How Falafel and Vegetarian Shawarma Bring Arabs and Jews Together in Montreal

The Jewish owner and Muslim manager of this falafel restaurant are blurring a lot of cultural and culinary lines.
Nick Rose
refugee chef

Meet the Falafel King of the Idomeni Refugee Camp

At the Idomeni refugee camp on the border of Greece and Macedonia, you’ll find Syrian chef Tamer: frying chicken, mixing yogurt-tahini sauce, and barking orders to his eager cohort of line cooks.
Kirsten O'Regan

Paris's Falafel Rivalry Is a Full-Blown Food War

A ruthless battle is being fought in plain sight: Who, between L’As du Fallafel or Mi-Va-Mi, is the best dealer of chickpea patties in Paris—or should we say, the world?
Sarah Koskievic
Action Bronson

Action Bronson’s Eating Guide for Episode Three of ‘Fuck, That’s Delicious’

Action Bronson hits his beloved hometown of Queens, New York to feast on homemade falafel, pumpkin bechuk, and refreshing smoothies on the latest episode of <i>Fuck, That's Delicious</i>.
Munchies Staff

Culinary Athleticism

Action Bronson
Action Bronson

Watch the Trailer for Thursday's New York-Centric Episode of 'F*ck, That's Delicious'

Handball court pizza parties, Guyanese juice spots, the best falafel in NYC, and an impromptu flute performance at a Pakistani restaurant make this the single best episode of food television shot in New York City—we're calling it.
Munchies Staff

The Falafel-Makers of the Zaatari Refugee Camp

In the second-largest refugee camp in the world, Syrians are making do by cooking falafel and ful while they wait to return home.
Lucie de la Héronnière

How to Eat Like an Anarchist in Copenhagen

The free town of Christiania in Copenhagen is one of the city's biggest tourist attractions, known for its ingenious DIY houses, cargo bikes, weed stalls, and police raids. It's also a hippie haven for vegetarian cooking, “dream cake,” and 3 AM falafel.
Lars Eriksen
orange county

Little Arabia Is an Edible Oasis in Southern California

This improbable corridor of Orange County houses a thriving community of Arab-owned bookstores, clothing shops, halal butchers, and hookah lounges—even the local Baja Fresh and Sizzler offer halal meat choices.
Tasbeeh Herwees

This Chef Is Bringing the West Bank to a Texan Town

Denton, Texas, might be the last place you'd expect to find iconic Palestinian dishes, but step inside an inconspicuous restaurant called Jasmine's Cafe.
Creede Newton
middle east

Israel Likes Its Cheetos Without Cheese

Made with peanuts and puffed maize, Bamba came into existence when a factory south of Tel Aviv attempted to produce a snack similar to Cheetos. Except most Israelis don’t like Cheetos.
Claudia Prieto Piastro

Falafel Is More Than Just Fast Food for Swedes in Malmö

Swedes love their Middle Eastern Food. After all, how can you explain the popularity of kebabs or the gastronomic perversion known as kebab pizza? But the tradition of eating falafel is almost entirely limited to Malmö, where people take their fried...
Theo Hagman Rogowski