Must Try Syrian and Arabic Cuisine at Al Mashawi Al Halabya Restaurant and Café (Aleppo Grills), Al Garhoud

Al Mashawai Al Halabya, also known as Aleppo Grills, is well known for serving authentic Syrian cuisine, in addition to other Middle Eastern cuisines. They have two branches, one in Sharjah and the other in Al Garhoud, Dubai. I visited the Dubai branch alongwith my family for lunch one Saturday afternoon. Al Mashawi Al Halabya Restaurant & Café, Dubai is a very spacious outlet spread … Continue reading Must Try Syrian and Arabic Cuisine at Al Mashawi Al Halabya Restaurant and Café (Aleppo Grills), Al Garhoud

Authentic Lebanese Cuisine at Kteer Tayyeb

Lebanese food is one of my favourite cuisines. Love the grills, the hummus, and the abundance of greens in various forms. So, when I got a chance to try this Lebanese restaurant in the midst of the stay at home days, I did not hesitate, not just because I love this kind of food but also because of the good hygienic practices employed. Kteer Tayyeb … Continue reading Authentic Lebanese Cuisine at Kteer Tayyeb

Lizbethology sets foot in Sharjah with a review of Al Fakhar & Al Tanour

Levantine cuisine is always close to my heart. Hot grills with hummus and freshly made Arabic bread are some of my favourites. Al Fakhar & Al Tanour ticks all the right boxes. It is a quaint restaurant located in the heart of Abu Shagara, Sharjah with outdoor and indoor seating areas. My visit was on a Saturday afternoon and that could be the reason that … Continue reading Lizbethology sets foot in Sharjah with a review of Al Fakhar & Al Tanour

Al Humsani Restaurant – Levantine cuisine at its Best

Levantine cuisine is available at every nook and corner in the U.A.E. and we all have our own favourite restaurants serving this type of food, be it fine dining, mid-range or even cheap-eat restaurants. Well, let me tell you that there’s one more to be added to the list. Al Humsani Restaurant located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, opposite RAK Bank, has been around for some … Continue reading Al Humsani Restaurant – Levantine cuisine at its Best

Mezze Time at Baydar

Baydar is a Lebanese restaurant in Al Barsha Mall that serves homemade fare inspired by time-honoured recipes. It shares its dining area with Sandella’s Flatbread Café, an outlet that serves pizzas, wraps and quesadillas on their trademark flatbreads. Read my review on Sandella’s Flatbread Café here. The indoor dining area is pretty with huge floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Al Barsha Pond Park and … Continue reading Mezze Time at Baydar

HEIK – Knafeh Culture, La Mer

The traditional Levantine dessert ‘knafeh’ gets a modern twist @heikculture @lamer                                                                      La Mer at sunset ….. Baked on order, the traditional knafeh can be had along with no-sugar added syrups and various toppings like pistachios, pecans etc. There are four flavours of syrups to choose from – orange blossom, honey cinnamon, lavender and cardomom. My favourite was the orange 🍊 blossom. They also have savoury … Continue reading HEIK – Knafeh Culture, La Mer