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Extraordinary Middle Eastern from one of the country’s best restaurants. 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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MEET THE OWNER
Rose Previte


Rose Previte spent three years travelling to 30 countries, studying the food wherever she went. Her travels reinforced her commitment to preserving heirloom recipes from around the world—this principle guides the menu at Maydān. 

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Omani Shrimp 

Five plump, tender shrimp in a tart and spicy Omani-style marinade, served with fresh herbs, flatbread, and three sauces.  

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Chicken Shawarma   

Grilled thigh meat marinated in cumin, fenugreek, and pomegranate, served on flatbread with tahina, sumac-pickled onions, herbs, crunchy slaw, and three sauces. 

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Fattoush Salad   

Little gem lettuce, Persian cukes, tomatoes, mint, pickled shishitos, and sumac onions, tossed with pomegranate vinaigrette and pita croutons.  

Beef Kebab 
Juicy chunks of beef, dry-rubbed with garlic, clove, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, allspice, oregano, and Aleppo pepper, drizzled with olive oil.   

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Spreads  

Choose from Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, Labneh or Muhammara for the perfect trifecta. Served with three flatbreads.