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If you’re in the United States and craving some fufu, never fear! There are plenty of places where you can find this delicious dish. First, try doing a search online on or yelp for Fufu Near Me. There are many websites that specialize in African food, and they can help you locate a restaurant near you that serves fufu. You can also try looking in ethnic markets or African specialty stores. These places are likely to have fufu in stock, and they can tell you where to find it if they don’t have it on hand. Finally, don’t forget to ask your friends and family if they know of any good places to get fufu. With a little effort, you’re sure to find a place near you that serves this African staple.
If you’re living or visiting Washington DC, you have plenty of options for trying fufu. Start with Awo Tei, an Ethiopian restaurant with several locations in the DC area. This menu offers a vegetarian fufu that is made with mac cheese. The spiced tomato sauce adds a delicious kick. If you want to try fufu that’s more traditional to Ethiopian cuisine, head to Mt. Vernon Triangle. Tutuba is a small African market with a restaurant that serves a variety of African dishes, including fufu. This menu item is made with yellow corn meal and comes with your choice of beef, fish or vegetable stew. Finally, if you want a street food experience, make your way to Ben’s Chili Bowl and try the fufu topped with chili and served with beans and fries. This DC landmark has been serving up unique dishes since 1958.
If you’re visiting the great city of Chicago, you have plenty of options for getting your fufu fix. Start with Awo Abay (Ethiopian Food) located in the Albany Park neighborhood. This family-run restaurant offers an assortment of Ethiopian dishes including vegetarian and meat dishes served in spicy lentils. For fufu, you can choose between yellow corn meal or wheat. This restaurant also offers Injera, which is a sourdough flatbread used as a complimentary appetizer or as a plate for holding stew. If you want to try Injera made with whole wheat, visit African Imports. This family-owned store has been in business for over 20 years and carries a variety of products including clothing, jewelry, pottery and food. They have a menu of fufu dishes including beef, fish and vegetable options. If you want to try Injera made with white flour, make your way to Chicago Diner. This award-winning vegetarian/vegan restaurant has been making its own bread on site since the 1980s. The menu features fufu served with stewed beef. Finally, if you want a street food experience, head to Maxwell St. Deli and Lounge and try the fufu served on Injera with beef stew. This family- owned and operated establishment has been serving up unique dishes since 2013.
If you’re visiting the great city of Seattle, you have a variety of options for getting your fufu fix. Start with Azifa Ethiopian Restaurant located in the Green Lake neighborhood. This family-run restaurant offers a variety of Ethiopian dishes including wot (stews) served over Injera, a sourdough flatbread. You can choose between yellow corn meal or wheat. This restaurant also offers fufu, which is made with corn meal. If you want to try fufu served with beef stew, make your way to Chaat House. This street food-inspired restaurant features a variety of Indian and Pakistani dishes including the Punjab salad and aloo pie (a potato curry pie). This diverse menu also features Pakistani curries served with rice and fufu. Finally, if you want a street food experience, head to Tom Douglas restaurants and try the fufu served with beef stew and flavored with berbere spice mix from Ethiopia. Douglas, a Seattle-based chef and restaurant owner, offers a variety of dishes featuring ethnic cuisines including seafood from the Pacific Northwest and Southern comfort food.
You will find a variety of options for getting your fufu fix in Ohio. Make your way to Akron and visit Jinya Ramen Bar USA. This chain features a variety of Japanese dishes including the miso ramen and tonkotsu ramen. The menu also features g free options. If you want to try a more traditional Ohio experience, make your way to the neighborhood of Little Moscow in Cleveland. Here you will find Izzy’s Deli & Appetizer Bar featuring the famous Mistewish (meat stuffing) on a pierog. This unique dish combines stuffed pierog topped with beef gravy and cheese. If you want something meatless, try the stuffed cabbage. Next, make your way to Cincinnati and visit Piada Italian Street Food. The menu features seasonal salads and piada (Italian flatbread sandwiches). You can get your fufu fix by ordering the broccoli pesto pasta salad. If you want a more traditional Cincinnati experience, make your way to the Over the Rhine district. Here you will find Mr. Moe’s Tavern featuring the infamous Cincinnati chili. This dish is made out of meat, onions and sweet sauce. The option we suggest is the 1/3 pounder served over spaghetti or hot dog chips.
You will find a variety of options for getting your fufu fix in South Carolina. Make your way to Charleston and visit Luke’s Inside Out. This globally inspired restaurant features an innovative menu including the fried chicken and waffles and the kale salad with quinoa. If you want a more traditional South Carolina experience, make your way to the Myrtle Beach area and visit Fripp Island Fish Company. The menu features a variety of fresh fish dishes including the catch of the day served over brown rice. If you are in the Greenville area, stop by Butcher & Brewery. The menu features artisanal meats paired with their own brews. The pesto pasta is a delicious vegetarian option while the surf and turf is a more meat oriented option containing lobster and filet mignon.
If you want a more traditional South Carolina experience, make your way to Hilton Head Island and dine at Pier 121. The menu features shrimp and grits as well as a variety of fresh fish dishes.
Canada Famous celebrity chef, Eric Rios, recently opened a restaurant in San Francisco called Ramen Shop. The menu features several unique ramens including the vegetarian tanmen with soy sauce, mushrooms, marinated egg and chayote sprouts. If you want a more traditional experience, order the chewy fufu in its pure form. Then head to Chinatown and find Gum Ku Su Chinese Restaurant. The menu features a variety of dishes including steamed pork hock with black bean and garlic sauce. This dish is a traditional Fujianese dish perfect for soaking up the spicy soup of your choice. If you want a more authentic experience, head to the Little Manila district of San Francisco. Here you will find Manila Restaurant features nang (rice cakes). If you are looking for a rice cake variety not mentioned in this article, this location is your best bet as they carry over 30 varieties! Dessert Hawaii
For those who have a sweet tooth but still want to stick to their gluten-free diet, head to Hawaii and try their non-traditional tropical fruits including mango, passion fruit, lychee and longan. These fruits make for a delicious and healthy dessert option!
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