Places & Foods

The 45 Best Potato Dishes from Around the World

By Rebecca Wallwork, CNN (CNN) — “I used to take potatoes for granted,” reads the…

Sungbo's Eredo. Credit: Titi Talabi.
Sungbo’s Eredo: The 1,200-Year-Old Walls of a Lost Kingdom

Located in the historic town of Ijebu Ode in Ogun State is a stretch of…

Okpa. From guardian.ng.
Making Okpa

Along the road running through Ninth Mile, Enugu State, a company of hawkers reside. Mostly…

A section of Imesi-Ile.
Imesi-Ile: Site of the Kiriji War

Nineteen miles from Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, in the northeastern part of Obokun…

Fura da nono. Credit: riashaven.wordpress.com.
Fura da Nono

At the entrance to Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, sits a giant carved calabash…

Tafawa Balewa Square. Credit: news360.info.
Tafawa Balewa Square

Tafawa Balewa Square, popularly known as TBS, is in Lagos Island. It was built in…

Pupuru. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Pupuru, a Cassava Meal

Pupuru, a cassava staple, is predominantly consumed in the Ilaje, Ikale, and Igbokoda areas of…

Ngwo Pine Forest. From cassiedaves.com.
In Ngwo, Pine Forest, Cave, & Waterfall

Less than 30 minutes from the city of Enugu, in southeastern Nigeria, is a sleepy…

Garau-garau. Credit: cookpad.com.
Garau-Garau

The Hausa people have a penchant for fast food that sometimes isn’t junk nor unhealthy.…

Aju Mbaise. Credit: Barnabas Emordi/Chris Udoh. From The Centenary Project.
Aju Mbaise, the Healing Soup

In the Mbaise zone of Imo State is a dish unique to the people: the…