(Loving Living Local)- Did you know that the BBQ staple “shish kebab” originated in Turkey over a thousand years ago? Soldiers would often skewer meat on their swords and hold them in the fire to roast.

Chef Sia Ravari of Flames Mediterranean restaurant is a wealth of information, a tireless restauranteur, and a love for cooking and people that oozes out of every bite. Check out these generous portions!