Clear Coffee from Arabica Coffee Beans. Possible?

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April 14, 2017

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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

Will Your Next Glass of Wine Be Blue?

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June 24, 2016

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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

Pairing Different Types Of Chocolate With Food

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December 24, 2015

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Pairing Different Types Of Chocolate With Food

Swissotel.com shows you how to pair chocolate with food. Sounds good? Produced by Swissotel Hotels & Resorts

December 24, 2015 | News

Indie: A Club-Lounge Serving Good Food

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Lebanon

May 27, 2015

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Indie: A Club-Lounge Serving Good Food

Indie is the club everyone's talking about, over on the first floor of "White's" building. Previously "Mad", the place has been transformed completely into a beautifully designed space of wood, earth…

May 27, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

It's Hot... Keep the Sangrias Coming

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May 01, 2015

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

It's Hot... Keep the Sangrias Coming

It's getting warmer and warmer and that means sangria is on the menu. This combination of wine and fruit aims for refreshment and fun; but know that sangria is a serious drink and even now has its…

May 01, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Some Love Snack: Wine Ice Cream Anyone?

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February 13, 2015

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Some Love Snack: Wine Ice Cream Anyone?

I know it's cold... but some sharing of what's out there is essential... A typical scene from most movies: If you are going through a breakup, had a rough day or just generally were feeling down,…

February 13, 2015 | Ice Cream & Gelato

El Ixsir, White 2012: Coming Soon...

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 31, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

El Ixsir, White 2012: Coming Soon...

I got the chance to get ahold the very first bottle of a special wine; El White 2012, which will be available in limited quantities in October. This special bottle can be bought at Enoteca in due…

July 31, 2014 | Spotted Stories | North Lebanon

Going Back in Time with Domaine des Tourelles

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 11, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Going Back in Time with Domaine des Tourelles

Domain des Tourelles, the oldest commercial winery in Lebanon, is better known around town as the brand behind Arak Brun; the firm has been producing alcohol for the last 150 years. After my…

July 11, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Bekaa

What's the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

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May 15, 2014

Spotted Stories

What's the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

Do you know the difference between white and brown eggs? Here's a unique video created by the Buzzfeed team will help explain the difference between similar foods like yams and sweet potatoes,…

May 15, 2014

Chocolate Easter Eggs by Roberto Cavalli

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April 20, 2014

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Chocolate Easter Eggs by Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli has produced culinary sweets for this Easter. Cavalli's designer has developed chocolate eggs that recreate animal print patterns- they come in the form of a trio of zebra and…

April 20, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Ixsir: The Lebanese Winery of the Future

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Ixsir: The Lebanese Winery of the Future

Ixsir is a Lebanese wine established in 2008 with a beautiful winery located just outside Batroun, North of Lebanon. The name is derived from the Arabic word for…

March 26, 2014 | Spotted Stories | North Lebanon

Your Instant Wine Cooler

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March 15, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Your Instant Wine Cooler

Friends coming over unexpectedly? The Ravi Instant Wine Chiller is a cool new wine accessory that lets you chill wine instantly as you pour. Simply keep it in your freezer and when you need it,…

March 15, 2014 | Food Gadgets

Condoms for your Wine Bottles - Interesting!

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January 23, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Condoms for your Wine Bottles - Interesting!

We’re not sure where to even start with this one. A new product for wine has everyone talking. Created by mother and son duo the product is called Wine Condom. Yes you heard right. If, in…

January 23, 2014 | Food Gadgets

Fountain Aerating Wine Glasses

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December 29, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Fountain Aerating Wine Glasses

Time and space is what's important today. The less clutter on the table the better... These Fountain Aerating Wine Glasses are perfect. When Dillon Burroughs was enjoying a vintage wine with his…

December 29, 2013 | Food Gadgets

Stay Jolly: Put Your Caps On!

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December 28, 2013

Food Gadgets

Stay Jolly: Put Your Caps On!

