Chef Paul Friedman of Peli Peli
Chef Paul Friedman is the owner and executive chef of Peli Peli restaurant. Peli Peli is a SouthAfrican hotspot at the Galleria Mall in Texas, its a restaurant that gives people a taste of South African cuisine featuring authentic South African delicacies along with American steak, chicken and seafood favorites that are prepared in Chef Paul Friedman’s South African style. This style includes marinades, seasonings and spices used in South African cuisine with Dutch, Portuguese and Asian influences. Peli Peli a play on words which is also known as Piri Piri or Peri Peri, which means Bird’s Eye Chilli, a spice that was discovered by the Portuguese in the 15th Century on the plains of Southern Africa.
Chef Paul Friedman has utilized the Peli Peli spice in an innovative, unique way by infusing it with fruits such as Guava, passion fruit, papaya and mango to create an explosion of flavor rather than something that is hot & spicy. The result is a myriad of marinades, seasonings and sauces that brings out the best flavors in steak, chicken and seafood and create a tingling sensation for your taste buds.
Definitely a spot worth giving a try!