There are tons of places to find tasty falafel in Amman, and I truly believe this traditional Levantine street food is well on its way to global domination. Why? Let me explain… Not only is falafel dirt cheap (or at least it should be!), but it’s also naturally vegan and on top of that, it … More Love Falafel? New Ways To Eat a Levantine Favorite
I recently posted about how freaking expensive Amman is, with some exceptions: taxis, data plans, traffic fines and FALAFEL. Falafel is cheap as chips in Jordan and let’s hope it stays that way. If you’re looking for the best falafel in the city, here are the most notorious places to go to grab a falafel … More In Amman? Want Falafel? Here’s Where to Go…
Al Kalha is a restaurant chain that started over 80 years ago and specializes in traditional Middle Eastern dishes. I go to their Dabouq branch, which though it has plenty of seating, I’ve always just grabbed a falafel wrap/sandwich/pita to go. The portions are huge and the wrap with all of the ingredients you want … More Al Kalha Falafel Dabouq
There’s no first post that is more fitting than this one about Al Quds because it was the first place I ate in Amman I love falafel (who doesn’t?) Al Quds is quite possibly one of the most famous places to get a falafel sandwich in Amman. If you don’t believe me, take it from the … More Al Quds – Falafel Sandwiches
It’s true we all love to indulge ourselves when it comes to food, but over time as a society, it’s also clear that we are becoming more and more aware of what we choose to fuel our bodies. Last year, a new eatery opened up in Amman that is catering to those who love good … More Healthy Eaters of Amman, You Have to Try The Eatery Co.
Meet Yasmin Bani Hani, aka Foodie Jo! Yasmin is a 23-year-old Jordanian who eats for a living. With a degree in Spanish and English languages, in addition to a Diploma in Digital Marketing, her career path revolves around social media, content writing and volunteering in youth development. To combine her career path and her passion … More Foodie Jo’s Top Picks for Vegetarian-Friendly Dishes in Amman
As of 1 July 1950, the Jordanian Dinar (JOD) became the kingdom’s official currency, ending the use of the Palestinian Pound. The dinar, commonly referred to as JD, is divided into 100 qirsh (also called piastres) and 1000 fils. Note: Even though technically there are 1/2, 1 and 2 1/2 qirsh coins in circulation, it wasn’t until months into living in … More Jordan is Expensive & Here Are Some Reasons Why
Living in Amman, and Jordan in general, one of my absolute FAVORITE parts is the food. A lot of people always ask me “how easy is it to be vegan in Jordan?”, which I always reply “extremely easy!”. There are tons of naturally vegan options in traditional Jordanian and Levantine cuisine, need I say hummus? … More Vegan living in Jordan? Join the Vegans of Amman Facebook group!
One of the reasons I wanted to move to Jordan was to learn a new language. I moved here mid-February 2017 and it’s now mid-September and though my street Arabic is progressing shwai shwai, I know I really need to kick myself in the butt and get some more formal classes ASAP! My first strategy was … More Where to Learn Arabic in Amman
Khobiz taza (fresh bread) is one of the first things I learned to say in Arabic and that is because bread is life in the Levant region, with Jordan being no exception to that. Bread comes in many shapes and sizes here, with pita, being the staple carb offered to accompany pretty much any meal and … More Types of Bread To Try in Jordan