Chateau Ksara Launches First Merwah Varietal

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 22, 2018

Chateau Ksara Launches First Merwah Varietal

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

July 22, 2018 | News | Lebanon

Pioneering Bekaa Valley winery digs into Lebanon’s winemaking heritage to produce a historic and rare white…

Domaine de Taanayel: A Piece of Heaven in the Bekaa

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 17, 2018

Domaine de Taanayel: A Piece of Heaven in the Bekaa

Mechwar Videos

June 17, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

In 2009 the Domaine de Taanayel and arcenciel signed a long-term partnership deal of which the mission is to enhance…

Souk el Akel at The Antonine University Ablah, Bekaa

Events | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Souk el Akel at The Antonine University Ablah, Bekaa

Events

June 03, 2018 | Souk el Akel | Lebanon

Joseph Attieh, Arnabeat and a handful of delicious street food ideas, Souk el Akel in partnership with…

Antonine University Spring Festival 2018: Souk el Akel, Zahle!

Events | Bekaa

Bekaa

May 16, 2018

Antonine University Spring Festival 2018: Souk el Akel, Zahle!

Events

May 16, 2018 | Souk el Akel | Bekaa

Zahle here we come... two days of endless fun, entertainment, great food ideas and the Universite Antonine Job Fair.

Ecolodge Taanayel: Plan Your Weekend Getaway in the Bekaa

News | Lebanon

Lebanon

May 13, 2018

Ecolodge Taanayel: Plan Your Weekend Getaway in the Bekaa

News

May 13, 2018 | Lebanon

En 2006 arcenciel construit un Ecolodge à Taanayel (Békaa) pour promouvoir l’éco-tourisme…

La Maison du Croissant, Zahle: French Croisants with Lebanese Influences!

Bread & Bakeries | Bekaa

Bekaa

April 27, 2018

La Maison du Croissant, Zahle: French Croisants with Lebanese Influences!

Bread & Bakeries

April 27, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Bekaa

Located on Zahle’s famous boulevard, La Maison Du Croissant prepares a wide selection of flaky French rolls…

Karm el Joz: A Relaxing Green Space

Spotted Stories | Lebanon

Lebanon

April 24, 2018

Karm el Joz: A Relaxing Green Space

Spotted Stories

April 24, 2018 | Lebanon

Karm elJoz is a space for celebrations. Located in Taanayel, at the entrance of the Bekaa, it is one of the largest…

Chateau Kefraya: An Escape in West Bekaa

International Cuisine | Lebanon

Lebanon

November 12, 2017

Chateau Kefraya: An Escape in West Bekaa

International Cuisine

November 12, 2017 | Restaurants | Lebanon

The West Bekaa region has a rich cultural heritage and history. On your way from the Shouf region to Kefraya,…

Contact Info: Kefraya Winery, Relais Dionysos

Phone Number: +961 8 645 888

Address: Kefraya winery, West Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 645 888

Address: Kefraya winery, West Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Al Rayess: Tasty Sandwiches in the Heart of Chtaura

Sandwiches | Lebanon

Lebanon

November 12, 2017

Al Rayess: Tasty Sandwiches in the Heart of Chtaura

Sandwiches

November 12, 2017 | Street Food | Lebanon

Last year while walking around Hamra, I discovered a funky place called Rayess. A red and yellow kiosk occupying the…

Cascada: A New Giant Mall Opens in the Bekaa

News | Lebanon

Lebanon

November 11, 2017

Cascada: A New Giant Mall Opens in the Bekaa

News

November 11, 2017 | Lebanon

Cascada Mall is situated on a 220,000 sqm piece of land in the heart of the Bekaa valley featuring several synergistic…

Kaak B Semsom: Creative Kaak in Zahle

Recommended | Bekaa

Bekaa

November 11, 2017

Kaak B Semsom: Creative Kaak in Zahle

Recommended

November 11, 2017 | Restaurants | Bekaa

When the Kaaka is passionately baked in-house, when this authentic creation is taken to another level, when the owner…

