NEW YORK - Oct. 15, 2013 - PRLog -- NEW YORK, NY —New Yorkers and visitors to the city can now experience authentic African hospitality for one full week, from October 13 through October 20, courtesy of the City’s first ever African Restaurant week (../12215599-nyc-celebrates-its-first-ever-african-restaurant-week-2013.html) (NYARW). Produced by Panla and A Taste of Africa USA, two leading culinary events companies reinventing the way African food is consumed and discovered, the week-long African cuisine and culture celebration features lunch and dinner options valued at $19.95 per person and $28.95 per person, respectively.
During the week, #NYARW patrons can also partake in a variety of other food and wine events (http://www.flickr.com/photos/muipr/10216154005/) between Tuesday, October 15 and Sunday, October 20 at six participating locations:
1. Explore South Africa (http://www.flickr.com/photos/muipr/10284475444/), on Tuesday, October 15, from 6PM until 11PM, at Madiba Restaurant (http://www.madibarestaurant.com/) located at 195 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn,, NY;
3. African Cuisine and Culture Party (http://www.flickr.com/photos/muipr/10284704513/) on Friday, October 18, from 10PM until 2AM, at Buka located at 945 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY;
4. “A Taste of Senegal” on Saturday, October 19, from 2PM until 7PM, at Jollof (http://www.joloffjoloff.com/) located at1168 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY;
5. Pan-African Literature Salon (http://burl.co/2D65353), a reading event featuring threerenowned African and Haitian literaryauthors, on Sunday, October 20, from4PM until 7PM, at La Caye (http://www.lacayebk.com/) located at 35 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.
Up to the minute details about the week-long celebration, including updates to chefs, participating restaurant and events, is available for purchase online at www.BeUevents.com.
About NYARW: The NY African Restaurant and Food Week is an annual cultural event that celebrates the best of the African Cuisine, wine, chefs, artisans, restaurant owners in both African and non-African restaurants across the city. Participating restaurants for the inaugural #NYARW include: Buka (http://www.bukanewyork.com), Jollof (http://www.joloffjoloff.com), LaCaye (http://www.lacayebk.com), Les Ambassades (http://www.lesambassadesbarresto.com/), Le Souk Harem (http://www.lesoukny.com), Madiba (http://www.madibarestaurant.com), Ponty Bistro (http://www.pontybistro.com), Queen of Sheba (http://www.shebanyc.com), Toast 105 (http://www.toastnyc.com/) and Tolani. Visit www.BeUevents.com and follow @panlausa (https://twitter.com/PanlaUSA) on twitter for more information about the week-long celebration. Official press release about #NYARW is available online (../12215599-nyc-celebrates-its-first-ever-african-restaurant-week-2013.html). Press buzz about #NYARW: Arise (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmxkHqPNXVI) | Buka (http://vimeo.com/75174561) | Madiba (http://vimeo.com/75915367) | Pix11 (http://pix11.com/2013/10/14/african-restaurant-week-comes-to-nyc/).