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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Oregon - Roast goat and rice Somali food at Alle Amin

(Medeshi)- By Ben Waterhouse - It is uncommon in Portland, perhaps because we have few of the established ethnic enclaves that pepper the West Coast's larger cities, to encounter a dining experience that feels really foreign. Alle Amin, a tiny Somali restaurant in Montavilla, offers one such experience.

On a recent visit, all the other diners were African men, eating with their hands from Styrofoam take-out boxes. For a long moment, which of them, if any, was the proprietor. After a beat, a tall middle-aged man stood up. "Good evening, he said. "Our specials tonight are goat, chicken or fish." 

Read more at Oregon Live