Christmas is not over yet... Make your bottled wine jolly this holiday season with Wispy Beard Santa Wine Topper. See how cute your bottles will be with these bearded Old Saint Nick, decked out in…

December 28, 2013

How Sexy is This? Fifty Shades of Grey Wines

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

September 28, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

How Sexy is This? Fifty Shades of Grey Wines

Who hasn't heard of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy... if you haven't read it, I'm sure someone you know has... But the story here is that E.L. James, the author of Fifty Shades of Grey has launched…

September 28, 2013 | Spotted Stories

Self-Chilling Wine Glasses

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August 10, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Self-Chilling Wine Glasses

Having a perfectly chilled glass of wine often means a lot of pre-planning and making sure to put the wine bottle in the fridge or freezer. Here's where the Host Freeze Cooling Wine Glass Set comes…

August 10, 2013 | Food Gadgets

The Beautiful Lebanon: Paris of the Middle East (An Awesome Video)

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Middle East

July 30, 2013

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The Beautiful Lebanon: Paris of the Middle East (An Awesome Video)

Travel to Lebanon and discover a country of great contrast and diversity both in the places you go to and in the people you meet. All regions of Lebanon are within easy reach of the exciting capital…

July 30, 2013 | Popular | Lebanon

Ginger&Co: New Location...Same Taste

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Lebanon

July 20, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Ginger&Co: New Location...Same Taste

I was quite surprised with the positive experience encountered at Ginger&Co a while back. I visited a small restaurant in Hazmieh that boasts a tasty and casual Japanese menu. I recently heard…

July 20, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut

Eggs: All the Tips and Tricks of Making Them: The Video Review

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June 30, 2013

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Eggs: All the Tips and Tricks of Making Them: The Video Review

It's Sunday morning... let's make some eggs with the family. How much do we know about this special oval creation of nature. How much time it needs to cook? How many ways and possibilities of cooking…

June 30, 2013 | Spotted Stories

Plate Roulette: Who's Paying for Dinner?

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June 27, 2013

Food Gadgets

Plate Roulette: Who's Paying for Dinner?

Some fun gadgets... Weekend is approaching... Plate Roulette is a brilliant way to decide anything between a group of friends. Especially important things, like who’s paying for dinner,…

June 27, 2013

Healthy Breakfast: Whisk Away...

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May 16, 2013

Food Gadgets

Healthy Breakfast: Whisk Away...

Are you on a protein diet? Surely you're trying to separate those egg yolks from the egg whites... It;s not an easy task, especially not when you've just woken up. Unless you have this modern whisk…

May 16, 2013

Chateau Nakad: Wine, Culture and Taste Since 1923

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May 10, 2013

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Chateau Nakad: Wine, Culture and Taste Since 1923

Located in the Bekaa is a small village called Jdita, known for its fertile land, stands an old house built on the remains of a wine cellar. The house dates back to the Bronze Age and carries…

May 10, 2013 | Spotted Stories

Teeth Vs. Soda: What Soda Does to Your Teeth

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April 20, 2013

Spotted Stories

Teeth Vs. Soda: What Soda Does to Your Teeth

Are you a soda drinker? Have you ever wondered what the effect of drinking soda has on your teeth? Check out the infographic below and see just how much of an effect that soda has on those pearly…

April 20, 2013

Pairing Wine&Food, Must Have Chart

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February 26, 2013

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Pairing Wine&Food, Must Have Chart

It's okay to admit sometimes that we are lost when it comes to pairing the right wine with the right meal. All is ready and prepared to enjoy a nice meal with friends, which wine should you serve.…

February 26, 2013

Pluck: Extract Your Egg Yolk Easily

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January 23, 2013

Food Gadgets

Pluck: Extract Your Egg Yolk Easily

Pluck is great invention from Quirky. Yoink! Bam! Those are only two of many sounds you may be inclined to make when you quickly and easily separate egg yolks and whites using this elegant device.…

January 23, 2013 | Spotted Stories

Raven: Wine Cooler in an Instant

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November 18, 2012

Food Gadgets

Raven: Wine Cooler in an Instant

There are a lot of wines out there, some like it at room temperature while others prefer their wines a bit chilled. Why not... Some of us who know and understand wine, know that the temperature of…

November 18, 2012 | Spotted Stories

Can the Shape of Your Glass Enhance the Taste of the Wine?

