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8 popular African diaspora restaurants to try out anytime you are in New York City

8 popular African diaspora restaurants to try out anytime you are in New York City

14 Extraordinary West African Restaurants in NYC

Distinctive and delicious dishes from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana

Dine Like The Diaspora: Get A Taste of Africa at These Harlem Restaurants

Dine Like The Diaspora: Get A Taste of Africa at These Harlem Restaurants

African cuisine has long been ignored on the global stage, and we can only blame our Western bias

The question of which African cuisines will enter the Western mainstream is one of those debates that happens with experts looking to spot the latest global food trends.

Time Out says

Senegalese food is by far the most well-represented national cuisine of West Africa in New York, but Accra Restaurant in Harlem is a great place to try food from Ghana. You form a ball of fufu (mashed cassava) with your right hand and dip it in the stews. We were advised to get the palm nut and okra stews, which come in huge portions. They make an excellent ginger beer too.

Time Out says

Senegalese food is by far the most well-represented national cuisine of West Africa in New York, but Accra Restaurant in Harlem is a great place to try food from Ghana. You form a ball of fufu (mashed cassava) with your right hand and dip it in the stews. We were advised to get the palm nut and okra stews, which come in huge portions. They make an excellent ginger beer too.

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