At Azura (kosher) restaurant in the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, Israel.
Israeli food is an eclectic mixture of many Middle Eastern cultures, as well as European influences. — Mijune Pak
Where are all the Middle Eastern restaurants?
In North Vancouver? West Vancouver? Or are those mainly Persian restaurants? Does falafel count? Or shwarma? Hummus? Kebabs?
C’mon Vancouver! For a supposedly world-class multicultural city, we can do better than that, can’t we? Are the only options for authentic Middle Eastern cuisine hole-in-the-wall restaurants with under $10 menu options that are open until the sun comes up?
It’s kind of embarrassing because Middle Eastern food is so much more than that.
I just spent a week in Israel exploring everything from nature to culture, history to religion – and of course food – and I was reminded of how few options we have for Middle Eastern cuisine here in Vancouver. Read the full article.