How to eat!

I remember being taught how to break the “khoobz”(bread) around 6 or 7 years of age. Very simply, cut a small piece of pita bread, around 2 inches across, and pinch it: the object is to cup it in order to scoop out as much food as possible…at breakfast time we...
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Beirut, Lebanon

Roaming around Ain Mreisse with my friend Faysal, a budding playwright, chewing on many lahmajoons, and discussing literature and theatre …Sitting with my Teta Nabiha at a small table in Al-Ajami restaurant downtown savoring ever so slowly a rose-flavored booza (ice-cream)…going out to eat chicken shawarma at Marroush near the...
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