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Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

Kabob Hut

13 Allegheny Ave., Towson, (410) 821-8005

Posted 9/18/2002

This popular little Persian restaurant wins awards for its kabobs. Deliciously marinated, flame-broiled meat-on-a-stick served with perfect rice and house-baked pita, its take on this Middle Eastern staple is stellar. But we love to sample the house favorites as well and delve into the subtle, complex blends of stewed meats, spices, veggies, beans, and fruits. The eggplant dish kashk-o bademjan; the garbanzo bean, noodle, parsley, and garlic soup called ash-e-reshteh; and the fessenjun--an outstanding walnut and pomegranate sauce--are all subtle and redolent. Don't fuss over the paper plates and uninspired décor--just try to beat the dinner lines.

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Other Awards for Best Middle Eastern Restaurant:

Baba's Mediterranean Kitchen, 9/16/2009

Orchard Market and Café, 9/17/2008

The Orchard Market and Café, 9/19/2007

The Helmand, 9/20/2006

The Helmand, 9/21/2005

Aladdins Shish Kebab, 9/22/2004

Carlyle Club, 9/17/2003

The Orchard Market and Café, 9/15/1999

The Orchard Market and Café, 9/17/1997

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