Star Wars actor eats Pounded Yam, Egusi thanks to John Boyega

John Boyega takes Harrison Ford to a Nigerian restaurant to try out Pounded Yam and Egusi.

Harrison Ford, John Boyega

Hollywood star actor Harrison Ford last year had the opportunity to taste Nigerian food thanks to his Star Wars co-star John Boyega.

In September 2014 during the shoot of in England, the young British actor of Nigerian origin took the veteran actor to a Nigerian restaurant in Peckham called '805'.

According to reports, the staff and patrons of the establishment were shocked to see the iconic actor in the restauarant.

Restaurant manager ProsperDjoufak, 34, admitted that he didn't know it was Harrison Ford when he walked in with the John Boyega. "At first I said no. I didn't believe it was him. I've watched his movies but he'd lost weight so he looked a bit different. When I went back I realised. I asked him if he was Harrison Ford and he said yes. He was just like a normal person. He was nice, very quiet" said the manager.

Harrison Ford was low profile in the restaurant. When a waiter asked him if he is Harrison Ford, the A-list veteran said "I used to be."

At the restaurant, Harrison Ford tried the Nigerian delicacy of pounded yam and egusi.


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