by Jane McCarthy

In early September, five members of our Dining Group had dinner at MEKKI, a new, stylish Moroccan restaurant on 8th Street.

The decor is distinctively Moroccan, with classic Moroccan slippers that serve as focal points, on the wall and in a display that separates the low, intimate front area from the larger dining area toward the rear.

A standout dish is lamb tagine, richly flavored with dates and cumin. Included with the lamb shank are nuggets of potatoes and onions.  All-in-all a feast that is plenty for two diners. The table shared generous bowls of carrots (khizzou) and beets (barba) that were flavored with a combination of spices that made them irresistible.

We all agreed that we looked forward to another dining experience at Mekki.

Mekki is at 15 W. 8th Street.


The N2N Diners having fun at Mekki

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