Chef Five Bites: Ghassan Jarrouj

Ghassan Jarrouj is the executive chef of the new Turkish restaurant Agora on 17th Street. The Lebanese native was the personal chef for three US ambassadors to Lebanon in Beirut from 1987 to 1996. He served as executive chef here in DC at Neyla from 2000 to 2006 and at Taverna Kefi in Wheaton.

1. Fish tacos at Oyamel

2. Steamed mussels with frites at Brasserie Beck

3. Crab cakes at Zaytinya

4. Anything from Piola

5. Tuna tartare at Proof

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