Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

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Beirut

January 20, 2019

International Cuisine

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

I feel sad that it didn’t happen to visit Baron before; confident to be good, Baron has no signboard and it’s hidden in the tiny streets of Mar Mikhael. Being the talk of the town for the…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Make a Toast with Nino -Your Robotic Bartender

News

June 24, 2018

News

Make a Toast with Nino -Your Robotic Bartender

CRA has designed the first mass-market robotic bartender for Makr Shakr, the world’s leading producer of automated cocktail makers. The app-controlled NINO robot can manage more than 170…

June 24, 2018

Edible Glitter Makes its Way onto Pizza! Bling Bling

News

June 23, 2018

News

Edible Glitter Makes its Way onto Pizza! Bling Bling

Edible glitter has been popping up on more and more food items — a natural extension of the childlike rainbow and unicorn trends that have overtaken social media... glitter, rainbows and…

June 23, 2018 | Spotted Stories

Smile to Go: A Dream Place in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Smile to Go: A Dream Place in New York

...because you will smile from the minute you walk in! A fresh place, bright colors, happy decor and a simple menu prepared in the open kitchen in front of guests. Colored pans displayed above the…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

The Doughnut Plant, New York: Probably The Best Donut I Ever Had

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

March 30, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

The Doughnut Plant, New York: Probably The Best Donut I Ever Had

I liked the name and the menu choices, which made me want to wake up early and visit them. The Doughnut Plant has the world's first crème brûlée doughnut as well as the first…

March 30, 2018 | Recommended | New York

I've Tried the Raindrop Cake: Calorie Free, Hydrating and Tasty

News | New York USA Americas

USA

October 24, 2017

News

I've Tried the Raindrop Cake: Calorie Free, Hydrating and Tasty

The Raindrop Cake, a shiny, transparent dessert uses mineral water and agar, a vegan alternative to gelatin, to achieve a creation that basically looks like a silky gift from the heavens:…

October 24, 2017 | Street Food | New York

C&G launches the Braille menu for the First Time in Lebanon

News

May 26, 2017

News

C&G launches the Braille menu for the First Time in Lebanon

Casper & Gambini’s is once again bringing innovation to the culinary experience. Today, the restaurant brand that has pioneered all the way in the restaurant-café concept, is proudly…

May 26, 2017

Upscale Knefeh: Drizzle Some Fruit Coulis on Top...

Breakfast & Coffee

May 02, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Upscale Knefeh: Drizzle Some Fruit Coulis on Top...

Who said Knefeh can only be enjoyed with sugar syrup? Having breakfast at Le Gray in Beirut, I ordered two plates of Knefeh and asked for some fruit coulis on the side. I wanted to try raspberry on…

May 02, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets

Clear Coffee from Arabica Coffee Beans. Possible?

News

April 14, 2017

News

Clear Coffee from Arabica Coffee Beans. Possible?

Slovakian brothers created clear coffee. David and Adam Nagy, founders of the company CLR CFF, spent three months making clear colored coffee from freshly roasted Arabica beans. Creators have not…

April 14, 2017

Interested in Dining Underwater?

News

February 17, 2017

News

Interested in Dining Underwater?

Dinner in Sky is an idea we got used to...It's so last season compared to this new innovative idea... Scuba dinning... Read the below... Inspiring to say the least. Pulling on their scuba gear and…

February 17, 2017

Wine Glass Mask: A Glass with a Funtion

Food Gadgets

February 09, 2017

Food Gadgets

Wine Glass Mask: A Glass with a Funtion

Wine Glass Mask™ designed by James Piatt is a new kind of wineglass... It is part functional and part novelty and will definitely add delight to your wine drinking experience with friends.…

February 09, 2017

Mazarine Coffee: The Tartines of San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

February 02, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Mazarine Coffee: The Tartines of San Francisco

Walking down the streets of San Francisco, a coffee shop grabbed my attention. Mazarine Coffee looks fresh with a traditional feel. A wide space, ceramic tiles, an industrial ceiling, wooden…

February 02, 2017 | Recommended | San Francisco

Magic in a Cup: For the First Time in Lebanon at Dunkin' Donuts

Breakfast & Coffee

January 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Magic in a Cup: For the First Time in Lebanon at Dunkin' Donuts

I had the chance to be one of the first to try Dunkin' Donuts' "Magic in a Cup" drinks... Innovative indeed! Creative and sexy, the new collection of drinks will be launched round Lebanon…

January 17, 2017 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Marly's Lebanese Inspired Cupcakes

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 19, 2016

Tasty Discoveries

Marly's Lebanese Inspired Cupcakes

Marley's Goodies are indeed goodies like non other out there. On a beautiful Saturday morning, Marley walked into my office with a big happy smile on her face and handed me a white box. The minute I…

November 19, 2016 | Lebanon

Will Your Next Glass of Wine Be Blue?

