Middle East

Revisiting Jordan: the best shawarma in Houston

When I ate the Shawarma at Abu Omar's, I was immediately transported to my time in Jordan.  I could see the hills of Amman as clearly in my mind as if I was standing outside my favorite Shawarma stand there.  Save yourself the money, and check out the best Shawarma in Houston.

Revisiting Jordan: the best shawarma in Houston

Day 22: The Gift of the Nile

Egypt is so much more than home to 3,000 pyramids.  Egypt is one of the ancient world's major crossroads.  In modern time Cairo has global influence as the largest city in Africa, the Middle East and the 15th largest in the world.  Come learn how to eat like an Egyptian with us.

Day 22: The Gift of the Nile

Day 16: Port Mocha

There are few places in the West where one can find anything from Yemen.  Fret not, Houston is one of them.  Yemen is one of the major historic coffee countries.  Check out Luminary Coffee and Tea for a taste!

Day 16: Port Mocha

Day 2: A Jordanian Ramadan In Houston

Its Ramadan in the Muslim world and Houston is home to some fantastic Middle Eastern Restaurants.  Come see some of the special Jordanian dishes that you can find here in town.

Day 2: A Jordanian Ramadan In Houston