Middle Eastern/Mediterranean Restaurant | Ypsilanti | Ann Arbor

Middle Eastern Restaurant in
Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor

Haifa Falafel is a middle eastern restaurant that serves a mix between Arabic and Mediterranean cuisines. These cuisines are flavored with many aromatic spices, such as: cumin, nutmeg, cardamom, turmeric, sumac, barharat, caraway, allspice and anise. These seasonings are used in many dishes. When looking for middle eastern restaurants in the Ypsilanti and Ann arbor area, Haifa Falafel is the place to go. Some of the patrons favorite dishes seasoned to perfection are chicken shawarma, mujaddra, lamb kafta, and the baba ghanouj to name a few.

Mediterranean Restaurant located in
Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor

Looking for mediterranean restaurants in the Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor area can sometimes be confusing to patrons since the use of both middle eastern cuisine and mediterranean cuisine have seemed to become interchangeable over time. The Middle East and mediterranean region overlap. Greek, Turkish, and the Arab foods of certain countries that were part of the Ottoman empire, share a lot of cooking styles, dishes, and ingredients. However, the same dishes take on regional variation. For example, and Egyptian ba'lawa (baklava) would more likely be made with walnuts, while a Syrian one would be made with pistachios and have a bit of orange essence in the syrup. Or Turkish dolma would be seasoned with dill, while a Lebanese wara' ainab (dolma or stuffed vine leaf) would be seasoned with flat leaf parsley.