“It’s the best west African restaurant around,” promises one Chowhound who’s sold on Mataheko in Jamaica, Queens. Try the staple Ghanaian mashes of plantain or cassava with spicy, meaty peanut or pepper soups, or appetizers like grilled goat kebabs.

Photo of Mataheko's fufu (plantain mash) with goat peanut soup by JH Barbee

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