Post Tagged with: "Middle Eastern"

Brothers Harry and Khaleem Khan will open a new hookah lounge but feel they've been singled out by the local community board. (Photo by Maya Rajamani via Hunts Point Express)

Bronx Hookah Bar Owners Feel Singled Out

Bronx, Culture, Middle Eastern, South Asian July 31, 2013 at 5:04 pm

The owners of the first hookah bar in the Bronx, two Pakistani-American brothers, believe that the community board’s stricter regulations on their lounge – as opposed to area’s Latino establishments – stems from a lack of knowledge about their culture, reports the Hunts Point Express.

Sahadi's started out as a Middle Eastern food store but has expanded into an international gourmet business. (Photo by JolieNY, Flickr Creative Commons License)

An Earful of Immigrants at Work

Business, Immigration, In the News, Labor, Mexican May 1, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Feet in 2 Worlds features “audio postcards” in which people from an immigrant background talk about their job, from a Polish-American worker at Greenpoint bakery Peter Pan to the Lebanese-American owner of family-run food store Sahadi’s.

Jackson Heights Food Cart Owners Join Cleanliness Program

Jackson Heights Food Cart Owners Join Cleanliness Program

Business, Food, Queens April 26, 2013 at 4:48 pm

Food cart owners operating in the Jackson Heights and Corona sections of City Council District 25 have joined a voluntary pilot project to keep the streets clean, especially around their carts, says a report published in Queens Chronicle.

In Astoria, A Spot Where Food and World Peace Mix

In Astoria, A Spot Where Food and World Peace Mix

Ali El Sayed is an artist. His canvas is a plate and his brush ranges from an eggplant to a beef shank. The Egypt-born chef has owned Kabab Café for over 25 years and believes that food, not diplomacy, is the key to attaining world peace.