Trending
MOST READ
How Rebates Have the Texas Film Industry Playing Catch Up To its Neighbors

How Rebates Have the Texas Film Industry Playing Catch Up To its Neighbors

Screens: See if you can spot the common thread that is pulling at the seams of the Texas film industry. On NBC’s The Night Shift, a stock-written staff... By Matt Stieb 8/27/2014
Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Music: Chris Pérez never saw it coming. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar,” he told the Current. “I never thought I’d be the subject of an interview... By Enrique Lopetegui 8/28/2013
Best Sushi

Best Sushi

Best of SA 2013: 4/24/2013
Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Arts & Culture: In one of the final chapters of his book To Selena, With Love (out March 6), Selena's widower Chris Perez mentions that Abraham Quintanilla, his former father-in-law, once... By Enrique Lopetegui 3/7/2012
Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
Calendar

Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.

Search hundreds of clubs in our database.

Follow us on Instagram @sacurrent

Print Email

Food & Drink

Authentic, and succulent, offerings abound at Chef Guner's Turkish Grill

Photo: Josh Huskin, License: N/A

Josh Huskin


Hefty sandwiches, only offered at lunch, are made with Turkish bread or as a tortilla wrap. The list includes falafel, but strangely avoids chicken to focus on, yes, lamb. The doner sandwhich (also offered as an entrée) is what the industrial meat blob presented as gyros in countless Greek joints pretends to. Slivered pieces of lamb and beef are marinated for 24 hours in a vegetable base of green and red peppers, then roasted on the rotisserie; sliced from the roti, they are browned but tender in the mouth. At $6.95, it's a tasty bargain. For the ambitious, large glasses of cooling ayran make the perfect partner to the rather huge sandwich. The blend of yogurt, water, and salt, is a refreshing, but perhaps acquired, taste. Its place on the menu attests to the fact that although this Turkish delight is next to a mega mall, the food isn't dumbed-down to American expectations.

Mediterranean Turkish Grill

8507 McCullough, Ste B13
(210) 399-1645
kmturkishgrill.com

 

The Skinny
Uptown location for Turkish food; most affordable prices lunch-only.

 

Best Bets
Lamb shank, donner kebab, meze platter, Turkish flan.

 

Hours
10:30am-9:30pm Monday-Thursday, 10:30am-10:00pm Friday-Saturday,
10am-9pm Sunday

 

Prices
Entrées: $9.95-19.95; Sandwiches (lunch only): $6.95-7.95

We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines:

To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

Comments in violation of the rules will be denied, and repeat violators will be banned. Please help police the community by flagging offensive comments for our moderators to review. By posting a comment, you agree to our full terms and conditions. Click here to read terms and conditions.
comments powered by Disqus