Middle Eastern

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There’s a Colossal Middle Eastern Restaurant, Market, and Garden Opening in Fishtown

The team behind Fishtown’s restaurant and wine bar, ROOT, is doubling down on Frankford with an absolutely enormous three-headed monster of a concept called Suraya […]

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Center City’s Naf Naf Grill Is Open

Naf Naf Grill, the Chicago-based Middle Eastern fast-casual concept has opened at 1919 Market Street today. In celebration of the opening, Naf Naf is giving […]

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Sansom Kabob House Returning

Sansom Kabob House closed at 1528 Sansom Street last September after a successful 13-year run. The plan was to reopen at 13th and South Streets, […]

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Middle Eastern Restaurants and Food in Philadelphia

Middle Eastern flavors have long been a rich vein mined by chefs working in any number of styles. And Middle Eastern restaurants — whether of […]

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TONIGHT: Soom Foods at the Garage

This evening, Soom Foods, the Philadelphia-based, women-owned business of three sisters— Shelby, Jackie and Amy is going to be in the food cart at the Garage on Passyunk […]

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Hummus Restaurant Opens in Center City

Today marks the opening of Hummus Grill’s Center City location at 212 S 11th Street. The winner of Best of Philly’s 2012 shawarma platter had […]

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2013 Vendy Award Winners

Saturday, the Vendy Awards were once again held in Philadelphia. The event brought hundreds to Penn Treaty Park where nominated food trucks competed for four […]

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Taste the First Microbrew of the Middle East in Manayunk Tonight

Tonight, Old Eagle Tavern in Manayunk will be hosting Mazen Hajjar, the brewer and owner of 961 Beer, claim to be the first and only […]

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Crisp Is Now Grillicious

After a year long run as Crisp, the falafel spot at 18th and Ludlow is rebranding itself as Grillicious. And that’s not the only change […]

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Aksum Ups Game for Fall

Now that fall has officially fallen, Aksum Mediterranean Kitchen is rolling out a new menu to match. Featuring seasonal changes to both the dinner and  […]

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International Food Around Philadelphia

View The World on Your Doorstep in a larger map In the magazine’s January issue on food neighborhoods we also highlight neighborhoods in Philadelphia for […]

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Al Zaytouna Shut Down

A reader tips us off that Al Zaytouna, the Middle Eastern restaurant next to Sabrina’s on Christian Street has been slapped with a big old […]

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Flatbreads & Community at Manakeesh

Adam Erace takes in Manakeesh, the Lebanese bakery and cafe at 45th and Walnut. He finds everything you would want in a neighborhood cafe plus […]

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A Weekend So Lost, We Somehow Missed It

So the Philadelphia chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild (who knew?) held an event last week, “The Lost Weekend,” which featured vigorous shaking and […]

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Firinji Coming to Ardmore

Firinji is coming to Ardmore. Named for the Turkish word for “baker,” owner Budo H. Bunul is looking to open in two weeks and he […]