Marshaled on the counter, the pastries possess poetic names. Kaab ghozal ("gazelle horns") are crescent cookies crammed with rose-scented almonds; the coiled pastry ropes stenciled like graph paper with powdered sugar and cinnamon are m'hanncha ("serpents"); while chebakia ("ribbons") denote deep-brown pastry strips glistening with honey, heaped and tangled like nuclear DNA. A selection of these goodies (assortment varies) is $4.50, and you can wash them down with a pot of well-sugared... More >>>