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The Mystery of Wedding’s Kebab Street

Countless döner kebab shops line Badstraße in Berlin’s Wedding district. The untrained eye might think they’re all the same… but a group of Angles artists went deeper to discover how each shop plays a key role within this rich community.   Text by Austin Davis, illustrations by Annalisa Leinbach, photography by Christiane Okamoto. The third time I walked into Slzkern’s kebab shop’ on Badstraße, he was convinced I was a lawyer. I’d already been sitting in a corner booth for about a half an hour with his friend Ali, who moonlights for free behind the counter a few times a week, when Slzkern noticed I was back. “You lied to me,” he said, pulling a crumpled envelope out of his pocket. I’d met Slzkern about a month before when I visited on a busy Saturday afternoon to ask about his restaurant, Kebab Haus. We didn’t have the chance to get far thanks to an uninterrupted parade of people walking in off the street, so I had him write out his name in my notebook for …