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Top 10 Foods to Try in Lebanese Cuisine

Lebanon is a mecca for foodies. The Lebanese Cuisine is, in itself, worth a flight over for days of gluttonous consumption. In case you cannot travel there this week, here is a list of traditional dishes to try at your [...]

December 26th, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Biking Tour of Batroun

Batroûn is a coastal city 50 kilometers north of Beirut and one of the oldest cities in the world. It has been recorded that the earliest human civilizations existed here over 5000 years ago and was also one of the [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Darma Ji Guesthouse & Yoga by the Sea

Batroûn is a cozy, idyllic, hippie beach town in north Lebanon, about an hour drive from Beirut without traffic. It ended up being my favorite area in Lebanon where I spent 6 of my 10 days. Beach bumming in my bikini, [...]

July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , , , |

Nowruz Celebration Film with Sedighi Family

Spread of our Iranian New Year (Nowruz) Food at the Sedighi's in Aliso Viejo, California Happy Nowruz my friends! In other words, "Happy Iranian (or Persian) New Year!" I made a "Nowruz Celebration Film" in my Documentary Filmmaking [...]

March 17th, 2012|Categories: Iran|Tags: , |

Bravo’s new show: “Shahs of Sunset”

I'm sitting here in "Tehrangeles" watching the newest reality show, "Shahs of Sunset". Westwood is the home of UCLA & the largest Persian population outside of Iran. How convenient as I nibble on 'Sangak' (a wheat-sourdough flat bread known to [...]

January 24th, 2012|Categories: Iran, Israel, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |
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