Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: The Beauty ($11) from Mile End.
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now: Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes--old standbys and new finds alike--compiled daily. Today's pick: Nigerian goat stew ($7) from Baku
Bring your vuvuzelas to Prospect Park
Apparently, it's time to reduce your Unsolicited Carbon Footprint -- spam emails release over 20 million tons of CO2 per year, approximately .3 grams per message, as this Woork Up infographic tells us. Though the exact science of the whole process isn't revealed, this is good validation again ... More >>
This action-flick's pretense is like "Satisfaction" for bar cover-bandsif you hit most of the notes, it'll do
Chantal MartineauBuka gets booze. It may be positioning itself as "the most authentic Nigerian restaurant" in the city, or so say the business cards, but Buka in Clinton Hill actually has more of a Brooklyn bar feel. Instead of your usual African restaurant accoutrements -- masks, colorful p ... More >>
Some like it fiery.On a sticky summer's day, the last thing you are likely to be craving is hot soup. But, like Indians with their tea, Africans will sip a steaming bowl, which causes the body to perspire and, eventually, cool down. At the newly opened West African restaurant Buka, on Fulton ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema has the "one of the hottest things" he's tasted all year: Liberian pepper shrimp at Maima's in Jamaica, Queens. Sarah DiGregorio samples the pie at Paulie Gee's, where the crust "burrows into your brain -- a stretchy, bubbly, char-spotted pillow of a bread, th ... More >>
Munching shrimp heads at New York's only Liberian restaurant
Served with polished white rice, sauce de feuilles is the national dish of Guinea. When Fatima opened in Crown Heights six years ago, it was the city's best Guinean restaurant, offering two or three home-style dishes per day, served with a massive plate of polished white rice. But in common ... More >>
The incendiary, mouth-searing, mind-bogglingly-hot pepper shrimp at Maima's. It always happens. No sooner had I assembled a collection of the hottest dishes available in city restaurants for the Spring Supplement, than I stumbled on another that put the others to shame.
The owners of Westside Market have opened Vareli, a Mediterranean restaurant and wine bar in Morningside Heights. Expect Italian-flavored small plates, panini, and lotsa wine. [TONY] Betty's has opened in the space formerly known as Boucarou, featuring a retractable-roofed husk, red banquettes, and ... More >>
A fantastic new musical will soon find out just how fantastic it has to be to survive
Broken barriers in dance and rhythm
Youssou NDour brings the hits
The Bronx Museum captures the urban vibe—just don't look for any graffiti art
Comfy Harlem Senegalese turns out dependable chops and cheb
Fela Anikulapo-Kuti gets his own musical
Is Damon Albarn the new Peter Gabriel?
On the eve of his PEN American Center celebration, the Nigerian author sits down with the Voice.
Afro rhythms heat up the BK
Photographer Pieter Hugo captures a strange, roving menagerie
For Ousmane Sembène, an icon of African cinema, the personal was always political
From South Africa to North Carolina, fest explores the black experience
A one-man tour though Nigeria's conflicts
Thanks, France, for the mustard and the memories
New translations battle "language imperialism"
From the austerely documentary to the resolutely fabulist
An unexpected taste of Vietnam in Harlem's Little West Africa
Congress vows changes but makes only a few after Abramoff scandal
Senegalese superstar dramatizes move toward Africa in hallowed American concert hall
Two competing cuisines snuggle up in a single African bistro
Finally a chance to catch up on all those new bands. Well, maybe not bands exactly . . .
In Russell Banks's latest novel-cum-confession, Monrovia is hell and chimps are free
Who's Watching His Watchdogs?
A lesson from post-apartheid South Africa
A salty liquid seasoning faces off against ketchup in Harlem