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Yuletide’s Food Cravings That Should Leave You Astounded



Food Cravings

By Rufai Kehinde Hussainat

Did you by any chance measure the food cravings of Lagosians in the just observed Yuletide?

It may not have been so in your circle, but in some others, it was enough to knock one off the seat.


The common sentiment in town was that things were difficult, so where was the money to fulfill any one’s food cravings?

 But trust Lagosians, the naira just emerged from, literally nowhere, and they were able to do justice to so-called food cravings.

So, the almost twoweek work-free period saw delicacies of different kinds and flavours making their final journeys into people’s stomachs.


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What were your food cravings during the yuletide?

Our correspondent took this question to town before the Yuletide and came back with interesting responses:

For Folorunsho Esther, her food cravings for the Christmas are


Creamy Pasta, spaghetti bolognese, fried rice, turkey with salad Sharwama

Starch and egusi pepper soup

And where would be her dream spot for Christmas treat


A nice restaurant on the mainland Lagos was the response

For Bukola Adenuga, Semo and vegetable

Ofada rice and source Ikokore would go down, but they would not be doing so alone.


Chicken and chips, and Starch and banga soup with goat meat are also on target.

The interesting dimension is that her preferred location for the Yuletide is the

United States of America


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Speaking her choice, Racheal Irewole, mentions fried rice and turkey, Spaghetti colonize, Yam and egg, Plantain and egg sauce, as well as Barbeque fish and salad.

Where she prefers to go for this treat is Mainland Lagos, ikeja in 10 eleven official.


Other food cravings and where they would be fulfilled follow:


Starch, Oha soup with goat meat

Anambra Abacha


Ikwobi with valleys

Catfish pepper soup

My choice location would be Ogudu Cattle Ranch in Calabar.


Segun Odukoya.

-Bread and beans

Plantain and Bean’s


Rice, coleslaw and egg

Garri with bitter leaf soup and goat meat

Amala, gbegiri,ewedu and meat


All these at Kilimanjaro Mall at Jara ikeja

-Bolaji Akinsanya

-Jollof rice and chicken


Chicken and chips

Amala, gbegiri and goat meat

Plantain and egg



It would be happening for me Domino Pizza Ikorodu.

-Odie Hannah


-Pounded yam, Ogbono with chicken

Fried rice, beef and egg

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Fufu, bitterleaf with oha soup

Goat meat and pepper soup

White rice, stew, egg and turkey


The preferred spot is a family place where varieties of food are available

– David Chijioke

.May we ask, what were your own food cravings and were the appetites satisfied? Share with us.


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