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Shawarma vs. Gyros


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Shawarma vs. Gyros

paulispumonti | | May 1, 2008 05:42 AM

I'm talking beef shawarma, not chicken. I ask this because I had my 1st Shawarma sandwich yesterday and it really did remind me of a gyro in terms of how it's sliced of the cone-shaped spit. Like a gyro, it was served on pita, but without the onions, and I thought the meat was a tad milder than a gyro...also accompanied with a yogurt sauce ( but not a tzsisiki-no cucumbers!) , and lettuce and tomato.

I must surmise that it didn't have the lingering after-effects ( cramping, onion breath, guilt, sudden weight gain, shame) that I have often experienced after consuming a gyro...however I'm certain it still packed the same caloric punch as a gyro..

which do you prefer/

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