Food cafe – Trois Trente http://trois-trente.com/ Mon, 22 Nov 2021 06:32:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://trois-trente.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/icon-120x120.jpg Food cafe – Trois Trente http://trois-trente.com/ 32 32 The Healthy Food Cafe Rises and Shines – Indianapolis Monthly https://trois-trente.com/the-healthy-food-cafe-rises-and-shines-indianapolis-monthly/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/the-healthy-food-cafe-rises-and-shines-indianapolis-monthly/ The Healthy Food Cafe features colorful décor and tropical plants.Photo by Julia Spalding AS CERTIFIED A personal trainer, Erica Bryant understands the value of good nutrition, having taken an interest in the subject while working in hospitals as a medical assistant and attending nursing school. “For me, healthy eating means rich in nutrients,” she explains. […]]]>

The Healthy Food Cafe features colorful décor and tropical plants.Photo by Julia Spalding

AS CERTIFIED A personal trainer, Erica Bryant understands the value of good nutrition, having taken an interest in the subject while working in hospitals as a medical assistant and attending nursing school. “For me, healthy eating means rich in nutrients,” she explains. “It’s something that gives you the vitamins, minerals, and protein your body needs.”

To this end, the U.S. Navy veteran prepares tasty and healthy meals at Healthy food coffee along the lines of grilled Cajun shrimp tacos, bone broths, five cheese quesadillas and BBQ chicken flatbread pizza. She doesn’t hesitate to serve meat, poultry and seafood, but almost everything on the menu also offers a vegetarian or vegan alternative. “People really love our Asian grill bowls,” she says. “We don’t use any oil to make them, just organic vegetables, and customers can choose their own protein.”

The cafe went from a food-truck concept to a brick-and-mortar restaurant in 2015, but closed in 2020 due to flooding and ongoing repairs. Fortunately, Bryant was able to regroup and reopen in September on Stop 11 Road, just 2 miles west of his original space. “The response has been really good,” she says. “Our old regulars quickly found us at the new location, and we added new regulars who knew nothing about us before.”

The Healthy Food Cafe also has a full bakery and serves a selection of cold-pressed juices and organic coffee specialties. While the menu remains fairly consistent throughout the year, Bryant prepares plenty of specialties to showcase seasonal ingredients. Milk. Gluten-free desserts, like cheesecake and black bean brownies, are a sweet addition to any meal.

On the horizon, Bryant is working to find a way to reactivate breakfast hours and re-implement the 24-hour food pick-up service it offered at its old location. She also accepts donations for healthy Thanksgiving meals that she plans to provide to those in need. 1155 E. Stop 11 Rd., 317-476-2361

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Edinburgh gets Filipino fast food cafe with Jollibee coming to Princes Street https://trois-trente.com/edinburgh-gets-filipino-fast-food-cafe-with-jollibee-coming-to-princes-street/ Mon, 27 Sep 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/edinburgh-gets-filipino-fast-food-cafe-with-jollibee-coming-to-princes-street/ An Asian fast food restaurant that drew in 18-hour queues when it opened its first outlet in the UK is expected to arrive in Edinburgh next year. Philippine chain Jollibee is famous for its crispy fried chicken, burgers and spaghetti with an exotic twist and operates more than 1,200 restaurants around the world. The restaurant, […]]]>

An Asian fast food restaurant that drew in 18-hour queues when it opened its first outlet in the UK is expected to arrive in Edinburgh next year.

Philippine chain Jollibee is famous for its crispy fried chicken, burgers and spaghetti with an exotic twist and operates more than 1,200 restaurants around the world.

The restaurant, which prompted thousands of people to descend on Earl’s Court when they arrived in London three years ago, will take over the former Santander bank branch on Princes Street in 2022 – settling next to the largest McDonalds from the capital.

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The company’s bestsellers include the Chickenjoy – a crispy fried chicken made with a secret marinade, Jolly Spaghetti, made with a Filipino-inspired sweet sauce and layers of cheese and hot dog slices and the Jollibee Chicken Burger, priced at just £ 3.99.

Fans reportedly camped out the night before the London restaurant opened, but the company has since grown across the UK, with outlets in Liverpool, Leeds and Reading as well as a larger local in Leicester Square.

A Glasgow version will also open in Sauchiehall Street inside the former Burger King.

A total of 50 new Jollibee restaurants are expected to open across Europe over the next four years as part of a £ 50million expansion program.



