Chef Michael Burnett makes Jamaican food that makes his customers say, “Ah, that’s so good.”
Steven Conaway sells freshly roasted peanuts and healthy snack nuts from right out of his truck.
Chef Kyndra McCrary created a menu to give people great tasting and healthy food options.
This coffee shop is a safe space for people of color, long-term residents, new residents, and it is also a cultural hub where the history of the community is felt.
This club brings wine enthusiasts together while educating people who are learning about the beverage.
The Leimert Park Village eateries offer a taste of Caribbean life.
After becoming a mainstay at the weekly Crenshaw Farmers’ Market, Stuart Eubanks has found a home on Crenshaw Blvd. and 30th St.
The Mid City coffee shop offers drinks mixed with cannabidiol, which is a chemical found in marijuana.
Five Xavier University of Louisiana classmates, three of which attended Washington Prep High School, created an investment group and coffee company.
Willie Jenkins created a shop where people can enjoy the flavors that are common in Black communities, but at the same time be more health conscious.
Owner Anthony Jolly serves a customer. Photos by Jason Lewis
Black-owned coffee shop Hot and Cool Cafe in Leimert Park Village creates a meeting place for the community.
Photo by Jason Lewis
This Inglewood urban eatery has been serving the community for nearly 34 years.
Black-owned food tucks line 43rd Street in Leimert Park. Photos by Jason Lewis
The Billionaire Burger Boyz and Happy Ice L.A. bring this festival-type event to South Los Angeles every second Friday night of the month, 6pm-10pm.
Shanita Nicholas and Ashley Newby of Sip & Sonder. Photos by Jason Lewis
This creative space brings together artist, musicians, entrepreneurs, and community members from all walks of life.
Angela Means cooks the food and takes photos with customers. Photos by Jason Lewis
Means, best known for portraying Felicia in the film “Friday,” serves tacos, burritos, and bowls with soul food ingredients at Jackfruit Cafe.
Edwin “Chef E Dubble” Redway and Marshawn “Peace & Love” Williams are giving their community a healthy food option.
Who’s Hungry Caribbean & Catering is inspired by Caribbean and Southern food. Photos by Jason Lewis
Caribbean Gourmet and Who’s Hungry Caribbean & Catering bring amazing dishes to the farmers’ market.
The brisket, macaroni and cheese with kale plate is a fan favorite. Photos by Jason Lewis
The food truck has received rave reviews from critics.
Owner Fredrick Sennie infuses soul food into tacos that many people will wait over an hour for.
Brooklyn Deli takes great pride in producing the best tasting sandwiches in the area. Photo by Jason Lewis
The Leimert Park eatery does not spare expense for its great-tasting sandwiches.
Tuanni Price gives a wine tutorial at a luncheon. Photo by Jason Lewis
“Wine is a really beautiful beverage. There is a lot of artwork that goes into making it.” -Tuanni Price, owner of Zuri Wine Tasting & Tours
Simply Wholesome serves great food while creating an Afrocentric vibe in the restaurant and health food store. Photo by Jason Lewis
The health food store and restaurant mixes culture, community, heath and wellness.