Popular West African restaurant looks to new Whitehaven location

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 30, 2021 1:05 PM CT

Tounkara opened his eponymous restaurant in 2019, in a small strip on Raines Road, very near the Memphis International Airport, serving such staples as goat curry, chicken peanut stew and jollof rice. 

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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