We are rounding up some favorite NYC based Jollof restaurants and vendors, to showcase a variety of Jollof dishes with representation from different countries. See, taste, sample, buy, enjoy …
Who makes the best Jollof? Connect with like-minded Jollof enthusiasts and let’s find out who takes the much coveted bragging rights for the best Jollof! Participate in the live voting and also check out the Jollof wars when judges pick which country’s Jollof reigns.
A curated VIP experience with an hour-long beer and wine open bar, exclusive access to the market before general entry, and an assortment of side dishes to compliment the Jollof.
A menu of well-celebrated African beverages paired with Jollof dishes. Haven’t been home or to the continent in a while? Here is a bar that might help fix your ache for some African wine or your favorite African beer!
From beautiful headwraps to detailed hand-made dresses, and accessories, the Ankara Bazaar lounge might have that perfect afrocentric gift item or just that colorful summer dress to accentuate your glow. Shop, sip, swag, culture.
Enjoy traditional sounds, performances, and dances by some of NYCs favorite local African dance groups. Feel like kicking a Kpanlogo, or Azonto dance move? Don’t hold back. Anything is possible after some Jollof!
Enjoy, and move to some of the latest African hits from a list of talented African djs from the NYC community. Djs will be rotating by the hour to keep the tunes and energy fresh. Discover new djs, or simply support your favorites.
Kale, Plantain & Black Eye Pea Salad
Summer Garden Kale Salad, Shito Honey Dressing, Cilantro, Sweet Plantains (VEGETARIAN)
Nigerian Meat Pies OR Senegalese Fish Patties
Savory beef patties in a crispy pastry dough,
Spicy Jamaican Jerk Meatballs
Beef meatballs with a blend of Caribbean spices and Teriyaki Pineapple Glaze
Vegetable Celebration Jollof Rice
Peas, Red Onion, Honey Roasted Carrots, Thyme, Roasted Corn (VEGAN)
Puff Puff & Fresh Fruit
Fried doughnuts, tropical marmalade with pineapple, ginger & mango, powdered sugar, arranged w/ seasonal fresh fruit (VEGAN)