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Halal Guys Adds Spicy LAMB To Their Menu For The First Time

The Halal Guys have been rapidly expanding across the globe, going from their famous street carts in New York to having over 90 locations worldwide. While they’re known for the chicken and beef gyro combo plates and sandwiches, the street food icon is adding spicy lamb to their lineup for the first time ever.

Spicy Lamb marks the first new protein to arrive on the Halal Guys menu. Made from the lamb shoulder, the meat is braised with an aromatic blend of Middle Eastern herbs and spices that also provide a spicy kick.

It’s not as fiery as the chain’s notoriously nuclear hot sauce, but the lamb still has plenty of punch when it comes to heat.

You can find the Spicy Lamb as an option for platters and sandwiches at all Halal Guys locations in the US and Canada for a limited time.

Photos by Pete Pham


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The Halal Guys Made A Giant Gyro Meat Platter, Here’s Where And Why

If you’ve ever eaten at The Halal Guys, you know why people wait in lines out the door for it.

The New York-based gyro restaurant is without a doubt addicting, so seeing its delicious meats, pita bread, and famous ‘White Sauce’ on a MASSIVE 52-inch platter will make you feel a bit tingly, to say the least.

The larger-than-life platter will be a part of FOODBEAST’s upcoming food festival, Meat Street Presented by the Makers of SPAM Brand at MainPlace Mall in Santa Ana, California.

The Halal Guys will be in the festival’s all-you-can-consume VIP section, as festival-goers will be served their epic chicken and beef kebabs, hummus, rice, lettuce, tomato, and pita bread.

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The festival will be a meat lover’s dream, featuring not only this enormous halal platter, but several exclusive food items throughout the VIP and “Marketplace,” where one can pay as they go.

MEAT STREET is going down Saturday April 22, at the Santa Ana MainPlace Mall. For more event information or tickets please visit www.eatmeatstreet.com.

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Kosher And Halal Animal Slaughter Now Banned In Denmark

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On Monday, Demark has issued a ban on the religious slaughter of animals. The move garnered tremendous backlash from both Jewish and Muslim communities, Time reports.

Because of the ban, slaughterhouses are now required to stun animals before they’re killed. Before, religious communities were given a pass when it came to this. However, that’s not happening any longer.

Dan Jørgensen, the Danish minister for agriculture and food, told Demark’s TV2 that “Animal rights come before religion.”

The Independent reports that activists are upset over the change calling it a “clear interference in religious freedom.”

Under both kashrut and halal laws, Jews and Muslims will not consume meat unless the animal is killed with a single slice to the neck, with the intent being to minimize the pain.