Dos Equis beer may lay claim to the "Most Interesting Man in the World," but Falafel Time in Fort Lauderdale just might have dibs on the happiest.
“I love America! Everybody is so nice. It is my home, and I feel so happy here.”
Born and raised in Kiryat Gat, a small town in southern Israel,
Experience working in the family furniture business did little to prepare
He flew home to mom.
He returned to Florida to hone his craft, telephoning his mother each time a recipe didn’t turn out perfectly. Eventually, he got it just right.
“This is my first time in the restaurant business,” he says. “I get such good reviews. I am so happy!”
“This is happy food,”
“I think we can eat and have fun without meat and animals, and I’m so happy with that,” he says.
Bubbling over with enthusiasm seems to be the best recipe for
“I don’t advertise,” he says. “My food is the advertising.”
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What is not a secret is that Falafel Time is thriving, due in part to
“No good? Don’t pay,” he says, laughing with confidence. “So far, 100 percent of people have paid. This is the best!”
Falafel Time is located at 1306 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 239-228-0198, or like them on Facebook. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Closed Saturday.