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BAKED BEDOUIN BIRTHDAY
BONG APPÉTIT | S1 EP4
For Abdullah’s birthday, Ry and Vanessa throw a Bedouin themed party and help chef Deb Mikhail stuff entire flame-roasted chickens with weed. Ras G performs.
LIFE & THYME PRESENTS
The Migrant Kitchen: Episode 4
In this episode, we meet Debbie Michail who’s worked alongside some of the best chefs out there, from Mozza’s Nancy Silverton to Angelini Osteria’s Gino Angelini. Her work is influenced by her Iranian grandmother’s cooking and her own experience cooking gourmet Italian. At her Logmeh LA events, she and fellow butcher Alex Jermasek invite guests to experience large-format roasts over a fire, something she believes brings people together.
VICE.COM | MUNCHIES
These Butchers Bring Middle Eastern Whole-Animal Roasts to LA
It’s a balmy Thursday evening in Hollywood, and with the sun having finally set, it’s begun to get dark, save the crackling fire pit that Debbie Michail is crouched in front of. She’s checking a pot of turmeric rice sitting atop the smoldering embers, grilling skewered chicken hearts, and balancing pans on varying makeshift cook surfaces over the flame while her partner, Alex, breaks down birds, removing their backbones with quick knife strokes.
Best Of L.A. /// Food & Drink /// 2016
If you’re looking to stoke your primordial senses, Logmeh (morsel in Farsi), a pop-up by duo Alex Jermasek, head butcher of Curtis Stone’s Gwen, and Belcampo’s Debbie Michail, is the perfect dining experience. Each dinner is dedicated to one animal, from succulent game birds to an entire goat, cooked in a myriad of ways on a crackling open fire, seasoned with Middle Eastern spice and cooking techniques.