Thursday, August 19, 2010

Döner macht schöner!

I think Ian still has dreams about the sweet döner we left behind. For those of you unfamiliar with the tastiness of tasty, here is the expert on all things, Wikipedia:

"Doner kebab (Turkish: döner kebap or döner kebabı, literally "rotating roast", often abbreviated as döner), is a Middle Eastern dish made of lamb meat (mainly) cooked on a vertical spit and sliced off to order. Two similar dishes are called shawarma in Arabic and gyros in Greek,although ingredients and sauces differ.

A version developed to suit German tastes by Turkish immigrants in Berlin has become one of Germany's most popular fast food dishes; in fact, Annual sales in Germany amount to 2.5 billion euros ($4.61 billion)"

Berlin Döner Kebab

Ian practically teared up when we ate our last ones before returning to Seattle in the shop below our apartment in Friedrichshain.

We are almost back to our beloved döner and every once in a while, when the craving is especially bad, I remember the döner song about the ...

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~ cheryl said...

Your dad thinks the Doner song sounds suspiciously like a beer song.

Anonymous said...

He is saying something like:
"I have an onion on my head.
I am a doener,
makes me pretty"

We're Back in Berlin Ja!

We're Back in Berlin Ja!
ebe & ian at Yak-toberfest 2008