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Mande Dibi expands Memphis barbecue with West African flavor

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 01, 2024 6:11 AM CT | Published: March 31, 2024 3:22 PM CT

When West African chef Bala Tounkara noticed all the barbecue drama in Memphis, a proverbial light bulb came on.

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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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