Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Cedar House Mediterranean Restaurant
Under the canopy of cathedral ceilings, platters of Mediterranean specialties arrive either hot or cool, seasoned with traditional Lebanese spices. Patrons sample Lebanese fare from a menu that includes chicken or lamb shawarma, kebabs, and hummus mixed with meat and pine nuts. Desserts such as cream caramel flan, rice pudding, and baklava are made fresh in house. The restaurant also offers catering for which the staff will plan out a menu tailored to each event, be it a wedding, baby shower, or baby’s first Lebanese word.