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“The casual sushi” – interview with a co-founder of FishFace Amman

“The casual sushi” – interview with a co-founder of FishFace Amman

When I came to Amman in October 2017, I was recommended to try FishFace, a new Japanese-Mexican fusion place. The restaurant seemed busy at the time. It operated from a small venue in Abdoun and served a variety of sushi burritos, wrapped in nori instead […]

Roma, communism and offal

Roma, communism and offal

A long time ago I promised myself that one day I’d visit Rome and spend all my money on food. This July, my dream came true. I had always imagined Rome to be a cosmopolitan city marked by the glorious history of the old Roman […]

Is it really Africa?

Is it really Africa?

Zanzibar’s history is a hotchpotch of cultures fused together by the spice trade.  Originally known as Unguje, and at one point referred to as the Spice Island, Zanzibar  was first inhabited by Bantu-speaking Africans. Then, in the late 11th century Persians, driven  by market demand, […]