Local Chef Breaks Food Out of the Box

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Sometimes having “no rules,” is where creativity thrives, and clearly that’s the case when it comes to Chef Damian Brown and the memorable, delicious, nostalgia inducing food he’s whipping up...

New Colin’s Seafood and Grill Eatery Coming to Baltimore

By AFRO Staff Black restaurateur Dante Daniels is expanding his Colin's Seafood and Grill franchise into Baltimore City, According to the Baltimore Business Journal, another branch of the restaurant will be opened at the intersection of...

Whole Foods Plans Development At Old Walter Reed

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] The gentrification of Northwest, Washington, D.C. continues with a new real estate development anchored by a Whole Foods supermarket on the old Walter Reed Hospital’s medical campus. A project featuring over...

Black Business Spotlight: Home Maid Serves Meals With a Mission

By Micha Green, D.C. Editor, [email protected] When sitting down at Home Maid, 1400 Key Highway, diners are transported from an affluent Baltimore neighborhood, to the dining room of a loved one’s home in the South, where...

The Weight of Poverty

By Antonio Moore Special to the AFRO You would think that it would be easy to get a decent meal in Baltimore, since the city has always been a “foodie” destination. All the best restaurants that...

Celebrities like Drake and Darius Rucker Get in the Spirit

By The Associated Press At one time it was scents. Now it seems to be booze. The number of celebrities who have branched out into endorsing — or even helping make — wine, whiskey, vodka and...

Black Entrepreneur and ‘Shark Tank’ Alum Disrupting The Snack Industry

By NNPA Newswire Entrepreneur Keisha Smith-Jeremie is attempting to disrupt the applesauce industry with sanaía, a re-imagination of a childhood treat for adults. While the rest of the category was focused on kids, Keisha seized the...

Do I Still Have to Eat Like White People?

By Charmaine Jones This piece is a follow up to the Aug. 29, 2018 article, “Do I Have to Eat Like White People,” also by Charmaine Jones. Last year, on Aug. 29, 2018 I posed a...

Saxby’s Café Opens At Bowie State

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] There is no experience like practical work experience for college students who hope to work in the food service or restaurant industry. Now those who wish to gain the...

Chicago Chef Becomes First Black Woman Awarded Michelin Star

By AFRO Staff In a tough town amid a tough industry, Mariyah Russell has cooked her way into history—becoming the first Black woman to be awarded a Michelin star. “I felt a million things—happiness, overwhelming excitement,...

Black Restaurant Week: A Lesson In Cooperative Economics

By Carl Thomas, Special to the AFRO On Nov. 4 Black restaurant and food service providers will compete in a cocktail competition to name the best bartender in the region.  Then on Nov. 6, Black restauranteurs,...

Busboys and Poets To Serve Contest Winner’s Sweet Potato Pie

By Lenore T. Adkins Special to the AFRO Watch out, Patti LaBelle.  Anacostia resident Mary Satcher, 82, is coming for you with a riff on the sweet potato pie recipe that’s been a family mainstay for decades.    Satcher’s...

AFRO BRIEFS

MAKE A DONATION


Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

 

Donate Now

$
Personal Info

Donation Total: $2.00