A Long Island first:, a restaurant serving the cuisine of Ghana and West Africa. The Ellas Taste of Africa, located in Deer Park Long Island, offers such dishes as amala (yam balls) with stewed tilapia sauce and plantain fufu (dumplings) with palm nut, peanut and pepper soup.
www.nytasteofafrica.com (631) 522-1118
Contributed by James Hargraves
Photo credit: Randee Daddona, Newsday, Sept. 7, 2013