The Tannourine Family restaurant features the cuisine of Lebanon and the Mediterranean diet. Serving dishes that include an abundance of starches, fruits, vegetables, and meat. Lamb and Poultry are the preferred meats of choice; red meat animal fats are consumed sparingly. Fresh fish and seafood is offered on available quantity only. Most often foods are either grilled, baked or sauteed in olive oil; butter or cream is rarely used other than in the preparation of a few desserts. Vegetables are eaten raw or pickled as well as cooked. While the cuisine of Lebanon does not boast an entire repertoire of sauces,Tannourine does focus on the use of herbs, spices and especially the freshness of ingredients in the preparation of their savory dishes.