Chicken Shawarma at Duzan ($5)

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

These are fat times for shawarma lovers in New York, and diverse ones, too. With Lebanese, Palestinian, Kosher Jewish, and Egyptian shawarma-makers—for starters—all around the city, shawarma lovers can really taste the rainbow of spit-roasted meat sandwiches.

We've called out a number of favorites, from Souk El Shater and the King of Falafel's exemplary lamb and beef shawarma to the uniquely spiced lamb version at Wafa's to the top-notch chicken sandwiches at Duzan, Mr. Broadway, and Karam. Now tell us: what are yours?

We also want to know what's most important for a great shawarma. Do you prioritize crisp edges or juicy meat? What kind of pita do you think is best? What are your favorite fillings and sauces? Let it all out in the comments.


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