35 Black Woman-Owned Restaurants, Bars, and Bakeries in Washington, DC
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by Takera
1w ago
Where are all the Black woman-owned restaurants in DC? While there could always be more, there are many black woman-owned and led restaurants, bars, and bakeries across the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area, celebrating the Diaspora and paying homage to their ancestors while embracing innovation. The post 35 Black Woman-Owned Restaurants, Bars, and Bakeries in Washington, DC first appeared on Flights and Foods ..read more
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A New Black Owned & Woman Owned Wine Store
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by Takera
2M ago
The Urban Grape, one of the country’s most successful independently-owned wine stores, comes to DC. We have a small wine cooler under the counter in the kitchen that we try to keep stocked. It is easy to grab a bottle of wine off a shelf to go with dinner on a weeknight, but when the weekend comes shopping and restocking the house is my happy place. In larger stores it is not always easy to shop intentionally. There are not always signs, and sometimes store staff is unable to readily identify a brand I am trying to find. The Urban Grape is a Black owned and woman owned wine store based in Bost ..read more
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A Solo Weekend: The Foodie’s Ultimate Itinerary for Things to Do in LA
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by Takera
2M ago
Yes there is Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills, but there is more. If you are looking for things to do in LA, this is the weekend itinerary you need. The post A Solo Weekend: The Foodie’s Ultimate Itinerary for Things to Do in LA first appeared on Flights and Foods ..read more
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Closing the Food Disparity Gap One Food Desert at a Time
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by Takera
3M ago
People in food deserts not only need food, but they also need education on ways to cook food in nutritious ways. Surviving the Food Desert is meant for the everyday cook with limited access to fresh food. The post Closing the Food Disparity Gap One Food Desert at a Time first appeared on Flights and Foods ..read more
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Hibiscus Spritz, A Refreshing Non-Alcoholic Cocktail
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by Takera
11M ago
I am celebrating Juneteenth and the first week of summer with a refreshing, red cocktail. For the past few years, I have celebrated Juneteenth by highlighting local events, restaurants, chefs, and recipes. This year I am sharing my recipe for a Hibiscus Spritz. This non-alcoholic cocktail is fruity, refreshing, and very versatile. The post Hibiscus Spritz, A Refreshing Non-Alcoholic Cocktail first appeared on Flights and Foods ..read more
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James Hemings: A Founding Father of American Cuisine
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by Takera
1y ago
Due to enslavement, a common belief is that we can “make something out of nothing.” Though there may be some truth to that statement, black Americans have contributed greatly to weaving the fabric of America, including the culinary world. James Hemings: Ghost in America’s Kitchen explores the life of James Hemings a black chef born into slavery in 1765. The documentary sets out to “recognize there was a group of people who performed at a very high level ..read more
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Spicy Berbere Lentil Chili
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by Takera
2y ago
I fold in red lentils and berbere for spice. Berbere is an Ethiopian staple, a spice blend that usually includes chili peppers. The berbere spice gives the stew a spicy, rich mouthfeel ..read more
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Black Bourbon Enthusiasts Find Community in the Black Bourbon Society
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by Takera
2y ago
Black bourbon enthusiasts are claiming their space and bringing their own chairs to the table. As a whiskey lover myself I have to tell you, if you aren’t familiar with the Black Bourbon Society you should be. The Black Bourbon Society, or BBS, fills a gap where there is a lack of engagement with bourbon consumers of color.   ..read more
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Travel at Home: Experiencing Travel to the Caribbean through Camella’s Kitchen
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by Takera
3y ago
After a while spent missing being in the air, I decided to start traveling from home. My first trip, Trinidad and Tobago. Camella’s Kitchen is based in the DC area, a small Black woman-owned business, I knew their sauces, herbs, and spices would work for a Trinidad and Tobago inspired dish ..read more
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10 Black Food and Drink Bloggers to Follow
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by Takera
3y ago
This Black History Month I would like to celebrate just a few Black food and drink bloggers who deserve their flowers today ..read more
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