Hot Mess

Hot Plate has discovered a new savory snack: the bourekas ($.85 each) at Super Pita Bakery & Deli (9806 Hillcroft, 832-576-2692). They're savory pies made with puff pastry in various shapes — some triangular, some rectangular — topped with sesame seeds. Super Pita makes spinach, mushroom and potato versions, but they're not all always available since they sell out fast. Served warm, the flaky phyllo dough breaks apart upon contact and gets messy, but boy, is it worth the mess.
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Paul Galvani