How To Pick Fresh, Ripe Fruits And Vegetables Every Single Time

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December 31, 2018

News

How To Pick Fresh, Ripe Fruits And Vegetables Every Single Time

It’s always the same, a couple of hours after you get home from the shops you decide it’s time to eat that avocado. But it’s not ‘ripe and ready to eat’ as the…

December 31, 2018 | Spotted Stories

Via Appia Jbeil: A New Farmers Market Opens in Byblos

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July 14, 2018

News

Via Appia Jbeil: A New Farmers Market Opens in Byblos

Open every Saturday from 4 till 10 pm. The VIA APPIA BYBLOS association offers to the participants in the weekly market a permanent exhibition and selling area on the UNESCO place in…

July 14, 2018

Prepdeck: Get Your Kitchen Organized

Food Gadgets

June 23, 2018

Food Gadgets

Prepdeck: Get Your Kitchen Organized

If you love cooking and love being neat and organized in the kitchen then this is for you. The Prepdeck is your next must-have for your kitchen as it contains over 45 high-quality accessories…

June 23, 2018 | Kitchen

Lenwich; New York’s Favorite Sandwich Place and Good Looking Eats

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USA

April 11, 2018

Recommended

Lenwich; New York’s Favorite Sandwich Place and Good Looking Eats

It’s called Lenwich and I already tried nine of their sandwiches and visited three of their locations; Lenwich is the home of loaded sandwiches beautifully designed to make your mouth…

April 11, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Recommended | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 14, 2017

Recommended

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Today and after four long years of not writing a review about my favorite fruit destination, I come back to "AKIKI Fruits & Vegetables" nestled on Antelias' internal road. As we all know the…

November 14, 2017 | Reviews | Antelias

How to Grow Fresh Food Indoor all Year Round with Hydroponics

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July 19, 2017

Spotted Stories

How to Grow Fresh Food Indoor all Year Round with Hydroponics

Hydroponics is a dirt-free, spacing saving, water-effective method of growing soilless. This practice is not new. In fact, the earliest records of Hydroponics dated back to the ancient…

July 19, 2017

A Vegetarian’s Guide to Protein

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April 06, 2017

News

A Vegetarian’s Guide to Protein

Protein is central to the human diet. It helps your body self-repair, and is important for your immune system and metabolism. Yet, when you give up eating meat, one of the first things you will hear…

April 06, 2017

How To Cut 7 Tricky Vegetables

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March 24, 2017

Spotted Stories

How To Cut 7 Tricky Vegetables

A well-prepared vegetable is a tasty and nutritious thing. Eating a wide variety is a great way to keep mealtimes interesting while looking out for your health. There are some weird and…

March 24, 2017

Intricate Art on Fruits And Vegetables

Spotted Stories

March 10, 2017

Spotted Stories

Intricate Art on Fruits And Vegetables

Japanese artist Gaku intricate food carvings give fruits and vegetables a whole new meaning.     Gaku uses a special Japanese carving method called ‘mukimono’ to turn…

March 10, 2017

Jour: Your Fresh Eatery in Paris

Restaurants | Paris France Europe

France

January 16, 2017

Restaurants

Jour: Your Fresh Eatery in Paris

"Jour", or 'Day' in English, is a healthy eatery inspired from the United States "Chop't". Grab a ready made salad, a sandwich or walk to the bar and watch your salad being prepared a la minute out…

January 16, 2017 | Reviews | Paris

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

Breakfast & Coffee | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 14, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

It starts with an amazing first impression: Fresh positive vibes, a high facade, lots of lights, happy people, great mood, a busy kitchen and here we were ready to walk in. It's called Shams el Balad…

May 14, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Amman

Spray on Some Butter Over that Toast...

Food Gadgets

March 12, 2016

Food Gadgets

Spray on Some Butter Over that Toast...

