Its Ramadan in the Muslim world and Houston is home to some fantastic Middle Eastern Restaurants.
The owner of Sayad Grill is a Palestinian from Jordan. During Ramadan he makes several special dishes and reorganizes his restaurant around the holiday. It is one of the premiere Ramadan experiences in Houston. He makes two special Jordanian one of which we will will feature here called Mansaf.
Ramadan is a month long fast celebrating Muhammad receiving his first revelation. It is practiced with differing amounts of revelry in the various Muslim countries but in general it includes a fast during the day and a meal (or all night feasting in some places) after sundown.