The snack that tells a story (but whose?)

Some notes on arayes

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Arayes

The basics

A grilled pita sandwich filled with ground meat (usually lamb or beef) and a mixture of onion, tomato, and garlic. Bit of a crunch on the outside, nice and soft inside.

The place

Levant area of the eastern Mediterranean. Probably originated in Lebanon or Palestine.

The story

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