The Biem Butter Sprayer is something to know more about. The load and spray mechanism allows you to insert a any full stick of butter into the product and use it as a spray in seconds without…

March 12, 2016

Story Deli: The Pizza with a Soul

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UK

February 02, 2016

Pizza

Story Deli: The Pizza with a Soul

It's the world we're living in, the world of beautiful things and wondrous people, it's a beautiful life and I'm enjoying every single second of it... I'm even more satisfied confirming the magic of…

February 02, 2016 | Recommended | London

Slice Your Vegetables with a Smile

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January 15, 2016

Food Gadgets

Slice Your Vegetables with a Smile

Barcelona-based product design company Doiy have invented the Cloud Slicer, a vegetable slicer designed to look like a rain cloud. This creative vegetable slicer will add a little fun in the kitchen.…

January 15, 2016

How to Pickle Like a PRO

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November 02, 2015

News

How to Pickle Like a PRO

Pickling vegetables is a relatively easy task, but there are a few tips and tricks you can use to ensure pickling perfection. For starters, it is very important that you follow the recipe exactly. If…

November 02, 2015

Grilling Some Healthy Vegetables

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July 19, 2015

News

Grilling Some Healthy Vegetables

Even though the stereotypical barbecue involves plates piled high with meat, more and more people are realizing that vegetables offer a healthy, delicious, and environmentally responsible option for…

July 19, 2015

Tips to Growing Your Own Vegetables No Matter Space Size

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April 26, 2015

News

Tips to Growing Your Own Vegetables No Matter Space Size

It's getting warmer and the outdoors is something we are all looking forward to... and if you're into gardening or looking to add some extra color and nutrition to your meals this season? Try growing…

April 26, 2015

The Real Superfoods: An Infographic

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March 22, 2015

Spotted Stories

The Real Superfoods: An Infographic

Superfood is a marketing term used to describe foods with supposed health benefits. Blueberries, a so-called 'superfood' that actually does not have unusually dense nutrient content. The…

March 22, 2015

Become a Kitchen Master with these Tips and Tricks

Spotted Stories

January 27, 2015

Subway: Why Lebanon Hasn’t Taken to Subway... I Like It

Street Food | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 20, 2014

Street Food

Subway: Why Lebanon Hasn’t Taken to Subway... I Like It

I'm not sure why our country hasn’t taken to Subway. The restaurant’s food is fresh, fulfilling and relatively healthy, surely healthier then all other fast food ideas.   My…

July 20, 2014 | Achrafieh

Batchig: Drink Homemade Arak Every Tuesday

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 19, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Batchig: Drink Homemade Arak Every Tuesday

Batchig is one those places I visit often and enjoy every time. A new idea has been introduced at this Armenian modern hot spot in Antelias. Every Tuesday, the place is changed into a Lebanese…

July 19, 2014 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Make Some Fresh and Giant Popsicles at Home

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July 17, 2014

Food Gadgets

Make Some Fresh and Giant Popsicles at Home

It's hot and you want some popsicles to cool down so how about you makes some at home.These cool new FRIOPOP Popsicle Making Bags let you make giant popsicles at home using your own healthier…

July 17, 2014

Multi-purpose Cutting and Chopping Board

Food Gadgets

July 09, 2014

Food Gadgets

Multi-purpose Cutting and Chopping Board

Let your inner chef come alive with this elegant Seville Classics Bamboo Cutting Board with Removable Chopping Mats. Made from bamboo, this multi-purpose cutting and chopping board is naturally…

July 09, 2014

L’UniVert de Leah: Planted with Love, Watered by Passion

Popular | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 22, 2014

Popular

L’UniVert de Leah: Planted with Love, Watered by Passion

Seriously, this country holds wonders created by passionate people around... I came across a young woman, Leah, who has started a small business far from the city's chaos, that she has called…

May 22, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon

Boil, Steam and Strain Your Vegetables

Food Gadgets

April 14, 2014

Food Gadgets

Boil, Steam and Strain Your Vegetables

Dreamfarm’s Vebo Strainer now makes steaming, boiling and straining vegetables the easiest of cooking tasks. Why is cooking vegetables such a pain? All you want to do is create a healthy meal…

April 14, 2014

Food Replicas That Look So Real

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April 13, 2014

Spotted Stories

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Walking through the alleys of Horeca, I couldn't but stop in front of a large table filled with ready made platters, food items... from rice, green beans, fries, macarons, nuts, sushi, meat, Lebanese…

