Iraq Shawerma (where to buy?)
I have a hankering for an Iraqi "Gus" or "Shawerma" sandwich. Anyone have recommendations i the D.C. or NOVA area? I know other countries/restaurants have it but I'm looking for the kind particular to Iraq. With the pickled radishes like at the amsterdam falafel place and chopped tomatoes. If you can help I'd be grateful!
The lamb schwarma at Lebanese Butcher has the pickled turnips and I think the tomatoes but I don't recall the sauce. The chicken schwarma has a very garlicky mayo and the turnips.
Lebanese Butcher & Restaurant
109 E Annandale Rd, Falls Church, VA 22046
Why doesn't someone open a tiny Iraqi restaurant?
People in this city are educated, open-minded and curious. the fact that we are at war in their country would draw a lot of customers, just b/c they'd be curious about the people we have this frenetic relationship with.