Taim’s Hummus Sandwich May Be One of My New Favorite Summer Lunches
Much has been said about Taim’s falafal, and when you’ve waited on their serious line, it’s hard not come away with that fried goodness. But with warmer weather finally on the horizon, I’ve been craving a slightly lighter lunch and my go-to has been their hummus sandwich.
The hummus sandwich ($5.50) is a quarter cheaper than the falafel sandwich and it comes stuffed with israeli salad, quinoa salad, pickled cabbage salad, tahini sauce, and their “lavishly rich” hummus. Add ins like egg, kalamata olives and feta cheese will cost you fifty cents to one dollar extra, but you can get pickles and spicy peppers for free (just be sure to ask when you place your order). Also, if you like their amba (mango chutney) or spicy S’rug (Yemeni hot sauce), let them know when you order so they can drizzle it in the sandwich.
The hummus pita (stuffed with as much salad and sauce as I can fit) is my standard order at Maoz Falafel and Taim’s is not only cheaper (the Maoz version is $5.75 plus tax) but you have the benefit of professional layering action and don’t have to worry about the “Maoz double dip”
Adding a smoothie ($5.50) will take you just over the ML limit, but on a hot day I can definitely commend the Strawberry-Raspberry-Thai Basil smoothie. The Thai Basil complements the strawberry and raspberry without overwhelming. This is lighter and less sweet than the smoothies from places like Jamba, and is super refreshing.
Taim should be on 52nd Btwn Lex & 3rd today, but as always, be sure to check the Twitter Tracker before you go for any last minute schedule changes.