Of course, what would dinner at a restaurant run by a local celebrity be if you didn’t get them to pose for a picture?
Interesting things did happen in the news-sphere, as ABC drama fans learned from the Arizona Republic that co-owner Samy has been the subject of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement proceedings for the last two years. He just so happened to be the subject of a removal hearing on Monday, which his attorney assured media has nothing to do with the restaurant or its television controversy.
According to his attorney, Salomon “Samy” Bouzaglo is an Israeli citizen who was born in Morocco. He does have some kind of troubled past, which he won’t elaborate on for the press, but insists that his residency is legit and that past is behind him.
Amy’s Baking Company co-owner faces deportation [Arizona Republic]
Amy’s Baking Company Grand Re-Opening Event in Scottsdale, 5/21/13 [New Times]
Went to Amy’s Baking Company today [Reddit]