Contact Info: Kaak b Semsom

Phone Number: +9618801101

Address: Zahle [ view ]

Phone Number: +9618801101

Address: Zahle [ view ]

Babas a L’Arak: Love, Passion and Patriotism in a Jar

Desserts & Sweets | Bekaa

Bekaa

November 06, 2017

Babas a L’Arak: Love, Passion and Patriotism in a Jar

Desserts & Sweets

November 06, 2017 | Recommended | Bekaa

I wish sometimes you could watch me scream when I eat a mouth-watering creation... This isn’t a normal Baba au…

Contact Info: Clement, Chasseurs de Saveurs

Phone Number: +961 3 753 563

Address: Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 3 753 563

Address: Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Mechwar to Chmestar, Baalbeck

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Lebanon

September 19, 2017

Mechwar to Chmestar, Baalbeck

Mechwar Videos

September 19, 2017 | Travel | Lebanon

Shmustar, also spelled Shmistar or Chmistar (Arabic: شمسطار‎‎) is…

Al Haush: A Piece of Heaven in the Heart of the Bekaa

Hotels | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 15, 2017

Al Haush: A Piece of Heaven in the Heart of the Bekaa

Hotels

June 15, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon

We planned to spend the weekend in the heart of the Bekaa... A piece of heaven on earth, Al Haush is a place rich with…

Contact Info: Al Haush Guesthouse

Phone Number: +961 3 911110

Address: Housh el Ghanam village, between Zahle and Baalbeck, Kaza of Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 3 911110

Address: Housh el Ghanam village, between Zahle and Baalbeck, Kaza of Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Raymond: Traditional and Delicious Lebanese Food in Rayak

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 12, 2017

Raymond: Traditional and Delicious Lebanese Food in Rayak

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

June 12, 2017 | Restaurants | Lebanon

In Rayak, Baalbeck, right next to the Air Force base, you'll find Raymond, a restaurant that has been open for sixty…

Contact Info: Raymond

Phone Number: +961 8 900 083

Address: Houch Hala, Rayak, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 900 083

Address: Houch Hala, Rayak, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Souk el Akel: For the First Time in the Bekaa; Celebrating Zahle

Events | Bekaa

Bekaa

May 12, 2017

Souk el Akel: For the First Time in the Bekaa; Celebrating Zahle

Events

May 12, 2017 | News | Bekaa

Zahle here we come... two days of endless fun, entertainment, great food ideas and the Universite Antonine Job…

Kaak b Semsom: A New Favorite Kaak Spot in Zahle

Bread & Bakeries | Bekaa

Bekaa

April 24, 2017

Kaak b Semsom: A New Favorite Kaak Spot in Zahle

Bread & Bakeries

April 24, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Bekaa

Spending the day in Zahlé, a rich breakfast was needed so I thought why not enjoy a traditional kaak at "Kaak b…

Contact Info: Kaak b Semsom

Phone Number: +9618801101

Address: Zahle [ view ]

Phone Number: +9618801101

Address: Zahle [ view ]

Rashaya: The Famous Fortress, The Longest Souk...

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Lebanon

February 12, 2017

Rashaya: The Famous Fortress, The Longest Souk...

Mechwar Videos

February 12, 2017 | Lebanon

Rashaya, also known as Rashaya al-Wadi or Rachaya el-Wadi(and variations) is a town in Lebanon, situated…

Zahle: The Bride of the Bekaa

Mechwar Videos | Bekaa

Bekaa

February 06, 2017

Zahle: The Bride of the Bekaa

Mechwar Videos

February 06, 2017 | Bekaa

A red-roofed town set among the eastern foothills of Mount Sannine, Zahlé enjoys a prime location in the…

This Sunday... We're Going to Baalbeck!

News | Lebanon

Lebanon

September 22, 2016

This Sunday... We're Going to Baalbeck!

