It’s usually a challenge finding your way around town when you travel to a place you’ve never been before. What makes this extra stressful is when you don’t have any immediate family and/or friends around to help make your stay a bit more convenient.
Just as any other foreigner would do, looking for the best eateries as well as hangout spots where you can at least have your favourite indigenous meals and interact with people within your social and cultural group is always a priority.
As Africans, we are fortunate enough to have quite a handful of such popular places in the diaspora offering that home away from home feeling while at the same time giving you value for your money.
Just in case you find yourself in Chicago and you’re looking for African restaurants to grab a bite, these popular ones are worth a try.
In no particular order, scroll through to check them out: