Agence France-PresseApril 16, 2014 03:47
"Come hungry and with an open heart," urge flyers advertising Slovenia's first Roma restaurant.
More than impressing food critics, the Romani Kafenava (Roma coffeeshop), which opened last week in the northern city of Maribor, aims to build ties with the local community and offer hope to an impoverished minority.
"The point of this kind of social enterprise is to integrate socially vulnerable groups and teach them to work. And future customers should bear that in mind," Stefan Simoncic, head of the Epeka NGO, which backed the restaurant.