Well first off... MKE Black Restaurant Week started today, April 17th and runs to April 24th.
& we're already hungry thinking about these 18 delicious restaurants that we get to try (and re-try) with some dope dining specials. (Some specials vary from restaurant to restaurant.)
The first Black Restaurant Week took place last year and was organized by BlankSpace MKE, an online art cooperative. Here are this year's 18 participating restaurants (up from 14 last year):
Rise & Grind Cafe, 6007 N. Teutonia Ave.
Jizzle's Sandwich Shop, 4618 W. Burleigh St.
Skybox Sports Bar, 2213 N. King Drive.
Mama Nana's, 7276 N. Teutonia Ave.
Pass Da Peas, 7870 W. Appleton Ave.
Something Smells Good Monterrey, 551 W. Becher St.
Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant, 2001 W. Atkinson Ave.
Dee's Elegance Bar & Grill, 7420 W. Villard Ave.
Irie Zulu, 7237 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa.
Ashley's, 1501 W. Center St.
Chic Underground Lounge, 770 N. Jefferson St.
Mr. Bar-B-Que, 5908 N. 76th St.
Daddy's Soul Food & Grille, 754 N. 27th St.
Coffee Makes You Black, 2803 N. Teutonia Ave.
Tony's BBQ Unlimited, 3510 W. Villard Ave.
Yummy's, 10250 N. Cedarburg Road, Mequon.
The Big Eazy, 2053 N. King Drive.
Terri Lynn's Express, 10704 W. Hampton Ave.
CW Favorites: Something Smells Good, Irie Zulu, Daddy's Soul Food & Grille and The Big Eazy
Send us your photos of your local cuisine and what you loved about the restaurant by tagging us and using the hashtag #SupportBlackBusiness
And get more information here at the BlankSpace website: http://blankspacemke.weebly.com/mke-black-restaurant-week.html