Over in Oakland, Camino chef Russell Moore is using his open fire for summertime, Mediterranean-style grilling, and his Monday night special is now a rotating kebab selection. The deal is a three-course prix fixe with a salad or soup, flatbread, kebabs, and dessert for $30 to $35. Last Monday’s special, pictured here, was a lamb and beet kofte kebab served with an asparagus and carrot salad. This coming Monday, the menu will be a chilled cucumber, yogurt, and mint soup; a grilled duck breast kebab and duck leg-brisket kofte kebab with peas, chiles, herbs and flatbread; and wood oven-roasted rhubarb-rose fool. Dinner is from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, and you can reserve here.
A lamb and beet kofte kebab. Photo: Courtesy of Camino