Ali & LaDonna
ABOUT THE OWNERS
Ali is from Lebanon where food is the center of all gatherings, where freshness matters – even in “fast food” everything is made from scratch. Ali learned from the best, his mother. While going to college he worked for the Olive Tree where he continued to learn from Antoine Toubia the owner.
ABOUT THE BUSINESS
M.I.F Deli – Mediterranean International Foods
Although our name has deli in it we are much more! We prepare traditional Lebanese food from our one of a kind Meat & Cheese pies, bierocks, Lamb Gyros, Lebanese stew over pilaf rice, Grilled Salmon over rice, grape leaves, cabbage rolls, tabouli, kibbeh, baba ganoush to hummus. We also do many caterings from weddings, luncheons, office parties, Christmas parties, Thanksgiving dinners not limited to our menu.
In 1992 while dining at M.I.F. Deli, he met the original owner Al David who had opened the deli in 1969. Al David asked Ali if he wanted to take over the Deli because he was ready to retire but wanted the deli to continue on. In 1993, Ali and his wife LaDonna took over. We’ve been taking care of Wichita since then as we have many regulars that we call friends.
MOST POPULAR ITEM
Meat & Cheese pies and our Cream Of Tomato Soup. It’s why we were called the “Home of the meat pies”
HOW TO REACH US
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