The spirit of this place has a casual, don't-mind-if-I-do vibe. Despite the laid-back ambience, reservations are advisable since tables fill early.
Like the space, the well-edited menu is designed for sharing. Start with the daily spread—a parade of numerous dips, like smoky baba ganoush, lemony hummus, charred cabbage, spinach and artichoke dip and even a cauliflower-based riff on tabbouleh—all served with traditional lafta. Main dishes, from short rib and chicken to grilled octopus are rounded out with a litany of sides—the octopus is sided by a fava bean stew and a delicious rice and green lentil dish.
Even the cocktails—available in large bottles for the table—get in on the sharing game.