Dirt Cheap Eats 2007: Food Factory - College Park
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Food Factory 2
Address: 8145 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD 20740
Phone: 301-345-8888
Neighborhood: College Park
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Afghan
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Friday 11 AM to 10 PM; Saturday and Sunday noon to 10 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Greenbelt
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Bone-in chicken kebabs; lamb chops; naan.
Price Details: Kebabs, $8.99.

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One of the worst fates for a good, generous place is to be called a “factory.” Not to mention that speed is the last thing you should expect from a bare-bones operation like this one. The heart of the business is kebabs—you can choose the spear of meat you like from the refrigerated case by the counter.

All are charcoal-grilled to order, imparting a smokiness reminiscent of a backyard barbecue. The bone-in chicken ($7.62), more succulent than the boneless, is our pick; the lamb chops ($14.99) are also tasty with a hot, lightly blistered naan and a side of channa, a slow-cooked chickpea stew.

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