News

June 24, 2016

News

Will Your Next Glass of Wine Be Blue?

Try to forget everything you know about wine. Try to unlearn the hundreds of protected wine designations of origin, the complex and demanding service standards and everything that…

June 24, 2016

Sleeping with the Sharks... Interested?

News

March 31, 2016

News

Sleeping with the Sharks... Interested?

Love sharks? Live in a Shark Aquarium. This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sleep in an underwater bedroom, where the only thing separating you from your neighbors is the 360-degree…

March 31, 2016 | Travel

NoGarlicNoOnions 3.0: The Future of Food Discoveries...

News

February 10, 2016

News

NoGarlicNoOnions 3.0: The Future of Food Discoveries...

We are happy to announce the launch of NoGarlicNoOnions' new website which has been redesigned to improve user friendliness and appeal, as well as offer our loyal customers an easy and more…

February 10, 2016 | Popular

Roll Down those Fries!

News

September 19, 2015

News

Roll Down those Fries!

What if your dinner is served on a rolling skateboard instead of the usual boring white porcelain plate? Wouldn’t it be way more fun? Creative Chef thought so, that is why he created his own…

September 19, 2015

Toast the 2015 Way

Spotted Stories

June 06, 2015

Spotted Stories

Toast the 2015 Way

What’s the best thing since sliced bread? Sliced and toasted bread... and at the same time... Inventor Colin Furze created ‘FurzoToasto’, a bread knife that slices and toasts at…

June 06, 2015

Share and Enjoy Sushi on the Go... Creative Packaging Idea

News

May 31, 2015

News

Share and Enjoy Sushi on the Go... Creative Packaging Idea

Here's an idea to ponder on while enjoying some sushi around town... Jordan Hau, an art student in the US came up with a packaging design of sushi container that preserves the lost social and…

May 31, 2015

Starbucks "Express": A New Concept for Customers on the Go

News

May 03, 2015

News

Starbucks "Express": A New Concept for Customers on the Go

For New Yorkers, and most of the world, it’s essential to save time and move quickly, and this is why just across from the New York Stock Exchange, Starbucks is opening its first-ever express…

May 03, 2015

The Innovation in Water Drinking: Carafe with a Unique Lid

Food Gadgets

March 25, 2015

Food Gadgets

The Innovation in Water Drinking: Carafe with a Unique Lid

Water is an elixir of life and has become a trendy drink. Top restaurants even have their own menu section for water. Whether you are having an espresso or a meal with several courses, water is the…

March 25, 2015

Nuance: Innovative and Functional Products for your Home, Now in Lebanon

Food Gadgets

February 16, 2015

Food Gadgets

Nuance: Innovative and Functional Products for your Home, Now in Lebanon

Traveling is more than a plane, traveling is more than sleeping at hotels, traveling is simply extensive education. While touring the globe for the latest discoveries in the world of food and…

February 16, 2015

My Latest Discovery: Taqa Endurance Snack Bars

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 02, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

My Latest Discovery: Taqa Endurance Snack Bars

In this review, I didn't just try the Taqa Bars but plunged into the details of their production, and believe me when I tell you how everything is clean, clear, healthy, natural and handmade. The…

February 02, 2015 | Lebanon

Print Your Own Chocolates

Chocolate

January 08, 2015

Chocolate

Print Your Own Chocolates

Do you feel like having some chocolate but too lazy to get out for some... especially in this storm... Brrr. Here's why 3D Systems and The Hershey Company have teamed up to let you print…

January 08, 2015 | Spotted Stories

What is the Estée Cookie?

Spotted Stories

November 28, 2014

Spotted Stories

What is the Estée Cookie?

