Globalization has changed society so much that it prompted Thomas Friedman to write a book called The World is Flat -- but what the Pulitzer-winning columnist didn't mention is that The World is Fat! Fill your belly with that interconnectedness, at DC Shawarma.
From an Ethiopian chef who, fearing DC was over-saturated with his native cuisine, decided to train in the art of Lebanese food in Canada, DCS is hitting the streets with two built-in cooking spits from which to shave off tender protein; you'll recognize it by the green and orange rays emanating out of the back tires, whose similarity to the Rising Sun flag means no matter the make, this truck's an International. The deal:
Shawarma: Packed into a thin pita along with lettuce/ tomato/ turnips and your choice of three sauces (garlic, tahini, or hummus), both options (chicken or a tasty combo of beef & lamb) have been marinated for 24hrs w/ cumin, a blend of citrus, and a whopping 10 other spices that didn’t make this list, even though they all Wannabe mentioned.
Sides: Get healthy with tabbouleh, or blow up with a serving of poutine, the Québécois gut-bomb consisting of hand-cut fries, feta, oregano, fresh cheese curds, 'shrooms, steak or pulled pork, and one of 10 sauces -- whichever you choose, your belly will in no way resemble Friedman's brave new world.