You know about the Mediterranean diet. The owner of this takeout shop in
Queens thinks you should know about the West African way of eating, too.
— NYT Food (@nytfood)
April 27, 2021
According to the
The last time I picked up dinner from Nneji, a small shop in Queens that sells African products and food for takeout, something new was hidden under one of the steel lids that cover steaming pans of marigold-yellow wilted onions, glossy red tomatoes stewed with a cow foot or two, lumps of goat that have taken in by osmosis the sweetness and power of several different peppers, and other long-simmered West African pleasures….
for the full NY Times article.
Nneji is located in
Astoria at 32-20 34th Avenue.
— iDig2Learn (@iDig2Learn)
April 28, 2021
Ms Ajaero’s Nneji restaurant was featured by
Channel 7 Eyewitness News
in November 2020
Ms Ajaero also sells her dishes and more every Saturday at the Roosevelt
Island Farmers Market with her Mom. In 2018, I spoke with Ms Ajaero
Stop by the Farmers Market on Saturday and check out Ms Ajaero West African dishes or take a trip to her Nneji take out restaurant in Astoria.
Maybe she will open a spot on Roosevelt Island some day.