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The coat is finally finished AND I’m finally getting around to posting about it! Actually, I would have posted about it right away but I was waiting to get some decent pictures first and to do that I needed a friend’s help. (Thanks, Imad!) Making a coat is a huge undertaking and it’s kind of baffling, even to me, that this was pretty much the second garment I ever made. (Well, started…. Read More

Head over to Mar Mikhael for a burger, fries and a shake at the teeny tiny, yet adorable, Frosty Palace. Then cross the street to Papercup and browse the carefully curated selection of books and magazines while sipping a perfectly pulled espresso. Purchase a book to take home if you’re so inclined. Remind yourself that you’re still in Beirut and not Brooklyn.

Saturday I went to a fabulous brunch with a group of girlfriends at Tawlet in Mar Mikhael. A few weeks ago a “deal” came up on Go Nabbit for 50% off at Tawlet. Some friends of ours had recently been and were raving about it so we decided to “nabbit” and go together as a group. In NYC brunch was an almost weekly event but here in Beirut brunch isn’t really a… Read More