Traditional lunches are seemingly endless, involving a copious amount of arak, a local speciality grape-based spirit.
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BEIRUT: International travelers have discovered something that locals have known for ages: Lebanon's capital is the best city in the world to eat in – at least according to a New York-based travel magazine.The news didn't come as much of a surprise to Beirut locals, who are accustomed to leisurely Sunday lunches.A fashionable food scene has emerged in Beirut, with restaurants catering to every taste.This is not the first time Beirut has been acknowledged as a top tourist destination.Beirut was also ranked the 20th best city in the world, according to Conde Nast Traveler's 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.
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