Tag Archives: Middle Eastern cuisine

Delicacy, and Delicacies

Tucked into little bird’s nest pastries and featured in authentic Damascan-style ice cream, pistachios are a key ingredient at the new Pistachio Café in Westville. …

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Taking It In

Sesame Falafel

At Sesame Falafel, most customers take out, though sometimes one or two people take a seat instead.

The day of my visit, I was one of them…

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Tending the Garden

Kasbah Garden Cafe

As rain comes down on Kasbah Garden Cafe, Lahcen Alouah drags on a cigarette and looks out at his green oasis. Birdcages hang open, dripping. Six-sided, 12-sided and 24-sided Moroccan…

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Courses in Turkish

Saray Turkish Restaurant

When Sammy Kuru opened the doors of Saray Turkish Restaurant in July 2006 and began greeting customers, he had some reassuring to do. “A lot of people didn’t know Turkish food when we started,” he says.…

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