Re: [Videolib] OT: nice yet not too pricey restaurants in DC

Dennis Doros (milefilms@gmail.com)
Thu, 21 Jun 2007 12:45:02 -0400

> A group of my co-workers will be meeting up for dinner at ALA on Saturday,
> and are stumped for ideas. It struck me that there are many regular
> conference-goers on the list , as well as plenty of bon viviants, and that
> you might have some good ideas. >

Probably not for this occassion and I don't know what kind of food
they serve or how informal it is or how conveniently located it is to
the conference, but Ann Hornaday, a film critic for the Washington
Post, just told me that she LOVED the recently opened Sankofa Cafe.
It's near Howard University and I presume it's in the same building as
the Sankofa Book and Video Store.

http://sankofastore.com/catalog/homepage.php

It's owned and operated by Haile Gerima and how many restaurants can
you think of owned by legendary indie directors? And let's NOT start a
new list, please ;-)

AND you can shop for videos (with or without PPR I'm sure) next door!

Seriously, I hear Haile took a gamble to open a cafe as a community
gathering place and it would be wondeful if ALA members took the time
to go down there. From what Ann says, she's dying to go back there
again.

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Dennis Doros
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