Spectrum News 1: Black Restaurant Week is more than just celebrating delicious food
Screenshot 2021 08 12T120016.877


LOS ANGELES — There are restaurant weeks to celebrate cities and certain cuisines.

There is currently an extra-special week going in Los Angeles and Orange counties celebrating the flavors of African, African American and Caribbean cuisine at Black-owned businesses.

What You Need To Know:

  • Black Restaurant Week goes on through Sunday, Aug. 15
  • Organizers say that in 2020, the event helped 670 businesses throughout the U.S.
  • Participating businesses experienced an average 34% increase in sales
  • Grants have also been awarded to some businesses