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Dar Maghreb for only 2 people? other suggestions?

annalulu Nov 25, 2006 05:24 AM

Looking to take someone out for a birthday dinner tomorrow. They are strict vegetarian (lacto/ovo) and love ethnic food. (Unfortunately, I won't eat Indian, Pakistani, or Ethiopian...if I would, this would be easier!) I'm thinking someplace kind of fun, but also a little romantic. Nothing too stuffy.

Dar Maghreb seems better for small groups, not couples...is this so?

any help/suggestions appreciated!

We are doing something in Van Nuys until 7:30PM, so the Valley is fine, or anything "eastside"

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    Wes RE: annalulu Nov 25, 2006 06:18 AM

    I recomend Moun of Tunis.

    More of a cafe version of Dar Maghreb. We took friends there and ordered the Morrocan feast. All of the group must get the same dish, served family style. I had called in advanced and they assured me that the vegetarian in out group would enjoy the meal while keeping her dietary preferences.

    The meal was enjoyed by ALL.

    NOTE **** SHE WAS A VEGETARIAN BY CHOICE. Be sure to check thoroughly since in your case it is not a choice but a requirement.

    Just a thought. . .

    1. soulimar RE: annalulu Nov 25, 2006 07:47 AM

      Dar Maghreb works fine for 2 ppl, I've gone with my s.o. and we've enjoyed ourselves. Just make sure their version of vegetarian fits your needs. I know one dish has eggs in it for instance. Or just ask her where she wants to go, she'll know who has the menu options she needs. Have fun.

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        heckonwheels RE: annalulu Nov 25, 2006 02:39 PM

        One of the best dates I've ever had was at Dar Maghreb. It's actually very good for a couple date. Tends to impress the heck out of your partner, especially if they've never been there before.

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