Cleveland Park adds a ‘cool’ Israeli option to its neighborhood menu

Say “salatim” at Sababa and your table quickly becomes a little salad bar as a handful of colorful dishes are dispatched from the kitchen. They include rainbow carrots tossed with mint and dates, shredded beets sprinkled with pistachios, and roasted red pepper jazzed up with feta cheese — plus pillowy (rye) pita bread to serve as a scoop. Read Full Review >>

Fledgling Sababa’s Grilled Peppers Have to Be the Hottest Thing to Hit Cleveland Park in Ages

Tucked into the bottom of the small plates section of the menu at the new restaurant replacing decades-old Cleveland Park standby Ardeo is a dish both Rammy Award-winning restaurateurAshok Bajaj and his newly minted executive chef Ryan Moore are very excited to spring on the dining public: a platter of flame-grilled hot peppers branded as “Not for the faint of heart.” Read Full Review >>

Israeli Restaurant Sababa Joins Cleveland Park Next Month

Rammy Award-winning restaurateur and James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist Ashok Bajaj is shifting from modern American food to Israeli cooking at Sababa, the new restaurant he’s opening in Cleveland Park within the next few weeks. Read Full Review >>

Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj Will Open Modern Israeli Sababa in Cleveland Park

New York’s food obsessives are all about modern Israeli-influenced spots like Nur. A culinary trip to Philadelphia demands a stop at Jerusalem-styled Zahav. New Orleans is buzzing over James Beard-anointed Shaya. So when is the Israeli food trend coming to DC, beyond fast-casual—that’s not a ding, they’re stellar—spots like Little Sesame hummus shop (reopening soon) and vegan spot Shouk? Read Full Review >>

All the Info on SABABA “Modern Israeli Concept” replacing Ardeo + Bardeo in Mid-March

“Award-winning restaurateur Ashok Bajaj of Knightsbridge Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the mid-March anticipated opening of his latest venture, SABABA, at 3309 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC 20008. SABABA replaces Cleveland Park’s 20-year landmark restaurant Ardeo+Bardeo, becoming the new neighbor to popular Bindaas, which remains in service during the buildout of the new restaurant. Read Full Review >>