BRUNCH

10am-3pm Saturday and Sunday
117 SE Taylor

SALATIM & MEZZE

Warm Castelvetrano Olives 5
olive oil. bay leaf
MEC Fennel Salad     
9
   candied pecans. tarragon. grilled lemon vinaigrette
Sababa Salad     9     
   mixed greens. kohlrabi. radish. red onion. fresh herbs

MEZZA & HUMMUS

served with pita
Roasted Eggplant     10
   mint. sea salt
Labneh     12
   house made yogurt cheese. fried artichokes
Roasted Beet Tahina 10
dill. black sesame. olive oil
Hummus & Pine Nuts     12
   parsley. aleppo pepper
Hummus “Pitriyot”     13
   maitake mushrooms. dill. paprika
Hummus Sephardic Lamb     14
   braised lamb. carrots. green chickpeas. parsley

sANDWICHES

Za'atar & Halloumi Biscuit     12
   heirloom tomato. red onion. arugula. sunny up egg*
   add nazareth patty     3
Sabich Pita     12
    fried eggplant. tahina. amba. cucumber salad. egg*
Falafel Pita     12
    feta. smoked eggplant. parsley. walnuts
Chicken Shawarma Pita     13
   cabbage. anaheim pepper. red onion. tahina
“Minute Steak” Pita     13
   shaved hanger steak. kale slaw. red s’hug. tahina

Shakshukas**

Ya’rok     14
   braised greens. turmeric.
   radish & herb salad. baked eggs*
Royale     12
   fire roasted tomatoes & peppers. baked eggs*
   add lamb merguez sausage     4
   add feta     2

Plates

Breakfast Y'all Plate     14
   za'atar eggs. beef bacon. crispy potatoes. challah roll  
Harissa Roasted Squash Frittata 15
fromage blanc. herb salad. grilled bread
Baharat Chicken Kebab     16
   rice. lentils. fried onions. paprika. lemon
Hanger Steak with Oregano Chimichurri     20
   crispy potatoes. tahina. sunny egg*
”Menemen” Turkish Scrambled Eggs     12
   spiced tomatoes. peppers. onion. grilled bread         
MEC Lamb Chops     20/40
   oregano. garlic. lemon*
Shalom Y’all Plate     15
   labneh. hummus. falafel. kale & pomegranate tabbouleh. pita                                                

Tosafot

Israeli Egg     6
   falafel. farm greens. s'hug
Beef Bacon    4
Crispy Potatoes & Garlic     5
Olive Oil Fried Eggs & Za'atar*     5
Israeli Pita & S’hug     5
Falafel     5
   tahina. s’hug
Lemon Zest Fries     7
   beet ketchup. horseradish yogurt
Mejadara 10
rice. lentils. fried onions

 

BEVERAGES

Cocktails

This Ship Has Sailed     13
    m.e.c. oregon arak. bourbon barrel aged big gin. ginger.
    hazelnut dukkah orgeat. starvation alley cranberry. lime.
    angostura bitters. crushed ice
Shalom Mary     10
   tanqueray sterling vodka or m.e.c. oregon arak.
   tomato. preserved lemon. rose petal harissa.
   calabrian chili. pickles. za’atar salt
Rose of Galilee     10
   tanqueray sterling vodka. lemon. bubbles. rosewater.
   moroccan citrus honey. scrappy's black lemon bitters
Ayran Gin Fizz     10
   beefeater gin. lemon.
   m.e.c. yogurt. soda. orange oil
Sumac Collins     10
   aria gin. shalom sumac soda. lemon
Manischewitz Daiquiri     10
   casa magdalena rum. lime.
   blackberry manischewitz. demerara

No Proof

Seasonal Agua Fresca     5
Smith Tea. Kandy. Mao Feng Shui. Meadow     4
Moroccan Mint Tea hot or iced     4
Water Avenue Coffee     4
Turkish Coffee     6
Shalom Sodas sumac or ginger     5
Orange Juice 6 oz.     4
Bottled Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, or Sprite 8oz     3
Vichy Catalan Sparkling Mineral Water, ES 1 liter     6

Slushies

Turkish Delight Slushy     10
   shalom limoncello. ceylon tea. lemon.
    reagan's orange bitters. orange blossom water
Limonana Slushy     6
   lemon. mint
   add booze: vodka, mezcal, or arak     +6

Draft

Carlsberg. Pilsner. DK     6
Gilgamesh Brewing. Turkish Coffee Stout. OR     6
Wayfinder Brewing. Flower in the Kettle IPA. OR     6

Canned Beers 12oz

Gilgamesh Brewing. Classic Lager. OR     4
Worthy Brewing. Easy Day Kolsch. OR    5
Shiner. Bock. TX 5
Leikam Brewing. Grateful Red. OR 6
Culmination Brewing. Tasty Belgian Golden Ale. OR 6
Stillwater Artisanal. On Fleek Imperial Stout. MD     8
Reverand Nat's. Revival Apple Cider. OR     6
2 Towns Ciderhouse. Ginja Ninja Cider. OR     6

 

WHAT?

Shalom~ A salutation meaning hello, goodbye and peace
Y’all~ Everyone
MEC~ Mediterranean Exploration Company is our sister restaurant operated by Chef Kasey Mills and John Gorham. MEC is on Team Ron
Shalom Y’all~ Welcome and peace to you all, and it's also the logo from Ron’s family horse ranch in Israel, Vered Hagalil               
Salatim~ Israeli salads and appetizers
Za'atar~ Syrian oregano and sesame seed spice mix
Sababa~ Cool
Mezze~ A appetizer
Muhammara~ A traditional hot pepper dip orginating from Aleppo, Syria
Labneh~ House made yogurt cheese
Masabaha~ Arabic for swimming. A popular variation on hummus.
Pitriyot~ Mushroom or cap
Sephardic~ Of the subculture that originates from  Spain
S'hug~ Middle Eastern hot sauce
Falafel~ A deep-fried ball made of ground chickpeas
Shawarma~ A Levantine meat preparation, slowly grilled with garlic
Harissa~ North African chili paste
Ya'rok~ Green
Shakshuka~ An arabic dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, peppers, onions & spices
Safayech~ Grilled stuffed pita bread