The Life of a Chickpea

Falafel Pita Sandwich topped by a customer

The life of a chickpea in our shop. The chickpea is a majestic little nugget. It is compact, beautifully curved like a cute little butt, and it is able to be eaten in many many forms. Hummus, falafel, chickpea salad… those are just a few. Fresh chickpeas are used in salads (recipe here), eaten drizzled…

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Washington Post: Best of DC 2016 – BEST LATE NIGHT EATS

BEST LATE NIGHT EATS Oily. Salty. Crunchy. Amsterdam Falafelshop achieves a late-night trifecta with well-executed chickpea fritters in the hull of every pita pocket. Combine those falafel balls with late-night judgment and a topping bar packed with crisp salads, pickled vegetables and Middle Eastern condiments and you’ve found a comfort for the walking inebriated. Golden…

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Culture Trip: 10 Delicious Dishes Under $15 – Nov 2016

While in Washington, D.C., delight your tastebuds without breaking the bank — casual eateries are the real gems here. Here are the best cheap dishes you must eat while in the District. Drunken falafel is the quintessential D.C. experience, but it’s also pretty delightful to eat while sober. The fast-casual joint welcomes hoards of locals…

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