Lakh Lakh Menu for October 6 + Feature in Tasting Table


Last week we were thrilled to have the folks from Tasting Table come by and write about the food at Lakh Lakh, my weekly pop-up. To get a sense of what Lakh Lakh is all about, check out this story and the gorgeous food photos by Lizzie Munro that accompany it. The photo above is our version of lakh lakh, the popular rice dish from Bushehr in the Persian Gulf, made with tamarind, chiles, herbs, and fish.

Below is tonight’s menu. As usual, service is from 5:30-10 pm, and there are no reservations. If you have a question about seating, please call Porsena Extra Bar at 212 228 4923. Porsena Extra Bar is located at 21 East 7th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. We look forward to seeing you.

Lakh Lakh Menu for Monday October 6 2014

Sabzi khordan, herb and cheese plate with lavash bread

Borani Esfenaj, yogurt with spinach and oregano

Nokhod, chickpeas with lemon and chile seasoning

Soop-e jo, brothy barley soup with tomato, carrots, and barberries

Sambuseh, crispy phyllo triangles stuffed with cardoons and farmer’s

cheese, with nigella seeds and spicy relish

Khoresh-e Kadu Tanbal, Pumpkin stew with lamb and cinnamon

Sabzi polo ba adas, rice with dill, lentils, and crisp onions

Kebab-e Torsh, lamb kebabs in sour pomegranate walnut marinade

Bastani nooni, saffron ice cream sandwich with house made wafer cookies

Khak shir, mugwort seed drink with lemon, honey, and rose water

Mocktail: Sekanjabin, tart mint syrup, prosecco

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