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Food and History in Washington, DC Pt 2

Cashew Nog, recipe below (photo from http://catnip13.blogspot.com)
In the 1990s I lived in Washington, D. C. to do research at the National Archives. For the next two years I would be researching and writing about an African Diaspora on the Caribbean Coast of turn of the century Guatemala in Central America. My brother, a Howard University graduate, opened his home to me on 14th and Fairmount. This was in 1996 before the gentrification of U Street and the arrival of Whole Foods Market there. The house was also blocks from Georgia Avenue and Howard University and a small takeout restaurant called Everlasting Life. It had superb food including appetizers, entrees, desserts, and smoothies and everything vegan. Their cashew nog made from freshly ground cashews represented the most iconic item on the menu and it’s incredible! And the desserts, they had really great baked goods. I visited the place last summer to find a up scale renovation and expansion with accommodations for eating in and a juice bar. 

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Food and History in Washington, DC Pt 3

Food and History in Washington, D. C. Pt 1