Under the visionary leadership of Gehad Hadidi, Huda is not just a restaurant; it’s a celebration of Levantine culture with a symphony of flavors pulling from Hadidi’s Syrian heritage with Lebanese and Palestinian influence. Huda is a culinary spectacle inspired by cherished family recipes.
Prepare your taste buds for an explosion of Middle Eastern delights curated by Executive Chef Anjuman Hossain. From the tantalizing Kodra Baladi, a dance of marinated squash and barley tabbouleh, to the irresistible Cheap Dates dessert with cardamom, cinnamon, and paprika – each dish is a crescendo of culinary brilliance. Mains like Kibbe Naya and Grilled Calamari are a testament to Huda’s commitment to infusing tradition with innovation.
As the night unfolds, Huda’s late-night bar menu beckons with bites like Roasted Pistachios and Marinated Olives, promising a flavorful adventure beyond the ordinary dining experience.
The cocktail program at Huda is a spirited journey, weaving Levantine influences into classic concoctions. Sip on the iconic Dou Dou Shots or dive into the zesty Pacha Highball. Arak enthusiasts will find bliss in the Arak Baladi, while the carefully curated wine list showcases the artistry of global winemakers.
Huda’s immersive ambiance features cream-colored brick walls, wood banquettes, and linen curtains to set the stage for an unforgettable dining experience. The 11-seat bar, adorned with an amber-toned wood and cream marble setup, displays a diverse selection of wines. In the rear, a 28-seat private dining room awaits to host celebratory gatherings.
Other menu highlights include smaller dishes like Smashed Cucumbers, with smoked labneh and chamomile; Carrot Salad, with toasted sunflower seeds, raisins, and honey-sumac vinaigrette; Batata Harra, russet potatoes with chili and labne; Charred Eggplant, with black garlic toum, tahini, and herbs; Branzino Harra, baked in muhammara; and housemade pastas Shish Barak, Lebanese beef tortellini with yogurt and pine nuts; and Macaron Bil Toum, Levantine-style gnudi with a garlic sauce.
Desserts round out the menu, including a Ghrayabeh Tart, a tart with a Yemeni-coffee infused chocolate ganache filling and a shortbread cookie shell Poached Quince, and Booza, orange blossom ice cream with pistachio butter.
As Huda unfurls its culinary tapestry in East Williamsburg, get ready to be swept away in an enchanting symphony of taste, culture, and warm hospitality. It’s not just a restaurant; it’s an invitation to revel in the vibrancy of Levantine life right in the heart of Brooklyn!
Huda is open Tuesday – Saturday from 5pm – 12am, with a late night menu specifically available from 10pm to 12am Tuesday – Saturday.