Houston’s First Afghan Restaurant Was Opened by a Former US Military Recruiter — Cooking in America

“Hospitality is the core of Afghan culture,” says Omer Yousafzai, owner of The Afghan Village in Houston. “When you go to any Afghan home, the guest is the king.”

In this episode of Cooking in America, host Sheldon Simeon meets Yousafzai, a former military recruiter, who opened the first Afghan restaurant in Houston in 2012.

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