Balade: Lebanese-Middle Eastern Dining Heaven in the East Village

Lebanese-Middle Eastern eatery Balade is a quaint little space that should not be overlooked. Located on 208 1st Avenue, Balade, which means “produce of the highest quality,” offers traditional Lebanese cuisine in an atmosphere true to the Lebanese culture. Balade opened in 2010 by chef and restaurateur Roland Semann, a native of Beirut, Lebanon, with the mission “to introduce…