The Best Sandwich in Beirut ... Courtesy of Armenia

Beirutis love their hummus and baba ghanoush, but if you ask an in-the-know local for food advice, this sandwich is tops.

The Designer Who Opened Beirut's First Free Fashion School

When a Kuwaiti-raised, New York–trained fashion designer teams up with a revered Lebanese fashion expert to create a tuition-free school, fashionistas everywhere benefit.

Lebanon's O.G. Surfboard Shaper

This surfboard artisan and entrepreneur is catering to a local clientele hoping to take full advantage of Lebanon’s gorgeous, rugged coastline.

The Lebanese Singer Who Mocks ISIS

As the only female in an overtly political band, Sandy Chamoun is branching out and expanding her musical vocabulary.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Beirut's All-Time Favorite Street Food

Cheap, unassuming and filling, this lemon-brightened dish is healthy to boot.

Beirut's Favorite Shot: The 'Dou Dou'

We don’t know how it got its name.

The Garbage King of Beirut

Ziad Abichaker is building a recycling revolution in Beirut on a foundation of refuse and trash.

The Most Ambitious Clown in the Middle East

Sabine Choucair travels around Lebanon’s refugee camps to record and create art based on the stories of the displaced.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

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