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Heading south towards Denver

There's some fine Middle Eastern food at Rumi's House of Kabob in Greeley, Colorado

There’s some fine Middle Eastern food at Rumi’s House of Kabob in Greeley, Colorado

The 1-25 south of Fort Collins soon starts becoming freeway hell, building to a crescendo as you approach Denver. Unfortunately, most side trips are just on smaller two-lane highways that lead to suburbia. If you happen to be on one of these passing through Greeley, it’s worth a lunch stop at Rumi’s House of Kabob, a friendly family place serving good Middle Eastern food. Make sure you order the red lentil soup, a flavourful puree with lots of veggies, garlic and jalapeno. My soup came as a combo with a fork-tender lamb curry. Other popular lunch items are kabobs and felafel or gyro (beef and lamb) sandwiches.

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