The Brunch: The Prozac of Technology

Appliances

July 20, 2017

Appliances

The Brunch: The Prozac of Technology

The Brunch is a series of consumer products that celebrate the mundane. Sometimes it's ok to appreciate things the simple way they are... without having to pick your brain on how to use this item or…

July 20, 2017

The Health Benefits Of Tea And Coffee

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March 12, 2017

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The Health Benefits Of Tea And Coffee

There are two types of people in the world—people who enjoy coffee and those who prefer tea. Here's infographic by Fairmont shows us the impacts these drinks have on our minds and bodies, as…

March 12, 2017

Have You Been Drinking Tea the Right Way?

Food Gadgets

February 21, 2017

Food Gadgets

Have You Been Drinking Tea the Right Way?

42tea is a unique device in the world that combines the perfection of tea tradition with easy-to-use features of connected objects. Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world (25 000 cups drunk…

February 21, 2017 | News

What a Cup of Tea Looks Like Around the World

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November 19, 2016

News

What a Cup of Tea Looks Like Around the World

Let's make a cup of tea tonight and cosy up... it's getting cold out there... While tea has become synonymous with Britain's 5'ocklock tea, this hot drink is a popular drink right around the globe.…

November 19, 2016

Tea Infusers with a Creative Touch

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June 27, 2016

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Tea Infusers with a Creative Touch

Meet Koma and Torus, two tea infusers for the kitchen utensil brand Ommo; designed by Hong Kong based Ponti Design Studio. With a round base and a long stainless steel-trimmed handle, Koma offers…

June 27, 2016

Meito: A Bizarre Concept!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Meito: A Bizarre Concept!

It's a place with a lost identity. It's a bubble gum factory, a playground for kids or probably something in between; at least this is what the signboard shows. I've been here before and left…

May 03, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

Check Out The Caffeine Calculator

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March 19, 2016

News

Check Out The Caffeine Calculator

If you would like to know how much caffeine we can consume before it has an adverse effect on our body, try ‘The Caffeine Calculator.’   Created by FlyToDubai, the Caffeine…

March 19, 2016

More Than Just a Tea Pot!

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March 11, 2016

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More Than Just a Tea Pot!

Turn your teapot into a delicious chocolate fondue dip – just by adding hot water! This full-size Chocolate Teapot is hand-made in the UK from real dark Belgian chocolate.  It’s…

March 11, 2016

Best Morning Ever Mug

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November 20, 2015

Food Gadgets

Best Morning Ever Mug

Designer Tom Medwin has created what he calls the “Best Morning Ever Mug,” which has been designed to keep your coffee or tea warmer for a longer amount of time after you pour it, as well…

November 20, 2015

Miracle Mug: Keep Your Coffee at the Temperature You Desire

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

November 12, 2015

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Miracle Mug: Keep Your Coffee at the Temperature You Desire

You may be able to control how you like your coffee brewed, bit it's not always easy to get it at the right temperature, most times it's it either too hot or too cold. Meet Ember—“the…

November 12, 2015 | Food Gadgets

Drinking Tea Cold is Healthier. Did You know?

Food Gadgets

October 12, 2015

Food Gadgets

Drinking Tea Cold is Healthier. Did You know?

Cold brewing is in fashion nowadays. Studies show that cold-brewing tea has a lower caffeine release and higher catechin concentration over hot-brewed tea... This is the new and healthier way of tea…

October 12, 2015

Jean Paul Gaultier Dresses Up Kusmi Tea

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June 25, 2015

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Jean Paul Gaultier Dresses Up Kusmi Tea

Kusmi Tea unveils a collection of products specially dressed by the famous designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Inspired by his most iconic pieces, this exclusive collection reworks the designer’s…

June 25, 2015

Enjoy Tea in a More Modern Way!

Food Gadgets

June 23, 2015

Food Gadgets

Enjoy Tea in a More Modern Way!

