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Review: Darul Kabab

The latest evidence for the encouraging trend of Indian-restaurant diversity: the debut of Darul Kabab, a Cambridge spot that features halal Bangladeshi, Pakistani, and Northern Indian fare, prepared by a chef from Delhi.
Outstanding Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi fare in an unlikely setting  
By MC SLIM JB  |  January 28, 2011


On one side of the scales, Nadeau's Law: "Never eat anything famous." On the other side, chef-owner Huseyin Akgun, who really ought to be famous for his cooking at the original Beacon Hill Istanbul Cafe, the bigger one in Allston, and some other spots i
Tasty Turkish cuisine that earns its fame
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  January 21, 2011

Jerusalem Pita & Grill

Our first real review of the new year, and already we are ticking off one of last week’s resolutions for restaurateurs.
Savory, kosher, and so much more
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  January 07, 2011

Falafel Corner

Much anguished ink has been spilled on the mall-ification of Harvard Square, as many quirky veteran restaurants have given way to unremarkable national chain outlets. But things aren’t all dire: some interesting, worthy venues have opened lately with mo
A Middle Eastern takeout joint that’s way better than it has to be 
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 30, 2010