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Imah Restaurant -- New Place in Teaneck

Courtesy of TeaneckShuls -- no info on the supervision

Imah's Grand Opening!!!
The famous Imah restaurant from Jerusalem has just opened up a branch on 445 Cedar Lane. Featuring delicious home made Mediterranean meat and vegetarian featuring stuffed vegetables, various meats on the barbeque, home made chummus and specialty kubeh, a delicious meat filled dumpling. The Grand Opening will be open for lunch on Thursday May 26th from 11am to 7pm as well as a takeout dinner.
Please contact us at 201-357-5789.
We look forward to seeing you there for a delicious lunch!

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  1. This is very disappointing. We don't really need a carbon copy of Sababa Grill directly across the street from it! Cafe Adam is a real loss--my kids loved to walk to Cedar Lane and hang out there with friends and eat reasonably priced and tasty DAIRY food.

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    1. Via TeaneckShuls message group:

      Posted by: "Ruth Levi" ruthlevi@gmail.com rml1409g
      Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:09 am (PDT)

      IMA's Restaurant 443 Cedar Lane
      Effective immediately is no longer under RCBC supervision.

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      1. re: vallevin

        That must be a record of some kind

        1. re: vallevin

          What happened? Were they not paying off the right Rabbi?

          1. re: shaytmg

            From what I hear RCBC was beyond their budget.

            1. re: vallevin

              I heard they we using waiters as mashgiachim but paying them less than the $15/hour that the RCBC requires. RCBC then pulled their hechsher.

              1. re: daphnar

                I've heard that they will now be under Rabbi Zev Schwarcz -- IKC.

                Caveat Emptor.

          2. re: vallevin

            Stopped in their last night. Really sad that no one was in there.

            Also, kind of shocked that they dont even serve falafel.

            1. re: shaytmg

              I heard this was a kurdish restaurant. Did you see any special offerings on the menu?

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              1. re: loffy

                Seriously? I didn't see any announcement about it...

                  1. re: koshergourmetmart

                    The menu is Kurdish-Iraqi influenced. The food is not a copy of Sababa or Maabat. The owner is from Israel where her family has run Ima Restaurant for many years. They are now under the OK Laboratory supervision.

              2. So it looks like the dirty laundry is coming out on this matter. Turns out it was not the RCBC that pulled their hashgachaa, it was the restaurant that relinquished it and then found another reputable organization to provide them with a hashgacha. Unfortunatley, the mafia, sorry, meant RCBC, is not ok with other organizations coming into its territory, and told the community not to trust the OK hashgacha.

                Everyone in Teaneck should support this restaurant.

                http://www.jstandard.com/content/item...

                http://jewishvoiceandopinion.com/2010...

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                1. re: shaytmg

                  Not CH appropriate, in my view. On the pure food level, I found Ima's to be unexceptional and pricey.