Alicia Ama Our Chopstreets Spotlight for the week is Alicia Ama of Chalé Let’s Eat. Chalé! Let’s Eat was established in 2014 by Alicia Ama as a Street food Stall and since then the brand has expanded into doing pop-ups, residencies and private catering. Her cooking is greatly influenced by her family origins of Ghana,…

Big congrats to Emeka Frederick and Ifeyinwa Frederick, founder of Chukus London, the world’s first Nigerian tapas lounge, on winning the £2000 prize money in the Virgin Media Pioneers competition. Entrepreneurs attended the #GEW2016 masterclasses to hone their skills and learn how they can make their business voom in November. They were asked to make and…

Our Chopstreets Spotlight for the week is Chef Jason Howard. Based in London, Chef Jason Howard who is Barbadian born and Vincentian by decent, is marking his place in history as a Modern Caribbean chef. Infusing the flavors from his home cuisine with French cooking techniques, Jason creates intricately designed, stunning perfectly balanced and exquisitely presented…

Lerato London is a contemporary African  pop-up restaurant created by Lerato Umah-Shaylor to share her love for African food and it’s representation of the diversity of the continent. She creates contemporary African recipes that celebrate provenance, seasonal foods as she fuses great African cultures and foods with that of the rest of the world. Her next pop-up…

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of eating as much as you like! Esquire Bar and Grill launches African grill buffet beginning on the 16th of July 2016 and every Saturday after that. The buffet menu changes every week and you can wash it all down with your favourite cocktails / mocktails from the bar. Cost: £20 Time:…

Béllé-Full online food business launches in London. Béllé-Full pronounced ‘bell-air full” is a West African word used to describe a state of complete satisfaction after a delicious meal and that is the goal of Béllé-Full.  They are offering this complete satisfaction without the stress associated with cooking. They provide freshly prepared West African meals cooked to order and delivered chilled…

I stumbled on the lovely packaged Coconut Thins by  Shores of Africa, a U.K. based healthy snack brand owned by Nigerian siblings, on Instagram few weeks ago. The Coconut Thins are African-Inspired and currently available in 4 flavours: Original, Pineapple, Mango and Banana with a hint of Chilli.