Named for his grandmother, who Lavi said “played a huge role in my life,” Rozina will be “very student friendly,” from the prices to the seating area with plugs for charging laptops and phones.
The restaurant is an extension of the time Lavi spent working in the kitchens of Atlanta restaurants including Ecco and Wrecking Bar, before launching Let’s Eat. Lavi, a native of Israel, said Rozina’s offerings are also a nod to his half-Turkish, half-Libyan heritage.
He said he hopes the eatery reflects his travels, and succeeds in “recreating the smells” of his childhood and experiences since.
Most of all, he hopes to bring something different to the city.
“I don’t like when things are boring,” he said.
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