The Cheesecake Factory Closes in Beirut: Goodbye to Another Franchise

News | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 30, 2019

News

The Cheesecake Factory Closes in Beirut: Goodbye to Another Franchise

I keep on repeating one sentence: “Lebanon is not a franchise country”. From the days' franchises started opening in Lebanon, I remember saying that they won’t work. Actually, they…

April 30, 2019 | Popular | Hamra & Verdun

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 31, 2018

American

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

With a restaurant in Athens and now another in Jounieh, Juicy Grill is a franchise claiming to have the best burger in town; so let’s try the food! Facing college central in Jounieh’s old…

December 31, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

Eggspectation Dubai: Breakfast Below Expectations

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Eggspectation Dubai: Breakfast Below Expectations

It has eggs in its title, but it’s not only a breakfast restaurant. Eggs all day long, burgers, fries and desserts, Eggspectation is specialized in “eggs” and beyond. Imported from…

November 23, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

BIFEX 2016: Taking Local Concepts to the World

Events

May 14, 2016

Events

BIFEX 2016: Taking Local Concepts to the World

The Beirut International Franchise Forum and Exhibition – BIFEX is a yearly event LFA organizes since 2011. All five BIFEX editions were well-received by LFA members, government officials,…

May 14, 2016 | News

MENA Franchise Awards Recognize the Best in Franchising

News

October 27, 2014

News

MENA Franchise Awards Recognize the Best in Franchising

The Middle East Franchise Expo presented the annual MENA Franchise Awards in 12 categories on the sides of Expo at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel Convention Centre in Dubai. The Awards for Excellence in…

October 27, 2014

Sushi at Casper&Gambini's?

News

February 02, 2013

News

Sushi at Casper&Gambini's?

Casper&Gambini's is one of the few restaurants in Lebanon that's always evolving. Bravo! Keeping clients coming for something new has become part of their charm. What's new on their menu…

February 02, 2013 | Popular

McDonald's Lebanon has Become a Total Mess: A Disaster

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 07, 2013

American

McDonald's Lebanon has Become a Total Mess: A Disaster

What the hell is happening to McDonald's in Lebanon? One of my favorite fast food chains worldwide has really gone down the drain in this country. McDonald's worldwide is tasty, fresh, clean,…

January 07, 2013 | Burgers | Lebanon

Subway Restaurant Number One Franchise

News

May 03, 2012

News

Subway Restaurant Number One Franchise

25,000 U.S. Locations and Open in 100 Countries For the second year in a row, the SUBWAY® restaurant chain has been awarded the Number One ranking in the Franchise Direct Top 100 Global…

May 03, 2012

Kentucky Fried Chicken: KFC, Lebanon

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 26, 2012

American

Kentucky Fried Chicken: KFC, Lebanon

Though I’ve come to appreciate KFC branches in other parts of the world, Lebanon's franchise is bad. KFC Corporation, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is the world's most popular chicken…

February 26, 2012 | Restaurants | Beirut

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