The Migrant Kitchen Pop-Up

Time Out Market
Migrant Kitchen
Photograph: Courtesy Charlie Bennet

Time Out says

The pop-up of a pop-up donates a meal for every $12 spent.

The Migrant Kitchen’s residency at Time Out Market New York this weekend is actually a pop-up of a pop-up presently operating with the cooperation of a group of bars on Stone Street. It’s an ongoing initiative led by Nasser Jaber and his business partner Dan Dorado. While Dorado was working as the chef de cuisine at Ilili, a Lebanese restaurant in Nomad, Jaber had been running his own place on the Lower East Side, where his refugee dinner program ultimately fed thousands and garnered international attention. All of the dishes sold this weekend will amount to a meal in need for every $12 spent. Check out the full menu below and you can read more about the history of the program and its Time Out Market New York extension here. You'll be able to find the pop-up on Time Out Market New York's first floor.

Here’s a look at this weekend’s pop-up menu:


Homemade hummus with chimichurri and pita chips: $8

Abuelas empanadas with chicken tinga, slow roasted lamb, and a choice of mint, yogurt, salsa verde, or diablo hot sauce: $4

Southern Pali salad (romaine, watercress lettuce, avocado, corn, tomato, pickled red onion, radish, cucumbers, citrus herb dressing): $13

Freekeh beets (toasted green freekeh, red beets, fresh mint, cilantro, watercress lettuce, shaved radish, crispy shallots, green tahini dressing): $13

Fattoush salad: (romaine, watercress lettuce, cucumbers, green peppers, tomato, za’atar pita crisps, feta cheese, herbs, sumac vinaigrette): $13

Roasted half chicken with wild rice and potato wedges: $18

Herb and pepper salmon with wild rice and potato wedges: $17

Slow roasted pork shawarma with red cabbage, tomato, mint, tahini verde, pickled onions, served on fresh pita: $16

Cauliflower shawarma with pickles and tahini, served on fresh pita: $14

Slow roasted lamb torta with lettuce, tomato, avocado, pickled vegetables, Oaxaca cheese and tahini: $16

Grilled chicken torta with lettuce, tomato, pickled red onions, avocado, sumac and lemon aioli: $14

Potato wedges: $6

Wild rice: $6

By: Amber Sutherland-Namako

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