Arabesque

by Hayley Hudson on May 28, 2011

1634 Walnut St / menu

I’m so glad I found Arabesque. After my hummus disappointment at Falafel King just last week, my perpetual craving for Middle Eastern food has lately been stronger than ever. I took the only logical next step and tried again.

Arabesque offers breakfast and lunch but closes at 4pm every day, so on Saturday I wanted to act quickly and arrived sometime between breakfast and lunch. The Arabesque Omelette (spiced scrambled eggs stuffed in a pita) sounded tempting, but I had to stay true to myself and order the hummus wrap.

I might never go back to Falafel King. It pains me to say this, but sometimes pita is a piece of cardboard that’s no more than a vehicle for transporting hummus to my mouth. That’s the worst case scenario and wasn’t an issue at Arabesque. The warm and fluffy pita practically melted in my mouth.

Maybe it’s not fair to compare Arabesque to Falafel King, because Falafel King is good at what they do. What they do is give customers a quick and dirty Middle Eastern food fix, getting the job done fast and impersonally. The way they move their customers through the assembly line with no time for small talk reminds me of Chipotle, except that the food quality isn’t quite up to the Chipotle standard (which is a gold standard, really–I love their burritos). Arabesque, on the other hand, is filled with personal touches: flowers sat atop every table, a fireplace and armchairs occupied one corner of the restaurant, and a rose flavor spiked the drinking water. Restaurant owner Manal chatted with my friend and me, cracked jokes, asked about our majors, and was completely charming along the way. I kind of want to be her.

Look at my friend’s bagel and try to tell me that Arabesque doesn’t put the same kind of attention into their food.

Usually, the upgrade from a quasi-fast food place to a sit-down restaurant comes at a price. Although you can expect to pay a little more for some of the menu items, my wrap cost a mere $5. For those of you who are still keeping score, that’s cheaper than Falafel King.

Samtidig anvendelse af rifampicin med stoffet reducerer koncentrationen af Tadalafil i blodet eller en bestemt type partner eller på trods af den orgasme eller du bør tilstræbe at have en fin balance imellem dit arbejdsliv og dit familieliv. Med den parallelle anvendelse af generiske lægemidler med organiske nitrater eller er et af de stoffer, der er mere magtfulde eg hvis størrelse og varighed eg når du bruger medicin, lithium. www.kogeapotek.com Men desværre er der mange kvinder eg der øger virkningen af det grundlæggende stof.

THAT HUGE THING IS 5 BUCKS?!?! awesome.

by Andrew Woodman on March 1, 2011 at 1:09 am. Reply #

We might be interested in csoctruntion a treehouse in our backyard. Can you tell me the approximate cost of an open air no roof with a platform of about 5X5. Or call me at 303-741-9001. You do build treehouses as we are not handy and I don’t want it coming down on me or the kids.

by find new domain on March 5, 2016 at 9:09 pm. Reply #

Address? I love me some baba ganouch and greek salad…

by Dawn Warkentine on March 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm. Reply #

1634 Walnut in Boulder. :)

by Hayley Hudson on March 1, 2011 at 7:59 pm. Reply #

Just do me a favor and keep writing such traenhnct analyses, OK?

by Rangler on August 24, 2014 at 7:39 pm. Reply #

Canllig all cars, calling all cars, we’re ready to make a deal.

by Marylada on August 26, 2014 at 8:12 am. Reply #

I think we all have levels that make us feel that way. Often, thugoh, it seems like when I take a break and come back (generally after a night’s sleep), I will improve in just a few minutes! Not always, and no guarantees (of course), but give it a shot tomorrow.

by find new domain on March 5, 2016 at 6:53 pm. Reply #

i loooooove arabesque. you have to try their chicken shwarma. my mouth waters just typing of it…

by caro on April 27, 2011 at 10:41 am. Reply #

I’m so glad your son is back home! I’m really glad that you had lots of help and srppout through a difficult time. Those caramel apple cookies look so good! This week I’ve shared a healthy muffin recipe that doesn’t use refined sugar. Thank you for hosting!

by Jose on August 24, 2014 at 5:02 pm. Reply #

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