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Injera & Shark: Ethiopia Meets Jamaica in Washington, D.C.

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At RAS, you can order Caribbean food (like the Bake and Shark, left) or Ethiopian cuisine (like the vegetarian platter, right).
Rebecca Sheir
At RAS, you can order Caribbean food (like the Bake and Shark, left) or Ethiopian cuisine (like the vegetarian platter, right).

What happens when Africa and the Caribbean collide in the capital of the United States? The answer is RAS, a District restaurant that fuses Ethiopian and Jamaican cuisine. Rebecca Sheir meets the staff of RAS, and learns about the long and rich relationship between two seemingly very different countries.

[Music: "Manew Tew Tew Yemilegn" by Brhanu Tezera]

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