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Food & dining

Bosnian phyllo pastries are typical street and family fare

Three years ago, Sanela Biloglavic came to Chelsea from the historic Bosnian city of Zenica, and in that short time she has become renowned among some of her countrymen in this area for her skills in preparing pita, a specialty that in Bosnia is both a staple and a delicacy.

“She makes the best,” says a friend, Danijela Mehic, originally from Sarajevo, and visiting Biloglavic and her boyfriend Almin Pivic for a pita dinner on a recent Wednesday night.

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