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KAN ZAMAN Restaurant

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roro808 Mar 28, 2014 12:28 AM

Walking around Chinatown, I saw this new (?) restaurant on Nuuanu Street. Cuisine is Moroccan and Lebanese. Any of you CH-ers tried this place? Might be interesting. Got good reviews in Yelp.

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  1. russkar RE: roro808 Mar 28, 2014 01:05 AM

    Concur with Yelp..

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      honu2 RE: roro808 Mar 28, 2014 11:15 AM

      Was there yesterday for lunch with friends on the deck in the courtyard. We had variations of their kebab sandwiches which consists of a kebab with sauce and cheese on a pita that is served with a large salad. Food was delicious, even to the friend who had no experience with middle eastern food.

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        Joebob RE: honu2 Mar 28, 2014 02:50 PM

        Kebab with cheese? Not very authentic.

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          honu2 RE: Joebob Mar 28, 2014 05:45 PM

          The kebab didn't have the cheese. The pita had the meat from the kebab, greens, sprinkles of feta and chopped olive and a sauce. You were thinking cheddar?

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            roro808 RE: honu2 Mar 28, 2014 05:52 PM

            Is it like gyros -- typical mid-eastern sandwich? Then the sauce should be tajiki sauce, I suppose.

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              honu2 RE: roro808 Mar 28, 2014 10:58 PM

              I really don't know what the sauce was; it was not at all like the tajiki sauce I make which is basically thick yogurt and chopped cucumbers.

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        macaraca RE: roro808 Mar 30, 2014 10:22 AM

        Reposting from November visit:

        Tried it after walking around First Night. Chicken Tagine was two chicken thighs braised in a delicious sauce flavored with lemon and green olives. Served covered with french fries...kind of an odd presentation. Fries were good, but the Vegetable Couscous topped with chunks of potato, squash, zucchini, garbanzos was a better accompaniment. Would have been better (for us) served family style to share both than as individual entrees as our appetites were not huge...side orders of couscous, rice, etc would have been extra.

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          roro808 RE: macaraca Apr 1, 2014 01:40 AM

          Interesting...couscous with potato? Never heard that one before....

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