Chickpeas are better fried, right? Find the best falafel near you and discuss what makes the dish great with other passionate eaters.

Every Tip You'll Ever Need for Making Crispy Falafel

When falafel is done right—crisped to perfection, warm enough to eat without burning your tongue, and maybe even served with an exotic sauce to maximize its flavor—you just know it. Your average halal...


by JerkPork 5 months ago

Any secrets to making a moist falafel? I've been making them from scratch lately, they aren't bad but I want them to be more moist? More onion? Baking soda? Thanks

Gluten free falafel NYC?

by lisaleira 4 months ago

In Israel there’s some yummy GF falafel places with gluten free pita. Anyone know if that exists in NYC? I could buy the falafels and assemble at home w GF pita but there’s something fun about a f...

Charcoal Town Shwarma

by tcamp 8 months ago

My son and I dropped by this little place for lunch last weekend. It's on 11th right above U street. I can't recommend it enough (for food, not necessarily atmosphere). The falafel was the best I'v...

Looking for the best falafel in BK

by JustJ4now 7 months ago

Looking for suggestions on the best falafel in Brooklyn, preferably Bay Ridge area, but open to other areas. Disappointed so far...

Wilda's Grill | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Recommended by one of my local team mates, Wilda's Grill was the answer when I needed to find an eatery for one of our vegan members. Besides vegan cuisine, Wilda's serves up decidedly carnivorous ...

Parkway Mediterranean Grill in Buellton?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After abandoning my breakfast plate at Ellen's https://www.chowhound.com/post/ellens-danish-pancake-house-buellton-1069561 , I walked across the street to see what the Mediterranean Grill in Parkwa...

Got dry falafel mix, need instructions

by Alice Patis 13 years ago

So on a whim, I bought about a pound of dry falafel mix (just scooped the mix from a bin into a bag). I love falafels but have never made them so I thought this would be easier than making it from...

Falasophy | 4th Street Market - Santa Ana

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Earlier this month I had a chance to grab a bite at Falasophy's brick-and-mortar counter at the 4th Street Market in Santa Ana. An order of Falafel Bites, $4.50, served with tahini dipping sauc...

King Falafel?

by magic 2 years ago

Does anyone know if King Falafel will reopen? In 2015, when she was closing up shop, the owner was considering possibly reopening in the same neighbourhood after some time had passed. Well, some...

Fantastic Falafel & Mid-Eastern --- Millburn

by ChowJon99x 2 years ago

Excellent Falafel, Mid-Eastern Food --- Millburn... Pita on Essex 182 Essex Street Millburn, NJ 07041 http://www.pitaonessex.com/ Check out the menu: http://www.pitaonessex.com/menu...

Great falafel at Queen of Falafel in Bushwick

by Blumie 4 years ago

Ok, let me first disclose my bias: I am a huge supporter of, and donated to the kickstarter campaign for, the adjacent and somehow affiliated House of Yes performance space. They (the performance ...

Quick Soak Method for Chickpeas for Falafel, will it work?

by Alemonhead 3 years ago

I want falafel tonight and I do not have any soaked chickpeas, so... There's the 'quick soak' technique for beans. Use dry beans, boil them for a few minutes, take them off the heat and let them...

Please look at what happened, my falafel disintegrated?

by mushroomaffairs 3 years ago

I followed Food Wishes YouTube channel to make falafel, but mine literally disintegrated right before my very eyes......should I have added an egg to the mixture? The chef did not. I am now bakin...

Falafel Competition: And the winner is...

by Indy 67 3 years ago

To celebrate the international year of the pulse, the Global Pulse Federation held a festival and cook off at Borough Market, (London). The competition pitted falafel Egyptian-style VS Israeli-styl...

Falafel Hut, San Rafael

by Mick Ruthven 13 years ago

I had lunch at the new Falafel Hut in downtown San Rafael on Saturday, and had the beef and lamb Shawarma ($6.95 as I recall). I expected to really like it, and I watched the top half of the kitche...

Is good *BAKED* Felafel an Oxymoron?

by brooklynsabra 3 years ago

So I usually make Joan Nathan's lovely fried felafel recipe with some small tweaks, including replacing the regular flour with chickpea flour and adding more spice. But I am just not up for frying...

Falafel FREIHA

by 30sr30s 11 years ago

We were guided to eat a very good falafel in Montreal. Actually it was in Laval near boul Curé-Labelle on boul. perron. Right next to marché Adonis in Laval. There's nothing like eating somethin...

King of Falafel [San Francisco]

by barry 12 years ago

We just got back from a quick weekend trip to S.F., and we ate at the King of Falafel (we also ate at the Fifth Floor, which was wonderful). We stop at the King of Falafel whenever we visit...we j...

Long Island recommendations requested (fish/chips, falafel, chicken caesar salad)

by gandro 7 years ago

I'm looking for Long Island recommendations for the follow. 1. Falafel - looking for authentic falafel - that I enjoyed in Israel and Palestinian areas. I tried Hummus World in Roslyn Heigh...