Posts Tagged ‘Middle Eastern’

07.11.2012

Sufra, from the Jordanian Table – Amman, Jordan

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Sufra7_crop The Chubby Orangutan
Price
Four Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

Walking on Rainbow Street in downtown Amman, my attention was caught by a beautiful white stone house decorated with vibrant flowers and green plants. On the glass door it said Sufra restaurant, and I was too curious not to go inside even though it was too early to eat. When I stepped into the restaurant… READ MORE

04.22.2012

Bu Qtair – Deep Fried Seafood Goodness in Dubai

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Price
One Dollar
Rating
Four Forks

Bu Qtair is located on a quiet and dark street right by the ocean, not too far from the Burj Al Arab and the Jumeirah Mosque. The first thing I saw when I arrived were patio furniture scattered on a sandy road which resembled a backyard BBQ party. As my feet were being exfoliated by… READ MORE

03.22.2012

Al Mallah – Delicious Chicken Shawarma in Dubai

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Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

With a friend’s recommendation we arrived at Al Mallah in Satwa, Dubai. The no frills, cafeteria-like restaurant is very popular among the locals for inexpensive and fast Arabian food. We sat outside and ordered Lamb and Chicken Shawarma, Grilled Shrimp and Hammour Filet while munching on pita bread and watching all the fancy sports cars… READ MORE

03.08.2012

Ravi – Popular Pakistani Food in Dubai, UAE

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ravi-crop The Giant Eyes
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

We asked the locals on where we should go eat in Dubai (these “locals” really aren’t locals. We found out that only 15% of the population are Emiratis, and the rest 85% are expats from neighboring countries). So technically, we asked the expats who have been living in Dubai for more than 20 years on… READ MORE

01.04.2012

Cafe Mogador, East Village – NYC

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Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

Located in the heart of East Village, Cafe Mogador has been serving Moroccan food in NYC for almost 30 years. In the fast changing New York restaurant scene, Cafe Mogador is standing firm, and continues to create memories for many. When we were students in NYC, this was one of those places we frequented often…. READ MORE