Q: When did you decide you wanted to own your own restaurant?

A: Two years ago, I love cooking. It helps us introduce our Somali culture to the area.

Q: What is your religious restrictions with food?

A: We can only eat Hala – meat that has been properly slaughtered, no alcohol and no pork.

Q: Which dishes are ordered most often?

A: Mostly goat meat and rice, also hamburgers

Q: What’s a typical style of dining in your culture?

A: Well we eat more family style; normally we eat with our hands, in Somalia we sit on the floor using a low table.