New Orleans Native Debuts Authentic Seasoning Blends Passed Down by Generational #BlackGirlMagic

Imagine three generations of women in the kitchen cooking gumbo, caouanne soup and red beans and rice, and then sharing that with extended family — uncles, aunts, cousins, great aunts and great uncles each weekend.  For attorney, entrepreneur, food and lifestyle writer and New Orleans native, Kara Johnson, those weekly family gatherings in the...

11 Black-Owned Chocolate Businesses That Will Satisfy Your Cravings. Who Needs Hershey?

If you are reading this, clearly you love chocolate. But did you know there are Black-owned chocolate businesses across the globe waiting to serve you the premium chocolate you crave? No matter the occasion, chocolate is a great buy and buying it from Black-owned businesses is even better. Let’s look at 11 Black-owned chocolate Businesses. Online Purchase Available Harlem Chocolate Factory...

Food Entrepreneur Chef Ron Freeman is Bringing Healthier Ramen to Prisoners

Ron Freeman, creator of Mama Pat’s Foods is creating healthier ramen options after his incarceration led him to reflect on ramen’s nutritional content and its market value for prisoners. Before Freeman’s arrest and subsequent incarceration due to a drug bust, he ran a hot dog cart in Los Angeles. While feeding nearby patrons in the Gardena neighborhood in southwest Los...

Where’s the Beef? Philly’s Own Questlove Debuts a Plant-Based Cheesesteak Using Impossible™ Meat

The plant-based food trend that’s making its way to grocery stores, restaurants and homes across the U.S., is now coming to you in the form of a cheesesteak. Yes, you heard that right, a cheesesteak.  Questlove, the Grammy-Award-winning musician and Philly native is bringing a new approach to the traditional dish, partnering with the California based company, Impossible Foods to...