Thousands of people lined up to sample Jollibee’s exotic and tropical menu when it opened in London in 2018 (Image: Darren Pepe)

Jollibee Chief Marketing Officer Adam Parkinson said, “Community spirit and hospitality are at the heart of the Jollibee brand and Filipino culture.

“When the restrictions are lifted, we know our customers will want to resume their normal social life, and restaurants play a key role in that regard.

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“As we grow, we simultaneously invest in technology while making sure we never lose the friendly customer service Jollibee is known for.

“Ultimately, we’re committed to creating a great place for our customers to spend time with their loved ones – something the whole country is craving right now. “

An official opening date will be announced in due course.

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Shoyu Shop, The Healthy Food Cafe and more – Indianapolis Monthly https://trois-trente.com/shoyu-shop-the-healthy-food-cafe-and-more-indianapolis-monthly/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/shoyu-shop-the-healthy-food-cafe-and-more-indianapolis-monthly/ Shoyu Shop, a pop-up ramen joint started by Kyle Humphreys, is now stationed more permanently at Strange Bird (128 S. Audubon Road) in Irvington. Humphreys will be serving fresh ramen in limited quantities at Strange Bird from 5pm. Go Fast: Humphreys only cooks 75 bowls of ramen a day, Wednesday through Saturday. A smooth opening […]]]>

Shoyu Shop, a pop-up ramen joint started by Kyle Humphreys, is now stationed more permanently at Strange Bird (128 S. Audubon Road) in Irvington. Humphreys will be serving fresh ramen in limited quantities at Strange Bird from 5pm. Go Fast: Humphreys only cooks 75 bowls of ramen a day, Wednesday through Saturday.

A smooth opening last Thursday reintroduced clean eaters to Healthy food coffee (1155 E. Stop 11 Rd., 317-476-2361), back to business in a new location following flooding and a series of repairs in July 2020. Through video updates, owner Erica Bryant guided followers through the transition while releasing teasers of his meals to keep viewers hungry for the reopening. Now the work has paid off and Bryant will serve seasonal and local ingredients in organic and often vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free meals.

Fountain Square Restaurant and Wine Bar The wine market (1110 Shelby Street, 317-493-1010) changed its name to Wine market and table and moved to the old Pioneer location. The new Shelby Street location will open with an expanded menu on October 8 (the market will remain closed until the move is complete).

October 9 The Calvin Fletcher Coffee Company (647 Virginia Avenue, 317-423-9697) and his Calvin Fletcher’s Coffee Company Charitable Foundation will celebrate the store’s 12th anniversary with a silent auction from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to benefit ProAct Indy, a non-profit organization that gives underprivileged youth the resources they have need to be successful.

Looking for a good local cookbook? Indy resident and former Chef competitor Tanorria askew released Staples + 5: 100 Easy Recipes to Get the Most Out of Your Pantry November 2. The Black Girls Eating podcast co-host aims to maximize pantry essentials like rice and flour and empower busy people to be more confident cooks. With much of his work focused on social justice, Askew hopes to reach communities of color, especially where food deserts are present.

This autumn, Caplinger’s Fresh Catch will join the more than 20 vendors and restaurants at The Amp food court.

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Cromer’s old sanitary block could become a health cafe https://trois-trente.com/cromers-old-sanitary-block-could-become-a-health-cafe/ Tue, 29 Jun 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/cromers-old-sanitary-block-could-become-a-health-cafe/ Posted: 4:15 p.m. June 29, 2021 A former public toilet block in Cromer could become a “health cafe” if advisers followed recommendations to allow trade negotiations to begin. The old Melbourne Slope public toilets on Cromer Drive were closed in 2017, when they were replaced with new facilities in the city. Since their closure, the […]]]>

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A former public toilet block in Cromer could become a “health cafe” if advisers followed recommendations to allow trade negotiations to begin.

The old Melbourne Slope public toilets on Cromer Drive were closed in 2017, when they were replaced with new facilities in the city.

Since their closure, the building has remained empty.

But earlier this year, the North Norfolk District Council, which owns the site, leased the old toilet block and its “iconic arcades” and announced that the 865-square-foot brick building was available for use. commercial.

The building does not currently generate any income for the NNDC and has been put on the market in the hope that any tenant would invest in the structure, which “has been deteriorating for many years”, in exchange for a 20-year lease at during which he was responsible for the renovation of the islet.

The board said it had received “a good level of interest from existing businesses in Cromer and potential new businesses in the wider region” and six formal expressions of interest have been submitted to the NNDC.