April 13, 2014

Cafe Nicola: Lisbon's Tourists Cafe

Fish & Seafood | Lisbon Portugal Europe

Portugal

April 11, 2014

Fish & Seafood

Cafe Nicola: Lisbon's Tourists Cafe

Nestled in the heart of Lisbon city center, facing the fountain of Praca Pedro, Nicola is as one of the most poplar tourist restaurants/cafe in Lisbon. There's no way you can miss it, especially that…

April 11, 2014 | International Cuisine | Lisbon

Chef'n Hullster: Remove Core Tomatoes Quickly

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April 07, 2014

Food Gadgets

Chef'n Hullster: Remove Core Tomatoes Quickly

You are going to want the Chef'n Hullster tomato corer and huller -The Hullster which has been specifically designed to core tomatoes quickly. The cute hullster couldn't be easier to use: Push…

April 07, 2014

What You See is Not a Cucumber. Or Is it?

Spotted Stories

March 17, 2014

Spotted Stories

What You See is Not a Cucumber. Or Is it?

Tokyo-born artist Hikaru Cho disguises fruits and vegetables as other foods. It may sound easy but it actually isn't... He uses a paintbrush and a strong eye for detail to transform what we see...…

March 17, 2014

Swiss Curve Peeler

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March 14, 2014

Food Gadgets

Swiss Curve Peeler

This innovative peeler is not only modern and beautifully designed, it ensures that peels will never get in your way again because of its patented peel back blade! The peeler features an…

March 14, 2014

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories | Paris France Europe

France

March 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

A short while ago, La Grande Epicerie reopened its doors after months of renovation. It reopened with a new style, a new look and a fresher feel. The few images I saw on the net were not enough to…

March 12, 2014 | Paris

Rod's Burgers: Homemade with Style and Perfection

Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 11, 2014

Street Food

Rod's Burgers: Homemade with Style and Perfection

I'm going to start this review by welcoming the first entry to my TOP10 burgers list of 2014... Yes, already... Rod's Burgers are to die for... Imagine a simple yet innovative burger prepared with…

February 11, 2014 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Rotary Peeler: Different Vegetable Peelers

Food Gadgets

February 05, 2014

Food Gadgets

The Rotary Peeler: Different Vegetable Peelers

Eliminate the need for several different vegetable peelers with this compact design, which incorporates three essential styles of blade all in one unit- The Rotary Peeler. Made from…

February 05, 2014

Slicing Cherry Tomatoes in Half is Easier than You Think

Spotted Stories

February 03, 2014

Spotted Stories

Slicing Cherry Tomatoes in Half is Easier than You Think

Slicing cherry tomatoes individually can be kind of time consuming. While we're never opposed to just eating them whole, sometimes you've got to slice into them. Here's a quick tip for halving…

February 03, 2014

The Sandwich Book: A Mouthwatering Read

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January 20, 2014

Spotted Stories

The Sandwich Book: A Mouthwatering Read

The Sandwich Book is a project by Polish artist and designer Pawel Piotrowski. This book, consisting of paper creations recalling the typical ingredients of sandwiches is a real visual to discover…

January 20, 2014

Hand Guide to Portion Control

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January 09, 2014

Spotted Stories

Hand Guide to Portion Control

Ok, have we started cutting down on food after the holidays? I'm not sure I have yet... But! I came across this infographic which provides a visual guide to food portion control, using the human…

January 09, 2014

Karota Peeler: Culinary Creativity

Food Gadgets

August 24, 2013

Food Gadgets

Karota Peeler: Culinary Creativity

Here's a great way to add creativity to your veggies. The Karoto Peeler is a stationary-style kitchen accessory that lets you create culinary curls and swirls. Impress some guests...

