Zaid and Mallory Al-Jazrawi have gotten used to delayed gratification. They were married this August, after twice rescheduling a ceremony originally planned for March 2020. While waiting to wed, they also watched for months as their food truck sat idle. Smokin’ Z’s BBQ finally reopened in November 2020 after a thirteen-month hiatus. With their nuptials behind them (the planned honeymoon to Thailand will, again, have to wait), Zaid says, “We’re just excited to be back.”The deferrals began in October 2019, when the truck was shut down by Galveston County’s health department. The Al-Jazrawis parked a new trailer-mounted smoker under a carport on the lot they lease in Bayou Vista. An anonymous complainant filed photos of their setup, which should have been fully enclosed. The county provided a…View Original Post
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