Fried eggplant. Dan Perez

The Story Behind an Iconic Israeli Street Food: The Sabich

Hungry patrons of a small kiosk owned by Iraqi immigrants demanded something good to eat – and an Israeli street sandwich was born

Rina Halabi sits on a tall stool in the kitchen peeling hundreds of hard-boiled eggs. Since she lost her husband, Sabich Zvi, five years ago, she has made it a habit to come every morning to the family’s...

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