30 Restaurants: Bennachin & Antoine’s

Bennachin Restaurant This is a West African restaurant, specifically based in Gambia and Cameroon, although there were some menu items from other countries int he region, located in the French Quarter. It’s tiny, you could miss it walking by, as I have on COUNTLESS occasions. It’s right near Verti Mart if you know where that…

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Retentions

The transatlantic slave trade was really something, the way culture was retained in the harshest of circumstances, from food to instruments. I learned to play the berimbau as part of the Afro-Brazilian culture of Capoeira. I don’t know what they call this instrument in Burundi, but it is WILD what our ancestors endured and yet…

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