History Made: First Black Woman Chef Ever Awarded Michelin Star

“Michelin is the only guide that counts.” That’s what Paul Bocuse, a world renowned French chef, said in the 1960s and it’s still true today. Restaurants would give anything to be Michelin rated. A Michelin star means instant credibility in the culinary world, droves of press and patrons. An honor so great isn’t easily given, […]

Black Business Sells Popcorn Inspired By Soul Food Recipes

Soul Popped Gourmet Popcorn is nothing like anything you’ve tasted before. This Black owned business makes “All-Natural Popcorn To Feed The Soul,” with flavors inspired by real soul food recipes. Soul Popped flavors are all vegetarian and the company also offers vegan flavors. From “Big Momma’s Fried Chicken” to “The Real Dill Pickle,” these delectable flavored popcorn […]

How The ‘Plant Based’ Craze Can Benefit Black Entrepreneurs

McDonald’s is preparing to test a plant based burger and with the announcement, the Beyond Meat company’s stock price surged. Burger King is making noise with its Impossible Whopper and KFC has even gotten into the act, testing out vegan fried chicken. It’s clear that there is a defined consumer preference for more vegan, vegetarian […]

Indianapolis Hosts Its First Black Restaurant Week

Black Restaurant Week (@blackrestaurantweek) is a multi-city culinary movement celebrating Pan-African cuisine. In addition to spotlighting amazing food from Black owned restaurants, the movement supports FARMS (@f.a.r.m.s), an organization that seeks to help protect aging Black farmers from abusive practices and relieve hunger in rural communities. With the National Urban League hosting its summer conference […]

She Lost Over 100 Pounds, Now This Atlanta Chef Entrepreneur Teaches Others

After losing well over 100 pounds, Atlanta’s Queen Dr. Neith is bestowing her knowledge upon the community. Queen Dr. Neith is an amazing chef and owns “Queen’s Cuisine” – raw, living, and vegan catering meal delivery service in Atlanta, Ga. Queen’s Cuisine Atlanta delivers happiness and healing to people in need. Their flavorful, healthy plant […]

3 Barbers Link To Open The Hottest Vegan Restaurant In New Orleans

Black barbers are connected to the community like few others. From corporate professionals to returning citizens, everyone in the Black community has to come to the barbershop. That connection helps barbers know what we need as a community and connect us to it. Three barbers in New Orleans recently decided to start connecting their community […]

All-Black Chefs Headline New Food Hall On Chicago’s South Side

In 2015 President Obama designated the Pullman neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago as the state’s first national monument. The neighborhood has a rich history, headlined by the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (Pullman Porters) — the first Black labor union to receive a charter in the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Once the […]