Literally a flatbread stuffed with a variety of finely diced herbs and green veggies from the highlands of Artsakh and Syunik, where it originally comes from and remains its local traditional dish. It is known for being a very healthy meal and for its importance in granting vital energy. It is also good for digestion! And where to grab it? Here’s our guide to a healthy vegetarian dinner in the city.
This is the headquarters of Yerevani Zhingyalov hats - this place specializes in serving the right Zhingyalov Hats. Here it is not too oily, herbs are finely cut, it is tasty and cheap. Get a bottle of fresh tan or Jermuk and order some breads and you are all set.
Adress: 62 Teryan Street
Call: +374 10 582205
This place on Tumanyan street is quite popular with tourists, who usually order Lahmajoun or Zatar - but the restaurant also serves great Zhingyalov Hats, which is way better than their version of Zatar. Also, quite cheap.
Adress: 32 Tumanyan Street
Call: (010) 548700
If you became a real fan of Zhingyalov hats, here is a place off the beaten path for you. Located in Nor Sebastia it needs a long walk from the center or a drive but is worth the visit. The taste is totally a winner of all and has the oldest recipe - 14 kinds of different herbs are inside. This is the closest you get to what is actually served in Artsakh.
Adress: 17/3 Ohanov Street
Call: 096 271027