Things We Love: Makloub

One of the best things about our city is the availability of cheap, delicious local food in tiny restaurants scattered about town.

One of our favorite places for a quick lunch is a cafeteria right around the corner from our house. They serve up one of the tastiest sandwiches we’ve ever had: the Makloub.

In Arabic, “makloub” means “upside down” or “turn over,” and that’s appropriate since this sandwich is essentially a small pizza crust, topped with grilled chicken and cheese, and baked in a pizza oven. Then it’s topped with whatever local sauces and salads one desires.

Take a look (the red one is HOT):

Then the sandwich is “makloubed” (see how well my Arabic is coming along?). The result:

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Heather loves makloub!

Plated

Gone

Total cost for both of us (with extra fries for Lilias): $2.02. And that is why we love it.

Lilias Loves Doors

Whenever we stroll through the old city, Lilias has to stop and have her picture taken in front of every door she sees. Some examples:

Blue…

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Yellow…

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Brown…

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This one’s technically a window, but still very cute:

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And here’s one she talked us all into:

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