Episode Summary

Consistency and a commitment to healthful, nutritious food inform the cuisine of The Nile Ethiopian Bistro, but—as you’ll hear—a deep familial connection defines it. Twin brothers and co-owners Yoseph and Benyam stopped by to chat about the influence of their dynamic mother, Yeshareg Demisse; the secret behind the Nile's famous injera flatbread; and their favorite old Richmond spots.

Episode Notes

Richmond has quite a few restaurant families, folks for whom hard work and culinary creativity is a family affair and whose legacies are deeply tied into the food community here. The story of the Teklemariam family, who operate The Nile Ethiopian Bistro, crosses continents, the Midwest and Mid Atlantic and lands right here in Richmond. Consistency and a commitment to healthful, nutritious food inform the cuisine of The Nile, but—as you’ll hear—a deep familial connection defines it. Twin brothers Yoseph and Benyam stopped by to chat about the influence of their dynamic mother, Yeshareg Demisse; the secret behind the Nile's famous injera flatbread; and their favorite old Richmond spots.

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Exploring Food, Culture and Community in Richmond, VA.
A podcast for locals and the RVA curious alike.
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