Food & Drink

Middle Eastern

2016 Winner: Sarma

Photo Credit: Susie Cushner



Somerville has become a magnet for talented indie chef/owners like Cassie Piuma. With her celebrated partner Ana Sortun, she’s made Sarma into an inviting neighborhood space with skilled bartenders and a dazzling take on meze from around the Mediterranean, especially the eastern end, from Turkey to Egypt. Don’t know what crab and red lentil kibbeh, lamb tantuni, scallop nayeh, green apple fatoush and cauliflower fatte are? You need to get to Sarma to find out right now.


249 Pearl St., Somerville • (617) 764-4464

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