With a diverse array of authentic Mediterranean mezza (appetizers), mouth-watering entrees such as shawarma or kabab platters, to refreshing sandwiches, sides and desserts, Ya Hala has quality cuisine that will satisfy any appetite. With friendly service, the restaurant specializes in traditional Lebanese food. At Ya Hala, we only use grain fed chicken and 99% of all of our meat is fat free. All of our ingredients are of the highest quality so that your entrée tastes The Washingtonian magazine " he tabbouleh is made-to-order, and superb -- an explosion of tender, sweet parsley and fruity olive oil. The baba ghanous is exceptional, too -- subtly smoky, perfectly textured. If only for these two dishes, I'd recommend making the trek to this tiny, friendly Lebanese diner. But there's good stuff beyond, including an array of meat pies, minted yogurts, and small, delicate desserts....."