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Chef Sarig Agasi cooking Lebanese dinner on Feb. 7

Sarig Agasi, left, chef and owner of the now-closed Zely and Ritz, is cooking a Lebanese dinner on Feb. 7 at Raleigh’s Clockwork.
Sarig Agasi, left, chef and owner of the now-closed Zely and Ritz, is cooking a Lebanese dinner on Feb. 7 at Raleigh’s Clockwork.

Raleigh chef Sarig Agasi will be cooking a Mezza Lebanese Dinner on Feb. 7 at Clockwork.

Agasi, who used to own Zely & Ritz restaurant in Raleigh’s Glenwood South area, occasionally does special pop-up dinners. This five-course meal with wine pairings includes such dishes as tabbouleh, hummus, falafel, baba ghanoush, spinach pie, moussaka, fried cauliflower, fried eggplant, stuffed grape leaves, lamb kabob with pomegranate molasses, shawarma and mahshi sousa (vegetable or meat-stuffed squash). Dessert will be baklava with honey and pine nuts.

The dinner, which starts at 6:30 p.m., costs $75 plus tax and gratuity.

Clockwork is at 519 W. North St., Raleigh.

To make a reservation, call 919-307-3215.

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