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From “Mama Dahab to Zizou Natana”… the most famous food carts on the streets of Cairo

10:14 PM

Thursday 11 November 2021

Written by – Nour Jamal

Do not be surprised if you pass the streets of Cairo one day, and see names such as “Zizou, Natana and Al-Jahsh”, because they are in fact the names of famous food trucks, which have become widely known. In this context, we review the most famous food carts.

– colt:

Al-Jahsh Restaurant, which specializes in selling beans and falafel for more than 30 years, gained great fame among its competitors, and became frequented by a large number of art stars and tourists. He owns a shop now, but he kept the cart that was the source of his livelihood and fame.

The price of the bean and falafel sandwich starts from 3 pounds, and the bean dish next to bread and salads starts at 10 pounds.

Address: 3 Abdel Majid Al-Labban Street, off Port Said Street, El Helmiya, El Sayeda Zeinab.

– Mama Dahab (a story of struggle and honor):

Mama Dahab, the 45-year-old owner of the liver wagon in Downtown, gained great fame after social media pioneers circulated many videos of her on social networking sites, and she serves food to her customers with love and a smile, and she was not satisfied with that but also gave advice to teenage girls, so he called her Her clients are “Mama Dahab”.

Dahab Ghareeb began her struggle story in 2002, after obtaining a bachelor’s degree in foreign trade, and began helping her mother on the food cart until President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi honored her during the Seventh National Youth Conference in the Administrative Capital in 2009.

Address: Qasr El Nil Corridor, Downtown

– Zizou Stink:

One of the most famous shops specialized in making liver and sausage sandwiches. It started its life with a cart in 1962 and later developed into a large store. The menu contained only two types of liver and sausage, until it became a specialist in grills, crepes and sandwiches.

The shop was widely known in Egypt and abroad, and it was frequented by a large group of artists and media professionals, and was hosted by the artist, Esaad Younes, on her “Her Excellency” program.

Sandwiches prices start from 13 pounds, the price of liver and sausage, and Syrian shawarma starts at 30 pounds.

Address: 1 Aboul Fotouh Square, Al Banhawi St., in front of Al Moez Gates, from the Army Street, near Bab Al Shaeria Square.

– hoarseness:

It is one of the oldest and most popular meat dishes in Egypt, serving all meat fruits or what is known as “Al-Samin” for more than 100 years. What happiness is upon him.

The mixed meat dish contains mombar, kofta, kidney, roasted meat and liver, and the mixed dessert platter consists of spleen, fasha, tongue, mumbar, liver and roasted meat, and its prices range from 50 to 80 pounds, varying according to size.
Address: Nasiriyah, Sayeda Zainab

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