Caption: At RAS, you can order Caribbean food (like the Bake and Shark, left) or Ethiopian cuisine (like the vegetarian platter, right)., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
Image by: Rebecca Sheir 
At RAS, you can order Caribbean food (like the Bake and Shark, left) or Ethiopian cuisine (like the vegetarian platter, right). 

Injera Bread & Shark Meat: Tasting Ethiopia & Jamaica

From: Rebecca Sheir
Series: Soundbites: A Series On Food
Length: 04:46

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What happens when Africa and the Caribbean culinarily collide in the U.S. capital? Dig in and find out!

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Two culinary traditions – separated by nearly 8,000 miles – are finding a fusion in Washington, D.C. Rebecca Sheir takes us to a restaurant that represents an 80-year bond between Jamaica and Africa… and unites some rather exotic and unlikely flavors.

Piece Description

Two culinary traditions – separated by nearly 8,000 miles – are finding a fusion in Washington, D.C. Rebecca Sheir takes us to a restaurant that represents an 80-year bond between Jamaica and Africa… and unites some rather exotic and unlikely flavors.

Broadcast History

A version of this piece originally aired on WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection, 08/12/11.

Intro and Outro

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Rebecca Sheir hosts Metro Connection, on W-A-M-U 88-5 in Washington, D-C.

Related Website

www.metroconnection.org