Celebrate Memphis Black Restaurant Week March 6-12

Memphis Black Restaurant Week (March 6-12) celebrates the culinary contributions of black-owned restaurants and eateries while reaching out to new customers. Black Restaurant Week also champions the cause for increasing black wealth in a city known for limited economic opportunities for black-owned businesses. Continue reading Celebrate Memphis Black Restaurant Week March 6-12

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African Peanut Soup

I think my mother introduced me to the African Peanut Soup at the Brushmark Restaurant at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Since my first exposure to peanut soup, I’ve tried many variations which include yams or sweet potatoes. The soup shares a history with the slave trade here in North America making it a notable contribution of African American cuisine. While I enjoy versions … Continue reading African Peanut Soup