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

Skordalia is the creamy, garlic-infused potato dip (or side) we've been waiting for. Bring some on your next picnic or serve it with warm laffa bread and cold beer at your next warm-weather group hang...

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

by gutreactions 27 days 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...

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 1 month 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 4 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 6 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 10 months 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 10 months 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...

*August 2009 COTM* OTTOLENGHI: Roots, Pulses and Grains, Soups

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 11 years ago

Our Chowhound August 2009 Cookbook of the Month is Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi; and all online recipes by the authors. Please post your full-length recipe revie...

January 2013 COTM: JERUSALEM -- Stuffed; Meat; Fish

blue room
by blue room 7 years ago

Please report on these recipes here: Stuffed 150 - 171 Meat 172 - 213 Fish 214 - 239 The Chowhound Team has asked me to remind you that verbatim copying of recipes to the boards is a vio...

Laili Restaurant: Seriously good food in Santa Cruz

by mastrude 3 years ago

Billed as Mediterranean/Afghan, the cuisine is nothing like what I expected. Seriously subtle, delicious flavors. Nothing overpowering. I believe most Santa Cruz restaurants are pretty mediocre. Th...

The best of the best!

by BLover33 2 years ago

Need a wow restaurant that I can get a reservation at next Monday. Price not an issue. Anywhere in Manhattan. Italian, Meditarranean or American preferred but open to all cuisines other than Asian....

Messini vs Anesti - Why would people pay double the money to eat similar food at the latter??

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Take Greek style charcoal grilled Calamari or Octopus as an example. The recipe/formula = Charcoal grill, Calamari/Octopus marinated with Greek Oregano, pepper, sea salt, Olive oil. lemon juice/bal...

Istanbul Modern

by Ridge 2 years ago

The rich food diversity and history of the Ottoman empire has been sadly neglected by the Bay Area food world where what passes for Turkish and Greek cuisine are mediocre meze plates, obligatory h...