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Bukas & Joints

Journalist Olisa Adibua drops by some of Nigeria’s best road-side eateries and samples authentic street cuisine.

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Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 13 
    Wedding Crashers
    Olisa invites himself to a wedding where he partakes of a savory, sweet and spicy feast.
  • Season 1 | Episode 12 
    Olisa launches his quest for the best local soups in Surulere.
  • Season 1 | Episode 11 
    Lekki Liaisons
    Olisa makes a beeline for a true buka, Bukka Hut, and samples regional specialties at Delta Pot and Ofada Hut.
  • Season 1 | Episode 10 
    Food is Art
    Visiting Victoria Island’s Terra Kulture art center puts Olisa in the mood for some seafood at Mama Ebo and L’Afric.
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Victoria Island
    Olisa spends a day at Victoria Island where he dines at Natives Restaurants and a joint called Abe Igi.
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    Ikeja Round 2
    On a return trip to Ikeja, Olisa stops in at some fan favorite bukas and meets a special guest at one.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    Eating with the Stars
    Musicians Tuface and DJ Jimmyjatt take Oliso to their favorite bukas and reveal why these unique places are special to them.
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    Lagos Island
    Olisa tours this historic island, stopping for a bite at some of its best bukas.
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Snack Attack
    Olisa makes a pilgrimage to Lagos Island, the national center for snacking.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    Olisa Goes to Ikeja
    In the state capital of Ikeja, Olisa pays homage to Ajisafe Rice, Yam Porridge and the king of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti.
  • Season 1 | Episode 3 
    Surulere Explorers!
    On a bukas and joint crawl through Surulere, Olisa tastes a range of dishes from Designer rice to Amala Shitta.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Suya, Suya, on the grill
    From Mainland to Island, Olisa is on the hunt for the best grilled meat on the street.
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    Agege Calling!
    Olisa goes to the town of Agege to study the origins of the Nigerian breakfast staple “agege bread,” samples some Hausa cuisine and tastes a unique pepper soup.