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Delicious Ghanaian food! In the Bronx ,easily accessible

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This was a tip from Dave Cook (EatinginTranslation.com) (I thought he had also posted here, but I couldn't find it.)

This friendly Ghanaian restaurant/luncheonette has pictures of the food on the wall, but it might be helpful, especially if you aren't familiar with West African food, to read up first.

I had egusi with goat meat - as Dave noted, West Africans like their meat chewy! The egusi, spinach (I believe) and a grain (?) stew, was flavorful, and the chunks of meat on the bone were gamey and great!

The Ghanaians eat with their right hand (never their left!) but silverware is also available.

I took the D train to 167 (Grand Concourse), which lets you off on McClellan street - Papaye is a block away. And the Bronx Museum - a block down Grand Concourse - has a great show of Civil Rights Movement photos!

BTW, the address that CH linked below is for ANOTHER branch of Papaye. This one's at 196 McClellan Street.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/10/din...

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Papaye
196 McClellan St, Bronx, NY 10456

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  1. planning to go to African Grills and Soul Food soon:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5655...

    could do the 4 train hop, up and down the line eatin' fufu!

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    African Grills & Soul Food
    2041 Davidson Ave, Bronx, NY 10453

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    1. re: bigjeff

      this place is now called Accra and I just ate there this past week:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/3737...

      delicious!

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      Accra
      2041 Davidson Ave, Bronx, NY 10453

    2. FYI - The Papaye Dave Cook reviewed is on 183rd and Grand Concourse, about 6 blocks south of the Fordham Rd D train stop and NOT on 167th street.

      http://turntableskillets.wordpress.com

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      Papaye
      2300 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458