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The Weekender – 25 Dishes From Around The World

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

Don’t you agree? Feast your eyes and control your drooling, as we explore the world’s best dishes and cuisines that you can find in A-town.

If you categorize yourself with those who try foods from all around the world, your checklist is far from over if you haven’t tried Ethiopia’s national chicken dish, Doro Wat. This flavorful chicken stew is served beautifully at Abbyssinia. It’s spicy and flavorful, so what are you waiting for? Tick Ethiopian off your world food bucket list.

Who knew you can enjoy Portuguese cuisine in Amman! The flamed BBQ-ed chicken is juicy, grilled to perfection and easily melts in your mouth, resulting in a world of flavors. Whether spicy or mild topped with your choice of sauce, this is every chicken-lover’s heaven.

Whether you like it raw, cooked, in a roll or just nigiri, sushi is one of those foods you find yourself constantly craving. Unfortunately, sushi tends to be expensive, meaning you can’t have it as often as you like. Luckily for us and you though, Skyline Sushi, has a happy hour menu where you can satisfy your cravings without breaking the bank!

Known as a typical English pub meal, Fish and Chips, is deep-fried fish in a crispy batter served with golden french fries. Light yet fulfilling, this is the kind of dish you’ll order alongside your beer or when you need something on the go that’s still delicious.

We certainly understand what the hype is about! The famous Canadian dish is finally in town. Consisting of french fries covered with fresh cheese curds and a thick, brown gravy, this dish is the ultimate comfort food.

Similar to Spanish tradition of eating “Tapas”, in Lebanon (and the Levant in general) it is very common to share a selection of small dishes. Hummus with meat, tabbouleh, fattoush, baba ghanouj, kibbeh niyyeh, sujok, shanklish, yalanji, is your mouth-watering yet?

Proof that elegance can be found in the simplicity of a few fine ingredients, Sole Meunière, has always been a staple of French cuisine. The classic dish consisting of sole fillets dredged through flour and fried in butter then served with a butter sauce. It’s simple and unbelievably delicious! Enjoy this classic at La Capitale.

The wait is over! For all you Ramen lovers, Amman has got a place that specializes in Ramen. To be eaten any time, day or night, who can resist this bowl of goodness? Whether you like your Ramen vegetarian, with meat or chicken, head to Roe and enjoy the addictive noodles.

Pad Thai, is definitely a worldwide fan favorite when it comes to noodles. Made up of wok-fried rice noodles combined with shrimps, bean sprouts, tofu, ground peanuts and egg, this is one dish that’s always an excellent choice when you’re noodling around.

Foods say things. Pizza, for example, might say let’s take it easy tonight. It’s been a busy day, you’re tired, you’re grumpy, you’d rather not use your brain for anything. Nothing better than a pizza to remedy a bad day. If you’re looking for authentic Italian pizza, Little Italy Pizzeria is your spot.

It’s been always known that Syrian cuisine has a lightness to it like no other, and this is no different for Aleppo’s dish Kubbeh Sajieh. Instead of your typical small kubbeh, this one comes flatter, bigger, with more meat and nuts inside to drive you crazy! Try it at Naranj and let the taste take you to Syria.

If you’re on the hunt for great Chinese in Amman, you’ve finally found your spot. The famous Chinese dish may be an acquired taste but no one does duck the way Ren Chai does. This dish is an absolute highlight, so if you’ve never tried duck before, now is the time to try it.

Not many have heard of this Armenian dish, but for those of you who have had the pleasure of eating it, you know how much joy this dish brings. Consisting of oven baked mini dough casings, filled with minced meat and served with a special sauce, this is one appetizer you won’t get enough of.

When it comes to Brisket, you’ll get that “oh my God” reaction with every bite. Tender and cooked to perfection, the brisket burger will have you forever salivating at the memory of this extravagant yet so simple burger.

Being an Egyptian dish does not mean that this dish is solely inspired by Egypt. It has macaroni, lentils, rice, onions, and is topped with tomato sauce. This unique mixture of ingredients in one dish is surely going to take you east and west with its ingredients and flavors.

Who doesn’t love a sizzling plate of food bursting with flavor? Whether you like your tepanyaki with meat, chicken, veggies, or even fish, this is one dish that you can’t go wrong with. Head down to Yoshi and go crazy with their various tepanyaki dishes.

When it comes to Mansaf, Jameeda Khanum definitely has it all figured out. With its Jameed waterfall that just keeps pouring and pouring , you won’t help but dive in! Head over there and enjoy Mansaf with a twist.

Maybe you’re an expert on Paella, maybe not. It doesn’t matter either way, because if you aren’t hooked on this staple of Spanish cooking already, you soon will be. This hearty dish really is a delight. Head down to Bonita Restaurant, and give it a try.

Who doesn’t love meat? Especially when cooked to mouth-watering perfection. Prepared in a clay tandoor while suspended, then laid over spiced basmati rice, this Yemeni traditional dish is a must for all.

Whether you like em with hard shells or soft shells, who can resist the combo of lettuce, sour cream, beans, tomatoes, salsa & guac? Served as a delicacy or as street food, tacos work for lunch or dinner. You can always count on finding comfort in a couple of heavily stuffed tacos at the end of your day.

Are you a sucker for good curry? This hearty flavor-intense dish, served at Chapatti, will surely satisfy your taste buds, hunger, and will leave you all warm on the inside!

Home of the Turkish cuisine, Lale Sufrasi, serves delicious Turkish BBQ made to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. From Kebabs to Tawouqs, this joint will have coming back time after time.

Risotto is the food of love. There’s something undeniably sensual about a good risotto. Smooth, rich, soft and creamy. It’s a food that seems appropriate for romance and there’s no better place to have it than at L’Incontro.

Chicken combined with summaq, olive oil, chopped onions, and bread come together in a succulent meal that goes by the name, Musakhan. A pretty simple-looking dish but when cooked to crispness, transports you to whole new world! Head over to Sufra for a meal like no other that will surely be a treat to your taste buds .

Adequately sweet, savoury, juicy and tender, what more do you want? The famous Korean dish, consisting of the most tender marinated BBQ beef and served at the first authentic Korean restaurant in town, Soho.

Travel the world with your taste buds Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team