We won't be making it to Casablanca this month either. Sad face. We will however be hitting up Rick's Cafe, which — taking its name from an Academy Award winner we pretty much watch monthly — is popping up at 1,000 Trades. And the menu looks flippin fandango worthy. From the clever cats behind Otto (particularly their Moroccan chef Nassine) North African is what's happening, in the form of intense marinades, slow cooked meats and plenty of herb ladened veg combos. The rotisserie lamb shoulder, pomegranate onions and Za’atar crisp fattoush salad (£9) is our order.
Green & blonde olives 2.50
Hummus with wood fired flatbread & raw veg 4.00
Rose harissa labneh with flatbread & raw veg 4.00
Broad bean falafel with homemade hummus, a wood fired flatbread and Za’atar crisp fattoush salad 8.50
Quince & orange chicken with roasted red peppers, a wood fired flatbread and Za’atar crisp fattoush salad 9
Rotisserie lamb shoulder with pomegranate onions, a wood fired flatbread and Za’atar crisp fattoush salad 9
Slow cooked beef brisket, date & pistachio glaze, Za’atar tomatoes with a wood fired flatbread and Za’atar crisp fattoush salad 9.50
Dukkah Fries 3.00
Harrisa Roasted Sweet Potato wih Feta 3.50
Stuffed Aubergine 3.50
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