SOUK Opens in Trinity Groves Today, Menu Features Chef Najat Kaanache’s Cronuts™

photography by Leah Clausen

As you all know, SOUK opens its pretty Moroccan doors for dinner service today inside Trinity Groves.

And, yes, there are cronuts (aka “creative donuts”) on the menu. But we’ll get to that later.

Yaser Khalaf (Baboush, Farnatchi), chef Najat Kaanache (who made a splash at the now-defunct Private Social), and Charles Accivatti have teamed up to open a sleek Moroccan bistro at Phil Romano’s restaurant-retail-and-a-bunch-of-other-stuff development space. In Arabic, souk means “bazaar.”

SOUK looks every bit like the set of a fantasy Aladdin dream house. Plush pillows on the floor take the place of chairs. Multicolored sheer drapes hang over a market-esque decoration on the wall. Minus all the hubbub of an outdoor bazaar, SOUK’s atmosphere feels every bit as rich as the aromas of a spice shop.

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