Alamodak Restaurant Offers a Taste of Jordan in Philadelphia
Alamodak Jordanian Cuisine / Jordanian Food / Middle Eastern

Alamodak Restaurant Offers a Taste of Jordan in Philadelphia

Francisco Ayoub and his family moved to Philadelphia from Jordan in 2013. Jordan, an Arab nation in the Middle East, is bordered by Israel to the west, Syria to the north, and Saudi Arabia to the south. His father, Farah Ayoub, moved the family to the Philadelphia area to practice dentistry. Two of his brothers … Continue reading

The Halal Guys Open in Northeast Philadelphia
Middle Eastern / Northeast Philly / Openings

The Halal Guys Open in Northeast Philadelphia

The popular fast-casual restaurant The Halal Guys is continuing its Philadelphia area expansion, openrf its third location at 2550 Grant Avenue on March 24. The Northeast Philadelphia store joins the wildly successful Chinatown (1016 Race Street) and King of Prussia (150 W. Delkalb Pike) locations, both of which opened in 2016. Much like the United States, American Halal … Continue reading

Al Zaytouna – Eastern Mediterranean Restaurant in the Italian Market
Italian Market / Mediterranean / Middle Eastern

Al Zaytouna – Eastern Mediterranean Restaurant in the Italian Market

Al Zaytouna is a new restaurant in the Italian Market specializing in Eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare. When it opened about a month ago, I made a point of stopping in. I posted this review on Yelp. I liked it so much the first time I wanted to try it again. Marilyn JohnsonThe Doyenne … Continue reading