Introducing Bali Kitchen

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Jazz Pasay, the owner of Bali Kitchen, is a warm and put together individual who is a confluence of Indonesian Culture.

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About Us

Launched in December 2017 by Ajay Ravindranathan (an immigrant himself), Uncle Sam’s Immigrant Café is a San Francisco/Bay Area 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to build cultural awareness in the American population and promote the businesses of our immigrant restaurateurs. We invite readers to patronize the restaurants posted to our site.

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Recent Reviews

Meet Our Restaurateurs!

Abyssinian Restaurant

As I walked eagerly over to my destination, I began to feel the chill of the night air as the sun descended behind the clouds. The dusk from the evening sun just lightly illuminating the restaurant’s sign. Ethiopian Eritrean Abyssinian Cuisine. I was prompt to catch the owners of the restaurant at the opening. While […]

Café Azul

When I imagine the life of a restaurant owner, I envision daily slogs of hard work and very little personal or family time. Many chefs and industry workers lament how hard it can be to achieve a healthy work/life balance working in restaurants. But Monica Serrano and Mickey Torrealba have successfully figured out a formula that puts family first. Their restaurant, Café Azul – Caracas de Ayer, located in the heart of the Hyattsville Arts District, is a true multigenerational, family run business. Their success can be attributed to many factors; timing, location and business model, expert industry knowledge, but above all, delicious homemade Venezuelan food.

Shibam Restaurant

Located on a busy corner of Chicago’s northside Mayfair neighborhood, Shibam Restaurant is an oasis all its own, a place where Persian Gulf emigres can find those Spice Route flavors of cumin and coriander, turmeric and ginger, fenugreek and aniseed blended into soups and stews and rice dishes that simply taste like home. (A sister restaurant, Shibaum South, just opened in Bridgeview.)