No blood for tabouli!
Now it can be told: we invaded just to steal their
“Whenever we go to war with a country, we bring back the food,” says Crisantos Hajibrahim, a retired lance corporal (…) So much so that Crisantos and his wife, Denise Hazime, are now running “Dede Med’s Shawarma House — the first Arabic food stand — ” at Camp Pendleton, California. The idea was Denise’s, and the couple are enjoying a “lucrative market” on the base, “which has a daytime population of 60,000 hungry Marines and civilians.”
She admits to some trepidation opening her stand after a Muslim pyschiatrist “allegedly killed 12 in a shooting rampage” at Fort Hood in Texas. However, as Denise notes, “This is not about war. This is not about politics. This is about shawarma … And falafel.”