The Agony of Defeat: Victory Bakery Closes in Anaheim
Victory Bakery, the largest restaurant in Anaheim's Little Arabia, has closed. Edwin reviewed its iftar (Ramadan fast-breaking meal) two and a half years ago, and it was one of the first places I reviewed on my own neglected blog before coming to this casa de desmadre.
The huge displays of every kind of rosewater- and honey-scented sweet, the gelato machine, the nut counter, and the enormous buffet of mostly-Lebanese specialities have been ripped out, and "for lease" signs have been posted in the windows. Its website is still active, but any page past the front page displays a pwned message from the Indonesian Hacker Brotherhood.
No word on what happened, but it's almost certainly the economy. Meanwhile, get your Lebanese fix at Andaluz or Olive Tree--not buffets, though still excellent places to dine.
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