After shelling out 8 decades serving Allentown, Albert Hechme has introduced a Mediterranean twist to South Bethlehem.
The Hummus Dwelling recently opened at 518 E. Third Street, on the first floor of the Five 10 Flats creating, and their spot in Allentown is now completely closed.
The Hummus Dwelling site describes the new place as a little household-owned cafe and deli specializing in Center Jap flavors. They present both equally vegetarian and vegan dishes alongside with sandwiches produced with Boar’s Head meats and Italian bread.
Hechme mentioned he was on the lookout to move his restaurant into a even bigger place.
“I was considering about Bethlehem from the beginning, in advance of I opened up in Allentown,” he stated … “I’m satisfied to be right here in fact. I actually like the space.”
Hechme stated that throughout the procedure of opening the restaurant, anything was delayed owing to a lack of building personnel and substantially of the new equipment and home furniture getting on backorder.
He mentioned a staffing lack is another challenge they are encountering. He hopes Hummus Home will continue being open up later and have two to 3 shifts included in the potential.
Hechme said he enjoys the selection of flavors their foods symbolize, and the ambiance.
“What I like about what we do is that we’re not deemed a Center Jap cafe, we far more or fewer have a Mediterranean touch from our history,” he stated. “We in essence modify it and improve on distinct flavors as far as vegan and meat choices. All the things we do has a Mediterranean twist to it.”
Anthony Hechme, co-owner of the cafe and Albert’s son, claimed some of their most popular dishes are their rooster cheesesteak, vegan mac and cheese and falafel sandwiches.
He extra that their falafel cheesesteak is “famous,” and stated a whole lot of their other menu choices are not offered anyplace else.
“What can make it distinctive is our menu for just one,” mentioned Anthony Hechme. “Two: the way we really set the food together and the time we place into it. We kind of do it like we’re taking in it ourselves. We never skip any ingredients, any spices, you in no way need to have salt or pepper for your food stuff due to the fact it’s generally there. It’s generally great.”
George Jaber, the supervisor of Hummus Household, reported he loves the intimate operate atmosphere the new restaurant offers, as very well as the prospect to locate new admirers.
He reported anyone at Hummus Property want prospects to be contented and content with the food.
“The circulation is just wonderful amongst most people and we all sense like a loved ones,” Jaber said. “The flavors we place in the foodstuff, we never miss out on an component or a spice.”
Albert Hechme claimed he’s looking forward to the eventual opening of a juice bar at Hummus Dwelling, wherever smoothies will be bought. He reported they are seeking for another person to function in that spot and waiting around for the machines, which is also on backorder.
Albert Hechme reported he’s also a photographer by trade and designs to increase black and white photos he’s taken to the partitions of the cafe, to give buyers conversation items to admire although they appreciate their food items.
He said most of all he wishes people today to love the special culinary working experience they provide.
The Hummus Property is now open up Tuesday to Saturday, from midday till 7:30 p.m. For additional information and facts, go to TheHummusHouse.com.
To learn much more about other modern additions to the South Facet eating scene, check out out our tales about Zekraft-Curators of Flavor and The Style Smokers.