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In Tel Aviv, hummus comes with its own vocabulary

The hummus at Avazi, in Tel Aviv’s Hatikva neighborhood, has a concave shape and filling of fava beans. The hummus at Avazi, in Tel Aviv’s Hatikva neighborhood, has a concave shape and filling of fava beans. (Ted Weesner Jr. for The Boston Globe)
By Ted Weesner Jr.
Globe Correspondent / September 16, 2009

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TEL AVIV - Treat yourself to a plate of hummus, pita hot from the oven, and an icy beer at an outdoor cafe in this pulsing city and you’ll understand how different hummus is from the versions that have been around in the in the United States since the hippie days. What you know as chunky bean dip, circa 1977 ... (Full article: 876 words)

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