Good Food Equals Good Mood At Tables Turn Restaurant by Sasha Lee

The meals at Tables Turn are sold as eye-catching combos. The distinguishing “mix + match” menu setup — “Beef Tacos + Corn + Wings” / “Popcorn Chicken + Waffles + Wings Tossed in Signature Sauce, Spicy Mayo, Cheese, and Honey Mustard” etc — explains their fitting slogan choice — “good food equals good mood” — and why potential customers find it hard to believe they’re a local gem.

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Palestinian Farmer’s Salad by Mohammad Ali

More than seventy years ago, we left our homes. Seventy years later, we are still holding on to your identities. Palestine is a diasporic nation with sub-identities from the different places we sought refuge in. However, we all agree on two main sub-identities:  Madani (Urban) / Falahi (Farmers). Both identities have different traditional outfits, food, and accents.…

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Editor’s Note

by Stephanie Eyocko The seeds for the food section were sown over a phone call I had with my mother, Sabine Eyocko, in March.  I had an appetite for Ndole, an aromatic Cameroonian stew made of bitter leaves (Vernonia amygdalina) and a rich paste of groundnut, onions, garlic. As it cooks, crayfish is added and…

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