DINNER

5pm-10pm
117 SE Taylor

SALATIM

Warm Castelvetrano Olives     5
   olive oil. bay leaf
Fried Almonds & Za’atar     5  
Greens and Grains & Strawberries     10
   mixed greens. shaved vegetables. fresh herbs.
  sunflower seeds
   add feta:     +2
MEC Fennel Salad     9
   candied pecans. tarragon. grilled lemon vinaigrette
Shaved Asparagus Salad     10    
   arugula. red onion. mint. puffed freekeh. spiced tahina   
Grilled Octopus Salad     15
   green chickpeas. red onion. fresh herbs. urfa biber

MEZZE & HUMMUS

   served with pita
Roasted Eggplant     9
   mint. sea salt
Muhammara     9  
   roasted red peppers. walnuts. pomegranate molasses
Labneh     11 
   house made yogurt cheese. fried artichokes
Hummus & Pine Nuts     12 
   parsley. aleppo pepper
Hummus Masabaha     12 
   chickpeas. tahina. roasted anaheim pepper. cumin
Hummus "Pitriyot"     13     
   maitake mushrooms. dill. paprika                                       
Hummus Sephardic Lamb     14   
   braised lamb. carrots. green chickpeas. parsley            

Sandwiches

Falafel Pita     11    
   feta. smoked eggplant. parsley. walnuts
Chicken Shawarma Pita     12     
   cabbage. anaheim pepper. red onion. tahina
 

shakshukas

Tunisian     14
   fresh tomatoes. anaheim peppers. paprika. harissa yogurt.
   baked eggs*
Ya'Rok     14
   braised greens. turmeric. radish & herb salad. baked eggs*
Royale     16     
   fire roasted tomatoes & peppers. lamb merguez sausage. baked
   eggs*

Plates

Shalom Y’all Plate     14    
   falafel. hummus. freekeh tabbouleh. labneh. tahina. pita
Beet Cured Gravlax     14
   grilled bread. watermelon radish. red onion. fried capers.
   dill & mustard seed labneh*
Crispy Trout     18
   spring vegetables. preserved lemon. green tahina
Chard & Feta Safayech     11    
   grilled pita. tzatziki. lemon. fresh herbs   
Israeli Lamb Carnitas     15   
   cucumber salad. tahina. cured lemon. aleppo pepper     
Baharat Chicken Kebab     14   
   rice. lentils. fried onions. paprika. lemon
Nazareth Kebab     16   
   beef. lamb. freekeh salad. tahina. sumac onions*
Hanger Steak with House Harissa     20  
   tahina. crispy potatoes. garlic. aleppo*
MEC Lamb Chops     16/32    
   oregano. garlic. lemon*

TOSAFOT

Israeli Pita & S’hug     5                                                               
Falafel    
5    
   tahina. s'hug     
Mejadara     8    
   rice. lentils. fried onions
Lemon Zest Fries     7     
   beet ketchup. horseradish yogurt
Oven Roasted Cabbage     7     
   yogurt. urfa biber. jus
Grilled Asparagus & New Potatoes     10     
  charred spring onion yogurt. green harissa. aleppo pepper
Roasted Cauliflower     10     
   smoked labneh. pine nut dukkah. golden raisins

 

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