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Ideas in Food vs. The Turkey Club Sandwich

This is by no means a traditional turkey club sandwich: It is loaded with deeply roasted turkey-and-pork-belly shawarma, and accented with a flavorful bacon mayonnaise. All those rich ingredients are balanced with fresh tomato slices and peppery baby arugula. And while a classic turkey club has three layers of bread, we ditched the middle layer because we found it makes the sandwich too hard to eat without adding much that the other two bread slices don't already deliver. More

The Turkey Club Shawarma Sandwich With Pork Belly and Enhanced Mayo

This is by no means a traditional turkey club sandwich: It is loaded with deeply roasted turkey-and-pork-belly shawarma, and accented with a flavorful bacon mayonnaise. All those rich ingredients are balanced with fresh tomato slices and peppery baby arugula. And while a classic turkey club has three layers of bread, we ditched the middle layer because we found it makes the sandwich too hard to eat without adding much that the other two bread slices don't already deliver. More

The Man Who Brought Chicken Shawarma to Chicago?

From the Chicago Sun-Times: "I didn't start shawarma in the world, but I started it here," said [Abed] Moughrabi, a Palestinian from Bethlehem who immigrated to America in 1972. "I know no one sold it in Chicago before me." If his claim is true, Chicagoans, you can thank him in person at The Nile Restaurant (1611 East 55th Street, Chicago IL; 773-324-9499).... More

Grilling: Turkey Shawarama

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel] There's nothing I miss more from my time in Israel than shawarma. I'm not exaggerating—I had shawarma in a pita or laffa almost everyday during my six months there. Like my previous experience making tacos al pastor,... More

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