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Pera Turkish Kitchen & Bar
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Spread the loveWhen you walk into Pera Turkish Kitchen & Bar and speak to Sirac Ergun, you can sense his passion.  Sirac is the chef and co-owner of Pera. He opened Pera in 2017 with his […]

Ike’s Cafe and Grill
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Spread the loveThe Setting When I first walked into Ike’s Café and Grill in Norcross, I felt as if I’d somehow wandered into my favorite aunt and uncle’s home. How I was just now visiting […]

Monse’s Pupuseria
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Spread the love In an alley behind the mainstreet of Old Colorado City in Colorado, between a parking lot and a back street, is a building that houses Monse’s Taste of El Salvador Pupusería. In […]

Saigon Kitchen
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Spread the love Van Nguyen and Lanni Vu are a mother daughter restaurateur duo from Vietnam. Van, a widowed mother of seven children at the time, made the decision to immigrate to the United States […]

Los Hermanos
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Spread the loveAnyone who has lived in a foreign country understands the immense comfort and nostalgia evoked by delicious homecooked food from one’s native country. Walking off the DC streets and through the door of […]

Carnival Restaurant
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Spread the love  Even as one stands in the parking lot out front of Carnival, a medium-sized Lebanese American restaurant located just on the outskirts of Hollywood’s buzz, it’s possible to feel the community bustling […]

Mrs. B’s Reggae Cafe
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Spread the love  Mrs B’s Reggae Café — Jamaican cuisine to delight every palate Marilyn Forsythe / Chef Neville Forsythe First Visit to the Restaurant The intoxicating aroma of fresh herbs and pungent spices waft […]

La Chiva
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Spread the love  Walking into La Chiva is like coming home. Winter is still in full force in downtown Denver, Colorado, and the drastic 20 (and sometimes, 30) degree difference between day and night makes […]

Masala Restaurant
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Spread the love  Only five miles north of downtown Boston, in the hip town of Somerville close to the Tufts University campus sits a special restaurant: Masala. It is special not only because of its […]

Enoteca Maria – Nonnas of the World
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Spread the love  Two Restaurants, One Address, 40 Well Seasoned Chefs If you were out for a noonday stroll in downtown Staten Island, one of New York City’s five boroughs (this one a landing point […]