No. 14: Combination Grill Plate at Kareem's Restaurant
Courtesy of Kareem's Restaurant
Like Kasey Kasem, we're counting down the hits, except ours nourish your belly as well as your soul. Just a few weeks left in our listicle of listicles known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR). YEAH!!!
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Kareem's Restaurant in Anaheim's Little Arabia is a great place for vegetarians to dine with its famous falafel platters. But when the stomach growls for chicken, beef, lamb or kufta (ground beef mixed with lamb!), kitchen magician Nancy Hawari's got that covered too. The best way to experience it all is the combination grill plate. Place an order for it and be delivered seasoned chunks of chicken, shish kabob beef and a tubular serving of kufta all atop a bed of rice!
Complimented by a round of freshly made hummos, delicious pickles, grilled onion and tomato, the combination plate is for those who come hungry. Devour it and stay in a state of satiated bliss for hours on end. The chicken? Succulent! The shish kabob? Scrumptious! Kufta completes the triumvirate of taste with its aromatic mix of lamb, ground beef, onions, parsley and house spices.
Take the trio full on and see just one of the reasons Kareem's continues as the longest standing Middle Eastern eatery in Little Arabia.
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