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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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Sweet lemons?

by Nyleve 11 years ago

The other day I bought something called "sweet lemons" at my favourite Middle Eastern grocer. They're about the size ...


river1024 commented 1 day ago

Chowfind *Alert* - Jordan's Schwarma

by Sadistick 17 days ago

Tucked away in a non-descriptive strip mall plaza at John and Leslie, Jordan's Schwarma brings a true taste of the Mi...


Sadistick commented 6 days ago

Iraqi or Persian recipes for dried limes, dried okra, and cookies

by TorontoJo 3 years ago

A friend who lives in Northern Iraq came home for Christmas and gave me this little treasure trove of goodies: dried ...


Querencia commented 2 months ago

Best moderately expensive middle eastern sit-down in NYC?

by ReneeParadis 1 year 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 ...


Ttrockwood commented 3 months ago

The Loading Dock (Belmont, MA)

by BostonBestEats 4 months ago

THE LOADING DOCK: A decent, casual, modern spot in Belmont serving Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine for takeout/breadk...


BostonBestEats commented 3 months ago

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Ghazal al Banat / Arabic Cotton Candy in GTA

by Teambuy 5 months 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 6 months ago

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

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 6 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 6 months ago

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

by BostonBestEats 7 months ago

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


BostonBestEats commented 7 months ago

Stuffed Grape Leaves Question

by Querencia 8 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 7 months ago

Hey Westsidegal! Thanks for the Itzik Hagadol recs

by Mr Taster 5 years ago

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

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

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

by blue room 6 years ago

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


MmeFleiss commented 8 months ago

Saha, Berkeley

by Ruth Lafler 9 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 8 months ago

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

by minderbinspace 9 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 9 months ago

After abandoning my breakfast plate at Ellen's

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 9 months ago

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

by Charles Yu 11 months ago

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


prima commented 11 months ago

Shank House Restaurant Dubai Cuisine

by EattheWorldNYC 12 months ago

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

Steve R

Steve R commented 12 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 1 year ago

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