The Cooking Pot African Kitchen opened in November amid the construction of Independence Boulevard. Owner Esther Ikuru, usually behind the counter, arrived in Charlotte from Nigeria 20 years ago. Sculptural cut-outs recalling African women around a huge kettle highlight the bold, colorful, modernistic interior.
The Cooking Pot African Kitchen opened in November amid the construction of Independence Boulevard. Owner Esther Ikuru, usually behind the counter, arrived in Charlotte from Nigeria 20 years ago. Sculptural cut-outs recalling African women around a huge kettle highlight the bold, colorful, modernistic interior. Tom Hanchett
The Cooking Pot African Kitchen opened in November amid the construction of Independence Boulevard. Owner Esther Ikuru, usually behind the counter, arrived in Charlotte from Nigeria 20 years ago. Sculptural cut-outs recalling African women around a huge kettle highlight the bold, colorful, modernistic interior. Tom Hanchett
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