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  • n. A Balkan dish of grilled minced meat.


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Anglicised spelling of ćevapčići


  • Apart from the signature sausages of Serbian meats -- the unencased cylinders of minced beef known as cevapcici (in both pork and lamb mixes) -- there's a large selection of animal proteins such as pljeskavica, the substantial cevap in burger form; various chicken parts including bacon-wrapped breast and bacon-wrapped livers; snappy paprika-spiked sausages; and pork schnitzel, all culminating in the house specialty, the leskobacki opanak, sort of a Balkan Bacon Explosion, a 500-gram bacon-wrapped cevap with a core of ham and Swiss.

    Chicago Reader

  • Whereas Cafe Fabrika served relatively upscale, traditional Serbian dishes such as cevapcici and sarma, Moct has scaled back a bit, though not in flavor.

  • Bašcaršija is still the city's bustling heart, filled with family workshops handed down through 10 or 12 generations, locally owned, affordable boutiques, lively bars, and plentiful cheap cafes offering cevapcici (lamb sausages) in flatbread with Bosnian-style coffee.

    A new look at Bosnia Herzegovina

  • Serbian grill featuring cevapcici, burgers, sausages, and steaks along with items like crepes.

    Chicago Reader

  • The kitchen will be open to sell cevapcici, haluski, pizza, hot dogs and other foods.

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  • Without a doubt, we've doubled the number of people in Chicago who've heard of cevapcici. -

  • With each passing year, the cevapcici exposure widens. -

  • I'm also a fan of the Bosnian-style beef cevapcici at The Balkan Cafe ($6.49, 2321 W. Lawrence Ave., 773-878-7764), where the homemade pitas are crusty on the edges and soft everywhere else. -

  • They took a lesson from their dads: If you're from the Balkans, and you're up at 3 a.m., and your belly's full of hooch, chances are a grill is firing up nearby with cevapcici sizzling. -

  • And so my virginal encounter with cevapcici, and likely yours, took place at one of Chicago's summer street festivals. -


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