Halal Food Cart Trip

Think flavorsome soft orange rice topped with succulent juicy chicken and scrumptious pita bread melting into your mouth. Now feel the delectable mouthwatering white sauce drizzling onto your taste buds. Hungry now? The 52rd and 6th Halal food cart, known as The Halal Guys is renowned for making some of the best Halal food in Manhattan. The word Halal in Arabic means permitted or lawful. Halal foods are foods that are allowed under Islamic dietary guidelines which include the rules of Muslims not being able to consume:

  • pork or pork by products
  • animals that were dead prior to slaughtering
  • animals not slaughtered properly or not slaughtered in the name of Allah
  • blood and blood by products
  • alcohol
  • carnivorous animals
  • birds of prey
  • land animals without external ears

Halal has been considered one of the most humane ways to kill slaughter an animal. Muslims are taught to kill an animal with respect, limiting the amount of pain the animal will endure.

The Halal Guys has delicious food ranging from pork, chicken and lamb dishes. Although there is a long line, many have said that the food is well worth the wait.

My lips were burning after eating. I’m definitely going back for more.’
Michelle, 16

‘I didn’t expect that type of delicious food off the streets. It was fantastic!’
Alara, 15

Need a cheap hearty meal for a mighty lunch or a late night dinner after a show? Visit the Halal Guys on 6th Ave & W 53rd St.

Source: Fatty Friday

By Natalie Ho

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