On a Roll

What Is Chicken Francisco at Barbar Mediterranean Grill?

You can get kebabs anywhere, but this Lebanese restaurant has other rewards.

09/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

Travel

Afraid of Visiting Lebanon? Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

The most hospitable country in the Middle East is also one of the most beautiful.

05/18/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Easy Being Green

Sugar Rush: Suzie's Pastry Shoppe

French-Lebanese relations are excellent at this Briarmeadow bakery.

03/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Visual Arts

The Menil Collection's Francis Alÿs: The Fabiola Project Is a Collector's Dream

Don't miss this awe-inspiring collection of reverent replicas.

06/24/2016 By Leah Rose

Global Style

Shop Like Amal Clooney at Houston's Local Bazaar, Souk Chic

Think global and shop local with independent accessories and fashion lines culled from around the world—including one of Amal's favorite bags.

07/23/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Retail Therapy

High Style on Hillcroft: Sameera Faridi Design Studio Opens

Fashion Houston's first South Asian designer is breaking down fashion barriers in her new couture studio.

02/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Photography

Fotofest Turns Its Focus to the Arab World

One of the world’s most important photo festivals, the FotoFest Biennial kicks off this month, featuring 48 artists from 13 countries.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

World Cinema

Living Like Refugees

Seventh annual film festival explores Palestinian culture over two weekends

05/07/2013 By Eric Harrison