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New Orleans Winter Restaurant Guide 2015: African

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Bennachin
1212 Royal St., (504) 522-1230; www.bennachinrestaurant.com
The restaurant specializes in dishes from western and central Africa. Vegetarian jama jama ni makondo features sauteed spinach with fried plantains and coconut rice. Ground peanut stew, available with beef or as a vegetarian version, is served over rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Abyssinia
3511 Magazine St., (504) 894-6238
Yebeg alicha is diced lamb in sweet garlic-ginger curry sauce. The vegetable combination includes spicy red lentils in sauce, split peas cooked in a mild onion, garlic and ginger sauce, sliced cabbage and carrots in mild sauce and potato and carrots in curry. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Nile Ethiopian Restaurant
2130 Magazine St., (504) 309-1872; www.nileneworleans.com
Doro wot, the national dish of Ethiopia, features chicken stewed in red pepper sauce. Yebeg tibs is made with marinated lamb, jalapeno peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, rosemary and spices. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner. Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$





African | American | Bar & Grill | Barbecue
Brewpub | Burgers | Cafe | Cajun | Caribbean/Cuban | Chinese
Coffee & Dessert | Contemporary | Creole | Deli | Diner
Filipino | Fondue | French | German | Greek | Indian & Pakistani
Irish | Italian | Japanese/Sushi | Korean | Latin American
Louisiana Contemporary | Mediterranean/Middle Eastern
Mexican/Southwestern | Music and Food | Neighborhood
Pan-Asian | Pizza | Sandwiches & Po-boys | Seafood | Steakhouse
Tapas & Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese

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