My addresses: restaurateur Iré Hassan-Odukale on Lagos - Financial Times

My addresses: restaurateur Iré Hassan-Odukale on Lagos  Financial Times— Pushing African culinary experience to the next level, NOK by Alara (above) is creating something truly different, using local Nigerian ingredients and flavours....

My addresses: restaurateur Iré Hassan-Odukale on Lagos - Financial Times
My addresses: restaurateur Iré Hassan-Odukale on Lagos  Financial Times

— Pushing African culinary experience to the next level, NOK by Alara (above) is creating something truly different, using local Nigerian ingredients and flavours. Situated in the affluent area of Victoria Island, the restaurant reflects the cosmopolitan side of Lagos. On my last visit, the seafood-and-okra stew blew my mind. Go early and have a cocktail in the courtyard — the drinks are serious. For something stronger, try the palm wine or the Ogogoro gin, alcoholic “home brews” native to Nigeria. — My go-to for traditional Nigerian dishes is L’Afric , also on Victoria Island. It feels lik...