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Middle Eastern Cuisine

The term “Middle Eastern cuisine” (gastronomía del oriente medio) is really a catch-all phrase for many different cuisines in the Middle East, including Arab, Persian, Turkish, Greek, Egyptian, Israeli and others. Though climate and culture makes them all quite distinct, they share a tendency to use pita bread, honey, sesame seeds, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley. Lebanese cooking is considered especially healthy because it employs vegetarian recipes with a minimum of processed ingredients. Lebanese food also makes much use of cereals and legumes, nuts, fruits and vegetables.

Haye's Haye's, Acapulco's only Lebanese restaurant, reassures the visitor that he or she is in the right place from the moment of entry. The decoration includes furniture, rugs and works of art from Lebanon...