45 North San Gabriel Blvd, Pasadena, California 91107
Saturday, October 16, 2010, between 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 17, 2010, between 11:-00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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Advance purchase of tickets is required to attend the event. Tickets are sold in two time blocks (11:00-2:30 and 3:30-7:00) to control crowd flow and make this a pleasant experience for everyone.
$20 per person, includes $15 worth of food tickets. Additional food tickets can be purchased in advance or on site the day of the festival.
Tickets are sold via Eventbrite. Choose the day and time slot. Payments can be made with paypal or check.
(Items are subject to change depending on availability of ingredients)
North African Street Food Bazaar-
Street food items – $2-$6
Lamb mechoui (whole lamb roast) “Tacos Arabes” served at 11:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. $5 for two tacos (all other food items will be served throughout the day)- fresh harissa, chunky chermoula (cilantro, shallots, hot pepper, lemon juice, olive oil), spicy pickled carrots, housemade mini khobz “tortillas de harina”
A Selection of North African Salads based on Market Fresh Ingredients-
Trio of dips and housemade khobz (bread)-
Bessara (pureed fava bean dip), Adess (lentils), Zaalouk (charred eggplant, slow cooked tomatoes and roasted garlic)
Tuna Brik- Olive oil poached tuna, capers, gremolata
Shrimp Brik- Shrimp, cilantro and pine nut pesto
Merguez Brik- Chef Zadi’s Merguez, herbed potatoes
Poulet Frit (Algerian Fried Chicken: AFC)
Merguez sliders on semolina rolls (kesra)- Merguez, shallot confit, tomato jam, harissa
Batata Chips (Algerian fried potatoes)- Thick cut potato chips fried twice, fluffy on the inside with crackling crisp exterior served with spiced salt, garlic parsley sauce or harissa ketchup made with housemade tomato jam.
Cocas (Algerian Pizzas)-
Coca Frita- Sweet pepper confit, green harissa, oven roasted lemons
Coca Merguez- Merguez, spinach, goat cheese
Coca Anchois- White anchovies, oven dried tomatoes, preserved lemon, oil cured black olives
Fresh fruit juices, fruit syrup sodas, limonade (Algerian lemonade), almond milk, chufa nut milk, and mint tea.
Couscous and Tagine Tasting in main restaurant-
Couscous and Tagine tasting courses $4-$7 per plate
Couscous with Seven Vegetables
Fish and Seasfood Couscous
Chicken Tagine in Preserved Lemon and Olive Broth
Rabbit Tagine with Figs and Almonds
Spicy Beef Cheek Tagine
Lamb Shank Tagine with Fall Vegetables
Algerian pastries, mint tea and Turkish coffee station-
Pastries- $1-$3, Turkish coffee- $2, mint tea- $2
We will also have tagines, couscoussiers, gsass (North African cazuelas). Algerian olive oil, couscous, Mediterranean Creole North African spices, preserved lemons and cookbooks for sale.