Bar Africa Tairiku offers West African foods and holds concerts every month. The place is popular among African expats, who come as much for the music from Ghana, Senegal and Mali as for down-home dishes like spicy pepper soup and fish stew flavored with bitter crushed egusi seeds.
Inside, Africa Tairiku is a kitschy-cute riot of color. Leopard print fabrics cover the chairs, and African knickknacks poke out from every corner. The cheerful interior reflects the personality of the bar's affable Japanese mama-san "Fanta" Miho, who fell in love with Africa during the seven years she spent in Senegal. Clapping along to the bouncy rhythms of Makossa from Cameroon, in her sunny yellow Senegalese Bubu and headdress, Miho's keeping that love alive.
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