Cheap Eats 2013: Swahili Village

Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.

Kevin Onyona’s always-swarmed restaurant bills itself as Kenyan, but that’s an inexact descriptor for his relentlessly cross-cultural menu, which includes samosas, chapati, and a fried tilapia drenched in a stinging masala sauce. The fish is marvelous, but the must-order is the goat wet fry, a mix of charred, bone-in goat, tomatoes, and onions that tastes like Africa’s answer to fajitas.

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