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Hamada Update

Melanie Wong | Sep 17, 2001 12:30 AM

On Thursday I wandered over to Hamada (Union & Hyde in SF), the Egyptian coffee and kebab house, to buy a snack. The mini orange coffee cake looked particularly good, and it was when my appetite returned the next day. A tender buttery crumb, a little glaze, lots of intense orange rind, and soaked with orange syrup. Big enough for two servings and well-worth $2.65.

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