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Shawarma Gets the “Avengers” Stamp-of-Approval

Shawarma, a Middle Eastern street food staple, makes a guest appearance in the recently released The Avengers movie. OK, it might not have a starring role, but Iron Man (a.k.a. Robert Downey Jr.) does crave some after a kick-ass battle scene. “Have you ever tried shawarma?” Iron Man asks Captain America. “There’s a shawarma joint […]

Why I Love Kalustyan’s

Kalustyan’s, an iconic spice market in New York City, is the ultimate source for spices, chiles, grains, nuts, chocolate, cookware and all sorts of food things Middle Eastern, South Asian and other cuisines with a strong spice bent. It is one of my all-time favorite places to shop and get inspired to cook. They are […]

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