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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mezza Restaurant Review: The small plates found in cuisines the world over are called “mezza” in Lebanon, the homeland of chef Simon Rached. His restaurant isn’t fancy, but the feast he puts on is fit for royalty. A sampler for two is actually enough for four to share; the hummus is smooth, the tabbouleh vibrant and the baba ghanouj earthy, its sesame lending it a touch of sweetness. You’ll also get a taste of the lamb-and-crushed wheat dish called kibbeh, as well as of creamy laban (cucumber with yogurt) and stuffed grape leaves, tender and tangy with lemon, lamb and rice. Move on to the Shawarma Deluxe---skewers of chicken and lamb marinated in ten spices with grilled vegetables. Familiar as such dishes are, Rached’s delicate touch ensures they’re never ho-hum.