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.
Andrew Doro's blog, Every Country NYC, chronicles his mission to eat food from every nation on the planet without ever leaving the city. From 22 nations on six continents, he hits all five boroughs as he details his favorites here. Sri Lanka in Staten Island, Portugal in Queens, and Haiti in Hell’s Kitchen. Discover all the globetrotting the NYC subway allows.
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