Despite the dwindling number of Senegalese street vendors peddling knockoff designer handbags and counterfeit watches, the city's stock of Senegalese restaurants continues to grow, especially in Harlem's Little West Africa. There are now five on the two-block stretch of West 116 th Street between Malcolm X and Frederick Douglass, and a few more on the adjacent avenues. Newest is Dibiterie Cheikh, which advertises French-West African Cuisine on its awning. The compact premises are located across the street from the city's grandest Senegalese eatery , Africa Kine, which boasts such unexpected amenities as a ballroom, a coat check, and a carryout window, situated on two floors connected by a sweeping stairway. Why on earth would you want to go to Dibiterie... More >>>