TOAST Living launched has launched a collection of metal tea tools that offer a more modernized way for enjoying tea. The “Weaver” collection includes two infusers and a tea jar, which…

June 23, 2015

Kusmi Tea: Now in Lebanon

Spotted Stories | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

Kusmi Tea: Now in Lebanon

Although I am not a big fan of tea... I am surely a fan of Kusmi tea, a brand that dates back to the late eighteen hundreds. My love story with the colorful concept first started when I walked into…

October 12, 2014 | Achrafieh

Linking Mugs: Connect, Carry and Serve...

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August 02, 2014

Food Gadgets

Linking Mugs: Connect, Carry and Serve...

We've all tried to carry too many mugs at once leading to spills, burnt fingers and stains on the carpet. So, inspired by the quintessential builder's mug, designer Jonathan Aspinall developed a…

August 02, 2014

Keep Your Tea Bag Firmly in Place

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July 31, 2014

Food Gadgets

Keep Your Tea Bag Firmly in Place

Now you can keep your tea bag firmly in place with these fun and useful Tea Buttons! They're as cute as... a button and very useful!  Reusable tea buttons to keep your tea bag secure …

July 31, 2014

Make Tea in an Architectural Piece of Art

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July 24, 2014

Food Gadgets

Make Tea in an Architectural Piece of Art

Sorapot is a simple, modern teapot made from stainless steel and glass. Designed to brew loose-leaf teas, Sorapot’s entire volume is available for the leaves to unfurl as they steep.…

July 24, 2014

Make Some Chilled Coffee and Cool Down

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

July 22, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Make Some Chilled Coffee and Cool Down

Zoku makes it easier than ever to chill out with a cool cup of perfectly iced java—no matter how hot the weather gets. Just pour fresh-brewed coffee into this innovative grab-and-go container,…

July 22, 2014 | Food Gadgets

Crossword Puzzle 'ON' a Cup of Coffee

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

July 11, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Crossword Puzzle 'ON' a Cup of Coffee

Don't just do your crossword OVER a cup of coffee, do it ON your cup of coffee! Cross Word Mug comes complete with pencil and clues on the box.   The mug comes complete with a pencil and all…

July 11, 2014 | Food Gadgets

Teassert: Culture in a Tea Bag

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May 22, 2014

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Teassert: Culture in a Tea Bag

Based in Toronto, student Lily Kao has come up with an adorable tea packaging that looks like bite-sized Chinese delicacies and alludes to her roots. The origin of Dim Sum is linked to the…

May 22, 2014

Add Spring Fashion to Tea Time

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April 22, 2014

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Add Spring Fashion to Tea Time

I might just pass by Berkerly Hotel next week for an afternoon tea while in London for the Chowtzer Awards... Prêt-à-Portea adds a creative twist to the classic elements of the traditional English…

April 22, 2014

Dreaming Whale Tea Infuser

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March 13, 2014

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Dreaming Whale Tea Infuser

Nothing like a nice cup of hot tea in this weather... loving the rain...You can conveniently enjoy tea time with tea gently brewed through holes of this dreaming whale’s…

March 13, 2014

Cool to the Touch Tea Pot

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January 30, 2014

Food Gadgets

Cool to the Touch Tea Pot

This tea pot is made of heat-resistant glass that will remain cool to the touch, even when holding scalding hot water. The removable glass strainer allows you to steep tea directly inside the pot.…

January 30, 2014

Afternoon Tea Just Got Haute

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January 14, 2014

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Afternoon Tea Just Got Haute

Time to enjoy a delightful yet exclusive fashion afternoon tea at Mandarin Bar in partnership with Jimmy Choo, the iconic luxury fashion brand. Fashionistas can enjoy a unique afternoon tea…

January 14, 2014

ToastyMUG: Stay Warm and Cozy

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January 05, 2014

Food Gadgets

ToastyMUG: Stay Warm and Cozy

The ToastyMUG is one of those designs that make you say: "Why the hell didn't I think of that..." The concept focuses on our natural tendency to hold our cold hands close to a tea mug in order…

