The owners of Perla Taqueria will soon open Couscous, a new Mediterranean restaurant.
Couscous Restaurant will open in place of Amuse! restaurant on Dutch Valley Road, and will offer Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant space been the home of a number of restaurants over the years, none of which have been very successful.
Allegro restaurant closed in early 2009 with Amuse! opening in late 2009 and closing this past fall.
Interestingly, Haykel Arfaoui, who at one point served as general manager at Amuse! and later opened Perla, is one of the those involved in the opening of Couscous.
No word on an opening timetable or a menu, but if Couscous is good and more casual than its predecessor, it could fare well. Local restaurant Mediterranean Grill has a location not far away, but a closer and comparable option could satisfy the lunch needs of many in the area. The Dutch Valley area is home to both Urban Enterprises and Convention Models & Talent as well as numerous other businesses in addition to residences.
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