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Currywurst is a fast-food German dish consisting of sausage with curried sauce on it, sold from lunch stands called "Imbissstände." [1] It is particularly popular in Berlin.

It is an inexpensive food, costing only about €2.50 ($3.20 US, 2006 prices) that is strictly a street food, as opposed to a restaurant food (though in Düsseldorf one restaurant called "Curry" has opened to sell it.) It is served in a small, rectangular paper tray with raised edges.
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Rocket (aka Arugula) has a peppery, pungent, mildly bitter or acrid flavour.

As for any salad green, you want bright green, crisp leaves as opposed to yellow or wilted ones.
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"The true gourmet, like the true artist, is one of the unhappiest creatures existent. His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks: perfection."

-- Ludwig Bemelmans (American author. 27 April 1898 - 1 October 1962)

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