Toronto has a new spot for a tasty Middle Eastern brunch. Chef Mary Freij and Shahedeh Dehghani have brought their favourite dishes to the table at this pop up located at the Depanneur (1033 College Street). The menu features homey dishes such as Foul – a fava bean mash cooked in garlic and lemon juice, and Ijje – a Middle Eastern frittata cooked with parsley, onions, and a vegetable known as marrow. Other dishes featured is their interpretation of the breakfast version of the kookoo sib zamini (a persian potato cake) which they top with poached eggs and yogurt dill sauce.
If you’re in Toronto and love to brunch, support this pop-up which runs every Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 2 pm.