Healthy, fresh, flavorful: Mediterranean food is a craveable cuisine. With restaurant recommendations, recipe ideas, and more, this tag is your go-to spot for finding and enjoying Mediterranean cuisine wherever you are.

Step Aside Potato Salad: This Mediterranean Potato-Garlic Side Is King

Labor Day means plenty of potato salad, but if you're bored with it after indulging at one too many summer BBQs or picnics already, skordalia is the creamy, garlic-infused potato dip of your dreams...

Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, Nov 16-22

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

"With the goal of promoting Italian culinary traditions and food-and-wine connoisseurship as a distinctive trait of Italian identity and culture, the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World reaches it...

Aroma Cafe (San Rafael)

by Malcolm Ruthven 4 months ago

I get takeout from here probably once a week; I really like their food and staff. Today I got their large Fattoush salad (romaine, tomato, sheep feta, sumac, cucumber, onion, mint, pita croutons, o...

Method for: Roasted Eggplant with Caramelized Tahini and Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce PLEASE!

by hudsonvlley 3 months ago

I have had similar at local Mediterranean restaurant-- and have made SE version. Would like to make MS version, if you would send the method(I have ingredient list.). MANY THANKS! great dish!

A stop at Yaranush Mediterranean Market, White Plains...

by gutreactions 7 months ago

We were out for a drive and decided to stop in at Yaranush Mediterranean on Central Ave., White Plains. We have been cooking up a storm during coronavirus, with no particular cuisine in mind. So, w...

Dubrovnik, New Rochelle, brings back Happy Hours...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

The crew at Dubrovnik Restaurant in New Rochelle have been taking extra measures to keep the restaurant active. Covid guidelines are in place. Their outdoor patio/garden is as lovely as ever. They ...

July 2015 COTM: The Cooking of the Eastern Mediterranean, Chapter 14 & Appendices

by MelMM 5 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on recipes from The Cooking of the Eastern Mediterranean, by Paula Wolfert. Report here on the following chapters: Chapter 14: Desserts, pp. 367-387 Appendix A: ...

Greek Island Grille - What Happened? Any alum open a new place?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 5 months ago

I loved greek Island Grille in Costa Mesa/Santa Ana (on Bristol and Sunflower). Anyone know if any alum chefs opened up a place using their recipes?

Chef Vahit Besir to Open Mangal Mediterranean in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

My favorite Turkish chef, Vahit Besir, is back! He's returning to San Francisco to open his own place, Mangal Mediterranean, not far from his earlier restaurant, Eden's Turkish Food. "Mangal" m...

Shish Ke Baba | La Lengua - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

The news from "intomeat" that Shish Ke Baba re-opened last week was a reminder that I had checked it out last summer but failed to post. As noted, its a newer outpost for Chef Vahit Besir of Mangal...

Angela's Restaurant take three [Alameda]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 5 years ago

Angela's started in Marina Village, moved next to the movie theater and now has reopened on Park Street (between the new Walgreens and the Alameda Marketplace). For those not familiar, the chef, Sa...

Pearl | Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Pearl, features flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean. I had a chance to try it in August 2018 when it was four months old and was super impressed not only by the cooking but the list of libations a...

Birthday Restaurant in Huntington, NY Area

by pamE 10 months ago

Looking for a restaurant with a modern vibe to take my mother-in-law for her 89th birthday. She likes seafood, Mediterranean and Italian food. We’d like a full bar and prefer not to break the bank....

Zaytuna Mediterranean Catering

by equinoise 10 months ago

For a couple of years now, I have had a penchant for a catering/farmer's market stalwart called Zaytuna. Like other over-achievers with a similar business model, Zaytuna is lacking in the social m...

Q's Halal Mediterranean | Vallejo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Last weekend I made a pit stop at Q's Halal Mediterranean in Vallejo for a quick dinner and a break from driving in the rain storm. This location has been open for 10 months. I'd been enjoyed the R...

Noosh soft opening

by Ridge 1 year ago

One of our favorite meals last year was at The Istanbul modern pop-up in SF. You can read my review here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/istanbul-modern-1072012 The Chef couple in-charge, Lau...

Rumi in Wicker Park

by lailalou1331 1 year ago

My family needed a calm environment to enjoy dinner. We were in Wicker park and the charming mediterranean restaurant/ take-out was the perfect spot. It was a welcoming place with polite and kind s...

Dinner and lunch recommendations near Warwick hotel

by shirleynj 1 year ago

I will be arriving next Tuesday for a week’s visit to Denver and will be staying at the Warwick Hotel. Looking for good, casual moderately priced restaurants in that area for lunch and dinner. P...

Petra Mediterranean Pizza & Grill | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Petra has been recommended several times for a good and inexpensive bite in SLO. https://www.chowhound.com/post/jaffa-petra-cafe-san-luis-obispo-589471 https://www.chowhound.com/post/cal-poly-sl...

"JOE'S" - Richmond Hill's iconic Hamburger joint. 2+ decades old and still going strong!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

The line-up at this iconic Richmond Hill diner during dinner hour is unreal! A reflection of the quality of food offered. I've been coming here ever since I moved to Richmond Hill over 20 years ago...