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  1. restaurant review
    Iris Is an Unexpected and Welcome Oasis in MidtownJohn Fraser is cooking wonderful Greek and Turkish food again.
  2. fall preview 2021
    Zou Zou’s Brings Eastern Mediterranean Cooking to Manhattan WestThere will be zhoug on the fluke, hazelnut dukkah on the sweet potato, and barberry mignonette on the Kumamoto oysters.
  3. openings
    Dumbo’s Celestine Serves Up East River Views and Pan-Mediterranean FareIt’s the new venture from the team behind Brooklyn’s Grand Army bar.
  4. openings
    The Hart’s Team Is Opening a Seafood-Heavy Portuguese Spot on the LESCervo’s menu includes raw oysters, preserved seafood, vegetables flavored with anchovies or bottarga, and whole fish cooked on the plancha.
  5. Openings
    There’s a Brand-New All-Hummus Destination, and It Looks FantasticChef Mike Solomonov makes what is arguably the most delicious hummus in America.
  6. Openings
    The Grain Cafe Moves Healthy Mediterranean In Mid-CityBaked falafel and a hummus-of-the-day are central components of this lower calorie Middle Eastern restaurant.
  7. Openings
    Beverly Chicken Takes a Shot at Zankou, Now Open at Wilshire CenterThe specialty here is chicken a la brasa, with hummus, kabob, and shawarma also available.
  8. Openings
    Hummus Bar Express Now Open on Third Street PromenadeSo far, the offshoot of Tarzana’s acclaimed Israeli restaurant is being labeled one of the best quick options in the neighborhood.
  9. Quote of the Day
    Farid Zadi Planning Big ThingsThe chef is scheming to break a Guinness World Record.
  10. Openings
    Sabzee Mediterranean Market Opens in EncinoThe new supermarket calls itself a “one-stop Greek, Persian, Indian, Russian, Israeli, and Middle Eastern grocery store.”
  11. Openings
    What to Eat at Urban Garden, Now Serving Homemade Mediterranean on FairfaxMight this new George Abou-Daoud enterprise be the Mediterranean cousin to Bibigo or California Monster Salads?
  12. Coming Up
    Sneak Peek at the Hummus and Pita Co., Slated for February 9See the menu for this upcoming Mediterranean spot.
  13. Mediavore
    Beyonce Eats Fries for Two; Wine Floods the BallparkThe pregnant singer has a craving for spuds during fashion week.
  14. Going All Night
    Have A Look at Mezze’s Late-Night Menu, Braised Tripe With Falafel And AllWexler’s late-night menu isn’t just sliders and short ribs, but a carefully constructed melange of European, Mediterranean, North African, and Middle Eastern influences.
  15. Openings
    Micah Wexler Opens Mezze Next MondayThe Joel Robuchon vet plans an homage to the recipes and flavors of Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Israel, and Morocco in the former home of David Myer’s Sona.
  16. Openings
    Kabab Grill Opens in Palms With House-Baked Bread and Open-Fire GrillingAlready, the daily baked baklava and Arabic coffee are calling to us.
  17. Mediavore
    L.A.’s Smoking Ban Begins Today; Cardboard Food Packages ToxicStarting today, that after-dinner smoke will have to wait until you get ten feet away from the restaurant.
  18. Openings
    You Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated: Kebab and Pasta Share Space at Cafe SorrentoCould doner panini and kebab cacciatore be in our future?
  19. Empire Building
    Gaby’s Expanding in Culver City at Former CamposThe quick-fix Greek and Mediterranean has a fifth store in the works.
  20. Coming Soon
    Tandoori Skewers and Medi-Indian Fusion Planned at Culver City’s Kebab BistroSignature’s Cafe owner Azad Virani plans house-baked naan and skewers of beef, chicken, lamb, and fish.
  21. Slideshow
    First Look at PA2GH, Now Open in West L.A.Ramin Nouri was a veteran of the neighborhood’s Persian restaurant scene, before opening his own place for salmon kebab and veal stew with split peas.
  22. Outdoor Dining
    Almaza Improves Its Looks With Front PatioThe Mediterranean restaurant has also applied for a beer and wine license.
  23. Openings
    Atlantic Bar & Grill Opening on CahuengaJames Beard-nominated chef Gary Robins is preparing Mediterranean food and steakhouse fare in Hollywood.
  24. Empire Building
    Panini Cafe Expanding to Americana at BrandThis will be the chain’s seventh location for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food.
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    Pizza Fries Hit Burbank; Kalbi Burger Opens in KTownNew comfort tastes hit L.A.
  26. Coming Soon
    Pico and Robertson Will Soon Be Rocking the RasbahKosher Row is gaining a new Middle Eastern/Mediterranean restaurant.
  27. Slideshows
    First Look at Cuvee’s Remodeled Space and MenuCuvee hopes to reopen with a new look next Tuesday.
  28. Openings
    What to Eat at Momed, Now Open in Beverly HillsExec chef Matt Carpenter helps update the cuisine of the Eastern Mediterranean.
  29. Slideshow
    Balaboosta Starts Cooking in NolitaEinat Admony of Taïm goes beyond falafel and hummus. See the menu, a few dishes, and the dining room.
  30. Openings
    Mezza Mediterranean Coming Soon to Culver CityMiddle Eastern and Mediterranean will get a healthy focus in Culver City.
  31. Openings
    What to Eat at L.A. Market, Now Open at J.W. MarriottKerry Simon created the menu for Downtown’s latest hotel restaurant.
  32. Cooking Classes
    Where to Take Cooking Classes With a James Beard Award WinnerMartha Rose Shulman and Clifford A. Wright announce a spring schedule.
  33. Menus
    What to Eat From Whist’s New Menu, by Chef Tony DiSalvoWhist’s menu goes Mediterranean with Tony DiSalvo’s help.
  34. Openings
    Hummus Place Opens in Morningside Heights, Hoomoos Asli Reopens in NolitaThe latest in the world of hummus.
  35. Openings
    Ecuadorian Owner of Mexican Restaurants Opens BYOB Italian in Hamilton HeightsAny questions?
  36. Openings
    Zipi Zape Reopens As Ameri-terranean Spot, BarberryChef Diego Gonzales will revive old favorites from Alioli.