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Cuisine of Luanda for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Sunset in Luanda Luanda's traditional cuisine will surely appeal to fans of culinary exotics. Here they prepare very original and interesting dishes, similar to which you won't be able to try in other countries of the world. Locals actively use seasonal vegetables in cooking. In the region, they grow delicious sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and corn. Okra and cassava remain the most unusual vegetables for foreigners. An important component of local gastronomy is beans, which are added here to almost every dish.
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Luanda is located near the coast, so fish and other seafood are also everyday food for locals. Fans of exotics will have the opportunity to try various types of shellfish and shrimp, as well as other rare seafood. Meat dishes are less common in the city, chicken is mainly used for their preparation. Goat breeding is developed in the region so some restaurants offer their guests dishes of young goat meat. Dairy production is also quite developed in the region. Here you can try wonderful home-made cheese and goat milk yogurt.
Another important feature of local cooking is the minimal use of spices. Locals prefer only chili and garlic. In the process of cooking, all products retain their natural taste. Local residents consider cassava to be one of the main regional products. This vegetable is used to prepare porridge and produce flour. The most common local bread, Chikuanga, is baked from this unusual flour. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Among the most unusual local treats, it is worth mentioning a dish with the long name Mariscos cozidos com gindungo. This is how they call assorted seafood cooked directly in seawater. Rice is always served as a garnish for seafood, complemented with a spicy chili sauce. Fans of meat dishes must try Caldeirada de Cabrito - tender meat stew with rice. Doce de ginguba peanut jam is considered the most unusual regional dessert. Many tourists buy small jars of this jam as a souvenir. As for drinks, Kussangua based on corn flour is considered the most original one.
Liceu Salvador Correia Recantos is one of the most popular restaurants in town where you can try a variety of local and popular international dishes. The restaurant features a special national flavor, it serves delicious dishes from local vegetables, chicken, and exotic fruits. Many regular guests appreciate the restaurant for its rich selection of meat dishes, which is not typical of typical Luanda restaurants.
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Lookal Mar, one of the city's most expensive and prestigious restaurants, will appeal to fans of seafood. It serves amazing grilled shrimps exotic fish dishes, fresh mussels, and other types of shellfish. One of the main secrets of the specialties is unique sauces prepared by chefs according to their own recipes. Although the restaurant is considered quite expensive, many foreign guests will appreciate its affordable prices.
Luanda Norte Have a nice but not expensive family dinner at La Vigia Restaurant. Its menu contains the most popular Angolan dishes, and chefs are particularly good at fried fish. Traditional meat dishes with garnishes of cassava and rice are also served here. Most of the meat and fish dishes are cooked over an open fire. This cozy restaurant will surely appeal to barbecue fans and those who have long dreamed of tasting something new and unusual.
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Assador Lookal will delight is guests not only with a rich menu but also with a refined modern setting. Its beautifully decorated spacious hall would be suitable for a celebration or a romantic dinner. The restaurant's specialization in meat dishes/ Here you can try specialties in the Argentine and Portuguese style, as well as enjoy traditional local chicken dishes. One of the visitors' favorite delicacies is dried meat dishes.
Luanda Cathedral Churrascaria Nandinhos invites travelers to try the best barbecue chicken in town. Great meat and fish dishes are cooked here over an open fire and served with savory chili sauces. Vegetarians will also like the restaurant for its delicious corn, which is delivered to the restaurant from local plantations. Here they prepare traditional cassava porridge, which is the most common compliment to meat dishes among locals.
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