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  • This juicy meat rotisserie

  • combined with three flavorful sauces,

  • plenty of fresh vegetables,

  • and a warm, fluffy bread

  • make the hearty and heartwarmingner kebab.

  • It's arguably the most popular street food

  • and late-night eat in Berlin

  • and found on nearly every street corner.

  • But only one stall draws a line of both tourists

  • and locals at all hours of the day.

  • It's called Mustafa's Gemüse Kebap.

  • Customer: You can see.

  • [laughs]

  • Customer: It's very juicy. The chicken is amazing.

  • Customer: Look, this is definitely one of the best

  • ner kebab I've ever had.

  • Narrator: Cooking lamb meat on a vertical rotisserie

  • has been a popular tradition

  • in Turkey and throughout the Middle East

  • since the 18th century.

  • But how did thener kabab become

  • a beloved sandwich in Berlin?

  • In the 1960s, Germany was in need of laborers,

  • and so it began inviting Turkish citizens

  • to work in the country.

  • And many of them never left.

  • Today, the country is home to

  • the largest Turkish community outside of Turkey.

  • It's said that one of those Turkish immigrants,

  • Kadir Nurman, was the first to introduce

  • the sandwich to Berlin in the 1970s.

  • Nurman had an idea for feeding customers on the go.

  • He took the originalner plate and stuffed

  • that roasted meat and salad into bread.

  • Many argue that Middle Easterners

  • were eating the sandwich long before

  • it made its move to Germany's capital.

  • But Berlin claims it as their own today.

  • Customer: The guy from the hostel told us that

  • it's a good place to go.

  • He had told us that we should expect a queue.

  • That's what we are experiencing.

  • Customer: But not too long, actually.

  • Maybe 20 minutes.

  • Customer: No, 45 minutes, something.

  • Customer: It can get very, very long,

  • like one hour

  • at 7, 8 p.m., when,

  • especially in the weekend.

  • Narrator: Every morning, they bring in a new piece

  • of rotisseriener meat,

  • which weighs about 330 pounds

  • and is prepared and served throughout the day.

  • Once the meat is ready and the ingredients are prepared,

  • Mustafa Gemüse Kebap opens for business

  • and is ready to take its first orders of the day.

  • Narrator: Despite offering a variety of sandwiches

  • and snacks, their most popular dish

  • is by far the traditionalner kebab.

  • So what goes into this famous sandwich?

  • First, a freshly baked piece of bread

  • is buttered and toasted.

  • Then the specialty sauces are mixed

  • together inside the bread.

  • Next, layers of thinly sliced meat are added,

  • followed by grilled vegetables

  • and your fresh salad of choice.

  • Topped off with cheese and a squeeze of lemon.

  • And...

  • Customer: It was great. It was awesome.

  • I'm quite blown away.

  • Customer: I liked it very much.

  • Narrator: Gemüse in German means vegetables,

  • and ensuring only fresh vegetables go into the sandwich

  • is what makes Mustafa Gemüse so special.

  • Narrator: Döner kebab is not just a sandwich;

  • it is definitely a full meal.

  • Customer: On Mustafa's Gemüse Kebap.

  • Customer: Yeah. [laughing]

  • Customer: Mustafa Gemüse Kebap!

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/01
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