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Sameem Afghan Restaurant 

This week, RFT reviews Sameem Afghan Restaurant's new home on Manchester Road in the Grove neighborhood. Read the review here. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
Jennifer Silverberg
Sameem owner Qayum Mohammad.
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Welcome!
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The view from the street.
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Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl" photograph, made famous by its appearance on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic of a 12-year-old Afghan girl in a refugee camp in Pakistan hangs in Sameem.
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Muntoo is steamed dumplings stuffed with ground beef and onions, then topped with lentils, beef, garlic yogurt and mint.
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The "Mediterranean Feast" includes falafel, eggplant-stuffed grape leaves, hummus and shirazi salad.
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Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
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Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
Jennifer Silverberg
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
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"Beef Kobeedah" is served with basmati rice and grilled Roma tomatoes.
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Chicken tenderloin kabob tika masala with basmati rice.
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Samosa and pakora combo with a chutney dip.
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Samosa and pakora combo with a chutney dip.
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"Lamb Qabelli" is a lamb shank with basmati rice, alongside carrots and raisins. It is traditionally served family style, as seen here.
Jennifer Silverberg
"Lamb Qabelli" is a lamb shank with basmati rice, alongside carrots and raisins. It is traditionally served family style, as seen here.
Jennifer Silverberg
Lamb Qabelli is lamb shank with basmati rice with carrot and raisin, a single serving.
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Sameem's interior view.
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In the kitchen at Sameem.
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Sameem's owner, Qayum Mohammad.
Jennifer Silverberg
Pots and pans on the stovetop.
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Jennifer Silverberg
Sameem owner Qayum Mohammad.
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