Friday, August 5, 2016

Lebanon's history via pop culture 80

Quo Vadis restaurant with Anna Banzato presiding over it somewhere between Italian mama and shrewd businesswoman, or the Paon Rouge with Nadia Jamal belly dancing the night away, or perhaps Sous La Mer which gave way to the pool of the Phoenicia Hotel via its windows. Beirut knew how to impress and above all, how to cheat itself.