News

September 22, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of…

Casino Nmeir, Berdawni Zahle

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bekaa

Bekaa

August 28, 2016

Casino Nmeir, Berdawni Zahle

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 28, 2016 | Restaurants | Bekaa

Opened since 1918, Casino Nmeir is one of the valley's most famous Lebanese restaurants. Come here for the sound of…

Lebanon Foodie's Trail: Baalbeck!

Events | Lebanon

Lebanon

August 02, 2016

Lebanon Foodie's Trail: Baalbeck!

Events

August 02, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of…

The Foodie's Trail Goes to Baalbeck: Book Your Next Tour!

News | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 20, 2016

The Foodie's Trail Goes to Baalbeck: Book Your Next Tour!

News

July 20, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of…

Maison Du Croissant: Baked a la Minute for Your Pleasure

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 11, 2016

Maison Du Croissant: Baked a la Minute for Your Pleasure

Breakfast & Coffee

July 11, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Open on Zahle's boulevard, Maison du Croissant is where you should go to and enjoy the French croissant with a Lebanese…

Contact Info: Maison du Croissant

Phone Number: +961 8 810 108

Address: Boulevard Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 810 108

Address: Boulevard Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

The Box of Arsal: The Video!

News | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 19, 2016

The Box of Arsal: The Video!

News

June 19, 2016 | The Box | Lebanon

This Box is special because it has been entirely produced and packed in Arsal. Nestled on the foothills of the…

My Heart Goes to Baalbek...

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Lebanon

May 11, 2016

My Heart Goes to Baalbek...

Mechwar Videos

May 11, 2016 | Travel | Lebanon

I've been here two times already shooting some of the best Mechwar episodes we've done to date, happiness couldn't…

Ersal: A Lebanese Village! Have a Look Inside...

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Lebanon

May 09, 2016

Ersal: A Lebanese Village! Have a Look Inside...

Mechwar Videos

May 09, 2016 | Lebanon

'This is a view from inside Ersal" Arsal (also spelled Aarsal, Ersal or 'Irsal; Arabic: عرسال‎), is a town and…

Al Jawhari Sweets Baalbeck: Nammoura bel Kashta

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

Lebanon

March 13, 2016

Al Jawhari Sweets Baalbeck: Nammoura bel Kashta

Desserts & Sweets

March 13, 2016 | Recommended | Lebanon

Up in Baalbeck is a shop famous for their sweets, some specialities nobody else does in Lebanon. Nammoura bel Kashta,…

Mechwar Baalbeck: A Day I'll Remember for a Long Time

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 02, 2015

Mechwar Baalbeck: A Day I'll Remember for a Long Time

Mechwar Videos

July 02, 2015 | Travel | Lebanon

One can't mention Lebanon without  thinking of Baalbeck, the great temple. The Roman temple of Baalbeck is…

Al Ajami: A Historical Restaurant Oozing History up in Baalbek (Restaurant Closed)

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon

Lebanon

April 18, 2015

Al Ajami: A Historical Restaurant Oozing History up in Baalbek (Restaurant Closed)

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 18, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Old, authentic and full of life, the walls tell stories of the past, this restaurant that opened in…

Contact Info: Al Ajami Baalbek

Phone Number: +961 8 370051

Address: Ras el Ain street, Behind the Baalbek temple, Baalbeck, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 370051

Address: Ras el Ain street, Behind the Baalbek temple, Baalbeck, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Mountain House: High Standards and Beautiful Decor up in Baalbeck

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon

Lebanon

April 17, 2015

Mountain House: High Standards and Beautiful Decor up in Baalbeck

Breakfast & Coffee

April 17, 2015 | Recommended | Lebanon

Stunning, this place is really amazing. I came to Baalbeck expecting to see a village in distress, exactly like you see…

Contact Info: Mountain House

Phone Number: +961 3 278 926

Address: قرب مسجد الامام علي عليه السلام مقابل المدرسة الاهلية بعلبك, Baalbeck, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 3 278 926

Address: قرب مسجد الامام علي عليه السلام مقابل المدرسة الاهلية بعلبك, Baalbeck, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Zahle, Lebanon is Proudly an Unesco City of Gastronomy

