Nigerian food is not monolithic. "Nigeria is a colonial construct. When I’m saying Nigerian food, I’m really only cooking food from Yoruba and Igbo [cultures]," said Wey. Ethnic groups throughout the region may have dishes in common, but utilize different flavors and technique. "They all share a similar taste profile," he said. Nigerian food isn't pretentious, either. "Nothing is being deconstructed, foamed, jellified, gelatinized whatever. It’s just really honest food...[continue reading]"
LAGOS is a restaurant concept, born in nigeria and raised in detroit, serving authentic nigerian cuisine in a relaxed and communal setting. we don't peddle tired stereotypes or gimmicks; none of that “coming-to-america-mud-cloth-and-zebra-print-wearing-spear-chucking-natives-in-ceremonial-masks” going on here.
sometime in the undefinable future our brick and mortar location will be open- so come visit. in the interim (that's business speak for "instead of fucking around doing nothing") we're currently on tour, hosting dinners at various dope-cities, serving delicious food your mouth has probably never… ( Read on! )