Now closed.

Former regional chain serving Middle Eastern food, with an independent outpost in Ann Arbor. La Shish was located in the old Bill Knapp's at Washtenaw Avenue at Carpenter Road. When the Detroit-based La Shish chain closed, franchisee Charlie Bazzi renamed it Charlie's La Shish. then closed it and reopened as Palm Palace.

Despite how large the restaurant is, waits can be long at peak times.

Does take-out, and you can even order over the Web.

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This past weekend's shuttering of the popular Middle Eastern restaurant chain La Shish will not impact Charlie's La Shish in Pittsfield Township, owner Charlie Bazzi said Monday.