Cheap Eats 2013: Kabob N Karahi

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.

It’s not much to look at—and the fluorescent bulbs overhead
don’t help—but dishes at this counter-service Pakistani/Indian spot could
go head to head with those at far fancier places. Try tender, slow-roasted
lamb chops; the KK Special, a combo of bone-in chicken tikka and
spice-flecked kofta (ground beef); or chicken karahi,
fragrant with garlic and ginger and best sopped up with puffy,
freshly baked naan.

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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.

Anna Spiegel
Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.