Mezze, a style of dining in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, resembles Spanish tapas and other small plates and finger foods that are meant to stimulate the appetite. But unlike those appetizers, mezze (which is pronounced “meh-zay”) is meant to make up the entire meal. Served with or without alcohol, this style of eating features a combination of cold and hot foods, including vegetables, meat, dips, and breads.Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
We have been asked to write a list of the best buffets in Dallas and initially that seems like a dreadful task, but once we pulled off the ugly layers of the buffet onion we were shocked at how many lovely experiences could be found. The very best way to run a buffet situation is to keep it fresh, clean and with an unusual variety to keep guest’s interest. In the case of the Indian food buffet, it makes for an excellent canvass to bring newcomers to the cuisine with the ability to instantly sample a variety of dishes and spark an interest that may not have formerly been there.
We think we found a few you will enjoy. We hope you share your favorites in the comment section! Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
One of the best lunch deals around is at Afrah, located on Main in Richardson just a stones throw from from Little Chinatown near Greenville Avenue. There is hardly a lunch buffet as grand and delicious as Afrah’s, which is laden with grilled meats, kabobs, delicious veggies and so much more, and all for ten dollars. The space is a bit cramped, and a bit worse for wear and tear, but it didn’t stop the eternal loud mouth of Guy Fieri from tearing through the menu at breakneck speed. It is indeed an amazing spot for your Mediterranean fix.
Things at Afrah are about to get better as they make plans to move very soon to the new building being erected next door. It looks more like a temple than a restaurant, but now the owners will be able to play host for large parties and events. Continue reading