The restaurant at the Aga Khan Museum has struggled, but the celebrity chef believes his team can create fine Middle Eastern cuisine
In Mr. McEwan, Diwan has a celebrity chef who is primarily known for his upscale fine-dining concepts. Recent years have seen him try out different cuisines. At McEwan Don Mills, he spread his wings with a sushi bar. With McEwan TD Centre, he launched a South Asian-inspired hot counter.
At Diwan, the McEwan Group has shaped a menu that includes dishes such as naan-wrapped chicken tikka masala with mango chutney and mint-cucumber raita. During both of my lunch visits – there is currently no dinner service – the lamb kibbeh was sold out and plates of beef shish kebab with roasted beets and hummus were racing out of the kitchen.
Interview at the Source: Diwan: Mark McEwan tackles Aga Khan Museum’s restaurant – The Globe and Mail