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Yalla Yalla

“Yalla Yalla”, or translated to English “come on, come on”, fits well with the first part of our blog’s title. It is the name of a series of restaurants that can be found across London, serving authentic Beirut street food. 309 more words


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Deconstructed fattoush

Fattoush is a delightful (and healthy!) pita bread salad just bursting with fresh flavor. It combines crispy pita bread with fresh veggies, parsley, and mint, and is traditionally flavored with sumac to give it a bite of tartness. 376 more words

489 Arabella – Well done

The tap at Newtown Social Club that used to bring forth the darkly fragrant Dogbolter, now spews out my current favourite seasonal froth: Mountain Goat Summer Ale. 1,181 more words


Visiting Saida, Lebanon

Saida (Sidon)

Saida, which is a bit less touristy compared to Byblos, is where you can find ruins, like the Cursaders’ Sea Castle, in the midst of traffic and the shipping industry. 173 more words


Week 49

December 7

Breakfast for the next week: Honey pumpkin biscuits.  I was in the mood for something pumpkin, and something biscuit-y (okay, so often I’m in the mood for biscuits).   371 more words

New Years Eve – Course 3

Course 3 was something light, fresh, and bright; Fattoush Salad. After the fried shrimp and crab cakes, our palates needed a refreshing kick. I will never understand why fattoush isn’t served more often in restaurants. 33 more words



It’s hard to avoid at least a little overindulgence at Christmas and as the festivities die down, I can’t help but crave for something fresh and healthy. 636 more words