Around the Web: Manakeesh Edition

Manakeesh, the Lebanese bakery and cafe at 45th and Walnut has seen a flurry of positive coverage in blogs and print.

Craig LaBan sung the praises of the desserts at Manakeesh last Thursday. Who knew baklava came in varieties? LaBan called the ring-shaped iswara his favorite. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Midtown Lunch calls lunch at Manakeesh a “huge success.” And why not with tasty and filling plates satiating for less than $6.50 per person. [Midtown Lunch]

Philly Phoodie especially praises the vegetarian options and the bread when it comes to the flatbread sandwiches. [Philly Phoodie]

In other Manakeesh news, the cafe begins delivery tomorrow.

Manakeesh Bakery & Cafe [Facebook]