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Middle Eastern in White Plains

adamclyde Oct 16, 2008 05:29 AM

I'm thinking I need to head to White Plains for lunch today. And I'd love to grab some middle eastern (mabye lebanese). I should know this, but for some reason, I can't remember any middle eastern places in White Plains being recommended here. I'm sure I'm just overlooking it, but any recommendations for some good lunch food (thinking maybe turkish or lebanese) near White Plains would be greatly appreciated.

- Adam

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    cteats RE: adamclyde Oct 16, 2008 07:13 AM

    Not exactly in White Plains, and not exactly Middle Eastern, but Zitoune in Mamaroneck has good Moroccan. It's a white tablecloth place, so expect an hour or so.

    http://www.zitounerestaurant.com/home...

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      dolores RE: cteats Oct 16, 2008 07:20 AM

      Zitoune is excellent.

      Turkish Meze in Mamaroneck is very good too.

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      laylag RE: adamclyde Oct 16, 2008 07:30 AM

      None that I know of Adam. Greek - Niko's - mediocre on Central Ave and there's a good middle eastern grocery near there (can't remember the name) on the opposite side which may be what you are thinking of. However, it's purely a grocery - not a cafe, no tables. If you can get to Mamaroneck, do Turkish Meze but it's a bit of a ways in you have limited time.

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        valerie RE: laylag Oct 16, 2008 08:41 AM

        The grocery is Yaranush (322 Central Avenue). I almost stopped in yesterday but was short on time. I'm curious to see what they have.

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          chowdom RE: valerie Oct 16, 2008 02:32 PM

          Make sure you try the "french" feta, you wont be disappointed. A friend of mine who is Greek reccommended it, I will be eternally grateful. They also have good pita and olives in addition to many other items.

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        RawTunaFan RE: adamclyde Oct 16, 2008 08:48 AM

        Try the falafel at MINT in Tarrytown. Stuffed with loads of goodness from exotic pickles to a sensational house made tahini, I think its the best falafel in westchester and almost better than my all time favorite, Taim in the West Village.

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          i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream RE: RawTunaFan Oct 16, 2008 04:09 PM

          Ooh, this sounds good, I'm going to have to check it out!

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