News | Bekaa

Bekaa

February 16, 2015

Zahle, Lebanon is Proudly an Unesco City of Gastronomy

News

February 16, 2015 | Bekaa

This morning, Raymond Hanna, a NoGarlicNoOnions reader and supporter sent me a story that put a smile on my face. Yes,…

Al Tanbakji: Plunge into the Lebanese Culinary Heritage

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon

Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Al Tanbakji: Plunge into the Lebanese Culinary Heritage

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 12, 2015 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Our discovery tour around Zahle ended at Al Tanbakji, this famous restaurant facing the Ksara winery. Al Tanbakji is a…

Contact Info: Al Tanbakji

Phone Number: +961 8 808 208

Address: Ksara main road, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 808 208

Address: Ksara main road, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Visiting Zahle: A Delicious Journey Around the Bekaa Capital

Mechwar Videos | Bekaa

Bekaa

January 05, 2015

Visiting Zahle: A Delicious Journey Around the Bekaa Capital

Mechwar Videos

January 05, 2015 | Travel | Bekaa

Zahle is one of Lebanon’s gems. Although a long drive away from Beirut city, Zahle is not at all far, especially…

Tasty Discovery: Homemade Kaak bi Halib from Kherbet Anafar

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Lebanon

January 04, 2015

Tasty Discovery: Homemade Kaak bi Halib from Kherbet Anafar

Tasty Discoveries

January 04, 2015 | Lebanon

One of my absolutely favorite bites is Kaak bi Halib or what are also known as soft milk buns or milk cakes. I love…

Zahle: The Famous Tabliyet Chicken Tawouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bekaa

Bekaa

January 03, 2015

Zahle: The Famous Tabliyet Chicken Tawouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 03, 2015 | Restaurants | Bekaa

If you’re from Zahle or know someone living in Zahle, they will tell you about Massaad, the famous sandwich…

Fouad Massaad: The Authentic Breakfast of Zahle

Breakfast & Coffee | Bekaa

Bekaa

January 03, 2015

Fouad Massaad: The Authentic Breakfast of Zahle

Breakfast & Coffee

January 03, 2015 | Restaurants | Bekaa

In Zahle, when you say Foul and Hummos for breakfast, Georges Massaad is the only place to visit. Georges Massaad is…

Contact Info: Fouad Georges Massaad

Phone Number: +961 8 801037

Address: Near al Saraya, Zahleh Boulevard, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 801037

Address: Near al Saraya, Zahleh Boulevard, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Salon des Famille' Extravagant Milk Cookies

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Lebanon

January 03, 2015

Salon des Famille' Extravagant Milk Cookies

Tasty Discoveries

January 03, 2015 | Lebanon

When I think Zahle, the first thing that comes to mind is “Kaak bi 7alib”… I love those cookies so…

Chez Charles: The European Flavors of Zahle

French | Bekaa

Bekaa

January 03, 2015

Chez Charles: The European Flavors of Zahle

French

January 03, 2015 | Restaurants | Bekaa

Chez Charles, one of Zahle popular restaurant is truly something special. Back in 1975, Henry Saydé…

Contact Info: Snack Chez Charles

Phone Number: +961 8 801165

Address: Main road after the Saraya, El Berbara, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 801165

Address: Main road after the Saraya, El Berbara, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Tawlet Ammik: A Unique Experience from Start to End

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon

Lebanon

September 19, 2014

Tawlet Ammik: A Unique Experience from Start to End

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 19, 2014 | Recommended | Lebanon

We tend to take some things in life for granted. We always want to get away, travel far to somewhere surrounded by…

Contact Info: Tawlet Ammik

Phone Number: + 961 3 00 44 81

Address: Ammiq old village – West Bekaa – Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: + 961 3 00 44 81

Address: Ammiq old village – West Bekaa – Lebanon [ view ]

