Unfortunately my camera’s battery died shortly after taking pics of some of our appetizers, however here’s what I was able to take pictures of… (I’m definitely going back there and will try to get more pics to add here!)
Blended chick peas, Tahini (sesame seed oil),
garlic and spices topped with lemon juice.
Mix of eggplant, mint and onion with Kashk (aged dried yogurt),
topped with fried onions & mint.
Charbroiled eggplant, tahini sauce, fresh garlic, and fresh parsley
Mix of sweet eggplant, tomato, onion and garlic
topped with moosir (Fine Persian Shallot Mix with yogurt).
Fresh ground beef, prepared daily with Persian seasonings
carefully put on skewers, cooked on open fire
Sskewers of deliciously marinated and seasoned chicken breast
Skewers of marinated & seasoned ground chicken
After lunch, we walked across the street to Al-Khayameih, a Lebanese market complete with a bakery, butcher shop, countless aisles of middle eastern foodstuff and even a section dedicated to flavored tobbaccos and hookahs!
From Al-Khayameih, I purchased some sweet walnut baklava… and it was enough for me to return again (perhaps after another lunch at Noon o Kabab! I’d love to also return so I can take pictures of all the wonderful offerings the store has. It really is a great grocery find in such a diverse neighborhood of Albany Park in Chicago!