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Casa La Femme

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An Egyptian dwelling replete with seductive decor and gaiety, this Christopher street location is great for dates and groups alike. Date night in one of their tent like seating with a curtain and prefix menu only, or frolic with a group on the royal chairs or bar area booths.

Hummus ***.5
puréed chickpeas with a touch of spicy harrisa
Babaganoush ***.5
smoked, roasted eggplant seasoned with tahini and lemon juice
Fuul Medames ***
puréed fava beans
Zabadi ***.5
Egyptian yogurt, cucumber and garlic
Tahini ***.5
sesame seed past with extra virgin olive oil

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Tamaya **
Fava bean and chickpea purée dumpling served with tahini and peasant salata

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Batatas Mahamora ***
Egyptian style French fries seasoned with sumac
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Felfel Mashi ***.5
Baked sweet bell pepper, stuffed with savory mixture of jasmine rice, fresh herbs and spices served over made tomato sauce
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Mousaka ***
Traditional Egyptian style mousaka with peppers, tomatoes, and eggplant baked to order
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Tagine Khodar ***
Hearty oven braised mélange of market vegetables with homemade couscous
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Fatta ****
Traditional rice dish of sautéed bread, and garlic
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Baklawa ****
layers of phyllo dough, filled with ground mixed nuts and finished with a cinnamon simple syrup
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Yellow Cake ****
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Kunefa ****
shredded phyllo dough, stuffed with egyptian custard
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A definite visit, for the decor, more so.

http://www.casalafemmeny.com/

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