A new pop-up brings the time-honored flavors of the Middle East to Los Angeles
Inspired by and named after the bustling Mahane Yehuda Market of Jerusalem, the new pop-up restaurant Shuk is bringing classic Middle Eastern comfort food to Los Angeles. From December 7 through 17, Thursdays to Sundays, chefs Gregg Drusinksky and Sandy Ho will be serving up farmer’s market-driven prix-fixe dinners, presenting staples like lamb shawarma with tzatziki, brisket tagine with dates, tahdik (Persian crispy rice) with Flame raisins, and smoked mussels with charred tomato. Don’t miss the fresh organic halvah for dessert, prepared by local masters Hebel & Co. Tickets $55 per person; 2424 Main St., S.M.; shukpopup.com.
Written by ANUSH BENLIYAN.
Photography by ADAM SECORE. Styled by ALEX ESGUERRA.