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Birona Hummus Bar Brings ‘Grandma Recipes’ to Mile End

And, you know, hummus

Birona Hummus Bar
Samples of what to find at Birona Hummus Bar
Birona Hummus Bar

Forthcoming Birona Hummus Bar put out a call on Facebook, “Calling all hummus-lovers! We're looking for people to help us with our menu. Like our page, fill in the form and you can win a private dining experience to test our menu, before we open!” The upcoming addition to the Mile End neighborhood predicts a September opening and is ready to start focus grouping its menu. On the about page, the restaurant says “Birona Hummus Bar is a Mediterranean-style counter that specializes in different hummus dishes and fresh salads. Inspired by old grandma recipes.”

The new concept comes from La Poutine Week and Le Burger Week co-founders Thierry Rassam and Na'eem Adam and ART : brgr owner Alon Biron.

Adam explains:

About a year ago we went to ART : brgr for burgers and the owner Alon gave us a dish of his hummus to taste, we've been hooked ever since! Thierry and I have a habit of obsessing over food dishes. We started dreaming of a hummus bar concept, and months later, we decided to go for it! We're going to have multiple home-style hummus dishes and fresh salads. Something we believe the Mile End would really appreciate.

Birona sits at 5417 Boul St-Laurent. Look for more details on an opening date and menu as they are made available.