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Sunny Hummus House Brings People Together

TEXT AND PHOTOS BY CARRIE HAVRANEK The warmth of Hummus House in Allentown has little to do with the food. After all, we’re talking about cuisine of the Middle East, whose flavor profile includes lemons, olive oil, sumac, parsley and mint—ingredients more inclined to cool you off than warm you up. It’s about the props—their strategically placed, enormous photo lights turn standard deli digs (dropped ceilings, horrible fluorescent bulbs)

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Restaurant reviewer lists her top 10 Lehigh Valley restaurant meals

By Susan Gottshall Special to The Morning Call A good meal is nothing less than a gift — of gustatory pleasure, of a creative, skilled cook’s time and talent, of the earth’s bounty. Christmas seems a perfect time to remember the top gustatory gifts I’ve enjoyed at the 50-some restaurants I visited this year. Here are my 2014 Top 10 fine food moments (alphabetically): •The Bayou (702 Hawthorne Road,

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Restaurant Review: Hummus House is a deli with cafe-quality food and style

Owner Albert Hechme and his son Anthony at The Hummus House in Allentown with a platter of seven-grain spinach pie (left) and meat kibbe, baba ghanouj and tabouleh salad. (MICHAEL KUBEL, THE MORNING CALL / May 13, 2014) Topics Dining and Drinking Restaurants MapMaps 1502 West Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102, USA By Susan Gottshall, Special to The Morning Call May 22, 2014 The Hummus House in Allentown says it’s

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Side Dish: Allentown’s Hummus House expands menu

Hummus House’s Middle Eastern specialties and classic deli fare have been attracting a growing clientele since its launch in early January in the former West End Gourmet Deli space on Chew Street in Allentown. Albert Hechme took over the eatery to feed his wife Samar’s lifelong passion for cooking. It showcases both traditional family recipes and original dishes. The couple’s son, Anthony, also assists.

Middle Eastern flavors shine at new Allentown eatery

Hummus House at 1502 W. Chew St. in Allentown serves an array of Middle Eastern specialities, including artichoke salad, baba ghanouj, kibbee, spinach pies and sun-dried tomato hummus. (January 31, 2014) By Ryan Kneller1:11 p.m. EST, January 31, 2014 Hummus House, a restaurant specializing in Middle Eastern fare, opened its doors Jan. 6 at 1502 W. Chew St. in Allentown. The business, which fills the space left vacant by West Park Gourmet Deli, serves

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