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Dec 5, 2011 02:06 PM

Hummus/ Masabacha

Does anyone know of a place in Los Angeles that serves Masabacha, which is Hummus' cousin?

It's a more liquidy, tasty, spiced version of hummus with pieces of chickpeas and usually served warm. It's so good, you guys don't know what you're missing. I found one place last year called Hummus King in the valley, but they closed shop. Any others?

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  1. Maybe Muma is close? anyone tried it?

    7275 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

    1. It's not exactly what you describe but Alcazar in Encino has something called "Chef's Hummos on its menu. It's described as hummos with whole garbanzo beans and topped with pine nuts and spices. I've never tried that one, but I love their Hummos Alcazar, which is Hummos with garlic, parsley, and chili powder and topped with fava beans. And I find that Alcazar's Hummos is pretty liquidy generally. The only thing is that they are listed as cold mezze.

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      1. re: Jwsel

        sound good, most likely not masabacha but worth a try, thanks!