King Hummus opens in Menlo Park | Peninsula Foodist | Elena Kadvany | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

Peninsula Foodist

By Elena Kadvany

E-mail Elena Kadvany

About this blog: I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently working at the Palo Alto Weekly as education and youth staff writer. I graduated from USC with a major in Spanish and a minor in jo...  (More)

View all posts from Elena Kadvany

King Hummus opens in Menlo Park

Uploaded: Mar 6, 2019
A new Mediterranean restaurant has opened its doors in Menlo Park.

King Hummus opened in late February at 840 Willow Road, owner Sam Kafle said. The restaurant serves hummus plates, shawarma, falafel, kebabs, schnitzel and other traditional dishes.

Kafle is from Nepal and one of the restaurant's partner's hails from Israel. Kafle described their menu as "real, authentic Mediterranean food."

Kafle is open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
What is democracy worth to you?
Support local journalism.

Comments

 +   6 people like this
Posted by middle eastern, a resident of South of Midtown,
on Mar 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Mediterranean is a way to avoid saying ''middle eastern'' . scares americans. call it what it is , Middle Eastern .


 +   1 person likes this
Posted by Muneerah, a resident of Menlo Park,
on Mar 18, 2019 at 12:26 am

I notice the sign, and decided to find out who owned King Hummus. As I suspected another Israeli trying to convince you that Hummous is Israeli authentic Israeli cuisine. Truthfully you would never be able to eat Israeli cuisine, and Israel is the NOT the Mediterranean! Israelis have chosen to steal food made by Palestinians. The Greeks are the real inspiration for this type of food and Arabs adopted it in many arab countries adding their spices. I found many people who cannot pronounce hummous the correct spelling. Changing the spelling also does not make this Israeli food. Also Sharwama has never been Israeli food. Just correcting. If you want real Arab food visit Mardinis Cafe at 2716 Willow Rd, Menlo Park. I am from the real Mediterranean, and its not in Israel



Follow this blogger.
Sign up to be notified of new posts by this blogger.

Email:

SUBMIT

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields


Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Palo Alto's Taverna to expand next door
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 1,911 views

What Would it Take to Get Tech Companies to Move Jobs Out of the Region and Is This a Good Idea?
By Steve Levy | 28 comments | 1,792 views

A Power Play
By Sherry Listgarten | 12 comments | 1,704 views

Premarital and Couples: Valentine's Day: Annually or Daily?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,010 views

Piles of artwork
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 653 views

 

Vote now!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Palo Alto. Voting is open now through May 27. Watch for the results of our 2019 Best Of contest on Friday, July 19.

Vote