Applebee’s Caught Serving Side of Racism?

The two Black women just wanted a meal. Instead they got falsely accused of dining and dashing at an Applebee’s in Independence, Mo. In a video that went viral, Alexis Brison and her friend are...

New Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant, The Grub Factory, Opens in Baltimore

There aren’t many places in Baltimore where you can order a vegan cheesesteak, but now there’s one more. The Grub Factory, a Black-owned vegan restaurant, officially opened its doors on Sunday, May 14 at...

Shaw Eatery Brings Back D.C.’s Flavor

As Washington D.C.’s landscape and demographics change, some residents say that the once “Chocolate City” is losing its flavor to new people and businesses.  Yet, one Northwest restaurant is seeking to keep the flavor...

Vegans Flock to D.C. Soul Food Eatery

While soul food is a popular staple in African American dishes, the food group, though tasty, has been associated with health issues prevalent in the Black community such as high blood pressure, heart disease,...

New Black-Owned Family Restaurant, The BBQ, Opens on Greenmount Avenue

Smoked chicken, a fiery grill, and a soulful playlist—BBQ’s are one of the many delights of summer. The new Black-owned Harwood restaurant THE BBQ opened on May 27 and is bringing the smoky backyard...

To Help DC’s Restaurant Workers, Save Our Tips

I can still hear my Jamaican mother’s voice, questioning why I, who’d graduated with a degree in social work, was instead making ends meet as a server at Bistro Bis. It was 20 years...

Starbucks to Close Stores for an Afternoon for Bias Training

By The Associated Press Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two Black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores...

Black Businesses Participate in Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week

Baltimore residents will have a chance to eat clean at one of several Black-owned businesses during Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week. The mission of the week is to increase the awareness, benefits and accessibility of a...

Local Chef Adds Special Ingredient to D.C.’s Favorite Sauce

When it comes to local cuisine, many Washingtonians would argue that there’s nothing more D.C. than the sweet, tangy flavor of mumbo sauce. Capice Faulcon, head chef at Black Squirrel in the Adams Morgan...

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