Gyros and shawarma. Call them shaved meat sandwiches. Or just simply refer to them as delicious slices of meaty yum tucked into griddle warmed pita. Actually, I don’t care what you call them, just get yourself to Gyro Zone, a new gyro and shawarma sandwich shop that has opened in University Place.
Husband and wife Ali Abumathneh and Amal Burini opened their small sandwich cafe July 20 in a location that previously housed Gyros Place. Abumathneh and Burini were not affiliated with that restaurant. Rather, this is the first restaurant for the couple, although Abumathneh has years experience cooking with his cousins at their Seattle restaurant, Aladdin. Burini grew up in Port Orchard and University Place. Read more »