Margherita Mare

After the success of its restaurants in Gemmayze and Sin el Fil, Margherita opened a third location along the Mediterranean, in Jounieh. In addition to delectable pizzas and pasta dishes, the place offers seafood specials in a magnificent setting, with both in indoor and outdoor seating.

Old Town, Jounieh, tel. 09.830.816.


Aïzone’s fall/winter 2011-12 ad campaign won the prestigious TDC 58 design award. The visually stunning campaign is the only one of its kind to have won this type of award in 2012. The images are featured in the Typography 33 book, set to be released on November 20, and they will also be displayed in seven exhibits worldwide. 

Magnolia Bakery

New York’s most delicious cupcakes will soon be available in Lebanon. Magnolia Bakery, famously shown on Sex and the City, is set to open at ABC mall in Dbayeh.


Reasons to be Pretty

Neil LaBute’s classic play, which examines people’s obsession with physical beauty, has been adapted to Arabic by the Actors Workshop and stars Nadine Labaki and Nada Abou Farhat.

Opens on October 18 at Masrah el Madina, Hamra, tel. 01.753.010.

Beauty For Men

Maguy Nassar’s new spa and care center is designed specifically for men. Treatments include massage, hair removal, muscle firming, skin rejuvenation, wrinkle reduction and more.

Zoghbi Center, Third Floor, Pasteur St., Gemmayze, tel. 01.560.102,


Urban is a charming eight-room hotel and restaurant set in the picturesque mountain resort of Faqra. The stylish rooms all feature different décors, and the menu focuses on international dishes made from seasonal ingredients.

Faqra, tel. 76.070.605,