Muhammara Spread

Muhammara is a delicious, complex, savory Syrian spread that I can’t get enough of. As a dip for toasted flatbread, spread on a sandwich, even tossed over pasta, the earthy, intriguing flavors of roasted walnut, red peppers and tomatoes, spices, and of course, a healthy drizzle of olive oil have me sneaking into the fridge in the middle of the night, spoon in hand, for … Continue reading Muhammara Spread

Manakeesh Lebanese Bakery

I’ve been so excited to see what opened in the formerly abandoned bank building at 45th and Walnut Streets. It’s always been a stunning building, and now even more so. Manakeesh, a family-run Labanese Bakery opened just over a month ago in the old bank building after a stunning and warm renovation to the inside. Manakeesh is not “fancy” but it provides delicious food at … Continue reading Manakeesh Lebanese Bakery