Fast food in Sofia: Good Doner Kebap made by an expat lawyer

Written by on August 10, 2016 in Leisure, Sofia - No comments

Whoever has tried Doner Kebap in neighbouring Turkey or in Berlin-Neukölln (Little Istanbul, in Germany), will be able to differentiate between the real thing and the forgery. Making Doner Kebap is an art form not everyone is good at. Especially in Sofia, some doner people do not provide the kind of quality one should expect. Nor are they friendly. As you have already guessed, there is at least one exception.

In the centre of Sofia, Hussein Bader makes doner of good quality for a more than reasonable price. Next to a pet shop, on Exarch Yosif Street, between Serdica and Veslets streets, this little place has a friendly atmosphere, because Hussein is not just good at making doner, but he serves his customers with friendliness. This even applied after he accidentally burnt his left hand in boiling oil. Good customers, who go there almost every day, will even get a piece on falafel to consume, at times, while they wait.

Hussein was not always a doner guy. He studied law in Damascus, until things turned bad in Syria. That was when he came to Bulgaria, two years ago. Doner? Hussein is the guy.

(Photo: IM)




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