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Shwarma- Best Of, and Jerusalem, Garlic 'n Lemons, Falafel King, etc., plus Lamb Kabobs


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Shwarma- Best Of, and Jerusalem, Garlic 'n Lemons, Falafel King, etc., plus Lamb Kabobs

opinionatedchef | Apr 3, 2011 12:22 AM

O.K. i readily admit it; i'm late to the shwarma party. All these years i have been ordering lamb kabob instead because I thought shwarma would be a) ground and plain and b) dry. So, foolish me. The spicy chicken shwarma wrap at Garlic 'n Lemons has opened up my palate. So I have 3 questions:

- Have you tasted the Garlic 'n Lemons spicy chicken shwarma but you prefer another version, and if so, where plse.?

- Who has side dishes as good as G 'n L, or more unusual?for instance, the mouska salad at Azama and GnL, the avocado salad at Azama,and the 'couscous' salad at GnL(this is the link to my GnL review, mentioning the sides i loved):

- Nadeau wrote up Jerusalem Pita and Grill in Jan. How does their shwarma compare?


is their "laffa" bread the same as Garlic 'n Lemons' saj bread? If not, what is it like plse?I am always intrugued by unusual flat breads- like the one used for wraps at Sofra and the Tunisian place in Camb.

- and lastly, I may as well ask a related question:Lamb Kabobs: who actually puts theirs in a flavorful marinade that makes theirs 'the best'? i just have not been really wowed by any that i've had: fordee's. sami's,rami's, falafel king, azama, demo's. They're good, but plain, and it's always the accompanying sauce that gives them punch. I can't remember what i thought of them at sabra in harv sq. last time i was there..........

Thanks much for your help.

1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Azama Grill
54 Harvard Ave, Boston, MA 02134

Garlic 'n Lemons
133 Harvard Ave, Boston, MA 02134

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