ADVENTURES OF A FOODIE RESIDING IN LAGOS

June 16, 2022
Woman at Gym

Lagos Gyms to Hit Up when Your Fitfam is Down 

Here are some Lagos gyms to try out to stay fit Trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle in Lagos is not for the faint-hearted 😅. It’s not too late to bring your Fitfam fitness aspirations to life this year and summer is already here! Eating healthy, juicing, and intermittent fasting needs exercise to complement it and Lagos gyms are too many to count. Check out our top 4 below: 1. iFitness Everyone and their mom knows this gym lol. With a 100+ trainers, a wide array of fitness classes, and budgets they are quite popular. They are the fastest-growing chain […]
June 14, 2022

Changing the Lagos Foodscape One Pastry at a Time: Alex Oke of XO Bakery

Chef Alex Oke is the Russian-Nigerian co-owner of XO Boutique Bakery, an ambient boutique bakery in the heart of Victoria Island, Lagos! It features the best of both worlds of rich french pastry – traditional and modern! In this interview, we uncover whether he prefers Smoked Salmon Bagels to Chocolate Chip Cookies on the menu, his kryptonite 😉, plans for the future and more…   Tell us a bit about yourself, your background, and how you got into the world of food in the first place? My name is Alex Oke, and my background is in business management and marketing/branding. […]
June 7, 2022
Kappadocia Restaurant Abuja

Restaurant Review: Kapadocia Restaurant Abuja

Kapadocia Restaurant Abuja (Wuse 2, Abuja) 2 Kinda Street, Wuse 2  | Phone | Instagram Kapadocia Restaurant Abuja, is a Turkish cave-themed restaurant located at Wuse 2, Abuja which also has a location in Lagos. The restaurant is really beautiful and that won me over. The vibe is calm and a bit romantic I’d say, the whole cave idea was giving. I really love the design of the restaurant interior. The colorful lights in the restaurant as you can see from the pictures also add life to the cave theme and just ties everything together. There is also a beautiful […]
June 6, 2022
Outside Restaurant and Lounge

Restaurant Review: Outside Restaurant Abuja

Outside Restaurant and Lounge (Wuse 2, Abuja) 141 Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent | Phone | Instagram Outside Restaurant Abuja – Abuja we outside babyyy 🌚 or not? LOL! So after reading all those tweets about the restaurant that sells ₦20k beans, we know we had to go see for ourselves – yes, we get coconut head -😩. Outside Restaurant and Lounge Abuja has a nice space, the design is not bad however the seating arrangement may cause clusters on days where they have a lot of customers so I’m not sure how practical that is.     The restaurant has big […]
June 3, 2022
Tulip Bistro Abuja

Restaurant Review: Tulip Bistro Abuja

Tulip Bistro (Wuse 2, Abuja) 141 Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent | Phone| Instagram Tulip Bistro, Abuja is an oriental international fusion restaurant located at Wuse 2, Abuja! I decided to stop by for a quick bite. The restaurant space is wide and beautiful as you can see from the pictures. I, however, couldn’t cover more as they had restrictions so taking pictures and videos which was a bit understandable as there were customers seated in the restaurant and the waiters weren’t rude about it so that’s fine.     MAIN I had the Classic Burger and a can of coke as it […]
May 31, 2022
Amazonia Restaurant Abuja

Restaurant Review: Amazonia Restaurant Abuja

Amazonia Restaurant (Wuse 2, Abuja) 7 Hombori Street, Wuse 2|Phone|Instagram Amazonia Restaurant Abuja is a rainforest-themed restaurant located in the Art-Tech District. The dining experience here is really interesting, they even have a gorilla walk around the restaurant while you dine to give you that forest experience and I find that pretty cool. It’s also a child-friendly restaurant.         The interior of Amazonia is cozy and nice, the seating space is wide enough to not have clusters. I also love the placement of the greenery in the restaurant. There’s an inner seating space that could also double […]
May 30, 2022
Sketch Restaurant Abuja

