Like a gentle dragon or the earth itself, a falafel's rough exterior belies its inner warmth. Crunch through outer shells with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Mediterranean fare at Jerusalem Foods in Chandler.
Jerusalem Foods—a hybrid grocery store and restaurant—serves heaps of meats that adhere to halal dietary restrictions. Sandwiches, kebabs, and the menu's other Mediterranean eats heartily fill plates, much to the delight of swarming shoppers. Falafel platters cater to vegetarian tastes with 6 ($4.99) or 12 patties ($8.99) spiced with onions, garlic, parsley, and cilantro and served with a sidecar of tahini sauce and veggies. Conversely, the mixed-grill entree ($8.99) invites eaters to explore the breadth of their culinary literacy with lamb or beef shish kebab joining chicken kebab and shish kafta—a blend of meticulously seasoned ground beef and lamb that's fit for any prizefighter's list of acceptable meals or jab targets.
961 W Ray Rd.
Chandler, Arizona 85225