Local expert Jeanette Chawki shows us her favorite spots in the neighborhood for mezze, za’atar pies, and more.
October 1, 2021
Upper East Side
Lashevet is a Middle Eastern restaurant on the UES with a creative, fully vegetarian lunch menu, and great kebabs and seafood during dinner hours.
December 16, 2022
Come to Karam in Bay Ridge for Lebanese-style sandwiches, za’atar pies, and lahmajeen.
January 14, 2022
If you want to eat kibbeh, or need to plan a special occasion meal, go to Lebanese spot Le Sajj in Bay Ridge
This Lebanese sweet shop in Bay Ridge is exactly where you should come for semolina cakes, baklava, and other desserts.
Balady, a Lebanese staple in Bay Ridge, is one of the best halal markets in Brooklyn.
Bay Root Meats is a bodega-sized Lebanese market where you should buy jars of pickled radish and wreaths of fluffy, sesame-studded bread.
Au Za’atar is a party-time Lebanese restaurant in the East Village where you can order a shawarma tower for a group.
June 29, 2021
Cafe Alula in Greenpoint serves Lebanese food all day, and it’s a particularly nice to place for a working lunch or a coffee date.
May 25, 2021
Edy’s Grocer is a Lebanese deli in Greenpoint where you can pick up dips, or have a nice brunch or lunch.
November 10, 2020
Souk & Sandwich is a Lebanese takeout spot on 6th Avenue where you can pick up a great sandwich filled with chicken, beef, or some kind of veggie.
December 20, 2019