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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