Benin-Caribbean: at Mi Kwabo, we sublimate African cuisine - Jeune Afrique

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Elis and Vanessa from the restaurant Mi Kwabo, 42 rue Rodier, in Paris in the 9th arrondissement, offer a renewed and extremely refined African cuisine. Here August 12, 2020.

Elis and Vanessa from the restaurant Mi Kwabo, 42 rue Rodier, in Paris in the 9th arrondissement, offer a renewed and extremely refined African cuisine. Here August 12, 2020 © Vincent Fournier for JA

In his recently opened Parisian restaurant, Mi Kwabo, the young self-taught Elis Bond propels African and Caribbean products into the upper echelons of gastronomy.


The chef who could make the big difference between African cuisine and gastronomy has long been expected. He is finally here, and his profile has everything to surprise: he is young (28 years old since March 31), has never worked under the orders of a star shoe size, has not validated any professional training and has forged his style alone. Or almost. "I was very inspired by the American TV show Chef's Table, which appeared on Netflix and which featured great international chefs, ”concedes Elis Bond. And his wife, Vanessa, to specify: “He has watched certain episodes so much that he is able to quote entire passages by heart! "

The young couple arouses as much sympathy as admiration

The young couple, he in the kitchen, rigorous and concentrated, she talkative, at the service and at the wine, arouses as much sympathy as admiration. They opened Mi Kwabo

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