Food lovers, Celebrate — more than a dozen of New York City’s best Pan-African restaurants will partake in the second annual New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW), scheduled to take place from Sunday, Apr. 27 to Sunday, May 4.


Following the tremendous success of the inaugural week-long NYARW affair only a year ago, and the acclaim it received from both local and national media, New York City has become one of the hottest destinations for foodies to experience the finest hospitality Africans have to offer. This year’s celebration will offer New Yorkers and visitors an opportunity to partake in the diversity of New York City’s thriving dining scene using a variety of discount and prix-fix three-course meal options.


NYARW Apr. 27- May 4 (

NYARW Apr. 27- May 4 (

During the seven-day celebration, participating restaurants will offer prix fixe menus for lunch or dinner – minimum cost for lunch and dinner are $16.95 and $24.95 respectively. NYARW vouchers and gift certificates for friends and relatives are available for purchase online at via a secure payment system. In addition to the special fixed priced lunch and dinner options, diners are eligible for a 10 percent discount off regular menu items when they mention “New York African Restaurant Week” at participating restaurants.



NYARW's Edible Bazaar Benefit (

NYARW’s Edible Bazaar Benefit (

This year’s NYARW also features a food and wine Edible Bazaar party at Suite 36 (16 W. 36th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, NYC) from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 29.


A variety of African wines and cuisine prepared by Barbara Food Creations, Farafina Cafe & Lounge, Madiba Restaurant, Mombassa Dishes, Panla Catering and Pierre Thiam Catering will be illustrated at the event.




The Bazaar event will include food, wine, music, networking and an awards program. Advance discounted $50 tickets are available for purchase online at  Get an extra 25 percent off when you use discount code #NYARW to purchase tickets – offer valid until Thursday, Apr. 10.  Email or for more information.



Complete NYARW details, including information on participating restaurants, prix-fixe menus, chef bios and special events, visit and  Both sites are updated frequently to reflect new restaurants and events.  Search #NYARW #NYARW14 on Facebook and twitter to get up to the minute details on new events, chefs and restaurants added to the NYARW roster.



About New York African Restaurant Week : Brought to you by Panla and A Taste of Africa USA, New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW) is a bi-annual cultural week-long program that celebrates the best of African cuisine, wines, chefs, and restaurants across the metropolitan New York City (NYC) area.  During the week, foodies, visitors, Afropolitans and more, who purchase vouchers online or directly at participating restaurants, are treated to some of the best African dishes served in NYC. NYARW also features a variety of lifestyle events that showcase and celebrate Africa, as it relates to food, art, travel, fashion and more.



New York African Restaurant Week is an exciting and unique opportunity to celebrate the best of African culture. During the week, food will be the global lingua franca New Yorkers and visitors will use to enjoy and learn more about Africa. Make sure to check out the entire list of NYARW participating restaurants and chefs either at or  Don’t forget to purchase your discounted vouchers at and share your #NYARW #NYARW14 experience via the comments section below or on twitter @muipr.