January 05, 2014

PappaRoti: A Yummy Caramel-Coffee Glazed Bun

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 26, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

PappaRoti: A Yummy Caramel-Coffee Glazed Bun

We often crave to try something new. Haven't you had enough of donuts and croissants. I have!  I finally found an answer for the change I was looking for and it's right on Bliss street, Beirut.…

November 26, 2013 | Beirut

Don't Drink, Inhale Your Tea

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November 17, 2013

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Don't Drink, Inhale Your Tea

A "Breathable Tea Room” installation designed by Camellia’s Tea House in London recently debuted allowing guests to sample some of the shop’s “award-winning” teas in vapor form, from green mint to…

November 17, 2013

Can Starbucks Do for Tea What it Did for Coffee?

News

November 02, 2013

News

Can Starbucks Do for Tea What it Did for Coffee?

Starbucks, the company that reinvented the modern coffee shop, is turning its attention to another venue: the teahouse. Last year the 19,000-cafe giant acquired Teavana, a chain of mall stores that…

November 02, 2013

FIN Cup and Saucer: Perfect for Modern Generation

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October 26, 2013

Food Gadgets

FIN Cup and Saucer: Perfect for Modern Generation

The 21st century might be hailed as being the pinnacle of efficiency, but this has led us to become detached from traditional values because we are moving too fast. FIN is a modular cup and saucer…

October 26, 2013

A Tea Masterpiece

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October 09, 2013

News

A Tea Masterpiece

 Whatever you do don't sneeze. Drawing with tea, did you ever imagine that? Check out this beautiful artwork by designer and illustrator Andrew Gorkovenko who created these surprisingly…

October 09, 2013

Lipton Tea Scented Ballpoint Pens

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September 21, 2013

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Lipton Tea Scented Ballpoint Pens

Back to school already? Here's something interesting that might sooth your minds in the mornings. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Sarasa Clip pens, Japanese stationary company Zebra has…

September 21, 2013

Quattro: The Sleek Tea Pot

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August 02, 2013

Food Gadgets

Quattro: The Sleek Tea Pot

Even teapots have taken a step into the design world joining the modern look.  Meet Quattro designed by  Snezana Jeremic, the sleek and rectangular tea pot.     “Quattro” allows…

August 02, 2013

The Sage Tea Maker: Michelin-starred Chef Designs Tea Maker

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June 24, 2013

Food Gadgets

The Sage Tea Maker: Michelin-starred Chef Designs Tea Maker

Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal, presents the world with the Sage Tea Maker. All a tea-drinker needs to do is fill the Tea Maker’s basket with tea leaves and set his/her preference.…

June 24, 2013

Tea Capsules Compatible with Nespresso Machine

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June 23, 2013

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Tea Capsules Compatible with Nespresso Machine

Tea company Dilmah is launching a ‘tea cap’ as part of celebrations for the Company’s 25th anniversary. Dilmah said the tea cap, available in Earl Grey and English Breakfast, is…

June 23, 2013

Food Meets Art 120: Tea Calender

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May 14, 2013

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Food Meets Art 120: Tea Calender

The Hälssen & Lyon tea calendar is the first calendar in the world to feature calendar days made from tea leaves. Finely flavored and pressed until wafer-thin, the 365 calendar days can be…

May 14, 2013

The NOTA Coffee Mug

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April 11, 2013

Food Gadgets

The NOTA Coffee Mug

Designer ‘Lee Hae Seung Scott observed that the coffee and tea drinkers in Singapore - most cups came sans saucers. After stirring their coffee or tea, where to the spoon - and more so if you…

April 11, 2013

Hotel Langlois Paris: Since 1896

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

March 18, 2013

Hotels

Hotel Langlois Paris: Since 1896

The building of Hôtel Langlois was constructed in 1870 and used as a bank until 1896. It was then converted into a hotel, managed by the same family until 1997 under the name "Hotel des…

March 18, 2013 | Reviews | Paris

Nohot Cup: No More Tongue Burning

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March 09, 2013

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Nohot Cup: No More Tongue Burning

