Margaux Anbouba has spent a lifetime of summers living in Syria and traveling the Middle East. She’s tried almost everything that Arabic food has to offer – including the Middle Eastern versions of Kentucky Fried Chicken, something that claimed to be “Chinese food,” and one hundred and one types of hummus. When she once asked her dad if she had eaten camel before, he laughed and pleaded the fifth.
When your weekly “family dinner” includes 17 guests (with 5 of them under the age of 5), finding a restaurant that everybody can agree on can be difficult. Thankfully, the Anbouba family has it lucky—we always fall back on our default favorite, Arabic food. Alas, we all have different opinions on where the best Arabic food in Dallas is (D Magazine recently named Ali Baba the Best of Big D, but more on that another time). So we’ve worked out a schedule on who’s calling the dinner shots. Recently, it was my dad’s turn to select where we dined—he chose Cedars Mediterranean Mezza & Grill.Full Story