Today is a good day for Middle Eastern food lovers in our shawarma-saturated city. The long-awaited Jamaica Plain outpost of Longwood’s Sami’s is slated to open next week, according to Universal Hub. Sami’s is best known for its falafel, a food that is currently conspicuously absent from Jamaica Plain. But wait, there’s more!
Universal Hub also brings news that the as-yet-unnamed Lebanese restaurant coming to the VFW Parkway in West Roxbury has applied for a 2 a.m. closing license. 2 a.m.! In West Roxbury! While late-night kebabs and shawarma are divine, is your average West Roxbury resident still awake at 2 a.m. or did they doze off four or five hours ago? We suspect the latter, but this is an exciting development nonetheless.