Tableside belly dancers and traditional Mediterranean dishes entertain eaters at Albasha Greek & Lebanese Restaurant. Tender, juicy lamb shanks rest atop rice pilaf and are joined by hummus and sautéed pine nuts to complete the lamb-shank plate. Thinly sliced chicken marinated in garlic, oil, and Lebanese spices populates shawarma dishes, whereas butter-broiled shrimp kabobs simmer with the flavors of garlic and lemon juice.
Roller skates aren?t the safest and most efficient way to transport an order of a burger and fries to hungry diners, that?s why Some Like It Hot Food Truck?s ?50s pinup Posey takes it to the pavement behind the wheel. She comes to life painted on the side of the mustard-colored Some Like It Hot Food Truck?the first food truck in Shreveport?and makes stops at neighborhood hot spots and the Barksdale Air Force base weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The staffers begin mornings sizzling breakfast staples such as pancakes, egg-and-cheese sandwiches, and omelets, which wash down with cool glasses of sweet tea or steamy cups of coffee. As the day transitions into lunchtime, they swap breakfast burritos for stuffed burgers, which ooze gooey, savory fillings such as jalape?o cheddar and bacon cheddar. They also sling sandwiches including BLTs and clubs, alongside barbecue-slathered hot dogs. In true ?50s diner fashion, everything pairs with a side of hand-cut fries, soda pop, and the strong hankering to exclaim, ?Gee, that was swell, mister!?
The owners of Monsour's Restaurant and Bar, which was featured on KTBS and the 20x49 blog, tap into their eponymous founding family's 100-year-old culinary legacy to craft classic Cajun and Italian dishes speckled with ingredients such as homemade meatballs and fresh gulf seafood. Occasional live music provides the soundtrack for rhythmic saunters up to a fully stocked bar as the sunlight from ample windows in a covered patio incites metallic tabletops to glisten and photosynthesize.
From seafood tempura and beef teriyaki to hibachi-style dinners built around snapper, veggies, and lobster tail, the menu at Hana Steak Seafood & Sushi hits all the classic highlights of Japanese food. The menu centers around more than 50 rolls, ranging from traditional entries such as cucumber and california rolls to unorthodox selections like the Dancing Lobster, which tries to serve you. To complement the kitchen's Japanese flavors, Hana's bar stocks a generous selection of beer, wine, and sake.
When Texadelphia was founded in 1981, it was like the Liberty Bell had been transplanted to the South. But in fact, it was a different Philadelphia staple that had been brought to Texas: the cheesesteak. Today, the restaurant has locations across Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. At each one, chefs cook to order specialty cheesesteaks such as the Texican?made with Angus Beef or chicken breast and packed with grilled onions, mozzarella, and jalape?os.
With the owner's more than ten years of experience, it's safe to assume the shiny new eatery and delivery spot is built on a solid foundation of Mediterranean cuisine. A Greece- and Middle East?centric menu includes classic entrees such as gyros as well as spice-crusted beef and chicken shawarma. The kitchen also specializes in a flavorful house tzatziki and light appetizers, such as creamy hummus and stuffed grape leaves.