11 Savory Pancakes from Around the World When You Need a Break from Syrup

Hearing pancakes may trigger visions of syrup-dripping stacks for breakfast, but savory pancakes are just as good, if not better—and you find them all around the world. Pancakes and crêpes are truly...


by MelMM 3 days ago

Use this post to report on recipes made from AFRO-VEGAN, by Bryant Terry. To report on a recipe, put the recipe title in ALL CAPS. Include the page number if you have it. If you are the first to re...

July 2020 COTM: Announcement

by MelMM 11 days ago

It was close and right down to the wire! Our July selection will be BRYANT TERRY MONTH, and will comprise the following books: Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes (2020) Afr...

Table Talk with Black Food Historian Toni Tipton-Martin

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by The Chowhound Team 17 days ago

It would take more time than we’ve got to list all of Toni Tipton-Martin’s accomplishments as a food writer, organizer, educator, and historian. We’ll just say that she’s one of the most studied an...

Black-owned Restaurants in the SF Bay Area, Philly, Los Angeles & NYC

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

This evening I've spent a few hours on my social media feeds following the pain and the protests raging across our country. This tweet from Ijeoma Oluo struck a chord, "White people: whatever o...

Flavors of West Africa Pop-up by Chef Serigne Mbaye

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

In March I joined friends for a pop-up dinner by Senegalese chef, Serigne Mbaye, in San Francisco. More about him here, https://www.eater.com/young-guns-rising-stars/2019/10/3/20895255/chef-serigne...

Support Black-owned Restaurants Week, Aug 26 - Sept 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Meg Cotner's blog alerted me to the upcoming 6th annual Support Black-owned Restaurants Week for the Portland area. http://bridgetownbites.com/2019/08/13/support-black-owned-restaurants-week-is-ba...

Where can I find African groundnuts?

by lferger 1 year ago

Over the summer I was in Zimbabwe. Everywhere we went they served tiny little peanuts as a snack and called them groundnuts. Does anyone know of a place to buy them in the US? They were so tasty.

Nossa Familia Coffee @ Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last stop at the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market https://www.chowhound.com/post/sisters-nixtamal-tortillas-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076081 was the Nossa Familia Coffee stand. I had me...

Recommendations for Senegalese/African restaurant in Paris — Part 2

by PeterCL 2 years ago

I’ll be in Paris for the month of October, and thought it would be a good time to explore some food options I have no familiarity with. One in particular is the cooking from Sub-Saharan Africa. ...

Refugee Food Festival, June 19-23, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"For the 3rd edition of the Refugee Food Festival, San Francisco joins the list of cities whose restaurants will welcome refugee chefs for a few days, for delicious culinary collaborations! ...

Golden Safari | Nigerian in Hayward

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week @hyperbowler joined me to check out Golden Safari in Hayward. It specializes in Nigerian cuisine and opened less than two months ago.

Obscure international holes-in-the-wall in Chicago

by Displaced Hoser 3 years ago

Hi all, I'm going to be in Chicago for a conference for a few days in July. Will not have access to a car but will likely be able to get out in the evenings for dinner at least a couple of times...

African Ingredients

by Sitka 3 years ago

Looking for a store that sells African ingredients preferably in San Francisco or the Peninsula. Thanks

Making Biltong

by TheFamine 13 years ago

Having just put my latest load of biltong-to-be in the fridge (where it sits for the next 24 hours in a marinade) I thought I'd share a simple recipe for this delicacy. Given that various South ...

Cape Town and around again

by granjan 8 years ago

I attached this on the last Ct post but no one responded so I'll try again. We are leaving in 2 weeks and I would love some food advice. No one has mentioned Ruben's who has restaurants in both CT ...

Palm wine

by SarahJane23 4 years ago

I'm going to a celebration with a Nigerian who loves this stuff. I've had it at Buka in BK, but would love to find a store here in Manhattan where I could pick up a bottle of it. Any ideas where to...


by Peter Cherches 13 years ago

I'll be posting a more comprehensive piece with photos on my blog next week, but this place was so good, and so underrepresented on the board I'm posting an abbreviated version now. The food at Su...

Angolan/Mozambican/Peri peri in Lisbon

by Nii 4 years ago

Hi, I'm off to Lisbon for the first time in August and I'm really keen on sampling some Angolan and Mozambican food - can anyone recommend any places? I'd also be interested in some reviews of g...

Swahili Village in Beltsville - Report

by Steve 4 years ago

Finally took the opportunity to visit this PG County outpost for Kenyan cuisine that I've heard so much about. The place was hoppin' of a Sunday afternoon, packed with a lively crowd having a good...