Cookies and perfumes...? Yes, indeed, creativity is taking another lever. Makeup brand Estée Lauder recently teamed up with popular New York eatery Momofuku Milk Bar to create an…

November 28, 2014

PenstiX: World's Smallest Pen-Size Chopsticks

Food Gadgets

August 11, 2014

Food Gadgets

PenstiX: World's Smallest Pen-Size Chopsticks

Enough using disposable chopsticks already. We're in the 21st century and these old tools have been reintroduced in a modern and sophisticated way to suit today's lifestyle. Welcome the world's…

August 11, 2014

Revolution in Wine Aeration

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

June 13, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Revolution in Wine Aeration

Introducing the all-new aerator by Vinaera, the world’s fastest electronic air pressure opener, that processes 4 ounces of liquid every 8 seconds – which is 6 times faster than your…

June 13, 2014 | Food Gadgets

A Sweet Tart to Savory Burger

Spotted Stories

June 01, 2014

Spotted Stories

A Sweet Tart to Savory Burger

Here's something new to think about- a  tart that is made to taste like a hamburger. Yum what I would do to get a hold of this creation... Named after an internet meme, the “I Can Haz Pop Tart”,…

June 01, 2014

Jounieh Floating Island: Putting Lebanon on the International Map

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 30, 2014

Popular

Jounieh Floating Island: Putting Lebanon on the International Map

Jounieh Floating Island: A Record Breaking Project in the making...Right here in Lebanon. Jounieh Floating Island Resort is the first floating island in the world based on the Dhow-4…

May 30, 2014 | Travel | Lebanon

An Orange + Olive Oil= Oil Lamp

Spotted Stories

May 23, 2014

Spotted Stories

An Orange + Olive Oil= Oil Lamp

Who would have thought... an orange and some olive oil will help you make your own oil lamp at home? Watch the video and see how you can create your own lamp in case of a power outage with two…

May 23, 2014

Hamburger Gourmet: A Book to Have if You Love Burgers

Spotted Stories

April 03, 2014

Spotted Stories

Hamburger Gourmet: A Book to Have if You Love Burgers

Reflecting the recent trend for burgers of every stripe and description, Hamburger Gourmet is a colorful book that takes you from the beautiful simplicity of a classic beef burger to the burgers made…

April 03, 2014

Busy? The Yacht Induction Cooker is For You

Appliances

April 02, 2014

Appliances

Busy? The Yacht Induction Cooker is For You

An innovative kitchen appliance that uses the power of a magnetic field to heat up pots, the Yacht Induction Cooker allows of an automatic cooking system that many people, especially busy ones, will…

April 02, 2014 | Food Gadgets

The Equalizer: Multi-Blade Rocker Knife

Food Gadgets

March 19, 2014

Food Gadgets

The Equalizer: Multi-Blade Rocker Knife

A precision cutting tool for slicing baked pizza into perfect equal slices instantly! Fast equal slice knife, perfect for school lunch programs Safe for operators to use, keeps fingers away…

March 19, 2014

Texas Gets its Own Absolut Bottle

News

March 01, 2014

News

Texas Gets its Own Absolut Bottle

Introducing the 8th addition to the Absolut Limited Editions US States portfolio, Absolut Texas celebrates the larger than life feeling and bold personalities that make the Lone Star State so great.…

March 01, 2014

Cinemacity Beirut Souks, Now Open

News

February 21, 2014

News

Cinemacity Beirut Souks, Now Open

Solidere is proud to have accomplished the cinema complex, Beirut Souks Cinemacity, which will play a major role in the renovation project of the Beirut Central District. The complex was inaugurated…

February 21, 2014 | Popular

Apple iCup for Apple Fans

Food Gadgets

February 16, 2014

Food Gadgets

Apple iCup for Apple Fans

Meet the Apple iCup, the eye-catching cup created by Tomislav Zvonari?, features the iconic Apple logo along with a matching stirring spoon and saucer. Inspired by his love for the brand and included…

February 16, 2014

Compact One Person Cooker

Food Gadgets

October 24, 2013

Food Gadgets

Compact One Person Cooker

If you live alone or have an ultra-compact kitchen, S.I.A.M. is the single person kitchen: a built-in hood and induction cooker that folds when not in use, and is automatically turned on and off by…

