As the nation continues to work towards change, one way we can continue to help is by supporting Black-owned businesses. Below we’ve highlighted a few Black-owned restaurants local to the Boston area. For a list of additional businesses to support, please check out our last post here.
“Food To Feel Good About.”
Fresh Food Generation is a catering company that serves the entire Greater Boston area. Their mission is to find opportunities to make healthy food more affordable and accessible to low-income neighborhoods. While normal business activities have temporarily paused due to COVID-19. Fresh Food Generation is providing emergency meals for families, seniors, and individuals economically impacted by the current pandemic. To learn more please visit their website.
196 Quincy Street, Boston, 617-602-7185, freshfoodgeneration.com
“Fast-casual fusion style restaurant, inspired from Southern American and Asian American cuisine.”
Chef Anthony Caldwell debuted his restaurant 50Kitchen back in January of this year. Located in Fields Corner in Dorchester, this restaurant is inspired by the neighborhood’s diversity and culture. The menu focuses on traditional southern food but also leaves room to experiment with other cuisines. Currently open Thursday- Saturday from 12-7 p.m., and Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 50Ktichen offers online ordering for pickup and is also available for delivery via Grubhub.
1450 Dorchester Ave., Fields Corner, Dorchester, 617-474-2433, 50kitchen.com
“Food from the Soul”
Best known for their fried chicken and mac & cheese, The Coast Cafe is a great place if you are looking for southern-cooked soul food. From vegetarian options to braised BBQ pork ribs, there is something for everyone. Located in Cambridge, The Coast Cafe is currently open Wednesday-Friday from 3-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. Call in to place your order for take-out or get it delivered via Grubhub.
233 River Street, Cambridge, 617-354-7644, coastsoulcafe.com
“Authentic Somali Cuisine.”
Located in the Jeffries Point neighborhood of East Boston, Tawakal Halal Cafe is a family-owned restaurant. Known for their fresh bread and hand pies, Tawakal Halal Cafe is dedicated to sharing authentic Somali cuisine with the people of Boston. Currently, they are open for pickup and delivery orders Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. For more information, please visit their website and Facebook page.
389 Maverick Street, East Boston, 617-418-5890, tawakalhalacafe.com