Good Grub: Detroit Black Restaurant Week Starts Friday

Detroit Black Restaurant Week is kicking off this week starting April 9-18, Fox 2 reported.

So far, the growing two-part dining event has 30 signed on with hopes to add more, according to the article.

Black-owned restaurants in the city and throughout metro Detroit will have their cuisine featured during the fourth annual Detroit Black Restaurant Week.

The second half of this dining series is slated for Aug. 20-29.

The dining series founder Kwaku Osei-Bonsu, also a co-founder of urban, outdoor dining hub EastEats, told Fox 2 that the event has no cost for the businesses interested in participating. This year’s Detroit Black Restaurant Week features dine-in businesses, local caterers and food trucks.

“We have some amazing events covering the vegan lifestyle, collectible paraphernalia, special events, guest chef pop-ins and much more,” Osei-Bonsu.

Some of the participating restaurants this year include New Center businesses such as recently opened Baobab Fare, Jamaican Pot, the Kitchen by Que and Yum Village. DUO Lounge in Southfield, Detroit Pepper Company on Detroit’s east side, Kola Restaurant and Lounge in Farmington Hills, Good Times on the Avenue on the Avenue of Fashion and Le Crepe in Royal Oak are also featured, according to the article.

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