Byblos Mediterranean Cafe, 223 N. Clinton St., is featured in the episode called "Authentic Eats." It debuts at 10 p.m. Dec. 10 and airs again at 1 a.m. Dec. 11 and 3 p.m. Dec. 14.
A police car flanked the shiny red Camaro parked along North Clinton Street Monday afternoon, a stretch normally clogged by trucks to the newspaper’s loading entrance. A handwritten sign outside Byblos Mediterranean Cafe said, "Closed Today," and a small crowd stood on the curb.
Byblos, a Lebanese restaurant at 223 N. Clinton St., was closed this morning as a film crew began shooting.
As if we needed proof that Central New York has its share of diners, drive-ins and dives: Food Network host Guy Fieri is bringing his TV show of that name to town this weekend.
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The restaurant takes its name from a city in Lebanon which is believed by many to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Khabbaz draws on the culinary talents of his Lebanese-born parents, Philip and Violette, who rely on fresh ingredients and tried-and-true recipes to set Byblos’ menu apart.
Before he left his home in Beirut, Lebanon for the last time, in the early 1980s, Philip Khabbaz went to see a man named Jean who owned a shop that sold nothing but falafel, the famous fried vegetable patties of the Middle East.
Some might call it a restaurant boom in the city of Syracuse. By the end of next month, the city will have nearly a dozen new restaurants on its dining roster.