hole in the wall restaurant

A restaurant usually having very limited space, sometimes as little as 300 square feet. It is usually locally owned and operated. It may or may not be serving ethnic food.

These were the earliest form of resataurants. Each restaurant tends to be unique. These are by far my favorite places to eat. They tend to be simple and basic. The owner loves to be friendly with his patrons and will come out and talk to customers. You sometimes have to wait to get in, but it's usually worth it. A place where Gastronomy is practiced as a high art.

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