Looks like Haifa Turkish Cuisine & Hookah Bar will be opening soon at 4840 Canal, at least that's what a sign suspended from newly planted palm trees is promising. This is a switcheroo for owner Nahed Haifa, who runs Hookah & Cafe at 4641 Carrollton, and is reportedly relocating the restaurant to this freshly revamped blighted gas station and throwing in a little name change too. Mid City Messenger also mentioned plans for a 2,500-square-foot outdoor hookah smoking area last year, so hopefully the chainsaw-clowns at the neighboring haunted mansion/mystery house/santa workshop like themselves some fruity tobacco. Attempts to contact Haifa have not been returned, so no word on an opening date as of yet.
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