233 North Pleasant Street (between former Carriage Shops and Kendrick Place)
The north end of downtown has a new destination spot for fine dining and you don't have to be Lebanese to appreciate their fresh offerings.
Malek Shawarma (meaning "king" of the Shawarma sandwich) Mediterranean Cafe opened today just in time for the reawakening of our little college town. The business is owned by Eliana Dabbous who operates a barber shop next door and her son Ali will be managing the restaurant.
Ali Dabbous (right)
Anyone who has ever run a small business knows it's a full-time + commitment, and the odds of success are increased dramatically if you have a partner who shares your enthusiasm for serving the general public and the onerous work ethic that requires.
It also helps if you have a great product.
Beef slow cooking