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Egypt’s Food Fusion Revolution

How one Egyptian man took our food to new heights.

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Ful, kushari, and falafel have endured as cultural staples for generations, but perhaps it’s time they got a little upgrade. That’s exactly what Tarek Ismail, a New York Lawyer, sought to do when he took it upon himself to revolutionize Egypt’s food scene through the power of fusion. From ful in a Mexican burrito to smoked kushari, here’s how @xxx is forever changing Egypt’s food scene.