El Asmar is closed!
Yes, it's true. They lost their lease when their rent
went up, and now the store is empty and the gate is
down and it makes me so sad. They are such nice people
and the prepared foods were so tasty. This is very
Boy, I'm really sorry to hear that as well. Good food,
great people, open (relatively) late -- it'll be
missed. I hope this isn't the result of El Asmar being
unfairly squeezed by a real-estate profiteer. Given the
way property values have shot up around here there's
bound to be some of that going around.