Albanian: Çka ka Qëllue

Çka ka Qëllue
Murray Hill
118 East 31st Street
b/t Lexington & Park Avenues

Çka ka Qëllue just opened in a kind of random location, but it's a welcomed, new addition to the neighborhood! It may not be the prettiest food, but it was definitely delicious.


Speca Me Mäze - Roasted peppers in cream
This is a really popular Albanian dish, but I didn't love the flavor. It was really overwhelming. - FORGET IT

Flia - Savory crepe layered with cream and yogurt served with feta cheese
I've had savory crepes before, but this one was baked on a grill, giving it really delicious charred spots. It was my favorite dish of the meal. - GET IT

Leçenik - Cornbread filled with spinach and cottage cheese, served with sour cream
This was really good, so flavorful and moist - GET IT

Freshly-baked homemade pita - GET IT

Tava Kosi - Bone-in lamb and polenta baked in a clay pot
The meat was flavorful and tender, and fell right off the bone. Only downside was the small portion size. - GET IT