DINNER

5pm-10pm
117 SE Taylor

SALATIM

Warm Castelvetrano Olives     5
   olive oil. bay leaf
Fried Almonds & Za’atar     5  
Sababa Salad     9     
   mixed greens. kohlrabi. radish. red onion. fresh herbs
Delicata Squash, Israeli Couscous & Apple Salad 10
pepitas. fennel. harissa. tahina
MEC Fennel Salad     9
   candied pecans. tarragon. grilled lemon vinaigrette   
Carrot & Crispy Kale Salad 10
pistachio. feta. pomegranate. mint

MEZZE & HUMMUS

   served with pita
Hazelnut Dukkah 8
sesame. spices. olive oil
Roasted Beet Tahina 10
dill. black sesame. olive oil
Roasted Eggplant     10
   mint. sea salt
Labneh     12 
   house made yogurt cheese. fried artichokes
Hummus & Pine Nuts     12 
   parsley. aleppo pepper
Hummus with Fried Cauliflower & Chickpeas     13 
   paprika oil. za’atar
Hummus "Pitriyot"     13     
   maitake mushrooms. dill. paprika                                       
Hummus Sephardic Lamb     14   
   braised lamb. carrots. green chickpeas. parsley            

Sandwiches

Falafel Pita     12    
   feta. smoked eggplant. parsley. walnuts
Chicken Shawarma Pita     13     
   cabbage. anaheim pepper. red onion. 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

Chard & Feta Safayech     11   
   grilled pita. tzatziki. lemon. fresh herbs
Shalom Y’all Plate     15    
   falafel. hummus. labneh. kale & pomegranate tabbouleh.
tahina. pita
Crispy Trout     18   
   maitake mushrooms. black kale. preserved lemon.
green tahini. dill 
Israeli Lamb Carnitas     16   
   cucumber salad. tahina. cured lemon. aleppo pepper 
Za’atar Fried Chicken Wings 10
sesame. paprika lemon   
Baharat Chicken Kebab     16   
   rice. lentils. fried onions. paprika. lemon
Nazareth Kebab     16   
   beef. lamb. freekeh salad. tahina. sumac onions*
Hanger Steak with Oregano Chimichurri     20  
grilled onion. potatoes. tomato confit. tahina*
MEC Lamb Chops     20/40    
   oregano. garlic. lemon*

TOSAFOT

Brûléed Figs     10   
   hazelnuts. goat cheese. urfa biber
Urfa Roasted Beets & Carrots 10
goat cheese. rye crisp. cured lemon. pistachio
Fried Halloumi, Apple & Pomegranate 10
candied almonds. za’atar. fresh herbs
Crispy Sweet Potatoes    
8
   sheep’s cheese. roasted garlic. honey. paprika
Oven Roasted Cabbage
7
yogurt. urfa biber. jus
Israeli Pita & S’hug     5                                                               
Falafel    
5    
   tahina. s'hug     
Mejadara     10    
   rice. lentils. fried onions
Lemon Zest Fries     7     
   beet ketchup. horseradish yogurt

**to be enjoyed dine in only

 

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