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Food Concessions

Kenya: Mambo Poa

Spice Routes Café
Kenyan Coastal Cuisine

1. Chicken Curry (Wali wa Nazi na Mchuzi wa Kuku)

Fragrant chicken curry served with coconut rice (white rice cooked in coconut milk)

2. Lentils (Wali wa Nazi na Dengu)

Sautéed lentils served with coconut rice

3. Pilau and Kachumbari

Basmati rice cooked in spices, served with a refreshing tomato, onion, and cilantro salad

4. Meat or Veggie Samosas (Nyama ama Viazi na Kunde)

(2 pieces) Fried pastry dough filled with spiced ground beef or potatoes, onions, carrots, and peas

5. Chips Masala

French fries tossed in an aromatic masala sauce of ginger, onions, garlic, tomatoes, chili, and spices

6. Mahamri

(2 pieces) Fluffy donut-like dessert pastry made with coconut milk and cardamom spice


Kingfisher Lager (12 oz)


Tusker Lager (12 oz)


Sodas (20 oz)


Bottled Water (20 oz)


Spice Routes Café

Chicken Curry

Spice Routes Café


Spice Routes Café

Pilau and Kachumbari

Spice Routes Café

Meat or Veggie Samosas

Spice Routes Café

Chips Masala