushi restaurant in a tokyo metro station, who just happens to be regarded as the best sushi joint in the world. It has been granted 3 stars by the Michelin guide, an exceptional...

by Marilyn Z. on October 14th, 2012
No Comments  Beautiful foods, Beirut, Eating out, Paris, Travel

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Moving out of Lebanon?
Here’s a checklist of food to take with you

Lovingly illustrated by my dear friend Suzanne Anhoury.

by Marilyn Z. on October 11th, 2012
11 Comments   Beautiful foods, Beirut, Montreal, Mother knows best, New York, Paris, Side orders, Travel

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Urbanista | Hipster heaven

The best thing about Urbanista is the seating arrangements. Did you come armed with your laptop and the intention of finishing that logo today? Have a seat at the large table next to the library and spend the day if you like. Looking to hang...

by Marilyn Z. on August 15th, 2012
2 Comments   Beirut, Eating out, Travel

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Marinella | Some Italy in Mar Mikhael

Marinella has got to be the yummiest trattoria in all of Beirut. And I chose my worlds carefully as I say so. The first time I went there I was mostly intrigued by the fact that the restaurant only opened for lunch Monday trough Saturday....

by Marilyn Z. on July 24th, 2012
No Comments  Beirut, Eating out