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Ethiopian food in Ethiopia

  Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia   I will compare to Ethiopian food in the United States, so I won’t be starting from scratch here. The good news is that the product is tastier in Ethiopia. But the other good … Continue reading

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Saba restaurant

Saba restaurant, web site, 5820 Seminary Rd, Falls Church, VA, 703-379-0168 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Ylp] Marib in Springfield is still the very best Yemeni restaurant around, but this is probably number two. Especially … Continue reading

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New edition of Tyler Cowen’s ethnic dining guide

Here is the one file, print it all out version, just revised. Here is the blog version, which is easier to follow in bits and pieces, looks nicer, works better, and accepts comments. Here are the links on Twitter. The … Continue reading

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Marib

Marib, 6981 Hechinger Drive, Springfield, VA, 703-376-3388, note the larger sign still says “BBQ Delight.” More importantly, this is easier to find than most places in Springfield, easily accessible through Backlick Rd. in Annandale, or 495 or 395. (Metro Trip … Continue reading

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House of Mandi

House of Mandi, web site, 5515 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-527-3333 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp | Trip Advisor] Hey people, pull out those old lecture notes on duopoly theory, northern Virginia now has … Continue reading

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Saba

Saba, Yemeni restaurant, 3900 A Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-425-1130 (or 252-347-2016) (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Ylp] Wow, a real Yemeni place and an authentic one at that. Where Sheba (Ethiopian) used to … Continue reading

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More food writers should be making this kind of point

Arabic Knowledge@Wharton: So when companies like Wal-Mart bring their logistics ability to Africa, it actually could be a good thing for the poor people of Africa? Cowen: It’s exactly what we need more of. Yes. Arabic Knowledge@Wharton: Yet there’s a … Continue reading

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