How many times have you burnt your tongue while drinking hot coffee, tea or hot chocolate... Nohot Cup, winner of RedDot Design 2013, can prevent its user from being scalded by the hot drink…

March 09, 2013

Add Fun to Tea: Sharky Tea Infuser

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February 26, 2013

Food Gadgets

Add Fun to Tea: Sharky Tea Infuser

Add fun to tea drinking. If you need to find kitchen accessories then this Sharky Tea Infuser is awsome! The Sharky Tea Infuser is a colossal tea strainer, being half tea infuser, half deadly…

February 26, 2013

Food Fraud on the Rise. What is it?

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January 23, 2013

News

Food Fraud on the Rise. What is it?

Interesting to read this article about the increase of food fraud  around the world. What is it exactly? I think it's a must that we all be aware of what's happening around the world and on…

January 23, 2013

Christmas Time at Al Mandaloun Café, Dbayeh

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 23, 2012

International Cuisine

Christmas Time at Al Mandaloun Café, Dbayeh

What a pleasant holiday season this is so far, perfectly embraced with a stormy weather that entices you to stay home, hold on to a hot drink while contemplating nature's melancholic phenomenon. But…

December 23, 2012 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Asia Meets Europe for Tea

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December 11, 2012

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Asia Meets Europe for Tea

  Norm Glass Kettle Teapot uniquely embraces the meeting of two traditions - the Asian zen philosophy and modern Scandinavian design. A special feature is the teapot’s transparency that…

December 11, 2012 | Spotted Stories

Awan: The First Local Lebanese Tea Shop

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October 29, 2012

News

Awan: The First Local Lebanese Tea Shop

Awan, Arabic for “the right moment”, offers tea connoisseurs single origin tea leaves from across the world, mixing traditional with signature blends along with a hearty sprinkling of…

October 29, 2012

Dining in the Land of Gargantua and Pantagruel: Chateau de Noizay

French | Loiret France Europe

France

October 17, 2012

French

Dining in the Land of Gargantua and Pantagruel: Chateau de Noizay

As in the days of Rabelais, the Tours region is made to be relished without restraint. In the land of Gargantua and Pantagruel is a gastronomic dining establishment that cultivates the finer things…

October 17, 2012 | Relais&Chateaux | Loiret

Magisso Teacup: Changing the Way you Drink Tea

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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

Healthy Food for a Beautiful Smile

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September 18, 2012

News

Healthy Food for a Beautiful Smile

Before my passion for food and photography, I remind you I am dentist. I am going to try as much as possible to get you information the relationship of food and your teeth. I read this great article…

September 18, 2012

Breakfast at Casper & Gambini's

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 05, 2012

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Casper & Gambini's

A tasty breakfast at Casper & Gambini's ABC Dbayeh. Casper & Gambini's is one of my favorite spots to go and have a good breakfast - a great way to start and boost up my energy for…

August 05, 2012 | International Cuisine | Mount Lebanon

Creature Cups: Hidden Creatures in your Cup

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August 05, 2012

Spotted Stories

Creature Cups: Hidden Creatures in your Cup

Creeping along the bottom of your cup, the Octopus is up to noooo good. He'll be a little startled if you catch him, and who knows what he's doing if you don't. Creature Cups are dishwasher safe…

August 05, 2012

SAI, Japanese Cuisine, Mtayleb

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 25, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

SAI, Japanese Cuisine, Mtayleb

The best thing at Sai is its first impression: A smiley waiter welcomes you warmly  into a nice and cozy trendy restaurant. Nowadays it's becoming harder and harder to open a Japanese…

July 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Metn

Starbucks Conquering the Juice Market Now?

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July 22, 2012

News

Starbucks Conquering the Juice Market Now?

Starbucks is on a role. They recently bought La Boulange, a popular bakery, a tea house Tazo and now expanding with big with fresh juices with Evolution Juices!  Starbucks Corp. already…

July 22, 2012

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