How do you roll?
Kathi loyalists, it’s time for a food fight. Shawarma joints seem to be mushrooming in the city, but will the Lebanese wrap beat Kolkata’s signature roll? Shawarma Nation, a month old restaurant at Anwar Shah Road, is the latest in a line of over ten places selling the Kaathi’s foreign relative. A few years ago people would walk into the popular patisserie Kookie Jar and ask “What’s that?” The trend took some time to catch on but now seems to have grown big enough to threaten the native. The Park Hotel’s street food outlet called the Street serves both wraps. “The drawback of the Shawarma is that there is no vegetarian version . People have attempted versions using cottage cheese and