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Israeli-style shawarma in PGH?

by alaskanjackal 1 year ago

I crave shawarma, and if I were banished to a deserted island and told I could only eat one specific thing for the re...


alaskanjackal commented 3 hours ago

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International Market & Deli | New Monterey

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Sunday I had a late lunch at International Market & Deli in New Monterey. My first visit even though this market has ...

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

by blue room 4 years ago

Please report on these recipes here: Stuffed 150 - 171 Meat 172 - 213 Fish 214 - 239 The Chowhound Team ha...

greedygirl commented 3 days ago

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AJ's Chevron Market, Natural Foods & Car Wash in Soquel

by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

This summer I had a chance to grab a bite twice at AJ's Mart in Soquel. Located in the Chevron station and car wash, ...

Ottolenghi, a medieval middle Eastern Feast at MMA

by Madrid 3 months ago I'd love these re...

herby commented 3 months ago

Ground Lemon (omani) - have you ever used it?

by acme 10 years ago

I like to try new spices so I bought ground lemon spice in a Middle Eastern store without knowing how I was going to ...


Querencia commented 3 months ago

Food from Saudi Arabia in New York?

by rebeccaas21 7 years ago

My new year's resolution was to eat at restaurants from every different country without leaving New York City. I've b...

EattheWorldNYC commented 3 months ago

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'Kandahar Kabab' - Surprisingly enjoyable lunch

by Charles Yu 3 months ago

In search of a place for lunch whilst waiting for my car to have its winter tires changed, I walked past Kandahar Kab...

Fermented WAY too much eggplant

by Chowemooshi 1 year ago

I got quite into fermenting this summer and got very carried away. I thought I'd ferment one eggplant for caponata o...


veganvegetarianfoodie commented 4 months ago

Armenian/middle-eastern restaurant on Greenwich and 7th

by Vijay Prakash Mathur 13 years ago

Many moons ago (25 years or so) I ate at a restaurnt in this area which had wonderful food. A dish called Pitinjin Ya...


meloan commented 4 months ago

Help save bitter baba ghanouj

by mellie 10 years ago

We love baba ghanouj from Middle Eastern restaurants. Tried making it myself for the first time. Roasted 2 eggplants ...


SewHelpMe commented 5 months ago

Sababa reports?

by chowhoundX 8 months ago

I overheard two women raving about lunch they had picked up at Sababa the other day (which they called a "pita place"...

jupiter commented 5 months ago

Help Me Find the Best Baklava in SF Bay Area

by minimahdi 6 months ago

Our favorite baklava is Sütlü Nuriye. Does anyone here know where we can find some in the SF Bay Area? This can be fr...

Cynsa commented 5 months ago

Saha - bursting with creativity [San Francisco]

by felice 12 years ago

I went to Saha for the first time last night and I absolutely loved it. My foodie friend and I shared 6 small plates...

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

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

by Alemonhead 6 months ago

I want falafel tonight and I do not have any soaked chickpeas, so... There's the 'quick soak' technique for beans....


MikeG commented 5 months ago

Elat and Alef markets

by Stan 15 years ago

On Friday I went for the first time to the Elat and Alef middle eastern markets, which are side-by-side on Sunset Blv...


masssss123 commented 6 months ago

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