OK, when someone mentions Lebanese restaurant, what do you think of? You probably think of a generally healthy mix of vegetables and starches with your occasional meat, right? Something like this:
At no time what so ever would this cross your mind:
A Lebanese burger joint in Astoria, Queens, [New York City], is serving up a quarter-pound cheeseburger on a sugary doughnut bun, complete with slices of halal turkey bacon.
“It sounds pretty gross,” admitted Crave Shack co-owner Firas Zabib, 24. “But it’s different, and it actually does taste good.”
This halal bad boy will set you back US$6.50 (LBP 9,750) and at least 1500 calories.