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September 15, 2012

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Can the Shape of Your Glass Enhance the Taste of the Wine?

I read this great article today on the Guardian, thought I should share. Its fascinating the things you learn daily... Can the shape of your glass really affect or enhance the taste of the wine your…

September 15, 2012

Food and White Teeth: The Complete Series

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August 09, 2012

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Food and White Teeth: The Complete Series

We've all been told to avoid red wine, dark berries, and black coffee in our quests for pearly whites, but what about foods that actually brighten your smile? Try these natural solutions…

August 09, 2012 | Popular

Food and White Teeth 110: Water

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August 07, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 110: Water

To end this series here is the simplest thing to do: Drink more and more tap water specially after meals. Drinking water regularly, especially after meals will definitely help you in the tooth…

August 07, 2012

Food and White Teeth 109: Lemon

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August 06, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 109: Lemon

Brushing for 2-4 minutes twice a day is really boring after a period of time. This regular habit to maintain oral hygiene is a must and so, you are used to brushing twice everyday! White teeth,…

August 06, 2012

Food and White Teeth 108: Celery

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August 05, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 108: Celery

Want to brighten up your smile?  Swap your whitening strips for a crunchy midday snack. Celery contains fibrous cellulose which scrubs away teeth stains as you chew it. When you big mouth…

August 05, 2012

Food and White Teeth 107: Dark Chocolate

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August 04, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 107: Dark Chocolate

Not only do I love dark chocolate for it's rich taste...But did you know that dark chocolate can strengthen your teeth?  Weak tooth enamel can encourage staining by allowing foods to soak…

August 04, 2012

Food and White Teeth 106: Milk

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August 04, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 106: Milk

Such as cheese, milk is rich in calcium. It is part of benefactor’s foods to keep teeth white. Like water, it is one of the only liquid which does not stain teeth, unlike colored drinks. But…

August 04, 2012

Food and White Teeth 105: Carrots

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August 02, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 105: Carrots

Carrots can also function as a natural tooth whitener. Like apples, carrots are a hard, crunchy food that rids the teeth of plaque during the chewing process. Carrots make us chew and therefore…

August 02, 2012

Food and White Teeth 104: Oranges

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July 29, 2012

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Food and White Teeth 104: Oranges

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you – a great smile can make all the difference to your look as well as giving you a massive confidence-boost. Eating tart…

July 29, 2012

Wines in Unique Packaging. Great for the Outdoors!

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May 26, 2012

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Wines in Unique Packaging. Great for the Outdoors!

It's summer and we want to be in outdoors, maybe going on a picnic with friends. I realised that there's a new trend with the way wine is packaged - perfect for a day out! I don't know how good they…

May 26, 2012

Lebanese: The Best Wine You’ve Probably Never Drunk

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May 01, 2012

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Lebanese: The Best Wine You’ve Probably Never Drunk

I got the chance to talk to Michael Karam who shared the below with us. Those of you who don't know Michael, he notably the author of the award-winning Wines of Lebanon and the two locally famous…

May 01, 2012 | News

Wine by the Glass Goes to Another Level

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April 23, 2012

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Wine by the Glass Goes to Another Level

Do you enjoy ordering a glass of wine when you go out to eat? It's so convenient to get a single serving of the wine you want, without ordering an entire bottle--and it's less expensive. You get the…

April 23, 2012 | News

Warm Weather, Lighter Wines

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April 01, 2012

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Warm Weather, Lighter Wines

Happy Palm Sunday! I just read this amazing report by the Independent newspaper in UK about the top wines to sip during the warm weather: red, white, rose, sparkling or dessert wines... It's all…

April 01, 2012

White Suites Hotel, Santorini

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Greece

March 01, 2012

Hotels

White Suites Hotel, Santorini

“An adequate relaxing vacation” White is located in the beautiful Imerovigli, high on the island’s famous cliff offering spectacular views. Built in 3 levels, the complex boasts…

March 01, 2012 | Reviews | Santorini

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