Saj Hut introduces itself as a place which sells Lebanese shawarma. It is good to count the growing numbers of restaurants in Iloilo which serves Middle Eastern flavors. Like other restaurants, this place is serving food with tradition.
The owner did not Google or Youtube it but rather his personal knowledge, skills and tradition. Not just for the sake of offering something new in the hearts of the Ilonggos but as well as sharing a piece of the place where they have been through.
Saj Hut Menu
For those who have not travelled yet to this part of the world (like me). The menu of Saj Hut offers a part of Middle East for us to try.
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What You Can Have
Their flagship shawarma as their “saj” wraps. The main ingredient is not just ground pork or beef. This is a carefully prepared pork, beef and chicken shawarma.
Saj is the term for the freshly made flat bread they use for wraps.
Also, they are serving rice meals where you can try their biryani chicken and kafta.
Photos by: Francis Gomez
How to Get There
Saj Hut is located at their place in Alta Tierra Village in Jaro. When commuting, the best routes passing by the area are Jaro Liko NFA, Jaro Liko Tagbak Terminal and Leganes.
You can ask the tricycle and trisikad drivers for the exact location.
Through the years, another cuisine that is evidently growing in numbers in the city are the ones offering a Middle Eastern flavor. Ilonggos welcome the flavors of these diversity of dishes even it is a little far from the palate we have
It may look like a typical meal of meat, vegetables and sauces but the food experiences is such pleasing that it already feels like you have travelled the world.
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