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Looking for sfiha

omasciarotte Apr 20, 2010 12:22 PM

Hey all you chowhounds out there,

I'm looking for sfiha in the Bay Area. Though I live in the Presidio, I've been known to drive for food so, East or South Bay is alright by me...Thanks!

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  1. Scott M RE: omasciarotte Apr 20, 2010 12:35 PM

    A little old but may still be relevant

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/44756

    1. Melanie Wong RE: omasciarotte Apr 20, 2010 01:03 PM

      The open-face or closed triangle type? If open, then lamacun at Turkish places might suit you. The triangle fatayer used to be made at Good Bites in Belmont but the Arabic offerings have been dwindling over the years, so be sure to check ahead before you make the trip.

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      Good Bites Cafe
      1504 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002

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        Nancee Swartz RE: Melanie Wong Apr 20, 2010 01:59 PM

        I also recommend Good Bites. It does still have offerings you are looking for the last time we visited there.

        Nancee J. Swartz
        Brookline, Ma.

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        Good Bites Cafe
        1504 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002

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          Melanie Wong RE: Nancee Swartz Apr 21, 2010 10:15 PM

          Thanks, Nancee. I dropped into Good Bites last month hoping to grab a lamajoon and none were avaiable. Maybe by special order.

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          Good Bites Cafe
          1504 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002

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        jhinky RE: omasciarotte Apr 21, 2010 11:33 PM

        Zaki Kabob house has a spheeha on its menu. Although I have never tried it - I have pretty much loved most things I have eaten there.

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        Zaki Kabob House
        1101 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706

        1. Robert Lauriston RE: omasciarotte Apr 22, 2010 08:20 AM

          Oasis Market has both open-faced and triangles.

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          Oasis Market
          3045 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609

          1. Melanie Wong RE: omasciarotte Apr 22, 2010 09:03 AM

            Just remembered that closer to home, the bakery inside Royal Market on Geary makes the meat-topped, pizza-like type and spinach-filled triangular turnover type.

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            Royal Market & Bakery
            5335 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA

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              stanbee RE: Melanie Wong Aug 13, 2010 01:14 AM

              also Sunset Deli, Gyros King and Ala Turka for open-faced lachmajun. Have seen but never tried any of these, only those from Royal.

              Royal has a little seen Armenian-Azerbaijani flat bread, called kobat or kubat, stuffed with 6-7 seasonal greens. I like them best in sorrel season. Available mostly on weekends.

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