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Bistr’eau Batroun

The new kid in town. Bistr’eau. This place holds a very special place to my heart as it is my husband’s hard earned success. If you’ve been following us for a while, you know my husband Jean (initially an electrical engineer and financial consultant) is a food lover and amateur Chef. His dream for the past few years was to have that restaurant where he would go crazy and work on his passion. This summer, he found it. Continue Reading “Bistr’eau Batroun”

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A Weekend in Batroun: 10 Things To Do In The Region

Sunny weekends are still ahead of us and we’re all looking for creative things to do. One of my favorite places in Lebanon is Batroun. The beautiful scenery brings you back refreshed and ready for another busy week after the weekend. There are so many things to do there other than lying on the rocks and soaking up the sun. Be it during summer or on sunny winter weekends, Batroun and its surroundings is a great destination for all kinds of activities.

Here are some ideas around the region for weekends ahead. There’s a little bit of everything for everyone!

When I say Batroun, I’m also talking about its surrounding towns, like Tannourine, Chekka, Anfeh, Douma and others. So here goes:

1- Tannourine: Start with an early morning hike in the beautiful reserve. The Tannourine forest is actually the biggest one. It starts in the Batroun casa and ends in the Bechareh casa.

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2- Saydet el nourieh: On your way down from Tannourine to the beach, pass by Saydet el Nouriyyeh for a spiritual hour and a breathtaking view on the shore.

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3- Make sure to pass by ‘Helmeh’ for a nice and refreshing lemonade!

4- Visit Batroun’s old town, it’s beautiful and untouched.

5- You can now go lie down on the rocks and take a dip in the sea. There’s a lot of choice when it comes to which beach you can go to. You can choose between Bonita Bay, White Beach, and Pierre and Friends, or go to Joining beach or Dany’s Bar for a less mainstream experience and great fish.

6- Make sure you stay there till sunset, you won’t regret it a single minute. Those places are great for those who love fishing as well.

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7- If you choose to sleep and spend the weekend there, two of the best places I’ve been to are Beit el Batroun and Mayouli. Beit el Batroun is simply the loveliest and most relaxing place. Mayouli is a bit different than Beit el Batroun as it’s more of an ecological place, with the freedom to have barbecues in a corner of the garden.

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8- Go up to one of Batroun’s vineyards the next day for some wine tasting. Ixsir has the most magical setting, and Aurora is another great choice.

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9- Have a late BBQ lunch on the rocks. You can find a lot of public beaches with clear blue water and settle there.

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10- For a nice late afternoon drink, try Colonel Beer. The setting is relaxed and the beer is excellent!

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There you go! A perfect weekend in Batroun 🙂 I’d love to hear about your suggestions!

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Fadsfood’s Weekly Picks: Lebanese Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Never eat alone. Always share what you eat. There is no bigger pleasure in life than giving.

– Fadsfood

This week, Fadsfood’s picks are all about Lebanese meals! Scroll down for 3 amazing recommendations of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also, they’re all healthy! Check it out and follow Fadsfood on instagram for mouthwatering pictures and food inspiration: @fadsfood.

Here are this week’s Lebanese picks

Breakfast at Mayouli – Batroun, Lebanon

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Breakfast in nature

Lunch at Babel Sur Mer – Amchit, Lebanon

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Excellent #Food and #Service at#babelsurmer #lebanesefood#lebanesefoodies #Amchit #Lebanon#Fadsfood

Dinner at Studio 43 – Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon

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The Healthiest #Buffet@studiobeirutlb #MarMkhayel #Beirut#Fadsfood

Where do you go for a good Lebanese meal? 

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Fadsfood’s Weekly Picks: Drinking Misconduct

Never eat alone. Always share what you eat. There is no bigger pleasure in life than giving.

– Fadsfood

This week, Fadsfood’s picks all contain the summer spirit. These three drinks are excellent to put you in a fun summer mood! Check it out and follow him on instagram for mouthwatering pictures and food inspiration: @fadsfood.

Here are this week’s Drinking Picks

Colonel Beer – Batroun, Lebanon

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#Colonel #Beer #Summer2015

Strawberry juice at Lazy B – Jiyeh, Lebanon

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#Strawberry #Juice at #LazyB #Lebanon #Fadsfood@lapostabeirut

White Chateau Qanafar at The Wine Room (Bread Republic)

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A must try #white #fruity #wine Support local wine!@chateauqanafar #beirut #fadsfood #thewineroom#breadrepublic #lebanesewine

ALWAYS BE CAREFUL AND SAFE – DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE! If you do drink, you can order an Uber ride.