Going back to basics – eating with your hands… A heart-warming Eritrean dining experience!

Mags Magazine


This is an inspiring follow-up story to my earlier blog about “Come on… do you need to win the lottery to….? ” http://tuneinandstepup2013.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/come-on-do-you-really-need-to-win-the-lottery-to/

I indicated that my boss, Mengistab (above left)  and I were having lunch in a  small Eritrean Restaurant, The Red Sea Café,  in Ottawa, when we came up with a plan to support  the two wonderful women who own the restaurant as we noticed that the place was empty and the business needed help to thrive.  That day (about three weeks ago), we left a huge smile on the faces of Hedat and Azieb (center,  above center)  the owners, as we promised to invite a group of people to have a meal the following week.  All of this planning happened within half an hour and since then, I am happy to report that we have actually hosted 2 full house events at the restaurant with another one scheduled for Thursday October 10th, 2013.  This is…

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