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Anthony Bourdain Goes to Lagos

By on October 17, 2017

“I’ve never been in a country where everybody is working so hard at something”

Anthony Bourdain on Lagos
I had heard of but never watched an episode of Antony Bourdain’s Parts…


Reading List: October 2017

By on October 10, 2017


October 2017: In the world of books released this month, we see one of my favorite actors of all time taking a shot at writing short fiction and releasing…


Reading List: September 2017

By on September 4, 2017

It is Labor Day weekend in the United States where I live, which officially marks the end of summer. I have always found it interesting that during the summer…


Yemisi Aribisala’s Paean to Nigerian Cuisine

By on August 22, 2017

It must have been about two years ago when I first heard that World Jollof Rice Day was being celebrated on August 22 and what a thrill it was…


Reading List: August 2017

By on August 7, 2017


This is the eight edition of the reading list and so far so wonderful. I think one of the things that the reading list has made me do is actively keep…