Baklava Recipe

Baklava is a Lebanese favorite that is often passed down through families for generations. Everyone has their own technique for making this classic dessert, and today, we’re going to share one of our favorite recipes! A Note About the Ingredients Before you begin crafting your delectable dessert, there are a few things we’d like to mention regarding the ingredients. When you go shopping for baklava ingredients, you may not be sure exactly what to look for in the supermarket. Orange blossom water is used in many Middle Eastern desserts and has a distinct taste that makes for an unforgettable flavor. This ingredient has been used for generations and serves many purposes, but today we’re focusing on baklava! You can find it next door at Middle East Market and most grocery stores. Next, you may be wondering what kind of phyllo […]

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Mediterranean Spices

Mediterranean spices are known around the world for their unparalleled flavor and health benefits. So it’s no surprise that at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, we use Mediterranean spices in almost all our dishes. We know that there’s nothing like cumin to bring out the taste of an appetizer, or coriander to add some tantalizing flavor to the main course. Today, we’re going to round up all our favorite Mediterranean spices, as well as give you a run-down of the uses and benefits of each one. All of the spices mentioned can be found next door at Middle East Market! Take a Stand for your Health with Turmeric Turmeric boasts numerous health benefits and has long been regarded as a spice with medicinal advantages, with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It’s also been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, […]

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Lentil and Chicken Soup Recipes

Winter in Toledo, Ohio, calls for chilly nights by the fireplace, beautiful snowy landscapes, and tasty Lebanese food at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery! Although you’re more than welcome at our restaurant all winter long, on the coldest winter nights, sometimes all you want is to relax at home. And there’s no better meal for a peaceful winter night than a hot bowl of classic Lebanese soup. Our Lentil soup and Chicken Vegetable soup recipes will keep you warm even on the coldest of nights. Read on to learn how to prepare these savory classics from Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery. Stay Warm in the Middle of Winter with Our Hearty Lentil Soup Lentil Soup is an extremely popular dish in Lebanon, and many people enjoy it as an appetizer before a big meal. If you’re looking for something lighter, […]

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Tabbouleh and Fattoush Recipes

If you’ve dined with us at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, you may have sampled our delicious Tabbouleh and Fattoush. These two iconic Lebanese dishes are some of the most popular choices at our restaurant. Our guests in the Toledo, Ohio area return time and time again to enjoy both of these delicious salads. Our customers have asked us countless times to share both of these recipes, and now you’ll be able to prepare authentic Tabbouleh and Fattoush from the comfort of your home. By following these easy recipes, it will be easier than ever to enjoy delicious Lebanese food! Tickle Your Taste Buds with Tabbouleh Tabbouleh is a well-loved Lebanese classic with massive popularity around the world. Bulgur wheat gives it a delightful, interesting texture. This heart-healthy dish is easy to make, and contains plenty of fiber and minerals. […]

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Catering – Sidon Lebanese Grille & Bakery

If you’re in need of catering for your next big event in the Toledo, Ohio area, Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery has you covered. We provide catering services for a wide variety of occasions such as weddings, birthdays, and graduation parties. Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery will help you and your guests make memories that last a lifetime. We’re now offering a full catering menu, so you’ll be able to make your next party a hit with hearty servings of our delectable Lebanese food. Our catering menu offers generous portions of all our classic Lebanese dishes. We’ve designed all the dishes on our catering menu to serve 10 or more people, so make sure your guests bring their appetites! Our Convenient Delivery Service Makes Life Simple On your big day, we know you don’t have time to run errands and […]

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Behind the Interior Design

Arched pathways and century-old stone structures fill the beautiful city known as Sidon in the south of Lebanon. Set on the Mediterranean Sea, the ancient city’s beauty and mystery is made up of an eclectic mix of past and present. As generations have come and gone, the bones of a majestic sea castle still decorate the horizon, the mini-markets and shops still sell goods throughout winding narrow pathways, and the smell of citrus orchards still waves through fields as the city bustles with laughter and commotion. With this as inspiration, Sidon Lebanese Grille & Bakery was designed with a contemporary twist on the traditional. Illuminated spaces, repurposed materials and elegant finishes make the fast-casual concept stand out and create a unique experience and ambience, while symbolizing the city. Guests are greeted with an open kitchen concept, allowing them to observe […]

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Authentic Lebanese Hommus – A Signature Dish

Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery has the most delicious Lebanese food in the Toledo, Ohio area. If you’ve tasted our hearty Lebanese dishes, you’re probably wishing you could dine with us every night. That’s why we’re offering up these classic Lebanese recipes for you to make at home. Read on to learn how to prepare authentic Hommus and Baba Ghannouj from the comfort of your kitchen. Authentic Lebanese Hommus – A Signature Dish Hommus is probably the most well-known Lebanese food of all time. People around the world enjoy this savory, healthy chick pea dip. We’ll teach you how to prepare Hommus the way we make it at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery. All you need is a few simple ingredients, a food processor, and a love for delicious Lebanese cuisine! The great thing about making Hommus is that it […]

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Mediterranean Diet

Mezze-Style Eating

At Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, we’re proud to bring the Lebanese tradition of Mezze-style eating to Toledo, Ohio. Mezze-style eating is extremely popular in the Middle East! In fact, you’ve probably eaten a Mezze-style meal at your favorite Lebanese restaurant without even realizing it. Let’s take a look at what Mezze-style eating really is, as well as why it’s so popular in Lebanon and other countries. So What Exactly is Mezze-Style Eating? When you’ve eaten at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery in the past, you’ve probably enjoyed some of our delicious appetizers. Hommus, Mujadra and Veggie Grape Leaves are only a few of the delicious appetizers we offer. You might not have realized it at the time, but these tasty appetizers are actually mezze dishes! The word “mezze” means “taste” or “snack”, and in many Middle Eastern countries people […]

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Vegan Diet

Lebanese Dishes are Naturally Vegan

Anyone with dietary restrictions knows what a hassle it can be to find something you can eat on a restaurant menu. If you’re vegan, vegetarian or gluten free, you probably have memories of sitting there eating the most boring dish on the menu while the rest of your friends enjoyed a mouth-watering dinner. Thankfully, Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery has plenty of meal options for everyone. We have tasty, exciting Lebanese food options for vegans, vegetarians and people who follow a gluten free diet on our menu. We’ve gone through our menu with our customers’ unique needs in mind, and came up with some great choices specially selected for people with dietary restrictions. Many Lebanese Dishes are Naturally Vegan At Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, we kept our vegan customers in mind when designing our menu. Vegans will be delighted […]

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The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is an excellent choice for anyone who has chosen to live a healthy lifestyle. Apart from having many invaluable health benefits, the Mediterranean diet also allows you to enjoy an abundance of delicious food. Most Lebanese food follows the guidelines of the Mediterranean diet, so you’ll be able to savor tasty food from Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery as often as you please. Let’s take a look at some of the health benefits of following the Mediterranean diet, as well as some of the decadent, healthy Lebanese food options you can enjoy while staying healthy. What is the Mediterranean Diet? The Mediterranean diet stresses the importance of eating plant-based foods. Fruits, vegetables and grains are a staple of this diet. It also has strict guidelines about eating minimal amounts of red meat. If you can’t eliminate it […]

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