3. The closed group, created by five mates living in Sydney, has gained over 25 thousand members. Basically, the page is for anyone passionate about reading and writing reviews of the meat and chips combos.
As the page’s information requires, all group members hard agree on the fact that halal snack packs are, in fact, the sickest.
4. According to Luke Eagles, Ryan Durrington, Kevin Yumul, Tahmid Nurullah, and Bryan Butterfield, who started the group, a good snack pack has three elements: halal meat, golden brown chips, and the perfect mix of sauces.
As for the importance of the halal aspect of the boxes, the group have their reasoning. “All of us have friends who are of Islamic faith, along with friends of many other religious backgrounds. Halal certification is important to the context of snack packs. As snack packs are traditionally served in establishments owned by business owners of Turkish and Middle Eastern heritage, it’s important to recognise and appreciate their cultural practices,” they told BuzzFeed Life.
7. Reviews are also reaching business owners. Eagles posted a list of 10 Sydney HSP spots that get the best ratings. King Kebab House in Campbelltown came in at number one.
We gave the celebrated kebab joint a call to see how they were finding their newfound stardom. “Of course we’re aware of the group,” one staff member explained. “Our customers talk to us about it. It’s really spread the word around.”
12. One group member covered an Eminem song with lyrics someone else posted on the page.
“His brow is sweaty, cheese grease, roast is heavy
There’s hummus on his apron already: no spaghetti
He’s nervous, but it’s his purpose, he’s halal and ready
To drop sauce, but he keeps on forgetting
What they wrote down, the folks howl “shave it now”,
it’s rotating round but the meat wont go brown,
It’s broken, how? he’s tryina serve most in town
but his shift’s run out, time’s up, over - blaow”