Closed in Medford: Mekan Gyro & Grill

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Mekan Gyro & Grill is tucked away in

Mekan Gyro & Grill is tucked away in a nondescript strip mall in Medford. Photo Credit: Nicole Horton

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Mekan Gyro & Grill in Medford has closed.

It was food, not ambience, that garnered the little Turkish counter-serve cafe a two and half star rating in 2013. The place was included in last year’s Top 10 roundup and featured as one of Newsday's Top 100 Restaurants this summer as well.

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Credit such dishes as chef Sebastian Kurun’s stellar house-made gyro and knockout pide, a flaky boat-shaped pie filled with a mix of cheese, Turkish sausage and vegetables, with a fried egg on top. Kurun’s kebabs were uniformly juicy and savory. His desserts also excelled.

Attempts to reach Kurun were not successful.


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