Big helping of kindness served up to less fortunate
Restaurant boss behind free curries on a Tuesday wants other Fair City eateries to join him
A Perth-based businessman has called on other Fair City restaurants to join him in providing hot food for those who would otherwise struggle to go out for a meal.
Danyal Kamal, of Odesi Fusion in County Place, is opening his doors on Tuesdays and offering free curries for anyone who is homeless, alone or would struggle to afford a meal in a restaurant.
He explained: “I’ve always done bits and pieces giving out free food. I love it, and it’s getting close to Christmas time so I thought it would be a good gesture.
“Christmas is supposed to be a jolly time of year, but for many people it’s actually a dark and lonely time.
“Tuesday is a quiet day for us, and sometimes I’ll stand outside and there are people who walk past who can’t afford a bag of chips or a curry.
“I always make big pots of food, and if there’s staff in the restaurant, it’s better that they’re serving food rather than doing nothing.
“There’s never a shortage of food here. There are people who come in, pay for a big meal and have a few drinks, then hardly end up eating any of it. I hate seeing food wasted.
“Just because you can’t afford to go to a restaurant doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be able to enjoy a curry.
“I’ve been doing it for a couple of weeks now and the response has been great.
“You get a really good feeling when
Christmas is supposed to be a jolly time of year, but for many people it’s a dark and lonely time