Great Takeout: Moby Dick House of Kabob

Moby Dick House of Kabob (multiple area locations; mobysonline.com) is a reliable spot for juicy Persian-style kebabs that are ready in a pinch—and there’s likely an outpost near you. Standards such as chicken and kubideh are good choices—as is the fish kebab made with chunks of swordfish. Fresh pita stays warm in its foil wrapper; it’s great with a side of hummus or the garlicky eggplant dip called kashk-o bademjan. Kebab platters are $6.99 to $15.49.

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.