Local restaurants, known as Chop bars, help you get acquainted with local food, which is often quite spice. Here, your seat may be nothing more than a simplewooden stool, or a shared bench, or when they want to impress, a plastic chair. The main traditional dishes eaten in this region include kenkey with hot pepper and fried fish, banku, with fried fish and pepper or with okro or groundnut soup, “red red” or yo-ko-gari- beans stew, fried plantain or tatale, Omo Tuo (rice balls) served with palm or groundnut soup. A Sunday afternoon special! Fried yam with turkey tail (chofi) with hot spicy ground pepper, khebabs. Meat or liver dipped in spicy powder and grilled. Beverages include “asana” or maize beer.
Around every neighborhood are many street hawkers, numerous fast food joints, and recently, roadside stalls, called “Check-check” which serve mix vegetables and rice with fried chicken prepared right before your eyes! Or preferably, you can have world-class gourmet fare, Chinese, French, Middle East, European and other Chinese, available at many hotel restaurant, including the restaurants in cosmopolitan Osu, Airport Residential and Labone. Try La Farigoule, Le Bouquet, Le Tandem, Le Must