As promised, we visited the newest restaurant of Mr. Hossein, Gilak. This is his 5th restaurant already. Mr. Hossein is the only one who knows all the recipes of his food. He prepares everything in his commissary and then sends it to his restaurants. You can imagine how hard he works and how hands on he is in his business. Hossein will always be our all time favorite restaurant!
This room can be made into a private function room. It has a nice view of Greenbelt 5
Nelyn, long time waitress in Persian Kebab and now a supervisor already. She is the one who always takes care of us and she knows already what we want when we arrive. We have known her as long as we have known Hr. Hossein
The restaurant was full and I congratulated Mr. Hossein on his continous success and he told me “It is because I love God!”:-)
We later on found out that it was Mr. Hossein’s birthday that evening. What a coincidence for us to have been there….or maybe not.. because for some reason, I kept insisting that we go to Gilak despite the heavy traffic. We were so happy to have been there on his special day
He gave us many words of wisdom and advice on life. God gave him a second chance to live and this has made him realize many things which he shared with us.
When we were leaving, Mr. Hossein told us that he would like us to come back to Gilak and this time he will choose the dishes we will eat. I guess for all the years that we have been going to Persian Kebab, we order the same thing all the time. Every single time! So, finally he probably could not resist but offer and let us try some of his other delicious dishes. So two weeks after, we went back as his guests
It was the BEST meal we had in his restaurant…. mostly because it was an honor to be served and hosted by Mr. Hossein himself. It was a delicious meal and one experience we will never forget! Thank you very much Mr. Hossein!
Roti Channai – WOW!! YUMMY!!!
Naan bread with Borani spinach, Chicken Dopiaza and Greek Salad
Then Mr. Hossein started mixing everything and making it into a sandwich! YUMMY!!
Shrimp kebab ( Persian style ) !!!! Wow! That sauce that goes with it is my my type!!! I put it in my rice!!!
We normally order fried rice, but this time Mr. Hossein served us saffron and Biryani rice which went very well with everything
Then he mixed the two kinds of rice together, put the sauce from the kebab then mixed in some strips of chicken kebab – LOVE IT!!!
Shrimp Tandori kebab – WOW!!!!!!! Also YUMMY!!
Mr. Hossein knows what I like….he got the rice and put it on the sauce of the tandori!! YUMMMMMY!!
WOW!!! WHAT A MEAL!!! Everything was YUMMY and perfect!!!
I think that was the most “YUMMY” words in one feature! We are so spoiled now that we better make sure Mr. Hossein is there whenever we go!
There are 380 dishes in the menu of Hossein/Persian kebab and Gilak.
Mr. Hossein told me that he reads his recipe books atleast 2 hours a day to learn more recipes, more techniques in cooking, etc etc. Now you know why he is successful at what he is doing. He never stops learning and discovering new things. He told us about a Shawarma salad and a new kebab which will be in his menu….WE CAN’T WAIT!!! And a sandwich bar which he will also open! WOW!! Till the next eating adventure with Hossein!
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