Mediterranean cafe opening Saturday

08/15/2014 12:10 PM

08/15/2014 4:56 PM

Chef Yahia Kamal has opened Kansas City area restaurants before. But then he had partners.

His new Chips & Dips is his vision of a great Mediterranean cafe.

It is scheduled for a soft opening at 11 a.m. Saturday at 2506 Holmes. Menu items will include chips and hummus, Greek salad, gyro, grilled chicken shawarma, soups, a sandwich of the day, tabouli and falafel, as well as Turkish coffee.

After the soft opening, hours will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. It will be closed on Sunday.

Kamal, who is known as “Yummy,” also has a wholesale operation called Yummy’s Choice selling gourmet Mediterranean food made from natural ingredients and without preservatives or additives. The products are available at several area groceries.

To reach Joyce Smith, call 816-234-4692 or send email to jsmith@kcstar.com. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter at JoyceKC

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