11 great spots for our favorite fried and crispy chickpea snack.
November 30, 2021
Where to find the best skewered meat in Glendale.
February 16, 2021
The next time you're craving something warm, spicy, and ideally bread-related as a first meal, use this guide.
November 16, 2021
Bavel is still one of LA’s most exciting restaurants, and this Middle Eastern spot in the Arts District will have you planning a return visit immediately.
June 22, 2023
Raffi's is an institution and the perfect place for a massive group dinner in Glendale.
March 2, 2023
Carnival is a solid Lebanese restaurant in Sherman Oaks where the people-watching is the main event.
February 23, 2023
Hollywood Shawarma is a Middle Eastern spot on the Walk of Fame that makes incredible shawarma wraps.
February 9, 2023
Tel Aviv Grill is an Israeli mini-chain with locations dotted across the Valley.
January 18, 2023
Kobee Factory is one of the best Syrian spots in the Valley.
Best Shawarma is a great counter-service Middle Eastern spot for marinated meats in Glendale.
Saffy's Coffee & Tea is a small coffee shop next to the popular East Hollywood Middle Eastern restaurant.
December 7, 2022
Khinkali House in Glendale is home to Georgian soup dumplings and a quiet patio for a low-key date night.
August 22, 2022
Hayat’s is a Lebanese restaurant in North Hollywood ideal for a quick solo lunch.
Tarzana Armenian Deli is a family-run spot in the Valley that’s home to some excellent pita wraps.
Elena’s is a no-frills, family-run Greek/Armenian restaurant in Glendale and your move for lentil soup on a cold day.
Saffy's is a fantastic Middle Eastern kebab spot in East Hollywood.
August 11, 2022
Joe’s Falafel in Universal City is a great Middle Eastern spot.
August 4, 2022
Carousel is an over-the-top Middle Eastern restaurant in Glendale and a flat-out LA institution.
June 15, 2022
Mini Kebob is a Glendale order-at-the-counter classic and home to some of the best kabobs in town.
March 28, 2022
Furn Saj Bakery is a Lebanese bakery in Granada Hills with some of the best shawarma you’ll find anywhere in Los Angeles.
January 14, 2022
Akkad is a family-run Middle Eastern spot in Glendale with fantastic Iraqi specialties.
Sunnin, a classic Lebanese spot in Westwood, serves some of the best shawarma in town.
Kismet, the Mediterranean-Middle Eastern restaurant in Los Feliz, is the kind of restaurant all of LA wants to be hanging out in.
Sahara Falafel in Anaheim serves excellent on-the-go shawarma and falafel wraps.
Zankou certainly isn’t the best Mediterranean food in LA, but it’s still an old friend who always has your back.