Mediterranean Culture

Visit Terrace Restaurant & Lounge This Valentine’s Day!

Visit Terrace Restaurant & Lounge This Valentine's Day!

February is here, love is in the air, and Cupid’s arrows are ready to fly, because Valentine’s Day is almost here. We’re just one week away from the annual holiday of love, meaning you should be making plans for you and your significant other. But don’t worry if you haven’t planned anything yet, because Terrace…

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6 Most Popular Middle Eastern Foods

6 Most Popular Middle Eastern Foods You Need To Try!

Middle Eastern cuisine is filled with delectable dishes for almost any type of eater. But many Americans are cautious about giving it a shot, worried that they won’t find something to enjoy. If you’re curious about giving Middle Eastern food a chance, fear not. You’re almost guaranteed to find something wonderful to eat. But if…

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Merry Christmas! Celebrate The Holidays With Middle Eastern Style

Red & White XMS Party

The holidays are a time for merriment, traditions, and fun. But every holiday tradition has to start somewhere, so why not try something totally different this year? With Christmas right around the corner, we’re sure you’re probably busy wrapping presents, decorating your tree, and getting ready to visit family and friends. This year, consider celebrating…

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5 Middle Eastern Foods Perfect For Thanksgiving

5 Middle Eastern Foods Perfect For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will be here in just a few days. Most people are surely planning traditional turkey dinners complete with all the fixings, but why not try something a little different this year? If you want to break tradition this holiday, consider cooking a Middle Eastern style Thanksgiving dinner. There are plenty of reasons to try…

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Why You Should Visit A Hookah Lounge Today

Why You Should Visit A Hookah Lounge Today

Hookah lounges are the perfect setting for any special occasion. And if you want to enjoy some hookah you’re in luck, because Terrace Restaurant & Lounge is home to one of the San Fernando Valley’s best hookah lounges. Our patrons know that our lounge has some of the best service in the region. Even better, we…

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Delicious Middle Eastern Desserts That Will Excite Every Palate

middle eastern dessert Terrace Restaurant & Lounge

Anyone who has grown up in Middle Eastern culture will tell you that food is a staple in the home. Traditional cuisine gets people together, encourages plenty of creativity in the kitchen, and provides everyone with the simple pleasure of enjoying mouth-watering food. Just about everyone’s favorite part of the meal is dessert, and if…

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Six Middle Eastern Food To Try Today

In North America, Middle Eastern food first became popular in the 1990s with the so-called “Mediterranean diet.” At Terrace Restaurant and Lounge, we know all too well about Middle Eastern dishes. We have some of the finest Middle Eastern food on our menu that is sure to please. From hot and cold appetizers, to entrees and…

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What to Expect When Dining Out With Lebanese/Armenians

Terrace Restaurant Blog - Armenian Dinner Etiquette

Whether grabbing dinner at a popular eatery like Terrace Restaurant and Lounge or dining in the comfort of someone’s home, it’s always a good idea for dinner guests be aware of cultural customs and abide by the norms of cultural etiquette. To help you prepare for you Armenian or Lebanese feast, here are some things…

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Why Lebanon and Armenia Celebrate Christmas in January

Armenian Christmas

In the United States, most people celebrate Christmas on December 25th. It may come as a shock to many, therefore, that the day we often think of as the day Jesus was born is not the same in different regions of the world. To get to the bottom of this inconsistency, we at Terrace Restaurant…

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Miss Lebanon Comes In 4th at Miss World Competition!

Miss Lebanon 2015

Much to the pride and adoration of Lebanese citizens everywhere, the beautiful Valerie Abou Chakra took fourth in the 65th Annual Miss World beauty pageant, held this year in Sanya, China. Chakra, who was crowned Miss Lebanon just a few short weeks before the international event took place on November 21st, bested 106 other young women…

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