How’s this for a recommendation? I’ve got a great restaurant for you; I just don’t know its name.
I’m going to go with Skumba, which is what its owner, Adam, calls it. Other signage says “Skumbia,” and “Kumba.” But according to a foodservice report, it was recently incorporated as “Xkumba.”
Let’s just call it tasty, exotic and worth the effort to search out. Located in an East Point mini-mall at the corner of Stanton Road and Langford Parkway, Skumba serves wings, kosher dogs and fish sandwiches off its menu and fantastic Gambian food from a line-up of hotel pans in its steamtable. Ask Adam what’s good, and he will get busy preparing you tastes.
West African cooking can be challenging, but not here, where the food is made with crossover appeal in mind.
This chicken stew with peanut butter and okra has the wonderful, perfectly tempered presence of a gumbo — the spices and aromatic vegetables cooked so deeply into the sauce that it blooms and