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Authentic Lebanese Cooking Lesson and Meal with Tania's Family in Beirut

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    What to Expect
    Your host Tania is an agronomist and food safety specialist, who sings, plays the piano and enjoys traveling. Tania's father is a former butcher and is very serious about his meats! He is retired and grows fruits and vegetables in his garden in the outskirts of Beirut. Tania’s mother is a home chef who has been cooking traditional meals for the family all her life using family recipes. Most of the produce for the home comes from the garden and is local, fresh and organic! Her parents will be part of the experience and will help with the cooking and hosting. 

    Don't miss out on this wonderful chance to get to know Beirut through a welcoming family who enjoys gardening, talking about food, cooking and eating together!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Please meet your host Tania at her home.
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Private cooking lesson and homecooked meal with your host Tania
    • Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
    • Non-alcoholic beverages
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Note that infant seats are available upon request - please let your host know in advance if you need an infant seat
    • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Private, personalized experience
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We can’t recommend Tania and her family enough. They were exceptionally hospitable and even offered to help us make arrangements for the rest of our trip. Tania and her mother were not only taught us to make some of the best food we’ve tasted in...More

    Thank PSchwada
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Tania and her family welcomed me into their home as if I was part of the family. There was laughter and banter and a lively energy that comes from brothers and uncles and nieces and all of the other guests who randomly drop in throughout...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank hosiejosie
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Sharing a meal with Tania and her family was one of the highlights of our trip to Lebanon. Through the booking process, Tania was super responsive and helpful, always happy to provide tips and recommendations about Beirut and Lebanon. When my partner and I arrived...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Nedal J
    Reviewed 29 August 2019

    From first contact Tania was both responsive and informative. I was given detailed directions which made it easy to find the apartment. On arrival i was pleasantly surprised as to how friendly and welcoming Tania and her mother were. We talked about everything from travel,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 804tonye
    Reviewed 22 August 2019

    You should visit them if you are interested in food, culture, and local experience!! Super friendly host will welcome you and let you feel like you have your family in Beirut. I think we should have skip our breakfast on that day lol.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank toyoken26
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    YingKinj
    19 June 2019|
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    Response from tania-aeh |
    It's in Furn el chebbak area... 10 mins from downtown
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    304zahidi
    26 May 2019|
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    Response from 5fortravel | Reviewed this property |
    I am sorry that I do not know for sure. However, the host is a food scientist and I would be surprised if they could not make assurances.
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    DianeKaty
    20 May 2019|
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    Response from DianeKaty |
    Thank you - I have booked for Thursday evening so will email you :-)
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