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patsas

πάτσας

Tripe, but also the classic tripe and trotter soup hangover cure sold 24/7 at special tripe or πατσατζιδίκο (patsatzidiko) restaurants. A few of these still survive, including the Zarouchas in Thessaloniki, where the patsas was a favourite of Lou Reed).

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: Kaihsu Tai, Creative Commons License