Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner time, Qebapa (also know as Cevapi outside Kosovo) is always the way to go. Qebapas are usually served in pieces of ten, complimented by freshly chopped onions, flatbread, and yogurt or beer, depending on the time of day. They have been part of the everyday diet since the Ottomans administrated the region and are considered a national dish by most of the countries in the Balkans.
There are very few places that truly capture the character of this simple dish as well as Tara does. The plain, white, unornamented interior has probably not changed at all since opening. Neither has the menu. The food is still served in metal plates, in true Balkan fashion, and the only drinks they sell are Coca-Cola and yogurt.
This outdated Yugoslav-looking grill shop radiates freshness in a city conquered by homogeneous, hipster cafes.
Tara is the perfect place to try Qebapa or simply sate your hunger when in a hurry. A half-portion (go full portion if very hungry) of Qebapa followed by yogurt is a safe choice. Probably the only choice considering the shop’s homespun menu.