October 24, 2013

Platters from 100 Percent Recycled Wine Bottles

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

October 06, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Platters from 100 Percent Recycled Wine Bottles

Made from 100 percent recycled glass, these wine bottle-shaped platters will provide a lovely backdrop to the cheese, crackers, fruits or vegetables you serve at your next wine tasting party. Each…

October 06, 2013 | Food Gadgets

Interesting: Most Innovative and Creative Burgers

Spotted Stories

September 24, 2013

Spotted Stories

Interesting: Most Innovative and Creative Burgers

This year I have expressed my passion for burgers... I came across French graphic designers Thomas and Quentin who have put their creativity to work and created a whole new meaning for the way we see…

September 24, 2013

The World of Designer Hotels: Andel Hotel, Berlin

Spotted Stories

September 19, 2013

Spotted Stories

The World of Designer Hotels: Andel Hotel, Berlin

Although not new, this hotel caught my attention with is colors and interior details that will wow you. It's considered a 4 star plus hotel, but from the looks of it, I would give it more. Then…

September 19, 2013

iTray: Food Flies Straight to Your Table

News

June 11, 2013

News

iTray: Food Flies Straight to Your Table

I don't know if this is good news or great news. Speedy food with no attitude from a real life waiter...? British restaurant chain YO! Sushi has launched what is apparently the world’s first…

June 11, 2013

Humming Bird: Salad Dressing Set

Food Gadgets

May 06, 2013

Food Gadgets

Humming Bird: Salad Dressing Set

Inspired by ongoing studies of natural forms and recent work with laboratory equipment Humming Bird combines the precise nature of the scientific devices with a more decorative and sculptural form…

May 06, 2013

Budweiser Takes A New Bowtie-Shape

News

April 29, 2013

News

Budweiser Takes A New Bowtie-Shape

This May and only in the US market, Budweiser beer is launching a new bowtie-shaped beer can, structured to mirror the brand’s logo. Why drink beer out of a cylindrical can when you can drink…

April 29, 2013

Savino Preservation Bottle: Cheers to a New Week!

Food Gadgets

March 25, 2013

Food Gadgets

Savino Preservation Bottle: Cheers to a New Week!

Chin chin to a new week ahead... Savino is an easy-to-use wine preservation system that allows you to enjoy your favorite wines anytime without waiting for an occasion. This innovative…

March 25, 2013

Latest Trend: Water Bottles With Built In Straws

News

February 22, 2013

News

Latest Trend: Water Bottles With Built In Straws

How cool is that. Water bottles with built in straws. Stylish and classy... Nothing less expected especially during Fashion Weeks. Spotted during the New York Fashion and London Fashion Weeks, on or…

February 22, 2013

Popcorn Has Never Been Sexier: Spotted at M&O 2013

News

January 22, 2013

News

Popcorn Has Never Been Sexier: Spotted at M&O 2013

Imagine a box of 'chocolat au lait' popcorn, and another mixed guérande salt and black pepper or another mixed with caramel and sesame seeds... Yes we are still talking about popcorn. Spotted…

January 22, 2013 | Spotted Stories

The World of Designers Hotels: Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina, Iceland

News

November 28, 2012

News

The World of Designers Hotels: Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina, Iceland

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina is a 108 room hotel with a cocktail bar, cafe, cinema and a gym. The hotel is located at 2-8 Mýrargata by the dry dock at the Reykjavik harbor. The…

November 28, 2012

The World of Designers Hotels: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht Hotel by Marcel Wanders

News

November 07, 2012

News

The World of Designers Hotels: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht Hotel by Marcel Wanders

Amsterdam is always proving itself to be the most innovative city in Europe. The new Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht hotel that has recently opened its doors proves just that. Designed by dutch…

November 07, 2012 | Travel

Magisso Teacup: Changing the Way you Drink Tea

Food Gadgets

September 20, 2012

Food Gadgets

Magisso Teacup: Changing the Way you Drink Tea

Known for extreme imagination when creating products, the Magisso Teacup streamlines brewing and drinking hot tea into one task. Looking to make life simpler, inventor Laura Bougdanos created a…

September 20, 2012 | Spotted Stories

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