Now all proposals have fallen and advisers are due to discuss the offers and whether to allow negotiations to begin between one of the companies and the council’s estates team at its next cabinet meeting on Monday 5th. July.

Among the offers for the building are proposals to turn it into a “healthy food café”. No further details of the potential offers were disclosed.

Advisers are recommended to open negotiations “with the preferred party for the healthy coffee option” which “would add to the range of offerings on the promenade and match the current and most likely sustainable demand for food and drink. more local and healthy “. “.

Council is advised to “encourage further investment in the walk” of a business that can “provide something different” while complementing what is already on offer in the region.

It is stated that the “diet coffee option” is the operation that “would have the least impact on existing businesses in this location”.

Advisers are expected to discuss the future of Melbourne Slope toilet blocks at a cabinet meeting on Monday, July 5.

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Tanya Holland opens veggie-centric soul food cafe at Oakland Museum of California https://trois-trente.com/tanya-holland-opens-veggie-centric-soul-food-cafe-at-oakland-museum-of-california/ Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/tanya-holland-opens-veggie-centric-soul-food-cafe-at-oakland-museum-of-california/ Ricotta toast topped with puffed tomatoes, veggie muffaletta, and fried chicken straw are on the opening menu at Town Fare, Tanya Holland’s recently opened vegetarian cafe at the Oakland Museum of California. Town Fare debuted on Friday, coinciding with the reopening of the Oakland Museum. Pre-orders are already sold out for this weekend. And until […]]]>

Ricotta toast topped with puffed tomatoes, veggie muffaletta, and fried chicken straw are on the opening menu at Town Fare, Tanya Holland’s recently opened vegetarian cafe at the Oakland Museum of California.

Town Fare debuted on Friday, coinciding with the reopening of the Oakland Museum. Pre-orders are already sold out for this weekend. And until further notice, Town Fare will be open only to museum visitors, so it is necessary to purchase an entrance ticket to eat there.

Holland is an acclaimed chef and loved for the soul food she serves at Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland. On the museum’s website, the quick and easy-going Town Fare is described as a restaurant “at the forefront of vegetables and inspired by California soul food.”

For now, Town Fare will offer a limited menu of take-out picnic boxes, a la carte options, and drinks. Boxes include meal sets like these ricotta toast with mixed cucumber salad and chocolate chip cookie; or Bawdy Fried Chicken – an ode to Brown Sugar Kitchen’s fried chicken, but a boneless, skinless version – with a side salad, stuffed eggs, a potato salad, and a nectarine-blueberry crunch. The muffaletta is inspired by other local food companies: olive relish, roasted peppers, grilled zucchini and eggplant are served on bread from Oakland Firebrand bakery with a Creole macaroni salad made from Community Grains pasta.

The a la carte menu will change daily; current offerings include devil’s eggs and a spicy North African hummus with pickled vegetables and crostini. Most of the dishes are recipes from the new Dutch cookbook which will be released next year.

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New Health Food Café opens on Newell Street in Watertown | Business https://trois-trente.com/new-health-food-cafe-opens-on-newell-street-in-watertown-business/ Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/new-health-food-cafe-opens-on-newell-street-in-watertown-business/ WATERTOWN – Erica Turck is making big changes to the Atman Juice Bar she has owned in the Lincoln Building for the past four years. She moves the popular downtown juice bar to more space in an apartment building on Newell Street and adds a menu for breakfast and lunch. Stepping from a store that […]]]>

WATERTOWN – Erica Turck is making big changes to the Atman Juice Bar she has owned in the Lincoln Building for the past four years.

She moves the popular downtown juice bar to more space in an apartment building on Newell Street and adds a menu for breakfast and lunch.

Stepping from a store that seats around 12, Ms. Turck opens the Atman Juice Bar and Cafe, the Riverview Apartments’ first retail location at 497 Newell St., with space for 50 to 60 people.

Atman Cafe will continue to offer the juices, smoothies, smoothie bowls, espresso coffees and loose spirits tea that have kept its customers coming back time and time again, she said.

The diet menu will now include New York-style bagels, gourmet toast, salads, sandwiches and breakfast wraps, as well as egg, vegetable, seafood and tofu sandwiches.

“I want to give everything to everyone,” she said.

Customers can expect the homemade granola, South American berries and specialty spreads that have been a part of Atman – “soul” in Sanskrit – all these years, she said.

With a plant-based menu, the cafe will offer organic and local meat, gluten-free and dairy-free options, as well as vegetarian and vegan options. She hopes to use as much fresh produce and meats from local farms as possible, Ms. Turck said.

