I had been eager to dine at Mediterranean restaurant Balaboosta for a while now, and an eating buddy was recently able to get our party of four a reservation. Considering the rezzie had to be made a few weeks out (for a Thursday night, no less), I was looking forward to seeing if the food lived up to its hype. Would I be pleasantly satisfied, sorely disappointed or fall somewhere in between?
As there were four of us, we decided to order a variety of starters before delving into our entrees. We first started with a traditional dish – the hummus “mortar and pestle” with tahini, lemon and roasted garlic: