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    Doner kebabs in Utah?

    We've still got some Turkish posters here, right? I find myself craving doner kebabs... is there any place in Utah to get authentic ones? I suspect the answer is no, but it doesn't hurt to ask.

    Barring that, does anyone know of any gyro places that actually cook in the traditional style (shaving meat from a vertically rotating spit)? I had one once at a county fair a few years back, but aside from that all of my gyro experiences in Utah have been pretty bad (processed meat as opposed to real, shaved meat).
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    donner is israeli.

    those arabs stole it from them JEWS.


    just kidding. arab and jewish cuisine have a lot in common.

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    Turks aren't Arabs
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    Quote Originally Posted by colton View Post
    We've still got some Turkish posters here, right? I find myself craving doner kebabs... is there any place in Utah to get authentic ones? I suspect the answer is no, but it doesn't hurt to ask.

    Barring that, does anyone know of any gyro places that actually cook in the traditional style (shaving meat from a vertically rotating spit)? I had one once at a county fair a few years back, but aside from that all of my gyro experiences in Utah have been pretty bad (processed meat as opposed to real, shaved meat).
    If you're really hard up then you could hit up the Mexican place in SLC that cuts pork and pineapple from a vertically rotating spit. Wierd combo for me but it's a chain so I guess people like it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DutchJazzer View Post
    donner is israeli.

    those arabs stole it from them JEWS.


    just kidding. arab and jewish cuisine have a lot in common.

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    I've met very few Arab tourists and businessmen during 35 years of my life, I'm Turk, living in Turkiye.
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    Sorry, can't help. If you ever happen to come by, I can make you experience some crazy tasty iskender döner treats though.

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    i have two doner places within a stonesthrow of my apartment.

    we have puten (turkey) and kalb (beef).

    colton did you have a favorite? most places serve Putenfleisch
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    Quote Originally Posted by Revolution 9 View Post
    i have two doner places within a stonesthrow of my apartment.
    Niener niener

    we have puten (turkey) and kalb (beef).

    colton did you have a favorite? most places serve Putenfleisch
    I don't think I ever had turkey. Come to think of it, I'm not sure what the meat was in the places I frequented in Germany. Some type of beef or lamb, I'd guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Revolution 9 View Post
    i have two doner places within a stonesthrow of my apartment.

    we have puten (turkey) and kalb (beef).

    colton did you have a favorite? most places serve Putenfleisch
    Turkey? I thought most were a beef/lamb combo.

    Not that it helps you, colton, but I had one yesterday in Adams Morgan
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    Quote Originally Posted by bordelais7 View Post
    ...I had one yesterday in Adams Morgan
    You guys are killing me.
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    BTW, döner means "rotating" in Turkish.
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    dat meat + hummus + garlic sauce.
    hits the spot every time bros. every time.

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    I ate at this place the other day:

    http://www.facebook.com/elmexiquense

    They do "al Pastor" which apparently is the Mexican version of doner kebab:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_pastor

    I had the nachos and my buddy had a chimichanga, both "al pastor". It's not exactly what you're looking for, but I thought it was really good.

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    Well, if you can't find doner kebaps then I got a couple of mighty fine, devilish tips for you.

    Tip 1: the middle eastern people other than the Turks love to eat doner kebap too. The difference being, it's called shawarma down there. So barring wee variations it is basically the same food. The devil even took his time and googled it for you; voila shawarma a.k.a. doner kebap in salt lake city:

    http://www.mazzacafe.com/
    http://www.ofalafeletc.com/
    http://www.laylagrill.com/

    Tip 2: Devil's moles informed him that one of the biggest doner kebap fans in the world, Memo Okur, used to still his cravings at a place called Atlantic Cafe Market. Although it is called Gyros down there, which is normally not authentic since Greek's meat of preference is pork, this one seems to be legit as it is made from lamb and beef.

    http://www.atlanticcafemarketslc.com/

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    Thanks to both of the last two posters! Jazzmanian devil's suggestions in particular seem helpful and I'll definitely try out some of those restaurants next time I'm in SLC (I live in Utah County).
    "He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?" --Micah 6:8
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