So it is hardly surprising that our Nairobi Phoenician Restaurant has moved about a bit – I first knew of it in Westlands, close to the Sarit Centre; it moved to both downstairs and upstairs at the Junction Mall; it is now back in Westlands and pleasantly moored in Matundu Lane. It is also no wonder that the Lebanese (or Levantine) cuisine of the Phoenician Restaurant is varied. It is made up of many whole grains, fruits, vegetables, starches – and the meat is often fresh fish and other seafood.
That chat was a couple of weeks ago. True, we live alongside Kawangware and what was happening there that weekend was horrific and deeply disturbing. But no-one, I believe, could think that Kenya could be plunged into the kind of abyss that Somalia is now slowly emerging from. And Kismayo is no Mogadishu. One of my colleagues on the consultancy trip was visiting this port city for the first time.
I’ve been thinking about that on and off since I went there last Friday and Saturday. I mean, how can you both be yourself and also be a sandwich? Unless, you are a very gregarious person – because you are never alone in a sandwich! Certainly, if you are one of the fillings in a Stack and Squeeze sandwich, you are never alone, because you will be stacked with a few other tasty items. Like the one I tried on the Friday lunchtime.
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