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Hummus, pita, shawarma, falafel: Middle Eastern food has much to offer, and 'hounds have strong opinions on where to find the best. Get restaurant recommendations, ingredient advice, and discussion about Middle Eastern cookbooks and recipes.

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Eating the Ban

by slyc 6 months ago

I've come across a couple lists of places to "eat the ban", i.e., restaurants serving cuisine from the seven Muslim b...


j mather commented 2 days ago

Exactly how long does tahini paste last?

by Megiac 9 years ago

I have a jar, purchased about a year ago from a local Middle Eastern market. It's been refrigerated since I opened i...


Umamipants commented 20 days ago

Good place for Easter Dinner in Toronto

by KitchenVoodoo 4 months ago

Looking for a place that does really good slow cooked lamb and great lemon and oregano roast potatoes. Old school is ...


bytepusher commented 1 month ago

Fantastic Falafel & Mid-Eastern --- Millburn

by ChowJon99x 1 month ago

Excellent Falafel, Mid-Eastern Food --- Millburn... Pita on Essex 182 Essex Street Millburn, NJ 07041 http:...

Curlz commented 1 month ago

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...

herby commented 2 months ago

Best moderately expensive middle eastern sit-down in NYC?

by ReneeParadis 3 months ago

My sister's in town from New Mexico and is craving Middle Eastern food. What are some good places to go for lunch or ...

Motosport commented 2 months ago

Shawarma Express in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 4 months ago

If you like your shawarma or felafel with your choice of a varity of toppings, then Shawarma Express just may be the ...


Steve commented 3 months ago

Almadinah Market, [ed: Mohegan Lake]

by vinouspleasure 5 months ago

small take out middle eastern with a couple of seats around a window counter, tried the falafel, good not great, lack...


vinouspleasure commented 4 months ago

Pomegranate Molasses

by Soupy1 4 months ago

Where can I buy pomegranate molasses either in downtown Toronto or somewhere along the Danforth subway line? It's so ...


Soupy1 commented 4 months ago

Manousheh, rocks Bleecker St.

by Motosport 5 months ago

We decided to try the new Middle Eastern place on Bleecker St for Lunch yesterday. It was nothing short of amazing! ...

Ttrockwood commented 5 months ago

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 5 months ago

Armenian/middle-eastern restaurant on Greenwich and 7th

by Vijay Prakash Mathur 14 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...


shihtzumom commented 5 months ago

What is this dish at Tanoreen?

by Blumie 5 months ago

I was looking at the Tanoreen website tonight, plotting a visit. This photo caught my attention. Can anyone tell me...


Blumie commented 5 months ago

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Al Ha'esh in Rockville - Report

by Steve 5 months ago

This new place my very well be the area's only Israeli restaurant, my only frame of reference being Etzel Itzik in Mi...

Great find in Selden

by emarcus 6 months ago

Hounds, I think you'll enjoy this review:

coll commented 6 months ago


by radiopolitic 3 years ago

This won't be a full review as I had already eaten dinner somewhere else but I ended up here a few days ago both curi...


MattHooper commented 6 months ago

Palestinian Kanafeh near Philadelphia

by dscottB 6 months ago

Does anyone know of a restaurant or a bakery that sells this in or around Philly

cwdonald commented 6 months ago

International Market & Deli | New Monterey

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

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

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

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Pita Hub, San Bruno

by Ruth Lafler 6 months ago

I picked up a friend at SFO who stated that she was starving (hadn't brought food for a 5-hour flight over dinner tim...

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