Why We Have So Much Love for the Levant

Chandra Ram

If there’s a part of the world whose food went from niche to mainstream in the last few years, it’s the Middle East. These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a menu without some influence from the region, be it a dusting of Urfa chile flakes, a schmear of hummus or labneh, a plate of olives, cheese, and...