Tag Archives: BBQ King

Pakistani Soul Food at BBQ King

bbq1by Sally-Page Stuck

I have a soft spot for small businesses whose owners put their hearts and souls into their ventures. Such is the case for the delightfully quirky Pakistani restaurant, BBQ King. Father and son team Hafeez Ahmad and Tariq Ismail sold their convenience stores to raise the money to open the restaurant. The East Texas stores became a spiritual burden, as selling liquor violated their Islamic religious principles. Hafeez says, “We lost money, but it was money for the grave.”   Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Sally-Page Stuck