The Whirling Dervish
Silk Road, Muhammara, Feta-mint and Baba ganoush
Elwalima 3 course dinner for two
1st course, Spring spinach and yellow split-pea soup
2nd course, Mazza sampler served with za'atar pita chips
3rd Dukkah crusted rack of lamb served, Fesenjoon, chermoula caramelized vegetables,
couscous with preserved lemon, z'aatar
Pescatarian, vegetarian and vegan are Welcome
El Walima available Friday and Saturday. Order by Thursday 5pm.
Mazza trio, Any Three Mazza
1.-Spring spinach and yellow spilt-pea soup, tomato, coriander, cilantro
2-Baba ganoush, aubergin, tamarind, lemon-grass, smoked paprika
3-Ful Madmes, Fava-beans, cumin, lemon,EVOO
4-Pesto di funghi, porcini Mushroom, walnut, parmesan cheese, Amontillado sherry
5- Marinated artichokes hearts, preserved lemon, herbs, pistachio
6- Feta cheese, mint, harissa
7- Fesenjoon, goat cheese, pomegranate, walnut
8- Silk Road, chickpeas, Thai chili, sun-dried tomatoes, tahini
9- Muhammara, red pepper, walnut, pomegranate, Aleppo chili, cardamom
10- Lima beans, toasted fennel seeds, lemon, crushed pepper, bay leaves
11- Tapenade, Kalamata olives, walnut, orange zest
12- Tomato provençal, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, basil, anchovies
13- Pearl couscous, preserved lemon, raisins, za'atar
14- Falafel, tahini, pickles
All mazza are served with za'atar pita chips
Sides and Condiments
Fesenjoon, marmalade of pomegranate and walnut
Feta stuffed date and rolled in za'atar
Crispy herbed pita chips
House-mixed Herb de Provence
Dukkah, toasted funnel, coriander, sesame seeds, cumin, crushed walnuts
Please text Mo with your order at
or complete the form at the bottom of this page
Pickup curbside Monday–Sunday, In Old Highland Minneapolis
A caterer and bartender, Mo prepares Middle Eastern/Mediterranean meals using a mixture of locally sourced, seasonal ingredients (including herbs from the garden), and his favorite pomegranate molasses and anise liquor from Lebanon, dried hibiscus flowers from Egypt, and French feta cheese.
A meal at Mo's begins with an aperitif drink of Arak and a Mezza selection of spreads and finger food. Set among the leafy trees and garden of his home under magical fairy lights, you can enjoy your 4-course dinner with a special friend or group of friends. Tables for 2, 4 and 8 available.
As you eat, you might notice an eclectic mixture of Middle Eastern and Latin music, including tunes from his travels in Cuba.
Mo cooks a melange of Middle Eastern and French inspired meals and is always happy to cook vegetarian cuisine as well.
Having been a bartender for over two decades, Mo loves selecting wine pairings and cocktails for his guests.
Linger over a testy and colorful selection of 8-10 Mazza/small plate with 2 drinks, wine or cocktail
$58 per guest "Gratuity not Included"
No time for dinner? Reserve the a Mazza table for a 90 minute seating with two drinks, and a mazza/small plate selection.
Two seatings available – 5:30pm and 7:30pm.
Eggplant, tamarind, feta, mint
Spring spinach and yellow spilt-pea soup, tomato, coriander, cilantro
Seasonal selection, served with crispy pita chips and crudités
Dukkah crusted rack of lamb served, Fesenjoon, chermoula caramelized vegetables,
couscous with preserved lemon, za'atar.
Sgroppino, Venetian lemon dessert
Dinner is served with Aperitif, Wine and Digestif
Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and pescatarian substitutions available on request.
$95 per guest "Gratuity not included"
PATIO MAZZA/DINNER DATES:
May 7, 8 booked, 21, 22
June 4, 5, 18, 19
REQUEST YOUR PATIO MAZZA/DINNER TODAY. Please list number of guests.
Dream, then dine. All dishes are made from scratch with only the finest ingredients.
Red peppers, walnut, pomegranate molasses and Aleppo chili
Fava-beans, dill and crispy onions
Chickpeas, Thai chili, sun dried tomatoes and tahini
Artichokes hearts, preserved lemon, Tunisian harissa and mint
Feta cheese, mint and harissa
Goat-cheese "pomegranate and walnut"
Falafel, tahini and pickles
Date stuffed feta, za'atar and extra virgin olive oil
Lima beans, sumac, Aleppo pepper and extra virgin olive oil
El Walima three course dinner for two
Whirling Dervish Mazza sampler, yellow lentil soup, Mirepoix Stuffed Poussin with couscous and caramelized parsnips.
Whirling Dervish Mazza Sampler
Selection of six mazza served with Zaa'tar pita chips.
Special Easter Dinner
3 course dinner with Dukkah crusted rack of lamb, see menu page for details.