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Shawarma Grill serves up savory options

Lively Mediterranean music and the smell of falafel fill Shawarma Grill, a restaurant located within walking distance of campus. Fadi Atrash, manager at Shawarma Grill, said he has been able to build a steady customer base since opening the restaurant nearly a year ago. “We…

U-Shop personalizes greek gear

With shelves stocked with mugs sporting a variety of crests and racks lined with lettered sweaters, University Shop has served the needs of Bradley greeks for the last 45 years. University Shop, located at 1829 West Main Street, sells an array of greek-affiliated items ranging…

Local Business Feature: Kenny’s Westside Pub moves downtown

Kenny’s Westside Pub may have left its former home on Farmington Road, but the pub’s food, live music and Irish flair have moved with it to its new location at 112 Jefferson Avenue in downtown Peoria. Featuring a spacious area for live music shows as…

Local Business Review: Ice Cream Shack

In some of the most hard-hitting, investigative reporting I have ever done for The Scout, I tasted various ice creams for sale at Ice Cream Shack. Located at 2313 NE. Adams St., Ice Cream Shack is a seasonal ice cream stand that is only open…

The history behind One World

Despite its reputation for being diverse, One World Cafe wasn’t always the restaurant that Peoria knows it to be today. One of the owners, Amy Eid, said her husband and his brothers originally opened the business as a coffee shop that also sold other materials…

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