Lebanese chef Kamal Aboul-Hosn has been serving Middle Eastern food in Seattle for more than 30 years. He and his wife, Ghada, are firm devotees of garlic, and it shows in their cooking. Everything is made in-house, and they earnestly check in on your enjoyment of the meal. Their falafel is moist and perfect. Also delicious is the zahrah, fried cauliflower in a rich tahini sauce. The specialty of the house is the Farmer’s Dish, chicken wings marinated in spices for 24 hours, charbroiled, and topped with a lemon garlic sauce. Eating garlic is good for your health! (Mediterranean Kitchen, 1009 Boren Ave, mediterraneankitchenseattle.com, 11 am–8:30 pm)

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