For the last decade Senegalese, Ghanaian, and Ivory Coast restaurants have held sway over the city's West African food. Now it's Nigeria's turn. While earlier establishments offered a handful of toned-down dishes, African Village Cafe mounts the most sophisticated Nigerian menu to date, not pulling punches when it comes to strong flavors and... More >>>
By photo: Michael Kenneth Lopez
African wood carvings and pounded yam vie for attention at Ralph Akazi's eatery.