Spotluck Spotlight: Me Jana

Me Jana

Remember in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” where the mother tells the vegetarian son-in-law “You no eat no meat??? That’s okay I make lamb.” We get it now. We’ve compiled what you NEED to try at Me Jana, including their famous lamb chops! 


Baba Ghannouj

Smoked eggplant is pureed with tahini in this smooth dip. The tangy flavor perfectly complements the warm, charred pita and makes a perfect meal starter for the whole table. 


Seared Halloumi

The seared halloumi cheese is a standout on the appetizer menu. It’s lightly bronzed and served with poached pears and dates on the top. 


Grape Leaves

Me Jana’s grape leaves are cooked very slowly to keep them super tender. The spices inside are mixed with tomatoes and chopped Vidalia onion to give the rice great flavor. 


Lahem Be-Ajeen

If you love the fresh charred pita here, we highly recommend the Lahem Be-Ajeen. A thin pita bread topped with ground lamb and sliced beef that’s been slow-cooked in a bouquet of Lebanese spices and pomegranate molasses. Wow. 


Lamb chops

Marinated...grilled to perfection…and served with a unique parsley onion salad and potatoes. That whipped cream-looking stuff on the side of the plate? Me Jana’s signature garlic sauce. Dip everything in reach in this sauce; we promise, the only ones who will regret it are any lingering vampires in a 10-mile radius.



Finish your meal with a traditional Lebanese dessert. This silky milk pudding is served with bananas, strawberries, and a crisp piece of filo on top for dipping. Topped with honey and pistachios, this makes the perfect palate cleanser and after-dinner treat. 


Come in and grab some delicious Lebanese food. And while you're at it, don't forget to say hi to Yousef, his son Joseph, and the entire Me Jana staff! The first to land on Me Jana will get a delicious meal on us, so get spinnin'! 


Me Jana
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 465-4440

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