Inspired by personal history, featuring delicious chicken
Location: ~ Midwest Region U.S.
Story Date: 8/2/2019
Author: Parker Diakite
A dish from Beans & Cornbread, a soul food restaurant outside of Detroit, is served with a piece of Black History. Patrick Coleman, the restaurant’s owner, offers “shoebox lunches” similar to the boxes African Americans used to store food when traveling in the south during the Jim-Crow era when they were banned from white-owned establishments.
Place Category: Food & Drink
Story Category: More Unique Than Usual