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African Food?

disemvowel Jun 24, 2010 12:07 PM

Does anyone know of any good places for african cuisine in the Tampa / St. Pete area?

It seems like I'm down to just Queen of Sheba now. African Eateries on Waters Ave recently closed down (owner died, sadly),

I'd prefer another Nigerian place if possible, but beggars can't be choosers, as they say ;)


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  1. Manderley RE: disemvowel Jun 25, 2010 06:13 PM

    the owner of african eateries was my co-worker. she was murdered.

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      disemvowel RE: Manderley Jun 28, 2010 05:52 AM

      Yeah. Was sad to hear about it. She always seemed nice.

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        rhnault RE: Manderley Jun 29, 2010 05:10 AM

        What a horrific story!

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          Manderley RE: rhnault Jun 29, 2010 02:34 PM

          rhnault, i'm sure you saw it on the news. her husband beat her to death with a baseball bat. i'm still in shock.

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            rhnault RE: Manderley Jun 30, 2010 05:17 AM

            I think he was the pharmacist at CVS several years ago. He looked really familiar to me. That made it even scarier

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        disemvowel RE: disemvowel Jul 15, 2010 09:22 AM

        So... for real....


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          andy huse RE: disemvowel Jul 15, 2010 10:00 AM

          the area is not exactly a hotbed of sub-Saharan cuisine. We can't get blood from a stone. With a name like that, can you?

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            Manderley RE: andy huse Jul 15, 2010 01:24 PM

            LOL i need a "like" button ;)

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