Momed

February 12, 2013

in lunch, restaurant, salads, sandwich

Momed is one of those places I usually walk past whenever I’m in Beverly Hills – so glad Elana suggested we meet there for lunch today, otherwise, I may never have gone in!

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Lots of outdoor seating…

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…we opted to stay inside.

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“Momed” stands for “Modern Mediterranean.” Pick something from the deli case or off their menu

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…grab a drink…

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…and sit! The service is slightly more upscale than most order-at-the-counter places.

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I did a little research beforehand…apparently, the must-order is Duck Shawarma…

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…shredded duck confit with oven-dried tomatoes, figs, and garlic spread, wrapped in a whole wheat flatbread.

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The house coleslaw it comes with is just okay, but this sandwich is utterly delicious – juicy, flavorful, and full of interesting textures.

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We also got 3 sides…

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…avocado hummus with tahini, garlic, + cumin…

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…a Mediterranean Salad of Persian Cucumbers + tomatoes…

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…and the Ikra – charred eggplant, tomato, red onion, cilantro.

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Two pitas on the side – I felt this was kinda skimpy…

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…barely used up my halves…

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…plus a little sesame oil dip.

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Overall, I thought the food/ambiance was solid and want to come back for dessert…

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…FYI they serve Intelligentsia Coffee and LaMill Tea

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…but alas, no wifi.

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{ 7 comments }

1 Leslie Durso February 12, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Love Momed! They have fabulous vegan options too!

2 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet February 12, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Yes right before I went I stumbled upon your blog entry!!!

3 Vegyogini February 12, 2013 at 5:40 pm

I had lunch there once w/ a couple friends from work. It’s pretty good!

4 Ameena February 12, 2013 at 7:54 pm

I’ve been wanting to go here too…my brother lives 1 minute away! Looks delicious.

5 Fran@BCDC February 13, 2013 at 4:00 am

The sides look delicious!!

6 alex May 7, 2013 at 11:48 am

Thank you Lynn, for your review. Next time you are in please ask for me, it would be a pleasure to meet you. Alex.

7 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet May 7, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Will do, Alex! Loved your place.

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