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Encyclopedia > Zankou Chicken

Zankou Chicken is a small family-owned chain of Middle-Eastern fast casual restaurants within the Los Angeles area. Their specialty is rotisserie chicken served with a unique and very popular garlic paste and pita bread. Additionally, Zankou serves other Middle-Eastern favorites such as hummus, falafel, and shawarma. A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... A fast casual restaurant is a type of restaurant which is similar to a fast-food restaurant in that it does not offer full table service, but promises a somewhat higher quality of food and atmosphere. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Rotisserie Spit Roast redirects here. ... Trinomial name Gallus gallus domesticus A chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated bird which is often raised as a type of poultry. ... Binomial name Allium sativum L. Garlic (Allium sativum) is a perennial plant in the family Alliaceae and genus Allium, closely related to the onion, shallot, and leek. ... This article is in need of attention. ... One might be looking for peta. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Classic hummus simplex, Yemeni dish Hummus (Arabic: حُمُّص ; Armenian translit: hamos; Greek: Χούμους; Hebrew: חומוס; also spelled houmous, hommus, or humus) is a dip made of chickpea paste and tahini (sesame seed paste), with flavorings such as olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and paprika. ... Falafel balls Falafel (Arabic فلافل ( ), Hebrew פלאפל (falafel), also known in Egypt as طعمية ta`amiyya), is a fried ball or patty of spiced fava beans or chickpeas. ... Shawarma Shawarma (Arabic: شاورما ) also spelled shwarma, shawerma, or shoarma from Turkish word çevirme (read chevirme) meaning one that is rotated and which became shewerme under Arabic pronunciation) is a Middle Eastern-style sandwich usually composed of beef, chicken, or lamb. ...


Origins

The chain was established within the United States in 1984 by the Iskenderian family, an Armenian family from Beirut, Lebanon that immigrated to Los Angeles, California. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Central Beirut Beirut (Arabic: ‎ translit: ) is the capital, largest city, and chief seaport of Lebanon. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ...


In January 2003, after a heated argument, Zankou Chicken operator Mardiros Iskenderian shot and killed his sister, Dzovig Marjik, and his mother Margarit Iskenderian; he then took his own life in a double-murder suicide. It is believed that Mardiros was in the late stages of colon and brain cancer, which might have affected his mental faculties.


External link

  • Zankou Chicken Official Site

 
 

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