It’s not San Francisco, New York, or even the unfairly-maligned-around-these-parts LA dining scene. From a food and environmental viewpoint, we’re grading on a bit of a curve.
That stated, Oren’s Hummus is unquestionably the very best dollar-for-dollar costs on the food you can do in Palo Alto. (The closest In-N-Out is technically in Mountain View; however, even if it weren’t, Oren’s still would take the crown.).
A person called Oren makes (like everybody, we presume) a gajillion dollars on four significant start-ups, however, discovers something still missing out on in his life. Authentic Israeli hummus.
Considered that the dining establishment is currently a favorite of stars like Paul Graham, it’s safe to state that countless dollars of offers have decreased over skewers at Oren’s, with millions more to come. It’s likewise open till 11 every day, which resembles being open up until 4 a.m. around these parts.
Those aren’t the most nuanced factors to go to Oren’s. The very best aspect is that the food– from the skewers to the falafel to, yes, the hummus– is regularly, evenly scrumptious.
Do you understand how you can frequently inform in one bite whether the person who made your food offers a crap? At Oren’s, they continuously do, which’s more challenging to discover than it ought to remain in the South Bay.
Oren makes terrific hummus. Do I have advanced good taste buds to inform if it is a genuinely famous hummus? Be careful the “hummus meals”– you are signing up for a bowl of hummus (with garnishes) that might serve as an obstacle on Man vs. Food.
This is where the magic occurs. The chicken, veggie, and beef skewers are spicy, tender, regularly delicious, and feature two beautiful sides. This is the sweet area.
” Rip, scoop, consume,” is Oren’s mantra. The wheat is not worth and inferior to its expected health advantages.
Red and spicy green sauces.
My god, the red chili garlic sauce, is excellent. It’s essentially Israeli Sriracha. The green sauce has a bit more spice and a little less taste.
Sweet potato french fries.
These are on every single menu in Palo Alto. Oren’s controls in the sauce department.
Israeli sliced salad, cabbage, beets, carrots, rice, and so on
Above-average veggie preparations, absolutely nothing to get too developed about.
Because it’s the very first quinoa I’ve ever consumed that had taste, this gets the unique reference. The rest have been at the buffet, undoubtedly.
If hummus is great vodka, this is top quality scotch– smoky, improved, a must-order.
As good as Taim’s in NYC. In some cases. Depend upon the day.
Food and atmosphere.
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.
Area and contact:
261 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1714.
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night.
The Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli.
Shipment, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service.
Authentic Israeli hummus. Oren’s makes outstanding hummus. Do I have advanced good taste buds to inform if it is famous hummus? If you like hummus, you will dig it. Be careful the “hummus meals”– you are signing up for a bowl of hummus (with garnishes) that might serve as an obstacle on Man vs. Food.