Figs Fine Foods
4828 Macarthur Blvd., NW
Washington, DC 20007
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest, Palisades
Cuisines: Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Grocery Store/Market
Open Monday through Saturday 11 to 9. Closed Sundays.
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Intimate
Reservations: Not Needed
Beet salad; bulgur wheat salad; chickpea salad; carrot salad; orzo with feta; hummus; labne; baba ghanoush; turkey meatballs; bastilla; eggplant ratatouille; chicken tagine; turkey/pickle sandwich; sandwich with fig jam, Brie, and pears.
Special Features: Kid Friendly, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups
More-substantial plates worthy of attention include chicken tagine with olives and preserved lemon ($6 to $15) and the signature sandwich ($8), spread with fig jam, Brie, slices of pear, and walnuts. While you wait, check out the quirky-cool collection of poetry paperbacks and cookbooks.