Syrian Fattoush Salad from Insalata's in San Anselmo. Hearts of romaine, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta, cilantro, mint, kalamata olives in a lemon-garlic-cumin dressing. Recipe here: http://www.insalatas.com/recipes/recipes05.html
Syrian bread is a Middle Eastern bread that is very versatile. In most Arabian cultures/ customs/ countries, pita bread is eaten with everything. A simple recipe to make bread and still relate it to Syria.