Definition of shawarma
: a sandwich especially of sliced lamb or chicken, vegetables, and often tahini wrapped in pita bread
Recent Examples of shawarma from the Web
Other options include The Falafel Guys, serving a great shawarma sandwich; Roll MKE, with burgers and sandwiches; and old stalwart Streetza, offering pizza by the slice.
The Middle Eastern menu features both gyros and shawarma.
Expect authentic Lebanese food — everything from freshly made manakeesh (flat bread) and tabbouleh to chicken kabob and beer shawarma.
The company's offerings have evolved to include products ranging from riced cauliflower, which can be used in gluten-free pizza crust and sides and salads, to chicken shawarma that is fully cooked and ready to heat and serve.
In addition, Israeli foods, such as baklava, falafel, halva, kebab, shashik and shawarma were featured at various food stations, as were fruit juices.
Downtown 10e Restaurant will have specials including a steak and egg poutine; and a duck shawarma wrap.
Having spun on a rotisserie under a coat of herbs, it is carved off in long strips, like shawarma, and draped over very soft flageolets.
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Origin and Etymology of shawarma
Levantine Arabic shāwurma sliced lamb on a skewer, from Turkish çevirme, literally, turn, rotation, from çevir- turn
First Known Use: 1953See Words from the same year
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