My Favorite Falafel (No Garlic, No Onions) Can Be Found in Kousba: Robert Sadat

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Lebanon

August 24, 2020

Recommended

My Favorite Falafel (No Garlic, No Onions) Can Be Found in Kousba: Robert Sadat

A unique handmade bread from the village, no garlic and no onions, falafel at Robert Sadat are "light", not complicated, and straightforward yet fulfilling. Yes, no garlic and no onions; have a…

August 24, 2020 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 24, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Pure fava beans, no chickpeas, a little tiny addition of garlic you won't even feel: that's what makes Tabbara's falafel so special. Open since 1914, the shop produces unique sandwiches all the…

July 24, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Follow My Bread Crumbs (24 hours in Beirut)

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Lebanon

April 18, 2015

Popular

Follow My Bread Crumbs (24 hours in Beirut)

Beirut’s a place of culinary delights, but the very best places are often hidden away from view, and you have to be committed to discover what the city has to offer. Luckily enough, I recently…

April 18, 2015 | Street Food | Beirut

Joseph: Understanding the Love for Shawarma and Falafel

Restaurants | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 04, 2014

Restaurants

Joseph: Understanding the Love for Shawarma and Falafel

It started last year with a blind tasting... 10 shawarma places and one clear winner: They said it's called Joseph. I haven’t reviewed it yet, but when I published the piece about Sahyoun, I…

November 04, 2014 | Reviews | Beirut

A Bite of Beirut...The Video That Will Make You Drool

Mechwar Videos | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 19, 2014

Mechwar Videos

A Bite of Beirut...The Video That Will Make You Drool

Sometimes the best things in life, and in this case, delicious bites, are closer to us than we think... I don't agree with the saying that goes, "kneese il areebe mab teshfe..." there's a lot to see,…

October 19, 2014 | Street Food | Beirut

There is Falafel and there is Sahyoun

Sandwiches | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 13, 2014

Sandwiches

There is Falafel and there is Sahyoun

I don't want to sound like I am exaggerating but believe me when I say that there is no falafel like Sahyoun’s. In one day I tried the same falafel sandwich in three different places but the…

October 13, 2014 | Street Food | Beirut

The Falafel Index: A Way To Assess Purchasing Power In The Middle East

News

May 07, 2014

News

The Falafel Index: A Way To Assess Purchasing Power In The Middle East

The Arab Spring brought into focus the economic underpinnings of instability in the Middle East.  In a region where over one in four youth is unemployed, how well people can afford a basic meal is a…

May 07, 2014

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