Dawn M. Burkes The Dallas Morning News @DawnBurkes
North Texas Black Restaurant Week is back for another taste.
It kicks off on June 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an event at Southwest Center Mall(3662 W. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas) and continues from June 19-25 at participating restaurants.
The promotion is timed to coincide with Juneteenth, the annual celebration of the end of slavery after the Emancipation Proclamation made its way to Texas on June 19, 1865, more than two years after it was signed into law.
The inaugural North Texas Black Restaurant Week will be June 13-19, showcasing more than 30 of the best restaurants, caterers, food trucks and scratch kitchens. The Kick Off will feature caterers, bakers and specialty kitchens from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11 at the Magnolia Lounge in Fair Park. The event is free and open to the public, but parking will be $10 in Fair Park lots.
Participants include The Urban Brunch Co., The Bearded Chef, Chef in Heelz, A La Carte Catering and Cakes, Kessler Baking Studio, A Fresh Approach, Soulgood and Roots on Tap.
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