Arshad Khan, a tea vendor from Sunday Bazar Islamabad, gained fame because of his good looks a few years ago, has just opened up his own rooftop café in Islamabad. It is now functional. Khan has named his venture Café Chai Wala.
Talking to Urdu News, Khan said,
“Many people told me to change the current name and instead name it Arshad Khan, but I refused because Chai Wala is my identity.”
He added how he still brews up a storm when his friends want some chai made by him.
Khan’s café boasts traditional and cultural elements, from truck art on the walls, desi straw tables, and chairs, Urdu script, etc. The menu currently has 15-20 dishes, apart from tea.
Khan shared that he also wanted to establish an organization that can work for the education of youth, especially on honing the skills of youngsters so that they can generate a decent income.