“This will bring more culturally and health conscious food options to the community of Watertown,” she said.

Ms. Turck has just signed up to sell Upstate Coffee Roaster products named after locations in the upstate. Guests can sit at two- or four-seater tables, high chairs, or common seats.

The 3,500 square foot space that faces the Black River will have an industrial feel, using wood and metal decor and a cement juice bar.

She brings in four of her employees from the juice bar and adds about five employees to work in the “hot kitchen”.

With her integrative wellness business, Ms. Turck, who just graduated from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, will also be offering workshops on cooking and lifestyle issues.

Five years ago, she opened the Vigilante Yoga studio at the back of the Lincoln Building storefront, then added the juice bar about a year later. She sold the yoga studio in December 2019 to yoga teacher Lisa Woodward.

On Wednesday, the revolving credit fund committee of Watertown Local Development Corp. approved a $ 40,000 loan to the business to help them relocate. The entire Watertown Trust is expected to vote on the loan on Thursday.

The Revolving Loans Committee also approved a $ 40,000 loan to building owner Jake Johnson and his partners, who purchased the building this year, to renovate the space in which the café is located.

Watertown Trust’s board members appreciated the concept of the business and its proximity to two other restaurants, Maggie’s on the River and Garland City Beer Works. Customers are also expected to come from residents of the building, mostly soldiers from Fort Drum, they said.

The juice bar already has loyal customers who have indicated they will follow it to the new location, she said.

Donald W. Rutherford, managing director of the Watertown Trust, said the building’s previous owner intended to place retail businesses on the ground floor, but that never happened.

“It sounds exciting,” said Michael Pierce, board member.

It hopes to open on August 16, with hours of operation from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and until 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Sushi Riot Glasgow: Japanese street cafe built on the back of a family dream https://trois-trente.com/sushi-riot-glasgow-japanese-street-cafe-built-on-the-back-of-a-family-dream/ Mon, 07 Jun 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/sushi-riot-glasgow-japanese-street-cafe-built-on-the-back-of-a-family-dream/ “Best sushi I have had in Glasgow”, “Definitely will go back … and again … and again”, “Take my money for lunch, take it all”. These are just a glimpse of the reviews arriving on the doorstep of Sushi Riot, a Japanese takeout that arrived in west Glasgow at the end of April. It’s fair […]]]>

“Best sushi I have had in Glasgow”, “Definitely will go back … and again … and again”, “Take my money for lunch, take it all”.

These are just a glimpse of the reviews arriving on the doorstep of Sushi Riot, a Japanese takeout that arrived in west Glasgow at the end of April. It’s fair to say that in just six weeks of service, it made a big impression.

Aiming to bring ‘deliciously fresh sushi and wonderfully friendly service’ to Hyndland’s Clarence Drive, for owners Anna and Leong, Sushi Riot is more than just winning rave reviews for their attempts to stuff Glasgowians with sensational Japanese street food and authentic, it is the culmination of a 20 year family dream.

Speaking to Glasgow Live, Anna explained: “When Leong and I first met our goal was to build a life together, so after starting a family our next ambition was to work together. With over 20 years each. in the hospitality industry, having a business together was a destined step.

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Sushi Riot has been open on Clarence Drive since late April

“We spent most of our marriage like passing ships due to extremely long hours – Leong worked and I was a working mother.

“Having Sushi Riot means sharing more time together as a family, our boys are with us most of the time, playing in the back of the store and sometimes in the front too!”

Anna and Leong take pride in providing you with a warm and friendly welcome – which you will often see diners refer to in their five-star reviews – but also top-quality sushi and Japanese cuisine.



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A peek inside Sushi Riot

A full menu also includes dishes like katsu curry, yakitori, karaage and onigiri, as well as sushi; the title deed.

Anna explained, “People can expect the best quality sushi ready to eat Japanese street food and various drinks – Mogu Mogu, Rice Punch, Ramune – that you take from our fridge. shrimp crackers.

“The food is ready to go, so it’s quick and easy. The sushi is not prepared in large quantities, it is turned over quickly, remade to be as good as possible.



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“Leong uses his own unique vinegar recipe to give the rice a subtly distinctive flavor and color, and each piece of sushi is prepared with great care and attention.

“Our raw salmon platter is very popular because it is very good value for money and our spicy chicken maki is a clear winner with a spicy sauce and crispy onions.

“Our customers love the laid-back, down-to-earth look. It’s a blend of traditional Japanese with a modern rustic touch.”

