Riverside Drive, in front of the Long Center
"...When German business students Michael Heyne and Dominik Stein did their junior year abroad on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 2008, they spent a fair amount of time investigating why their homeland's most popular immigrant street food didn't seem to exist anywhere in America. "Döner kebap is a dish that came to Europe with Turkish immigrants..."
"...In fact, thanks to owners Michael Heyne and Dominic Stein, Austin is squarely at the center of what the pair hopes will be America's döner kebap awakening. Natives of Germany, Heyne & Stein spent a year as exchange students at SMU where they came face to face with a severe shortage of their homeland's favorite to-go food..."
"...Dominik Stein and Michael Heyne met during their freshman year in college at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management just northwest of Frankfurt, Germany. They had many college-oriented fast-food items to choose from – including the currywurst sausage roll, the brötchen sandwich, frikandel (a Dutch fried minced-meat log), the halbe hähnchen (half a chicken), pizza, and countless American chains – but their favorite food was the döner kebap, pronounced "DUHr-nah," meaning "spinning meat."..."