Ochlim B’Shuk

11 years ago, Naomi and Aharon opened Ochlim B’Shuk in the center of the Jerusalem market, Machne Yehuda, where around the clock there are pots steaming on kerosene burners. Everyday, there are at least thirty different pots brewing on the stovetop at this local hotspot, and upon opening each pot, one will be introduced to a different world of the explosive flavors of Syrian and Persian food.

Halva Kingdom

To believe that chalva is simply chalva would be a monumental understatement. Until one visits The Chalva Kingdom, you really do not know what good chalva is. From organic to whole grain sesame to pistachio the options are endless. Behind the mountains of sweets, one can catch a glimpse of the famous chalva king, taking pride in his confections.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal’s Bedouin tent is available for events including up to 300 guests: weddings, Hina parties, Bar Mizvas, birthdays etc.

Taj Mahal offers you unique hospitality that combines east with west. Come enjoy the amazing view of the Dead Sea and breathtaking hills and the magical oriental atmosphere.

The air-conditioned Bedouin tent, decorated in a Moroccan style with seating on high mats, is the perfect place to hold events of all sorts (for up to 200 people). At Taj Mahal you will be hosted with Middle Eastern music, dancing, a rich and varied menu including all sorts of drinks and the crowing glory – a belly dancer and drumming circle.

At Taj Mahal you can enjoy the best of the Middle Eastern kitchen. Recommended dishes include: Mixed grill, pita with olive oil and labane, a selection of Middle Eastern salads and more.

Neni am Naschmarkt

Neni’s goal is to bring ethnic Middle Eastern foods to the heart of Vienna and other cities around the world. Dining in the Naschmarkt is a unique experience in itself because you can feel the energy of the market through your entire meal.  All of the spices you smell in the market are brought to life in Neni’s dishes. If you appreciate flavor and an energetic atmosphere, you won’t leave this restaurant disappointed. 

If you come for breakfast you can enjoy an avocado toast, shakshuka with organic eggs, vegan blueberry porridge with coconut milk, or the Oriental breakfast with fava beans, hummus, and eggs. In the afternoon you can begin your meal with a variety of vegetable-based starters, such as roasted cauliflower, oven eggplant, falafel, or oriental spring rolls. Then, for the main course, you can enjoy a fillet of salmon, lamb shank, or Sabich among several other options.

The menu at Neni has something for everyone. All menu items are marked with common allergens to try to accommodate for all dietary needs. Dining at Neni at the Naschmarkt will give you a unique experience. You will taste some of the best Middle Eastern food the city has to offer.   




The cuisine served at Dobrumba is inspired by several cultures and incorporates flavors from the Middle East, the Mediterranean and the Caucasus. Some of the menu items you will find include baba ganoush, shawarma, shakshuka, Moroccan beetroot, labneh, and pomegranate chicken liver. One of the best things about Dobruma is their unique twists to traditional Middle Eastern dishes. While they offer a traditional hummus, they also have a spicy paprika hummus, a warm hummus dish, and even a butternut squash hummus that has become a house favorite. 

It’s hard to come here and not fill up on their delightful entrees, but try and save room for dessert because you don’t want to miss out on the famous Basboussa or tahini brownie. The Basboussa is the most popular dessert item and consists of a Levante semolina cake with orange blossom syrup, toasted almosts, and thick yogurt. If you’re one of the many people who prefer a rich chocolate flavor, the vegan tahini brownie will not disappoint.

Dobrumba always tries to cater to those with dietary restrictions by providing gluten free bread and several vegan options. If you find yourself in Budapest’s 7th district, make sure to make a stop at Dobruma for some of the best Middle Eastern food this city has to offer.

1000 & 1 Signes

There aren’t many true Moroccan restaurants in Paris, and 1000 & 1 Signes is one you do not want to miss. This restaurant has received rave reviews on TripAdvisor for its delicious and authentic flavors as well as its accommodations for dietary restrictions. Many of the ingredients and produce come from the local farmer’s market and you will find a range of menu items such as Lamb Tajine, Merguez, Vegetarian Couscous, and Vegetable Tajine.

The most unique aspect of this restaurant that sets it apart from most restaurants around the world is the way the customers communicate with the staff members.  All of the staff, including the chefs, are deaf, and they greet you upon entering the restaurant with a sign language welcome. In the restaurant, you will find a small brochure with basic signs – this is given along with the menu. They also use whiteboards to facilitate communication between the waiters and customers. Whether you are deaf or hearing-able, you will have an incredible experience at 1000 & 1 Signes while enjoying the amazing flavors of traditional Moroccan cuisine.