Of course, in addition to a selection of mouth-watering photos shared on Instagram and that healthy family vibe, the new take-out street food has attracted westerners and those from further afield because of its brilliant name.

Anna said, “This was Leong’s choice because my name choice was not as good. He envisioned his sushi fighting against each other to get customers’ attention so they could be chosen! “.

Sushi Riot is open at 23 Clarence Drive, Tuesday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

To find out more and view the menu, you can visit their website here or their Instagram page here.

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How the Pandemic Helped this Soul Food Cafe Owner in Atlanta “See a Better Picture” https://trois-trente.com/how-the-pandemic-helped-this-soul-food-cafe-owner-in-atlanta-see-a-better-picture/ Wed, 02 Jun 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/how-the-pandemic-helped-this-soul-food-cafe-owner-in-atlanta-see-a-better-picture/ At GOBankingRates, we want to help small businesses across our country get back on their feet after the COVID-19 pandemic. We do this by highlighting readers’ favorite small businesses across the country and highlighting what makes them special to their customers and their cities. In this edition of our Small Business Spotlight series, we present […]]]>

At GOBankingRates, we want to help small businesses across our country get back on their feet after the COVID-19 pandemic. We do this by highlighting readers’ favorite small businesses across the country and highlighting what makes them special to their customers and their cities.

In this edition of our Small Business Spotlight series, we present D Cafe & Catering, a soul food restaurant located in Atlanta. Owner Devotis Lee, aka Ms. D, opened the cafe to form a community that brings people together around fresh, healthy food. Here, we chat with Lee about what the American Dream means to her, her dedication to making a positive impact on others, and the silver lining of being a business owner during the pandemic.

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Was there a particular moment or experience that inspired you to start your business?

Yes, I started my business after [being exposed] over and over to how I could achieve more of the American Dream: independence, freedom, wealth and a legacy.

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What did you take away from past experiences or jobs that you knew you wanted to be part of your new business?

Value, respect for others, integrity and transparency. Using my platform to help improve the lives of individuals, which improves the lives of families, which equates to better communities.

What has been the most rewarding part of owning a business?

Looking back to the past, when we were just a building that had a stove and a few tables, and looking at how we’ve grown in our building now, with style and substance – how far we’ve come. Understand my true worth – not wanting to come home anymore [in], while wanting to have an impact and a difference in this world. Look around and stop accepting people’s doubts.

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How has the pandemic affected your business?

The pandemic has hit us hard, as have many small businesses that struggle on a daily basis. Even though it was a black cloud hanging for a long time, the silver lining was that it forced you to take a look at your business. You might then see a better picture of what is working and what is not.

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How can people continue to support your business during this time?

People can continue to support us by using our catering services, dining on site, renting our event space, and using our pickup and delivery services. We have a new service that is really beneficial for customers: “Message with a meal. Send someone a meal, as if you were going to send flowers.

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What advice would you give to someone looking to start their own business?

If you are thinking of opening a business, do so.

I didn’t know anything about running a business. I first went to work in the industry because I never had any experience [working in the restaurant industry] before. Then I went to learn how to run a business, then how to survive running a business, then how to be successful in running a business.

Don’t get stuck on what everyone else is doing. Understand your business and where you really want it to go. Someone told me it had to be done. Be prepared to listen and learn – know nothing and everything can be improved.

Do it, go for it. You only have one life, embrace it! Life treats you like you treat life!

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This interview has been edited for clarity.

Last updated: June 2, 2021

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Mikki’s Soul Food Cafe: Pearland Restaurant serves home-style, family-inspired dishes https://trois-trente.com/mikkis-soul-food-cafe-pearland-restaurant-serves-home-style-family-inspired-dishes/ Thu, 11 Feb 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/mikkis-soul-food-cafe-pearland-restaurant-serves-home-style-family-inspired-dishes/ Joseph, his mother Jeanette Williams (center) and his sister Jeanelle Williams opened the first Mikki’s store 20 years ago. (Courtesy of Craig Joseph) Love is at the center of the Mikki’s Soul Food Cafe experience, as it was the most important part of the business for its founder, Jeanette Williams. After nearly two decades serving […]]]>

Joseph, his mother Jeanette Williams (center) and his sister Jeanelle Williams opened the first Mikki’s store 20 years ago. (Courtesy of Craig Joseph)

Love is at the center of the Mikki’s Soul Food Cafe experience, as it was the most important part of the business for its founder, Jeanette Williams.

