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    King of Donair

    September 1, 2018 in Canada ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Here is a bit of background on our dinner choice tonight:

    In the early 1970s, a man tried to introduce Canada to the Gyro, a popular food from his home country, Greece.
    He soon realized that the taste of the traditional Gyro was not as popular in Canada as it was in Greece so he decided to make some adjustments. He replaced the lamb with beef and the tzatziki with a sweet sauce he created and called it a Donair. In 1973 he opened King of Donair on Quinpool Road in Halifax which still operates today serving the traditional tastes and spices of the original King of Donair recipe.Read more