11/7/14

BEYOND MODA

Q&A with Lebanon’s Souk El Tayeb

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In this modern life, Most of us rarely have time to pick fresh fruits, vegetables or to dine in any a
restaurant that provides good taste and healthy food at the same time. Souk El Tayeb started their
initiative to change that concept to all Lebanese beauties.

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08/6/14

Storm Cooker

Ruwwad and Souk El Tayeb – Empowering Women Through Cooking

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[…] Finally, we entered the kitchen. I was seriously impressed with the setup that was professionally
done, spacious, clean and well laid out.  No messing around here. The kitchen was created in
partnership with Souk El Tayeb, specifically for this class, by interior design students, from both
Bab El Tabbenah and Jabal Mehson, with the complete support of Ruwwad through programs
and grants.

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08/5/14

The culture Trip

Beirut’s 10 Best Cultural Restaurants: Dining in Lebanon

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Tawlet is an amazing place with a great concept behind it. A branch of Souk el Tayeb, a market where small-scale
farmers from every region of Lebanon come together to sell their produce, Tawlet offers typical Lebanese food made
with fresh ingredients brought by the farmers themselves, served as a buffet. But in addition to the high-quality food,
Tawlet’s most characteristic feature is that every day, a different guest chef from a different village in Lebanon cooks
a lunch based on the culinary delicacies of his or her area, making Tawlet the venue to sample Lebanese cuisine in all
its regional variations. At Tawlet, food identifies with culture – and for those who really want to get in touch with
Lebanon’s culinary culture, the restaurant also offers cooking classes.

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07/29/14

WE HEART

Breaking Bread: One man’s mission to bring a divided nation together over food…

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Lebanese restauranteur Kamal Mouzawak is something of a local hero. Not only is he
single-handedly reshaping the Beirut food scene with is ever-evolving experimental farmers’
market project Souk El Tayeb, but his string of Tawlet restaurants that stem from it (the fourth of
which opened in Bkassine, 70km south of the capital, last month) aim to reconcile this often
divided nation and support the huge influx of Syrian refugees that have poured into the country
as a result of the neighbouring civil war.

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07/25/14

FASHION LUMA

The true taste of Lebanon: Tawlet

The true taste of Lebanon: Tawlet

The true taste of Lebanon: Tawlet

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As soon as you walk in to Tawlet, you feel like you are back in the country about to enjoy some real home cooking. Outside is a little patio surrounded by foliage where a couple of women were enjoying an espresso and a cigarette when we arrived. – See more at: http://www.iloubnan.info/fashion/lifestyle/81515/The-true-taste-of-Lebanon:-Tawlet#sthash.hjXKq2A5.dpuf

As soon as you walk in to Tawlet, you feel like you are back in the country about to enjoy some real
home cooking. Outside is a little patio surrounded by foliage where a couple of women were enjoying
an espresso and a cigarette when we arrived.

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As soon as you walk in to Tawlet, you feel like you are back in the country about to enjoy some real home cooking. Outside is a little patio surrounded by foliage where a couple of women were enjoying an espresso and a cigarette when we arrived. – See more at: http://www.iloubnan.info/fashion/lifestyle/81515/The-true-taste-of-Lebanon:-Tawlet#sthash.hjXKq2A5.dpuf
07/4/14

THE DAILY STAR

Home cuisine in a beautiful mountain refuge

 

BKASSINE, Lebanon: Tucked away down a small, winding road amid the pine forests of Bkassine is a rustic home
from home, Lebanon’s revamped getaway spot for those who fancy something a little more adventurous than
lounging on a beach.

05/26/14

AL MONITOR

Food unites Lebanese people under one banner

 

What would happen if the Lebanese people would let go, for one day, of every issue that sets
them apart and widens the gap between them, and try to find common denominators to join
them together? How would life be in Lebanon? It would be the same as life at Souk el Tayeb
[an organic food market], the Food and Feast festivals and Tawlet restaurant — places that
are void of discrimination, racism and political conflicts. People come to these places to
share the food that carries Lebanese heritage and history. There is no place for anything else.

04/29/14

Bon Appetit

In Beirut, Syrian Refugees

Cook to Survive—and Remember

Kamal Mouzawak never fashioned himself a
diplomat. But in Lebanon, a country divided across
volatile religious and sectarian fault lines, even
peeling a clove of garlic can become a political
act
. And Mouzawak, the effortlessly chic,
quick-witted son of a farming family, has become not
only one of Lebanon’s most famous food visionaries
but something of a gastro-peacemaker. His modus
operandi is simple: “I want to make food, not war,”
says Mouzawak, the founder of Lebanon’s first
farmers’ market
 and the restaurant Tawlet (“kitchen
table” in Arabic), which serves dishes “made by
everyone for everyone.”

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04/29/14

STYLE.COM

Lebanese Dream: A Pair of Beirut Eateries

That Are Making a Difference

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Despite the politically volatile environment, Beirut remains an incredibly rewarding travel
destination, standing among the world’s greatest cities. If you are a fan of Lebanese cuisine or
happen to be a foodie seeking out authentic fare, you should make a beeline for Kamal Mouzawak’s
Tawlet and Souk el-Tayeb restaurants.

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04/29/14

Al Shorfa

Lebanese women rely on culinary skills to generate income

Women from Lebanon's Jabal Moussa protectorate present a variety of dishes at al-Tawlet restaurant in Beirut's Souk el-Tayeb. [Nohad Topalian/Al-Shorfa]
Women from Lebanon’s Jabal Moussa protectorate present a variety of dishes at al-Tawlet restaurant in
Beirut’s Souk el-Tayeb.