Thursday Podcast: Prodigious Pita Producer

February 26, 2009

The Sanabel Bakery (no relation to the island in Florida) has just opened in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood. Run by Pierre Mounsef, who used to operate a popular Lebanese restaurant down the street, he now spends his days shoulder-deep in flour, sugar and yeast, cranking out tens of thousands of pita loaves everyday. I spoke with his son, Ellie, about the growing demand for local, homemade pita. 2009-02-26 Pita 2009-02-26 Pita