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"Feast of the Middle East"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 3, 2019 
Aired on: June 3, 2019 
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Alzohour Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Alzohour Market ($$)
(65 ratings)

7814 N 27th Ave Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(602) 433-5191
www.facebook.com/alzhourr...
  • Bastilla
    stewed spiced chicken, almond filling, phyllo dough; layered, wrapped, baked & coated w/ sugar & cinnamon; "so perfectly balanced!" -Monti Carlo
4.5 out of 5
65 ratings
opened in 2002; family-owned Middle Eastern grocer w/ a huge selection of specialty items & prepared food
  • Lamb Shoulder
    spiced & cured, sous vide 12 hours then fire roasted, served w/ salad of onions, sumac, mint & parsley
4.5 out of 5
853 ratings
est. 2017; featuring curated meals to be enjoyed family-style; known for North African & Middle Eastern dishes & flavors
Raffi's Place: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Raffi's PlaceSee Raffi's Place Video ($$)
(4965 ratings)

211 E Broadway Map It!
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 240-7411
www.raffisplace.com
  • Soltani Kabob
    filet mignon, ground beef, Persian rice, peppers & tomatoes, skewered & charbroiled; "every bite gets better!" -Sabin Lomac
4.5 out of 5
4965 ratings
est. 1993; specializes in traditional Middle Eastern fare prepared fresh w/ classic ingredients
Saba: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
SabaSee Saba Video ($$$)
(335 ratings)

5757 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 324-7770
eatwithsaba.com
  • Hummus & Pita
    pureed chickpeas w/ tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt & olive oil, topped w/ Aleppo pepper & parsley, served w/ house pita; "it's magical!" -Alex Guarnaschelli
4.5 out of 5
335 ratings
est. 2018; features platters of family-style Middle Eastern cuisine
Kabab Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kabab Cafe ($$$)
(219 ratings)

2512 Steinway St Map It!
Astoria, NY 11103
(718) 728-9858
www.kababcafenyc.com
  • Egyptian Moussaka
    roasted eggplant, zucchini & potatoes w/ garlic onions, peppers, tomatoes & spices; looks good
4.0 out of 5
219 ratings
opened in 1989; popular kabab eatery spotlights eastern Mediterranean & Persian flavors
  • Chicken Tagine
    chicken w/ herbs & spices, kalamata olives, couscous, tahini & 3 lemon sauce; "succulent & tender...absolutely extraordinary!" -Katie Pix
4.0 out of 5
95 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2018; couscous bar w/ traditional Moroccan flavors
Kismet: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
KismetSee Kismet Video ($$)
(494 ratings)

4648 Hollywood Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 409-0404
kismetla.com
  • Jeweled Persian Crispy Rice
    basmati rice crust (tahdig), currants, toasted pumpkin seeds & egg yolk; looks good
4.0 out of 5
494 ratings
opened in 2017; family-style menu that "combines seasonal California produce w/ Mediterranean-inspired flavors" (from its website)

"Feast of the Middle East"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 3, 2019 
Aired on: June 3, 2019