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The world has finally learned to embrace the ugly Christmas sweater, but the fight to accept the ugly Christmas tree is long from over.While... Read More

Not even a morning filled with violent thunderstorms could stop them. As the showers quelled and the sun set one evening last fall, the most fashionable... Read More

See more Best Places to Eat Like a LocalAl Soussi, Beirut, Lebanon: For more than 50 years, this pint-size kitchen in West Beirut has been serving an... Read More

I met the charismatic slow food pioneer Kamal Mouzawak 10 years ago, when he was writing for a Lebanese culinary magazine. Mouzawak had always been... Read More

For those of us who were children in the Middle East during World War II, the Lebanese mountains—but not Beirut, the capital—were an almost inevitable... Read More

When you fly down the eastern Mediterranean coast on a clear night, there is nothing to suggest that this place has suffered more, or more recently,... Read More

london lights upIan Schrager has taken his cutting-edge brand of hotel across the pond to London, transforming a once-somber 1960's office building into... Read More

Hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray (One Aldwych, in London; Carlisle Bay, in Antigua) has fallen in love with Lebanon’s gritty capital, which is why he chose... Read More

(27) Beirut Lebanon's capital lights upThe Paris of the Middle East is back—and better, thanks to a new generation of carefree, westward-looking... Read More

The sun is brutal, the sea breeze has yet to sweep away the morning's humidity, and the undisputed grande dame of Beirut is far from happy. It's not the... Read More

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