Falafel is a fried ball or patty made from spiced fava beans and/or chickpeas. It is a popular form of fast food in the Middle East. Falafel is often ordered as a vegetarian substitute for meat in a sandwich (pita).
Falafel in Davis:
- Ali Baba - Persian cuisine includes falafel
- Café Méditerranée - Offers falafel in a pita, or on a plate with rice and two side dishes
- Sam's Mediterranean Cuisine - Falafel Mondays (free drink with falafel)