Restaurant Review: Sketch Restaurant Abuja

 Sketch Restaurant Abuja (Wuse 2, Abuja)  7, Hombori Street, Wuse 2, Abuja | 0810 928 2084| Instagram Abuja what’s up?? Foodie in Lagos is here! 🗣 We’re so excited to be in the Buj (Abuja) exploring the restaurants here! Our first stop was Sketch Restaurant Abuja which is located inside the Art Tech District which is a themed park on Hombori Street, Wuse 2, Abuja. Sketch Restaurant is a 2D/3D restaurant in Abuja that also has a branch in Lagos we’ve visited pre-launch. We’ve covered that on our Instagram page so you know we had to do an Abuja Branch review […]
May 29, 2022
Kuti's Bistro Bar Area

Restaurant Review: Kuti’s Bistro Ikeja

Kuti’s Bistro (Ikeja, Lagos) 9 Ogundana Street, Ikeja  Lagos | Instagram | Phone Mainland foodies get in here! We have something for you. So we visited Kuti’s Bistro which is located at Ogundana Street, off Allen, Ikeja, Lagos. The restaurant is a quaint, small, cosy space owned by Yetunde Kuti who is also the head chef. The decor has a nice African feel to it – there are also pictures of Femi and Seun Kuti and other artwork nicely hung around the wall.   Mains On to the food! I went right to the main course as I had already eaten […]
May 22, 2022
See Lagos restaurant Lekki 1

Restaurant Review: SEE Lagos Restaurant, Lekki

SEE Lagos Restaurant (Lekki Phase 1, Lagos) 36b Wole Ariyo, Lekki Phase 1| Phone | Instagram SEE Lagos Restaurant is a newly opened restaurant in Lekki phase 1, so we decided to check it out for lunch. Lekki is popping restaurants so fast these days it’s getting harder to keep track of. Moving on, the restaurant looks really nice and has a cosy feel to it. The decor is minimal but refreshing. The ambience is warm and so is the lighting. They have some plants instead and outside that lifts the atmosphere of the space and I like that. There […]
May 22, 2022
Afefeyeye Restaurant

Restaurant Review: Afefeyeye Restaurant Ikeja

Afefeyeye Restaurant (Ikeja, Lagos) 41, Ogundana Street, Ikeja|Phone |Instagram Another one on the mainland! 🥳 We visited Afefeyeye  Restaurant for lunch. This restaurant is more of a bar vibe but it works as the space also has a cinema, a terrace bar and a lounge! All in one space and so uniquely decorated. I loved the interior design; the vibe was giving traditional but aesthetically pleasing still👌     STARTER I started off with the Goat meat pepper soup which was a bit spicy🌶  so if you don’t like spicy food, you should let them know. This was so delicious, […]
April 28, 2022
Alice Garden Restaurant

Restaurant Review: Alice Garden Restaurant Ikeja GRA

Alice Garden Restaurant (Ikeja, GRA Lagos) 57 Oduduwa Way, Ikeja GRA, Ikeja, Lagos | Instagram | Phone Foodie in Lagos has been meaning to explore more spots on the mainland and in our hunt, for cool spots to put you on to, we found Alice Garden Restaurant. It’s located in GRA Ikeja. The restaurant has an Alice in Wonderland theme which is really refreshing and pretty. It is a sister restaurant to Hua Han – the Korean restaurant which we vlogged about here. The restaurant is situated by the roadside on Oduduwa Way, but might be a little hard to miss […]
March 26, 2022
Mai Shayi Coffee

Review: Mai Shayi Coffee Roasters

Mai Shayi Coffee Roasters (Victoria Island, Lagos) South Atlantic Petroleum Towers, Adeola Odeku Street, VI | Instagram   Mai Shayi Coffee is a cute coffee shop located at the Podium Floor of South Atlantic Petroleum towers on Adeola Odeku street, Victoria Island. It is easy to locate as the building is really tall and hard to miss. It’s an indoor space only. The space is small but cozy and beautiful   COFFEE I started off with the HazelNut Latte coffee which cost ₦2,800. I really enjoyed this and extra points for the presentation too. WRAPS I ordered two wraps from […]

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