Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Charleston Edition: Sinbad's Pizza & Mediterranean Food

Sinbad Pizza

Sinbad's Pizza & Mediterranean Food is located in Kanawha City and dishes out unique pizzas, gyros, shish kabob, falafel, kibbeh and more.

Sinbad Pizza

There are just two tables inside, so most of the orders are takeout. I wasn't sure what I wanted, so I waited til I got to the restaurant to look over the whole menu first.

Sinbad Pizza

One thing that isn't on the menu - and was my main motivation for checking this place out - is a halal beef pepperoni roll.  A friend told me I had to try it, so I asked for one and the owner was happy to make one for me.

The word "halal" means "permissible" in Arabic, and when it comes to food, it means nourishment that follows Islamic law, according to BBC News. Under Islamic law, meat must come from an animal that was killed according to specific practices. The animal must have been alive and healthy when it was slaughtered, and the kill must come from a cut to the jugular, carotid artery and the windpipe, BBC News reports. (Huffington Post)
Sinbad PizzaThe pepperoni roll looks more like a calzone, but it had cheese and beef pepperoni, which definitely has a unique taste.

Sinbad Pizza

And, I got a gyro for later.

Sinbad Pizza

It was not on the thicker pita I'm used to for a gyro, but the thinner flour tortilla you would see on shawarma. It was stuffed with lamb meat, lettuce, tomato, onion, feta and cucumber sauce.

Sinbad Pizza

What's your favorite item?

Sinbads Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato