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Dragon fruit is one of the many exotic foods found at the Eden Center.
Rob Sachs
Dragon fruit is one of the many exotic foods found at the Eden Center.

Census figures show one-fifth of the D.C. area's population hails from outside the U.S., including: Europe, Africa, Oceania, Latin America and Asia. Rebecca Sheir and Rob Sachs get a taste of Saigon as they visit the Eden Center, an indoor-outdoor mall catering to the region's extensive Vietnamese-American population. Grass jelly and basil seed drink, anyone?

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