I went to La Khaima last night. It is on Fairmount (142 Fairmount, at Waverly).
The meal was amazing. I searched CHOWHOUND before I went looking for reviews but didn't find much so I am writing this.
Starter was soup or hummus. We tried both. The soup was delicious- heavy with lentils and perfectly spiced. The hummus was subtle- not too much garlic or lemon juice and delicious- perfect hearty texture.
There were three options for mains- vegetables, chicken, and lamb. We tried the chicken and the lamb. Both were served with couscous. The chicken was just slightly spicy- the perfect amount. The couscous was with sauce, onion, raisons, and green olives. The lamb was ground and made into patties /kebabs. Stuffed inside each was a prune. The couscous was similar but no olives and the sauce was without spice and sweeter then the chicken.
We didn't bring wine so the waitress brought us a pitcher of water and a pitcher of hibiscus juice which was incredible.
After the meal we were served peppermint tea which was very sweet and the great for after the meal.
Price was $25 per. Service was excellent. The restaurant was inviting and warm.
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