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10 Must-Try Street Foods in Lamu Town

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Skyward Express gave me the chance to explore Lamu Island some time beginning of this month. Top on my priority list was learning as much as I could about the authentic and common foods enjoyed in the historic town;  and what better way to do this other than sampling the street …

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The Fig Tree Market In Ngara

A typical fresh produce Stand at the Fig Tree Market

Have you ever gone to the supermarket to buy a specific thing, say Yogurt and came back  with totally unrelated items? Well, that was me last January. I had gone in search of street food joints in Ngara but somehow, I got derailed and ended up at the Fig Tree …

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Marita’s Bhajias

Marita's Bhajias

The first time I saw “Marita’s Bhajias” on  social media , I was super excited. My mind immediately conjured images of a restaurant that serves all the varietals of Bhajias you can imagine. A dream come true, right? Well, my presumptions were wrong; but not very far off. Marita’s Bhajias …

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Street Food: Maandazi Mwitu

Kenyan Street Food: Maandazi Mwitu

Work begins early in the morning at 5:30 am and resumes in the evening at about 3 or 4 pm. That’s when there is market for the Maandazi. There’s no fancy or complex equipment required. All you need is some little space to set yourself up , a table, a …

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Cake Plaza’s Cream Cakes

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The first time I went to Cake Plaza, I was utterly impressed. That was early in 2014 when a close ally of mine invited a few of us to share some birthday cake with her. I was a little vexed at her though  for keeping  such a cosy and delightful …

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SAROVA’S BURGER FEST

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Nothing is as traumatizing as when someone serves a very poor version of your favourite meal and worst of all, having to pay for it. The whole experience leaves you emotionally scarred and can even make you detest the food item you once loved. Being a lover food, and one …

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