Does anyone know if this is available in Toronto?
From its Wikipedia entry:
Sabich, served in a pita bread wrap, traditionally contains fried eggplant, hard boiled eggs, hummus, tahini, Israeli salad, potato, parsley and amba (a mango pickle). Traditionally it is made with eggs cooked for a long time until the white of the egg becomes brown. Sometimes it is doused with hot sauce and sprinkled with minced onion.
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re: Spice City Toronto
I've had it at the old dr laffa (north location). Wasn't bad, but a bit off the mark. The eggplant was dryish/burnt and I don't remember if there wasn't enough amba or it just didn't taste right/strong enough. I'll probably try the new dr laffa one of these days....but may hold out until the next tel aviv trip for the really good stuff.
I was at Cold Tea on Sunday. Top chef Dustin Gallager did a pop-up bbq. He served a phenomenal Iraqi sabich + grilled pineapple (dipped in ginger ale and rum) for $10.
The eggplants were grilled, not fried, and the eggs were soft boiled.
It was a delicious!!
From Dustin's Twit:
According to the chef, he is in the process of opening a restaurant with "similar type of food" on Queen W.