It is very likely when you dine at Byblos, an elegant yet causal restaurant on South Mill in Tempe, you will be greeted or served by owner Samir Mirza. Originally from the ancient town of Byblos, Lebanon, he opened the restaurant 27 years ago with his sister, Jamale Mirza.
The food here is fresh and made from scratch. The lunch menu is chock full of choices under $10.
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The honey pudding is a simple white custard lightly infused with orange blossom essence, topped with crushed pistachios. Samir will squeeze a generous amount on top for you, then leave the bear-shaped honey container on your table so you can add as much as you'd like. They also offer several varieties of cake, cheesecakes, and pies.