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Map & Directions 789 Franklin Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • African
  • Takeout
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • No Parking


Village Voice's Description

The leaf-based sauces of Guinea are indeed thrilling, like what Popeye shot into his mouth, only better. Whether made with sweet-potato leaves, spinach, or manioc foliage at Fatima, these stockfish-accented sauces provide verdant and pungent moisture for the huge plate of Uncle Ben's that's the focus of an African meal. Or go bright orange with chicken in palm oil sauce.

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  • thevillagevoicebestof wrote a review for Fatima
    on 05/10/09

    If you really want to go green, we recommend the leaf-based sauces at Crown Heights's Fatima, a chill restaurant where entrees begin with a Kilimanjaro of polished rice, over which is poured a lamb-dotted sauce de feuilles made with sweet-potato leaves.

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  • Village Voice on 11/14/11

    Winner of Best Guinean in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Any of the leaf-based sauces with rice are delicious.

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    Guinea is one of the world's great rice-loving nations, and most meals at Fatima begin with a huge serving of it. The grain isn't tossed onto the... More on Fatima »

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