MOMED Atwater Village is pleased to present our “Immigrant Dinner” menu every Thursday night.
Los Angeles is a huge city. And by huge, that means over 500 square miles just for the municipality itself, not including outlying areas. What that means is that there’s plenty of opportunity for restaurants and bars to nestle themselves into the most unlikely locations. With neighborhoods spread out from the Pacific Ocean to the … Read More
The Puerto Rico moment Dozens and dozens of chefs and restaurants are coming out of the woodwork to help support relief efforts for Puerto Rico, and now it’s all being consolidated into one big unofficial restaurant week called LA Loves Puerto Rico. The grassroots campaign will feature dishes and drinks between October 7 and 14, … Read More
No matter how you slice it, avocado toast is still a thing. There’s a seemingly endless appetite for it — currently more than 450,000 versions (and counting) hashtagged on Instagram as we write this, and Bon Appetit and the New Yorker both recently took deep-dives into its history (sorry, Australia, but LA has been serving avo toast since the … Read More
This May, Momed Atwater Village is holding weekly “immigrant dinners” every Wednesday, featuring nine dishes from a variety of countries including Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey and Egypt. The series is meant to promote the understanding and acceptance of different cultures and shine a light on the refugee and immigrant crisis affecting much of the … Read More
Aleppo pepper is not only in the dish but also on the tables at Momed in Atwater Village, where it fills the pepper shakers at Alex Sarkissian’s Eastern Mediterranean restaurant. Momed’s version of kuku is also a lot of fun to cook at home, especially if you like making shakshuka, the fantastic tomato-and-egg dish popularized … Read More