Middle East & Africa

You can use this tag to discuss food in the Middle East or Africa. We also have tags for each of the countries in the region, as well as many of their cities, which you can browse here.

Eating in Abu Dhabi

by Blumie 1 month ago

When chowhound was founded, the idea was for it to be a resource to find the little known diamonds in the rough, not ...


JojoSF commented 7 hours ago

Nairobi Eaters! What's New?

by camas22 5 months ago

Hey! I'm exploring the Nairobi food scene, located in Nairobi part time and exploring the food scene. Though...

ibew292 commented 3 days ago

Recommended food-stops post-Birthright

by GraceW 9 days ago

Greetings, I am extending my Birthright trip (in June) to visit family in Israel. Therefore, I should have some time ...


GraceW commented 8 days ago

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Help with Restaurants in Israel

by meinNYC 19 days ago

Going to Israel mid March and one of the travelers has a severe allergy to tree nuts and sesame. Need upscale restaur...

Johannesburg Restaurants

by erica 1 year ago

I will be in the City of Gold for about three nights this spring. I am staying at The Saxon and have booked Luke Da...


haiku. commented 9 months ago


by Obsession2013 11 months ago

I'll be in Chicago with a friend in September 2017, coming from the Bay Area. Please send recommendations for restaur...


Querencia commented 11 months ago

Dubai trip report

by Giannis 3 years ago

I was in Dubai earlier this month, so after some searching in the web I finally made two restaurant reservations. ...

estufarian commented 1 year ago

Just one dinner out in Jerusalem

by cappucino 1 year ago

I had to change my flight home from Israel so now I have time for only one dinner out in Jerusalem. Don't care meat o...


debs76 commented 1 year ago

Best food in Petra?

by unamuno200 1 year ago

Any recommendations for authentic traditional Jordanian food around Petra would be much appreciated.


ferret commented 1 year ago

Cape Town and around again

by granjan 6 years ago

I attached this on the last Ct post but no one responded so I'll try again. We are leaving in 2 weeks and I would lov...


haiku. commented 1 year ago

Capetown South Africa

by IPcook 1 year ago

Any suggestions for restaurants, particularly for dinner, in Capetown other than Tech Kitchen?


haiku. commented 1 year ago

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by IPcook 1 year ago

Any suggestions for dinner in Stellenbosch? Quality cooking but perhaps not tweezer food

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Need great ideas for 5 days cheap and yummy Jerusalem dining

by redenvelope 1 year ago

Hello! Traveling with one teen to Jerusalem very soon for our first time and we are very excited. Our dining budget...

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Best knafeh in Istanbul?

by unamuno200 1 year ago

Where can I find The best knafeh in Istanbul?

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Best Authentic traditional turkish restaurants in Istanbul?

by unamuno200 1 year ago

I will be staying in Istanbul for 2 nights. What are some essential restaurants that I have to try? I'm looking for t...

Recs needed for Zamalek, near Cairo Marriott & Omar Khayyam Casino.

by f00die 9 years ago

My family will be spending a couple of days in Cairo, Egypt this summer, and we'll be staying at the Cairo Marriott &...


PatrickK commented 1 year ago

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Cape Town and Stellenbosch

by Foodiehoward 2 years ago

Hi there, my wife and I will be in Cape Town May 5-11. Right now we have booked The Greenhouse, Stardust Theatrical D...

Turning 40 in Tel Aviv - Best Restaurant?

by delpesco 2 years ago

Longtime listener, first time caller : ) My wife and I are in Tel Aviv for work this month, and our visit coincid...


milklady commented 2 years ago

Hummus Diplomacy: Israeli Cafe Discounts Meals Shared By Jews And Arabs

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"...On Oct. 13, Kobi Tzafrir, owner of the Humus Bar in a shopping mall in Kfar Vitkin, north of Tel Aviv, advertised...

Melanie Wong commented 2 years ago