Medina in the News


“A new concept making its debut on El Cajon Boulevard will put a spin on the cuisines of Morocco and Baja California by finding the crossroads between the two. Medina will open next month in North Park. Founder Alia Jaziri says the “refined fast-casual” eatery will be modern, colorful, and stylishly designed, featuring quick-service during the day and transforming into a lively beer and wine bar in the evening…”

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“In the guest seat is Alia Jaziri of Medina, a new restaurant in North Park opening March. The menu is rooted in traditional North African dishes Alia grew up cooking with her father, plus classic ingredients from Baja California. Medina began as a food truck concept in San Francisco (thanks to a little help from a Google accelerator) and later evolved and expanded to farmers markets and pop-ups in San Diego…”

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“Chef-owner Alia Jaziri set out to celebrate her North African heritage and Southern California up-bringing with a simple menu that reflects the casual attitude of a taqueria and the unique flavors of Tunisia, her father’s birthplace…”

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