10 Black Owned New York City Restaurants You Should Visit

With New York being the city that never sleeps, one can imagine the many activities to indulge in while here. Whether you’re a tourist or native New Yorker, not many people can say they’ve seen all the big apple has to offer, especially in terms of food.

For those of you who want to attempt it why not start with some of the city’s black-owned restaurants. Yes, you read that right black owned. Even with gentrification at an all time high there are still places that exist within our communities that feel like home.

Here’s a list of 10 I think are worth visiting at your leisure.

Sweet Science 135 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Located in Willamsburg Brooklyn Sweet Science is known for the serene atmosphere equipped with a bountiful bar. The menu features classic items like the sweet science wings to the Joe Louis Burger. Continue reading

EVENT: SheChef Launch Fundraiser



It is with much anticipation and gratitude that Chef Elle Simone Scott invites you to celebrate the launch of
SheChef, LLC.

SheChef is a pioneering movement in culinary media, arts and business. We cant wait to show you what weve been working so hard towards and the precious fruits of our labor. None of which wouldve been possible without YOU!

We want to honor our friends, family and supporters by giving you a night of entertainment, fine cuisine by Chefs Che “Gravy” Gaines and Kiku Polk from Bravo TV’s hit show Chef Roble & Co., music from

DJ Ness Digital, and tokens of our appreciation.

This is a fundraiser event so bring your generous hearts and enjoy the exclusive offerings of our silent auction!

We can’t wait to see your beautiful faces and celebrate with you as we continue to

Seed, Sow & Sustain

in SheChef.


BCE: Inaugural Reception

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We hope you enjoy the recap via the above slideshow of the inaugural Black Culinary Expo Reception!


Our Menu For The Evening Sponsored by Charmaine DaCosta of Crude Food!

We’d Like to Thank:

Our host Nilka Hendricks of Hells Kitchen

Our Honoree Chef Josh Marks of Hell’s Kitchen

Our Honoree Miriam Osei Milord of BCakeNY

Petula Beckles

Adriane Mack of Mack Enterprises

Charmaine DaCosta of Crude Food & Lime Nation

Select Space Studios

DJ Anthony “Clean”

Nadege Jean

Lexine Emille

Tea by Tiffany


Reel You Studios

AtomicD Solutions, LLC

All Volunteers

and finally our guests for the evening!!!