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Mashawi is a resurrection of a Queen Anne Lebanese institution by the former chef of Mediterranean Kitchen.

I'll call the restaurant to check if we can handle more than 20-some people, as it looks like this will be a popular event. Meanwhile, get on the waiting list if the event fills up, and check back often; I'll update the maximum as soon as I know it's ok.

They serve big plates of Lebanese food with rice, lentil soup and a salad. There's a few kinds of kushiyaki (kabobs), a few seafood dishes, and some nifty vegetarian options. If it's anything like I remember, the garlic levels are pretty high, so be prepared!

We'll order separately, more or less, but you may want to consider sharing an appetizer and main dish with your neighbor, as food portions are kind of silly here.

Please bring cash. Prices are reasonable, but handing 15 credit cards to the staff at the end of the night is not.

Bus access is super-easy with routes 3, 4, and 16 and pretty easy with 5, 26, 28 and 358. Parking is occasionally irritating, but there are street parking options nearby and a number of paid lots that tend to be reasonably priced when no major events are going on in the neighborhood.

Nijikai will probably be within an extremely short walk from here, perhaps at The Great Nabob, Solo, or Jabu.

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  • Michael F D.

    This is my first time with the group, looking forward to meeting everyone tonight.

    March 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I love Lebanese food, but I wish I knew a restaurant that sold zaatar pitas. The list this week is really long...

    March 7, 2013

  • Ayako Y.

    have a gum pain and can't eat :(

    March 6, 2013

    • Jason T.

      It's Mediterranean food. If you skip meat it's almost all liquid food :)

      1 · March 7, 2013

    • Ayako Y.

      Oh, really? Actually, I had no idea what Mediterranean food is!

      1 · March 7, 2013

  • Tony Bologna M.

    We'd really like to come! ><

    March 7, 2013

  • Andy

    Maybe nijikai

    March 7, 2013

  • Ken K.

    If work doesn't interfere last minute, hope to be there.

    March 6, 2013

  • Pierson B.

    It will be my first time attending, so I look forward to meeting you all. :)

    March 2, 2013

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