Le Petit Déjeuner du Vigneron at Le Relais Dionysos, Kefraya

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon

Lebanon

September 15, 2014

Le Petit Déjeuner du Vigneron at Le Relais Dionysos, Kefraya

Breakfast & Coffee

September 15, 2014 | International Cuisine | Lebanon

While the season for harvesting grapes is upon us, Chateau Kefraya is organizing tours for every wine enthusiast…

Contact Info: Kefraya Winery, Relais Dionysos

Phone Number: +961 8 645 888

Address: Kefraya winery, West Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 645 888

Address: Kefraya winery, West Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

CNN: Taking Lebanese Wine and Beer Abroad

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Lebanon

Lebanon

August 27, 2014

CNN: Taking Lebanese Wine and Beer Abroad

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

August 27, 2014 | News | Lebanon

Marketplace Middle East|Added on August 22, 2014 CNN's Leone Lakhani explores how local wine makers are getting their…

Going Back in Time with Domaine des Tourelles

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 11, 2014

Going Back in Time with Domaine des Tourelles

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

July 11, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Lebanon

Domain des Tourelles, the oldest commercial winery in Lebanon, is better known around town as the brand…

Massaad Barbecue Zahle: Tales of Taouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bekaa

Bekaa

July 08, 2014

Massaad Barbecue Zahle: Tales of Taouk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 08, 2014 | Recommended | Bekaa

If you’re from Zahle or know someone living in Zahle, Massaad barbecue is a popular place there.…

Bouzat el Berdawni: Zahle's Living Tradition

Ice Cream & Gelato | Bekaa

Bekaa

July 04, 2014

Bouzat el Berdawni: Zahle's Living Tradition

Ice Cream & Gelato

July 04, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Bekaa

Berdawni isn't only about Casino Arabi and Casino Mhanna, it’s also about the tastiest ice cream in Zahle and the…

Mechtah Bou Elias: Zahle's Famous Bread

Bread & Bakeries | Bekaa

Bekaa

July 03, 2014

Mechtah Bou Elias: Zahle's Famous Bread

Bread & Bakeries

July 03, 2014 | Street Food | Bekaa

I've been to Zahle before, but I only had time to have breakfast at Massaad and buy some milk cookies. Coming back was…

Salameh's Sticky Treats on the Berdawni, Zahle

Desserts & Sweets | Bekaa

Bekaa

June 30, 2014

Salameh's Sticky Treats on the Berdawni, Zahle

Desserts & Sweets

June 30, 2014 | Street Food | Bekaa

Semsmiyeh, what else? Coming to Zahle and going back home with some Semsmieh is like visiting Batroun and enjoying…

A Visit to Tanmia's Chicken Factory

Spotted Stories | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 25, 2014

A Visit to Tanmia's Chicken Factory

Spotted Stories

June 25, 2014 | Lebanon

I love visiting factories, something I used to organize on a monthly basis for my scouts. I used to love introducing…

Salon el 3a2ilat, Zahle: Lebanon's Finest Kaak b 7alib

Desserts & Sweets | Bekaa

Bekaa

May 21, 2014

Salon el 3a2ilat, Zahle: Lebanon's Finest Kaak b 7alib

Desserts & Sweets

May 21, 2014 | Popular | Bekaa

I’d last been to Zahle more than two years ago and the flavors of their Kaak b Halib hadn’t left my…

Georges Massaad Zahle: Foul, Hommos, Balila and Fried Eggs

Breakfast & Coffee | Bekaa

Bekaa

May 21, 2014

Georges Massaad Zahle: Foul, Hommos, Balila and Fried Eggs

Breakfast & Coffee

May 21, 2014 | Street Food | Bekaa

I know, I should have been working on a Monday morning instead of touring around... Driven by passion, on this…

Contact Info: Fouad Georges Massaad

Phone Number: +961 8 801037

Address: Near al Saraya, Zahleh Boulevard, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 8 801037

Address: Near al Saraya, Zahleh Boulevard, Zahle, Bekaa, Lebanon [ view ]

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