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Beirut is the capital of Lebanon and is known for its rich cultural heritage, spectacular architecture and beautiful scenery. The food of Beirut, and Lebanon in general, is also very famous and is considered one of the most delicious and varied food cultures in the world.
Lebanese cuisine is characterized by a variety of flavors and influences from the Mediterranean, the Middle East and Europe. Traditional Lebanese food is often healthy and based on fresh vegetables, fruit, legumes, olive oil and fresh herbs. Meat, especially lamb, is also often used in cooking.
Some of the most famous Lebanese dishes include hummus, tabbouleh, fattoush, falafel, kebabs, shawarma and baklava. Most of the dishes are also popular around the world and can easily be found in Lebanese restaurants internationally.