It’s a well-known fact: food cooked over open flames just tastes better, especially when it’s marinated in exotic seasoning and cooked on a skewer over that flame.
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.
One of our favorite snacks is the traditional Persian must-o-mooseer (pronounced must-o-moo-sear).
This tasty yogurt dip is a staple of Persian cooking, and it’s actually really simple to make.
Known as “Must-o-Mooseer yogurt with a hair of garlic” in Farsi, the name comes from its two main ingredients — yogurt and Persian shallots.
Culturally, yogurt is a huge part of the of cooking in the region. There is a legend that thousands of years ago,
In America, yogurt-based drinks aren’t very common. But in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Indian subcontinent, creamy yogurt drinks are a way of life.
In India, they drink lassi, often sweetened with fruit. And in Russia, they drink fermented kefir.
If you’ve ever had the rice we serve here at Moby Dick House of Kabob, you may wonder why it tastes so different from the kind of rice you cook at home.
The answer actually isn’t a secret —it’s because we use basmati rice.
When most people think of naan, they specifically think of an Indian flatbread. However, the word “naan” just means bread and can refer to many different types. At Moby Dick House of Kabob, our naan is pita.
Like most bread, pita is only made of four basic ingredients — flour, water, salt, and yeast. But an astonishing number of different bread varieties have evolved out of those humble beginnings. Pita is sturdy and can hold up to being dipped,
The New Year is coming and many people are starting to realize they may have had a little too much to eat during the holiday season. Once 2019 arrives, it´ll be time to pledge the same resolution thousands do every new year: lose weight. There are several ways to make your goal of trimming that holiday fat possible, but let’s be honest, how many people truly maintain their diet? A keto diet can help. It’s a fat burning diet,
With the holidays soon approaching, you will want to feast your eyes on Moby Dick Kabob´s Catering express menu. That´s right, we offer catering for this holiday season and we will deliver the food right to your door whether you are at home for a family reunion, school outing, office party, or whatever your special occasion may be. Our menu is filled with an array of mouth-watering delicious, entrées, appetizers, meals, and desserts.
Delicious Kabob Trays
You can choose from a variety of trays.
No one understands how to turn traditional cooking into fresh and accessible food better than Mike Daryoush. After 30 years in the restaurant business and opening 23 locations of his Persian-influenced Moby Dick House of Kabob, Daryoush is growing his portfolio and turning his eye to another local favorite: Stromboli Family Restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland.
“Stromboli is a community treasure and for good reason. It’s important that we continue its tradition of good food and welcoming atmosphere.
If you’ve lived in the DC metro area for any length of time, you’re familiar with Moby Dick House of Kabob. Our popular local chain that serves traditional Persian food, and is frequented by everyone from college students to families.
But you might not know that the story of our restaurant is the classic American dream of hard work and perseverance to build a better life. Our founder Mike Daryoush moved to the U.S.