Beirut Discoveries: an astonishing meal; a dream-filled sleep; a stylish chaise-lounge; a ’50s diva; a sweet-smelling museum; a whimsical wall

At the far Eastern edge of Beirut tucked away behind a flower shop is the intimate, exquisite Tawlet Souk el Tayeb , a restuarant where each day a chef from a different region of Lebanon offers his or her best dishes spread out in a glorious buffet. Hotel Albergo, located in the beyond chic art-deco …