HOW ABOUT ARMENIAN FOR DINNER?
Beirut is full of excellent places to experience Armenian cuisine. One classic Armenian restaurant is Gemmayze’s Mayrig, with a lovely stone-walled dining room and arched doorways. mayrigbeirut.com
Ashrafieh favorite Al Mayass (left) serves specialties such as basterma (cured spiced beef) and a vibrant Armenian salad of fresh cucumbers and tomatoes. More difficult to find is Onno in Bourj Hammoud, where you can sample delicious potato kibbeh and the Armenian version of tabbouleh, itch. almayass.com and facebook.com/onnorestaurantlebanon