Meze, Middle East and Mediterranean

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Meze, Middle East and Mediterranean

Meze, Middle East and Mediterranean

Can't decide what to eat off the menu? Order meze (also spelled mezze). It's this part of the world's version of Spanish tapas. Depending on where you are, meze could include a variety of local dishes which may include labne (strained yogurt cheese), baba ghanoush (seasoned diced eggplant), muhammara (a hot pepper dip with breadcrumbs, garlic, salt, lemon juice and olive oil) and tabbouleh (bulgur, finely chopped parsley, mint, tomato, scallions, lemon juice and olive oil).

If you don't want to make a decision on the menu, or just want to enjoy the social aspect of sharing a variety of small plates, this is the way to go.

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