Ebe Ye Yie

The Bronx
There’s no menu at Ebe Ye Yie. You place your order by pointing through the Plexiglas divider at the steam table’s unpredictable offerings of Ghanaian dishes: spicy soups and stews with massive chunks of beef or fish, for about $10. These main courses are accompanied by filling starches like fufu, a log made from cooked yams, pounded until they’re glutinous and firm; gari, a cassava-based couscous; and rice with black-eyed peas. It’s customary to eat with your fingers here; a small bottle of liquid soap and a bowl of water are provided at each table. The squeamish, however, can ask for plastic spoons.
Venue name: Ebe Ye Yie
Address: 2364 Jerome Ave

Cross street: between North and 184th Sts
Opening hours: 9am–midnight
Transport: Subway: 4 to 183rd St
Price: Average main course: $10. Cash only
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