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Best Black-Owned Restaurants In Detroit

By Bianca Lambert

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Detroit tourism is making a comeback, and its thriving culinary scene is one of the reasons you should be packing your bags and heading to the D. We’ve compiled a list of a few black-owned restaurants not be missed during your next visit to Detroit.

Detroit Vegan Soul

Erika Boyd and Kirsten Ussery started their journey into the vegan lifestyle after the death of Ms. Boyd’s father from cancer in 2010. The couple started their business as a catering company and eventually grew the vegan venture into two thriving locations.

Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles

If you’re looking for a chicken and waffle fix, make a pit stop by Kuzzo’s. The ‘What Up Doe’ and the Kool-aid are two of the most highly reviewed items on the menu. Be sure to plan to visit before Monday as the restaurant is closed on Mondays.

SavannahBlue

Happy hour is always a good idea, and this contemporary soul food eatery offers one on Monday through Friday from 4-6pm. If you can’t make happy hour, their dinner menu boasts oxtails, greens, and shrimp and grits that patrons say are “excellent.”

Brix Wine & Charcuterie Bar

This restaurant announced that they were closing their West Village temporarily due to issues commercial property issues, but we wanted to put this on your radar so we can support the wine bar when it reopens in early 2019.

Sweet Potato Sensations

Jeffery and Cassandra Thomas’s story started when Cassandra came up with her sweet potato cookie recipe one Thanksgiving. The duo then decided to share the recipe with the city of Detroit by opening their beloved bakery. Items like ‘Miss Effie Mae’s Cobbler’ and Sweet Potato Cookies are what bring people in their doors, but they offer savory items like Salmon Croquettes, ‘My Mama’s Tuna Sandwich,’ and Black Eye Pea & Collard Green Soup.


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Detroit native Chef Max Hardy opened his first restaurant in 

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