• Watch: Meet the Kenyan Chef Serving African Seafood in the New Mexican Desert

    10 days ago - By Eater

    At Jambo Cafe, Santa Fe diners are clamoring for Ahmed Obo's coconut pili pili shrimp “I arrived and it felt just like home,” remembers chef Ahmed Obo when he moved from East Africa to his new home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Obo is originally from Lamu, a small island of Kenya's coast where residents move about on foot or by boat. After first moving to New York at age 22, Obo landed in New Mexico where he began working in restaurants and local grocery stores to support himself and his family on Lamu Island.
    Obo is joining host Sheldon Simeon in this episode of Cooking in America where the...
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