Collected by Ilona
Souk el Tayeb has a backstory that would warm the coldest of hearts. Lebanese food justice hero, Kamal Mouzawek, was instrumental in creating the souk, which has become the premiere farmer's market in Lebanon. Producers from all over the country...
Beirut Souks، Bayrut, Lebanon
Name: Kamal Mouzawak
Where he lives:Beirut, Lebanon
Occupation: Creator of Souk el Tayeb, the first farmers’ market in downtown Beirut. Kamal is also the founder of Tawlét (the name comes from the Arabic word for table), a cooperative...
Chouran Street, بيروت، Lebanon
A stunning set of rocks welcome you to the city of Beirut. Pigeons’ Rock (also known as the Rock of Raouché) is located at Beirut’s western-most tip, the two huge rock formations stand like gigantic sentinels to the city. Locals love to walk along...
Marfaa, Beirut, Lebanon
Beirut is one of the places you've always heard about, but never really thought you would ever wind up (especially if you grew up watching 80's movies like Delta Force and Navy Seals like me). I had one free evening in downtown Beirut and tried to...
Marfaa, Beirut, Lebanon
The view from Mohammad al-Amin Mosque womans prayer room hidden away above the men in Beirut, Lebanon. The mosque can easily be visited as long as it's not prayer time. Women can enter but are asked to put on a complete black gown and cover their...
56 Madrid street، Mar Mikhayel، Lebanon
"A boutique that sells Mideast-chic clothing and home décor. The shop has a modern design sensibility, pure and simple, but it’s inspired by the traditional shapes, techniques, and fabrics of the region.” 56 Madrid St., 961/1-444-141." —Kamal...
Monot St، Bayrut, Lebanon
For me, there is little better than a perfect Lachmacun. I found a beautiful streetside oven in downtown Beirut. The oven man was cranking out at least a dozen lachmacun every 3 minutes. For just a dollar, you can be quite well fed. In Beirut with...
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