Cheap Eats 2013: Chez Aunty Libe
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 19, 2013

Chez Aunty Libe
Address: 6115 Georgia Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 877-392-7956
Neighborhood: Georgia Ave./Petworth/Takoma DC
Cuisines: West African
Price Range: Inexpensive

Atmospheric it’s not—small groups of men picking at plates while they watch CNN, and, if you’re lucky, Aunty herself knitting in a corner. The cooking at this cafe is appropriately homey—with heaping portions of the pepper stew called yassa, the fish-and-tomato stew known as thieboudienne, and maffe, a peanutty lamb stew. Dessert is a must: thiakry, a couscous sweetened with yogurt and studded with raisins.

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