September 10, 2012

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.
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Sameem owner Qayum Mohammad.
Jennifer Silverberg
Sameem owner Qayum Mohammad.
Welcome!
Jennifer Silverberg
Welcome!
The view from the street.
Jennifer Silverberg
The view from the street.
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.
Jennifer Silverberg
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.
Muntoo is steamed dumplings stuffed with ground beef and onions, then topped with lentils, beef, garlic yogurt and mint.
Jennifer Silverberg
Muntoo is steamed dumplings stuffed with ground beef and onions, then topped with lentils, beef, garlic yogurt and mint.
The "Mediterranean Feast" includes falafel, eggplant-stuffed grape leaves, hummus and shirazi salad.
Jennifer Silverberg
The "Mediterranean Feast" includes falafel, eggplant-stuffed grape leaves, hummus and shirazi salad.
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
Jennifer Silverberg
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
Jennifer Silverberg
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
Jennifer Silverberg
Detail of the "Mediterranean Feast."
"Beef Kobeedah" is served with basmati rice and grilled Roma tomatoes.
Jennifer Silverberg
"Beef Kobeedah" is served with basmati rice and grilled Roma tomatoes.