At a roadside diner in rural Pennsylvania, I came across a menu item I've never seen before: a "Greek omelet" made with feta and gyro meat. I took a shot in the dark and ordered it, and the result was exquisite.
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A gryo-spiced meat mixture is formed into little patties, grilled, and topped with tzatziki and pickled peperoncini for one tasty sandwich. So what if we broke a major burger rule in the process?
A gryo-spiced beef-and-lamb mixture is formed into little patties, grilled, and topped with tzatziki and pickled peperoncini for one tasty sandwich.
It's easy to drive by Hungry Pocket Falafel House hundreds of times before you realize that this tiny run-down shack on Pico Boulevard is home to delicious Middle Eastern fare. The dilapidated exterior may even make you question whether or not it's safe to go inside, but have no fear: you'll be welcomed instantly and the food is well worth it.
The Lamb and Beef Gyro ($6.95) at the Hummus and Pita Co. is much more judiciously proportioned than what you'll find at most street carts around town.