Last Updated April 20, 2015
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Photo: Souvla
Why We Love It: Because its thoroughly Greek. Souvla, named for the spit, or skewer, on which meat is roasted in Greece, celebrates a meat culture that we don't readily find in this neck of the woods. Spit-roasted meats are served up on pita bread with spiced yogurt sauces—a welcome dose of classic Mediterranean flavor that works best on the rainiest of San Francisco days.


Related: Read Jessica Battilana's take on Souvla in 10 Things to Eat Right Now from the Winter 2015 issue. 

Souvla’s Feta-Brined Rotisserie Chicken
Somewhere along the line, chicken became the butt of culinary jokes, the milquetoast order that meant a diner had neither an advanced palate nor a sense of adventure. Yet Zuni Café’s roast chicken has enduring popularity, and lines continue to form at Roli Roti’s weekly stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Another bird to add to your list: Souvla’s rotisserie chicken. Continue reading...

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