Eat-thiopian at Hawi

Overall, our meals were flavorful, and we appreciated trying a less common cuisine than what we usually go for when dining out. The service at Hawi is relaxed, so expect a slower pace of the meal, but overall, it was a very filling and satisfying way to spend a Saturday evening with friends.

Naan Noms: Bandar Foods Brings Indian Heat to American Cuisine

Over the past few decades, many ethnic foods have found their way into the mainstream American diet. Sriracha and tabasco have earned spots next to ketchup at college dining halls, and grocery stores in North America have now stock several variants of hummus. South Asian cuisine has yet to find its place at the American dinner table — but Bandar Foods, based in San Francisco, is spearheading the movement to bring Indian flavors to the forefront of American cuisine.