August 24, 2013

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods: Pile your Plate with these Nutrition Superstars

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August 23, 2013

Spotted Stories

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods: Pile your Plate with these Nutrition Superstars

The following healthy power foods can claim big bragging rights: They can fend off serious diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease; fortify your immune system; protect and smooth your skin;…

August 23, 2013

How to Make the Perfect Tabbouleh: The Guardian Reports

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August 07, 2013

News

How to Make the Perfect Tabbouleh: The Guardian Reports

Does this popular Middle Eastern salad really need so much parsley? And is it essential to stick to a traditional recipe? Anissa Helou describes tabbouleh as a "global salad" – one of those dishes…

August 07, 2013

No More Pesticides on Vegetables and Fruits

Food Gadgets

July 28, 2013

Food Gadgets

No More Pesticides on Vegetables and Fruits

Eco Washing Ball by designer Yeonjin Jo is a ball designed to completely remove, to the last trace, pesticides that are stuck in the vegetables and fruits. Running on electrolysis technology,…

July 28, 2013

Restaurant Dei Nobili at Hotel Villa Borghi

Italian | Varese Italy Europe

Italy

July 22, 2013

Italian

Restaurant Dei Nobili at Hotel Villa Borghi

Situated in the middle of nowhere, there are less than a handful of places to eat at Villa Borghi. We had a good feeling about their in-house eatery, Dei Nobili, so we decided to give it a try.…

July 22, 2013 | Restaurants | Varese

Searching for Beirut’s Tastiest Man’oushe: The Video

Comparative Review

June 26, 2013

Comparative Review

Searching for Beirut’s Tastiest Man’oushe: The Video

Is it spelled man’oushe, mankouche or manqoushe? Multiple ways of spelling for one great result: spread dough topped with specially mixed thyme, a la Libanaise, baked and served…

June 26, 2013 | Manakish

Lafayette Gourmet: Cap 3000's Delicatessen Address, Nice

French | France Europe

Europe

June 26, 2013

French

Lafayette Gourmet: Cap 3000's Delicatessen Address, Nice

As much as I like M&S Food, Lafayette Gourmet is even better. A fine and luxurious piece of heaven where one can go and spend hours satisfying their senses with colors and aromas. Different food…

June 26, 2013 | International Cuisine | France

Akiki Fruits and Vegetables: Being Professional is Your Best Marketing Tool!

Spotted Stories | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 15, 2013

Spotted Stories

Akiki Fruits and Vegetables: Being Professional is Your Best Marketing Tool!

I'm not going to be too philosophical or try to sell an idea - but simply state a fact. You often wonder why some places succeed and grow while other fail in an instant. I believe the main reason…

June 15, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

The Food Checklist

Food Gadgets

June 09, 2013

Food Gadgets

The Food Checklist

Do you consider yourself a big foodie? Then this checklist style poster that features 350 foods from around the world is a must-have for you. A great addition to any kitchen wall. If you are…

June 09, 2013

A Lebanese Mankoushe in the Heart of Paris

Manakish | Paris France Europe

France

June 03, 2013

Manakish

A Lebanese Mankoushe in the Heart of Paris

I landed in Paris at 2pm. My friend came to pick me up from the airport. He had a plan. He said he was not taking me home just yet... As we drove out of the airport to an unknown destination, he…

June 03, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Chalkboard Wall Planter: Perfect Home Garden

Food Gadgets

May 09, 2013

Food Gadgets

Chalkboard Wall Planter: Perfect Home Garden

This fascinating accessory is perfect for those who love planting but live in an apartment. I guess now you can have your own small garden with the Chalkboard Wall Planter hung on the wall... Let's…

May 09, 2013

Lekue: Innovation at its Best!

Food Gadgets

April 24, 2013

Food Gadgets

Lekue: Innovation at its Best!

A whole new way of packaging your food... Fall in love with healthy, easy cooking with the most innovative products thanks to Lekue. Quality, functionality and design that will surprise you with a…

April 24, 2013

Mhanna Antelias: Serving Premium Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 22, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Mhanna Antelias: Serving Premium Lebanese Food

When you want to indulge in premium Lebanese food, there are a few good restaurants that come to mind. Mhanna is one of them. Preserving local traditions that transcends from one generation to…

April 22, 2013 | Recommended | Antelias

A Tropical Fruits and Vegetables Haven in Lebanon

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 12, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

A Tropical Fruits and Vegetables Haven in Lebanon

While walking along the long aisles of Horeca, a particular stand caught my attention. At a corner of the food hall, fresh fruits and vegetables stacked one over the other, creating a…

April 12, 2013 | Lebanon

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