Mediterranean cuisine is renowned for the way its rich ingredients inspire innovative food-fighting techniques. Skillfully execute the Kebab Eye Jab or the Hummus Humdinger with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Mediterranean and Persian fare at Zaytoon Kabob Bistro, with locations on Greenway Road and on Chandler Boulevard.
Zaytoon Kabob Bistro serves a palate-pleasing menu of juicy, open-flame-grilled kabobs, freshly baked breads, salads, and other Mediterranean cuisine. All meat is cooked to order over an open flame with stainless-steel skewers, ensuring customers get tasty kabobs faster and healthier, as the fat drips off the meat and into the sweet oblivion of flame before it can tempt diners with its calorie-laden charms. Munch on one of Zaytoon's skewered creations, such as the lamb kabob ($9.99), marinated mahi-mahi kabob ($9.99), or chicken kabob ($6.99), all served with steamed basmati rice or a garden salad. With the Zaytoon wrap ($4.99–$8.99), marinated meats are blanketed in clay-oven-baked tandoori bread rather than viciously skewered, with the beef, lamb, chicken, or fish folded in alongside lettuce, tomatoes, and onions and served with yogurt-cucumber sauce for dipping. Vegetarians can nosh on one of Zaytoon's six salads, such as the Fatoush, featuring cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, onions, and pita chips tossed with mixed greens and a pomegranate vinaigrette ($3.99/small, $6.99/large).
At each of ZK Grill’s three locations, the savory scents of spiced, marinated kebabs ascend from sizzling grills, tickling the olfactory lobes of hungry visitors and jump-starting stomach-growling reflexes. Tender morsels of chicken, beef, and lamb cook over open flames, strung on stainless-steel skewers that help to banish unwanted fat and help high-school teachers emphasize points they've written on the chalkboard. Fragrant basmati rice and colorful pomegranate-walnut sauce accompany daily special dishes of eggplant stew, slow-simmered lamb, and baked chicken; desserts such as baklava and saffron ice cream cap off feasts in a traditional Mediterranean fashion.