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Together, We Are Stronger.

Since our founding in 1989, we have come a long way. It all started with the dream of our founder, Mike Daryoush, when he was inspired to share his culture with the world through his food. 30 years later, Moby Dick has become a staple in so many communities and we are humbled by your support each and every day.

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Moby Dick Says ‘Thank You’ to Our Hospitals

Moby Dick House of Kabob would like to extend our gratitude to hospitals all over the DC, Maryland and Virginia areas for all that you have done during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Moby Dick Encourages Social Distancing at Our Stores

We said it before and we’ll say it again: here at Moby Dick House of Kabob, we don’t cut corners when it comes to our customers’ health. We’ve told you the extra safety precautions our staff is taking to ensure good hygiene, but now, we’ll let you know the precautions our stores are taking for you.

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Moby Dick COVID-19 Update

Moby wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for all their support, ordering our food and offering words of encouragement during these rough times. We also wanted to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation and the precautions we are taking to ensure that as our customer, you will always have a safe, cleanly environment in Moby Dick

We are doing everything required by the public health officials and are following up on material coming to us to ensure that we are providing a safe environment for guests.

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An Important Message from Moby Dick

Moby Dick House of Kabob Announces Operational Changes and Special Offers
WASHINGTON D.C. (March 16, 2020) – Moby Dick House of Kabob announces that they will be complying with all local and state regulations regarding the coronavirus COVID-19 and rolling out their own Response Package along with advanced safety protocols. The chain with locations throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, will be extending a series of special offers to the community to support long-time and loyal customers during this unprecedented time.

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Moby Dick’s COVID-19 Response

To our valued customers:

The team at Moby Dick House of Kabob is working diligently to ensure that we keep our employees and guests safe and healthy during this time. We are following all of the suggested recommendations from local and national health organizations as well as implementing additional measures of our own.

We have reinforced with our entire team the best practices for personal hygiene and restaurant sanitation as well as our social responsibility in all of this.

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Saffron: A Precious, Fragrant, and Ancient Spice

As one of the oldest and most expensive spices in the world, saffron is a culinary ingredient with a bold, golden-yellow hue and a savory-sweet smell that envelops your senses all at once.

First cultivated and used by the Ancient Greeks, saffron is the thread-like stigmas from the center of the saffron crocus flower. Commercially grown in India, Iran, Greece, and Morocco, saffron is quite the expensive delicacy. In fact, truly good saffron can cost thousands of dollars by the pound!

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In Loving Memory of Mike Daryoush

Today would have been our founder, Mike Daryoush’s 67th birthday. Mr. Mike passed away last year but his dream lives on through Moby Dick House of Kabob. Happy birthday Mr. Mike and thank you for all that you’ve done.

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Seer Torshi

In America, a side dish of marinated garlic cloves might seem a little unusual, but in Persian cuisine, it’s a classic!

Seer torshi (pronounced tor – shee) means “garlic preserved in vinegar.” And that’s basically what it is! Garlic marinated in salt and vinegar until the garlic is tender and sweet.

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