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Flavors of the Middle East in Brooklyn

Minus the slightly orientalizing tone of the article (“exotic oasis in Brooklyn”) I was happy to see this in the NY Times Travel section today. And so close by..,


Moustapha helps a customer at the Oriental shop. [Matthew Weinstein for The New York Times]

I guess to the author of the article Middle-Eastern folks are still “exotic” and “other,” but that of course would be the subject of a whole other post – and it’s too early in the AM for that one. Keeping it light….

Check it out here.


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