The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene
Open in West Hempstead: Istanbul Doner Kebab House
The new Istanbul Doner Kebab House in West Hempstead is a Turkish and Mediterranean grocery as well as a restaurant. Owner Kerin Kayaci said that the place offers table service for those who want to stay and eat.
On the menu: shepherd salad ($4.50 small; $7.50 large), hummus ($4), falafel ($4), chicken chops ($12), lamb shish kebab ($12), house-made beef and lamb doner, or gyro ($12), chicken shish sandwich ($6), pide (Turkish stuffed pizza) with ground beef ($10) and kazandibi, a caramelized milk pudding ($4)
Istanbul Doner Kebab House is at 183-185 Hempstead Tpke., West Hempstead, 516-280-5777