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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Indian-style lunch was a hit at Sam's Corner

Last Friday, Sam Kumar and his fellow business owner and cousin, Joe Kumar, happily served curry chicken and rice at their stores.


November 28, 2019

Dena Martin

Dozens of locals lined up at Sam's Corner on Friday afternoon where owner Sam Kumar provided a free Indian style chicken and rice lunch and handed out free turkeys as a thank you to his customers. Joe Kumar, owner of Joe's Corner in Walla Walla, was the chef who prepared the curry chicken and rice served at both Joe's Corner and Sam's Corner that day.

WAITSBURG-Lunch was served last Friday at Sam's Corner on Highway 12, and it drew crowds! The curry chicken and rice, which has received nothing but positive feedback, was a traditional-style Indian dish that Sam Kumar and his cousin, Joe Kumar, selected to share their heritage and culture with and say thank you for all the support from their customers.

Joe Kumar, who owns Joe's Corner off of Melrose Street in Walla Walla, cooked meals for both Sam's Corner in Waitsburg and Joe's Corner convenience stores. Joe's Corner served lunch at 11:00 am, and Sam's Corner served lunch at 12:00 pm, but...

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