The Khudarji Report 08: 25/07/09
Baladeh bananas being done for the season does not prevent desperate customers, some in cars obviously on a quest, asking if there are any local mawz.
The season for peas is likewise finished, as is the local garlic.
There are two types of chaab who treat the market as an open buffet. The first announces everything taken, and makes an effort to pay; he is wished "SaHtein!" The second just takes; he is often cursed.
The Khudarji Report, by Zayd, reflects conditions unique to a neighborhood in central Beirut; the status at your local mahal al-khudra will most likely vary.