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Video: 'Food gets people closer together,' says driving force behind Georgie's Shawarma

George Al Khoury tells us his story of coming to the Sault and how proud he is to be sharing his food, music and culture with the people the Great Lakes

More than a year in, George Al Khoury says he sees his business, Georgie's Shawarma, as a personal success story, but also hopes it's a success story for the Sault.

Al Khoury sat down with SooToday to talk about what it was like opening the first authentic Syrian restaurant in Sault Ste. Marie, and his love for food, but also Al Khoury's experience fleeing Syria, his work with refugees and his music and filmmaking.