Arabic Food Fair at Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk

START: Jul 15, 2019 END: Aug 31, 2019

Here’s your chance to find out why Arabic cuisine has become increasingly popular with celebrities and foodies around the world. The Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk Arabic food festival is in full gear until August 31 with a range of over 20 delicious and healthy dishes on offer at the Seala buffet inside the sunny atrium of the Hilton Fukuoka. Make sure to sample the popular chickpea paste known as hummus, traditional Greek grilled lamb and tomatoes, or the moussaka. The traditional Lebanese appetizer baba ganoush, which is made with grilled eggplant and olive oil, are also available alongside spiced meatloaf-style kofta, a host of different meats, Turkish-inspired marinated chicken shish kebab, spicy spare ribs and many more kinds of Arabic food and confectionery that cannot be easily found in Japan.

Menu: Baba ganoush (grilled eggplant), batata harra (baked potato salad), fattoush (fried pita bread salad), hummus bi tahini (chickpea paste), tabbouleh (couscous salad), ful medames (fava bean salad), mujaddara (lentil and rice salad)

Hot dishes: Chicken saronno (Arabic-style stew), kofta (Turkish-style hamburger), grilled fish served in a spicy tomato sauce, lamb moussaka (gratin-style dish made lamb meat), Lebanese meatballs, bukhari rice (vegetable rice), samosas and yogurt sauce, shorba (Arabic lentil soup), harira (Morocco soup), and more!

Grilled dishes (dinner only, dishes change every day): Shish taouk (grilled chicken skewers, lamb shoulder and mint yogurt dressing, spicy spare rib (beef) (dishes change every day)

Breads: Pita bread, chapati, rye bread, khobz (Moroccan-style), and more

Sweets and desserts: Baklava (nut pastries), om ali (Egyptian pancakes), kataifi (Greek pies), Ma’amoul (Arabic-style cookies), muhallebi (Arabic-style custard), Ashure (Turkish fruit porridge), and much more!

• 7/15 (Mon., hol.) ~ 8/31 (Sat.)
• Lunch: 12:00~14:30 (last entry 14:00). Weekday: adult ¥2,000, 6~12 y.o. ¥1,100, Weekend & hol.: adult ¥2,300, 6~12 y.o. ¥1,200, Ladies Day (Wed.): ¥1,800
• Dinner 17:30~22:00 (last entry 21:30). Weekday: adult ¥3,600, 6~12 y.o. ¥1,900, Weekend & hol.: adult ¥4,100, 6~12 y.o. ¥2,000, Ladies Night Out (Fri.): ¥3,200
• 4F Seala Brasserie and Lounge, Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk
2-2-3 Jigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

These are the Lebanese Meatballs – and they are as delicious as they look! Pour on some yogurt sauce and enjoy!

Shish taouk (grilled chicken skewers) – a new twist for fans of yakitori!

Another classic dish and perfect in the hot summer, baba ganoush.

Plumb and tender fried fish with lemon and garlic sauce.

This is just one of three plates of desserts that we polished off. Pictured here is Ma Amoul, Baklava, aromatic rose Mehalabiya and more.

This was particularly fun. Add favorite sauce on top of freshly made Arabian crepe with dates. Definitely only available here at the Hilton!

James Murphy, the new General Manager of the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hotel, addressed members of the media at today’s event.

Good food, amazing view and cool air conditioning – what are you waiting for? Get some friends together and enjoy an exotic meal by the seaside in the city.

Published: Jul 30, 2019 / Last Updated: Jul 30, 2019

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