Spicy and sour is a seductively simply combination that couldn't be more alien to what we think of as typical American food. Its dominance in the food at Amawele's South African Kitchen is explained in a helpful blurb that describes the provenance as an amalgam of various African cultures with British, Indian, Afrikaner and Malaysian influences. Yum.
Pete Kane Chicken Durban roti wrap from Amawele's South African Kitchen.
"The twins" in Zulu, Amawele's -- that is, "ah-muh-WAY-lay's" -- has a menu that approximates what you usually find at a food truck these days. It's a good selection of hot, $8-ish things with basic drinks in cans, but instead of tooling around town on four wheels, it's planted in the Rincon Center food court best known for the dim sum queue at Yank Sing. And you don't have to shout upwards through a tiny window to place your order with these two friendly women.More »