Support Black-Owned Food Spots In The Queen City

Supporting Black-owned businesses should be every month, not just in the month of February. So, we’re kicking this list off in Black History Month of places to check out throughout the entire year. 

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Another!? Food Truck

Another!? Food Truck is owned by Chef Anthony Denning. His truck offers delicious menu items like burgers, tacos, and mac & cheese.


For the most updated schedule and menu, you can follow the truck on Instagram.

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BW Sweets

BW Sweets Bakery

BW Sweets Bakery has two locations:

  • East Town Market (5820 East WT Harris Blvd)
  • South End (1425 Winnifred Street)

Frankie White and his crew offer delicious dessert items. You can also custom order cakes, there are sugar-free options available, and delivery is available,

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Dee’s Vegan To-Go

 Dee’s Vegan To-Go is located just off West Boulevard and Remount Road. Chef Denise Hairston cooks up creamy mac & cheese, spicy jambalaya with vegan sausage, fried chix tenders & waffles, and more!

You can find the FULL menu:

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Exposed Vegan

Exposed Vegan is located in West Charlotte. ZsaZsa Porter is the Owner. Their menu includes soups, salads, smoothies, and more! 

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Leah And Louise

Leah and Louise is located in Charlotte’s Camp North End  Chef Greg Collier and his wife Subrina call it a modern juke joint, influenced by the food they grew up on in Memphis, Tennessee, Mississippi, and New Orleans.


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Lulu’s Maryland Style Chicken & Seafood

Lulu’s Maryland Style Chicken & Seafood is on Tuckaseegee Road. They offer wings, seafood, and more! The restaurant is owned by  Jay Davis and Miketa Proctor.

You can find the FULL menu:

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Mert’s Heart And Soul

Mert’s Heart And Soul is located at N College St, 214 Charlotte, NC 28202. Owner, James Bazzelle is known for serving up delicious comfort food.

In case you didn’t know: Mert’s also serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 9 a.m.

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Source: Popbar


Popbar is a frozen treats shop. You can find it in NoDa and Camp North End. Kia Lyons is the owner of both of those Popbar locations in the QC. 

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