The Mayrig Family In Beirut Needs Your Help
Following the explosion that destroyed Beirut on Tuesday August 4th, Mayrig restaurant is gone. They need your help to re-build. Being located across from the port, both the restaurant and offices were completely blasted – to the core. They are gone, and with them the livelihood of 85 peoples – feeding 85 families. Most employees were injured, 25 hospitalized and 30 lost their homes. Luckily, they had no casualties.
Mayrig is an institution with a mission, that of safeguarding the Armenian culinary heritage. Founded in 2003 by Aline Kamakian, it traces her family history all the way back to Musa Ler. Being the first proudly labeled Armenian restaurant, it gave a voice to the Armenian mothers who became the heart of its kitchen.