Sri Lankan food on demand, every night! Motto presents… Mr Nimal’s! Nimal’s food captured the hearts of Mar Mikhael in 2014, and his lunches and dinners at Makan still keep crowds coming back for more. To this day he’s served almost 10,000 Sri Lankan and Indian dinners since July 2014, more than […]Read more "Mr Nimal’s at Motto"
Motto-Makan coaster competition is now open!Read more "Mótto-Makan coaster competition!"
Our Top Ten from 2015!Read more "Motto-Makan’s Top 10 Moments of 2015"
We have a vacancy for a well-organised assistant, to manage our bookings and help with communications. Details and FAQs below. == Bookings and Communications Assistant Mótto / Makan / BEYt / Zawal == Your job will be to handle bookings for Motto, Makan and Beyt. For the right candidate there is also the opportunity to […]Read more "Motto is recruiting!"
Syrian chef Dima al-Chaar is cooking this Thursday to Saturday (25-28 November) at Motto. She’s taking her penchant for great food with a twist to a whole new level, with an innovative Syrian-Italian fusion dinner. Why does Syrian-Italian fusion work so well? Dima explains: “Both cuisines use similar ingredients, due to their geographical proximity. I focused […]Read more "Syrian-Italian Fusion: it just works"
This week we welcome Italian food back to the Motto family! Chef Barbara Massaad teams up with fellow slow-foodie Veronica Pecorella for a spectacular seasonal Italian menu at Makan, from Thursday to Saturday, 22-24 October. Here Veronica tells us the story of how her friendship with Barbara has brought them to Makan, and beyond: I was 16, maybe […]Read more "Bread and salt: Italian is back at Makan"
We spoke to Monocle’s Beirut Correspondent Venetia Rainey about some of the philosophy behind Motto’s world cuisines and pay-what-you-think-is-fair concept. Featuring the modest Nimal and Persian guest chef Mehirnaz – both regulars at Motto and Makan! Listen here: http://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-menu/202/a-small-restaurant-with-a-big-plan/Read more "Hear here! Motto on Monocle Radio"