Mjadra & Fresh Saj Bread At The Drive’s New Jam Jar

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We love the delicious simplicity of the menu at Jam Jar, a brand new and especially good looking “Folk Lebanese” restaurant on The Drive (read our preview of it here). We’re particularly found of their traditional take on mjadra, a cold Levantine staple pottage-puree of green lentils and brown rice that loves the warm embrace of flatbread fresh from the saj. So delicious!

  • Entrance corridor (dig the window frames)
    Entrance corridor (dig the window frames)
  • Bright open kitchen
    Bright open kitchen
  • 33 Acres Ocean
    33 Acres Ocean
  • Chef's table detail
    Chef's table detail
  • Bread on the saj
    Bread on the saj
  • Swing seat detail
    Swing seat detail
  • Tabbouli salad of parsley, bourghol, tomatoes, onions
    Tabbouli salad of parsley, bourghol, tomatoes, onions
  • Jam Jar owner Fadi Eid at the bar
    Jam Jar owner Fadi Eid at the bar
  • Table detail (nice mix of furnishings from the Antique Market)
    Table detail (nice mix of furnishings from the Antique Market)
  • Makali (deep fried cauliflower and zucchini)
    Makali (deep fried cauliflower and zucchini)
  • Batata Harra (potatoes with garlic and cilantro)
    Batata Harra (potatoes with garlic and cilantro)
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  • Chef's table detail
    Chef's table detail
  • Shish tawouk (yogurt marinated chicken breast skewers with garlic sauce)
    Shish tawouk (yogurt marinated chicken breast skewers with garlic sauce)
  • Chef's table wide angle
    Chef's table wide angle
  • Smooth, cold, creamy mjadra (green lentil and brown rice puree)
    Smooth, cold, creamy mjadra (green lentil and brown rice puree)

2280 Commercial Drive | Vancouver, BC | 604-252-3957 | www.jamjaronthedrive.com | $7.50

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