Albanian Langoustine and Sujuk Pilaf

Albanian Langoustine and Sujuk Pilaf

Like nearly every European country that’s been invaded by Muslim Turks at some point in its history, Albania counts pilaf in its culinary repertoire. This is a rice dish that can be as simple as little more than plain rice, or, on the contrary, combined with many other ingredients to constitute a full festive meal. […]

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Red Alert: Armenian Dishes at Almayass

Red Alert! Random Eastern European dishes are invading our streets and restaurants! Should you duck and cover, or welcome the enemy? Almayass, the recently-opened New York offshoot of a Beirut restaurant, claims to serve Lebanese-Armenian cuisine. And this is rather exciting, because as far as I know, the Armenian restaurant contingent in NYC had dwindled […]

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