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Ghazal al Banat / Arabic Cotton Candy in GTA

by Teambuy 1 month ago

Does anyone know where I can buy (online shopping preferred) ghazal al banat, or arabic cotton candy? I'm determined ...

Refugee Food Festival, June 19-23, San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"For the 3rd edition of the Refugee Food Festival, San Francisco joins the list of cities whose restaurants will ...

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Marib, Yemeni in Springfield - Report

by Steve 2 years ago

There is a 'new' kid on the block, serving some mind-expanding Middle Eastern food, and this I think is a destination...


Steve commented 3 months ago

Our Fathers Restaurant & Bar and Takeout Shop (Allston, MA)

by BostonBestEats 3 months ago

[NOTE: There are actually 2 ***separate*** restaurants here: The takeout sandwich shop, Our Fathers TAKEOUT SHOP; and...


BostonBestEats commented 3 months ago

Stuffed Grape Leaves Question

by Querencia 4 months ago

On behalf of DIL who asked me to query: she wants to make a quantity of stuffed grape leaves for a party (stuffed wit...


Querencia commented 4 months ago

Hey Westsidegal! Thanks for the Itzik Hagadol recs

by Mr Taster 4 years ago

A big thank you to Westsidegal for your persistence and determination in pimping the eggplant salads at Itzik Hagadol...

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Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

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

by blue room 5 years ago

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


MmeFleiss commented 5 months ago

Saha, Berkeley

by Ruth Lafler 5 months ago

It looks like there haven't been any posts about Saha since it moved to Berkeley a year and a half ago. That's partly...


kzukor commented 5 months ago

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East is East (Main St, Vancouver, BC) Amazing Indian / Middle Eastern / Moroccan Experience

by minderbinspace 5 months ago

I don't even know where to start. Walking into East is East on Main Street in Vancouver, BC makes me feel like I've e...

Parkway Mediterranean Grill in Buellton?

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After abandoning my breakfast plate at Ellen's https://www.chowhound.com/post/ellens-danish-pancake-house-buellton-10...

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Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

'Aish Tanoor' - How's the protein/meat part of their menu?

by Charles Yu 7 months ago

Whilst driving along Eglington West in search of a luncheon destination, my foodie brother-in-law dropped by 'Aish Ta...


prima commented 7 months ago

Shank House Restaurant Dubai Cuisine

by EattheWorldNYC 8 months ago

I found some very old discussions of Emirati cuisine, but figured it would better to create a new discussion. A new p...

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Steve R commented 8 months ago

Cooking trom Ottolenghi's "JERUSALEM"

by pikawicca 6 years ago

Na'ama's Fattoush A purist would not consider this authentic fattoush, but I consider it delicious, and I'm in a r...


shellybean27 commented 9 months ago

Cocktails, Thai, Greek, Middle Eastern, Armenian, Syrian, staying S of Eglinton

by prima 10 months ago

Thai planning to visit Kiin and Nana. I know what I like at Nana. What do you recommend at Kiin? Greek Checking...


prima commented 9 months ago

Zatar of note?

by silsurf 9 months ago

We enjoy some zatar in our household and I was wondering if anyone can recommend a middle eastern market on the Wests...


silsurf commented 9 months ago

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Q's Halal Pizza | Richmond

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by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

An extension of the original Q's Halal Chicken in Alameda, Q's Halal Pizza in Richmond serves up some of the most pop...

Israeli-style shawarma in PGH?

by alaskanjackal 2 years 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 12 months ago

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Falasophy | 4th Street Market - Santa Ana

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by Melanie Wong 12 months 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 ...

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