After nearly two decades serving soul food on West Bellfort Avenue, Jeanette, her son Craig Joseph and her family wanted to provide the same home-cooked meals to residents of southeast Houston. Pearland residents were making the 20 mile commute to the Stafford area location for some of its cooking before Craig and his wife, Tasha Joseph, opened a location at 9603 Broadway Street in June 2019 , said Craig.

While Jeanette passed away just five months before Pearland opened, the two restaurants continue to offer the same meals she loved to cook and serve. The roots of the menu can be found in the food that Jeanette Williams served at barbecues for her colleagues before opening a restaurant, while working for the United States Postal Service.

“She sacrificed everything [for us] to be where we are today, ”Craig said of his mother, whose grave he often visits as she is close to Pearland’s location. “I remember her everyday.”

Praise for Jeanette’s food has spread by word of mouth over the years, including through local on-air personalities, Craig said; Jeanette used to offer a free catering service to area radio hosts and their guests. This has led to celebrities heading out for a meal and photos with Mikki’s staff, as evidenced by the snaps hanging on the walls of the restaurant.

Craig’s sister, Jeanelle Williams, runs the West Bellfort Avenue store, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in December. The diners of either restaurant will be greeted by friendly and attentive staff and will find an environment that will appeal to everyone, black or otherwise, as Jeanette enjoyed sharing the flavors of her dishes with people of all. horizons, said Craig.

“Soul food can be urban; it can be for the younger ones, ”said Craig, adding that Pearland’s location provides a small business atmosphere unique to the region. “The fact that everything is homemade, you can’t really find out in this area. “

Mikki’s at Pearland has a drive-thru window, which Craig says has been extremely popular amid the coronavirus pandemic. The menu has developed from its 10 original dishes and five starters; different specials are now offered every day of the week, and fried chicken and fried catfish only on weekends are consistent hits, he said.

Mikki hopes to have breakfast options on his sites by the summer, he added.

Jeanette has shared his love of cooking with others in a way that has created generational wealth for his children, Craig said, and he looks forward to capitalizing on this wealth and passing it on to his family.

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Soul Food Cafe and Ms Tootsie’s temporarily close as restaurants regroup after KeVen Parker’s death https://trois-trente.com/soul-food-cafe-and-ms-tootsies-temporarily-close-as-restaurants-regroup-after-keven-parkers-death/ Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://trois-trente.com/soul-food-cafe-and-ms-tootsies-temporarily-close-as-restaurants-regroup-after-keven-parkers-death/ The two popular Philadelphia restaurants of the late restaurateur KeVen Parker are temporarily closed. Ms Tootsie’s Bar & Lounge restaurant and KeVen Parker’s Soul Food Cafe, as well as Parker’s catering company, will be closed indefinitely until it is determined who will resume operations, the Inquirer reported on Monday. Parker, 57, of West Philly, died […]]]>

The two popular Philadelphia restaurants of the late restaurateur KeVen Parker are temporarily closed.

Ms Tootsie’s Bar & Lounge restaurant and KeVen Parker’s Soul Food Cafe, as well as Parker’s catering company, will be closed indefinitely until it is determined who will resume operations, the Inquirer reported on Monday.

Parker, 57, of West Philly, died last month of cancer and advanced diabetes. The entrepreneur has never married and his immediate family consists only of his sister, children and an aunt.

“We just don’t want the company to operate arbitrarily without any real leadership,” Monique Evans-Wescott, a friend of Parker, told the Philadelphia Tribune.

The decision to temporarily close the two restaurants was announced on their Facebook pages.

KeVen Parker Soul Food Cafe and award-winning Ms. Tootsie’s lounge bar are temporarily closed. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. ️

Posted by KeVen Parkers Soul Food Cafe – Reading Terminal Market on Sunday, January 31, 2021

Parker opened Ms. Tootsie’s Lounge at 1312 South St. with his mother in 2000, and in 2013 he opened KeVen Parker’s Soul Food Cafe near the 12th Street entrance of Reading Terminal Market.

Both restaurants are Philly staples for southern cuisine and soul food.

The reading terminal market location had remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is one of 11 black-owned businesses located at the Reading Terminal Market. Parker’s South Street restaurant had only remained open for take-out and small private events, according to Parker’s website.

Philadelphia City Council last week approved a resolution that will name the 1300 block of South Street as KeVen Parker Way in honor of the late restaurateur.

“KeVen Parker’s dedication to his craft and his community is exceptional, and his legacy will be remembered for generations of Philadelphians and black-owned businesses,” the resolution said.

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