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New website promotes local, black-owned food businesses

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau announced the launch of a new website promoting black-owned food businesses in Caddo and Bossier parishes, www.ShreveportBlackRestaurants.com. The site was developed in partnership with Shreveport-based food and travel blogger Jada Durden, author of www. LovingThisLifeJada.com, who recently published an extensive list of black-owned restaurants, food trucks, caterers, event venues and more. Visitors to the site can browse a general list of all black-owned food businesses currently in the database or sort businesses into popular categories like “Sweets & Treats,” “Food Trucks” and “Catering Services.” Site users may also download trip itineraries that highlight black-owned businesses.

“I saw a need to be able to identify these black-owned businesses in order to be able to support them,” Durden said. “So, I reached out to the tourist bureau and said, ‘Let’s get this website going.’ It’s been a collaborative partnership.”

Any owner or manager of a black-owned food business located in Caddo or Bossier parish may request that their business be listed on the new website. To be included, visit www.Shreveport-Bossier.org and click the graphic that reads “Request a Listing.” When submitting a listing request, business owners should be sure to select “Yes” when asked if their business is black-owned.

“Our community is home to many outstanding, black-owned food businesses, many of which are also family-owned small businesses,” said Stacy Brown, president of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau. “Especially in light of the many challenges currently facing small business owners, we want to do anything and everything that we can to support them.”

For more information, visit www.ShreveportBlackRestaurants.com or call 800-551-8682.

Black Owned Food Businesses You Can Support

20/20 Seafood Restaurant & Market 
318 Infused Cigar And Spirits 
Alky Therapy 
Anthony’s Sports Bar & Grill 
Anthony’s Steak & Seafood 
Apollo Liquor 
Ashley’s Tiers of Love 
Bayou2Geaux 
Bella T Décor & Gifts 
Big D’s Bar-B-Que 
Big Mama’s Antiques and Restorations 
Booze Babe Mobile Bartending 
C&C Café 
Cajun Sno 
Caked By Britt 
Candy Galore and More 
Cassandra’s Louisiana Kitchen 
Cat Daddy’s Old School Café 
Catering ‘Wit’ Creole Culture ‘n Cuisine 
CC’s Kitchen 
Chef Melvin Nelson Jr. 
Chocolate Pineapple 
Consortium Venue 
Contagious Sno Shack 
Creole Cafe’ & Catering – Curbside Only 
Crissy’s Treats 
C’s Unique SnoBalls 
Diamond Catering 
DTDs Sweetz 
Earnestly Tootie’s Chef Services 
Eddie’s Seafood & Soulfood Restaurant 
Edith’s Garden of Sweets 
Eleven Events 
Ethel’s Kitchen 
Farley BBQ & Catering Food Truck 
Fat Sacc’s Southern Cooking 
Feeding The Soul Cajun Cuisine 
FitForm Meal Prep 
Foi d’Art 
Greedy Grove Grill 
Haze Blazin Wings 
Haze on Texas – Temporarily Closed 
Hhog Hheaven Barbecue
Hives Barbeque 
Honey’s Neighborhood Market 
Honore’s Home Cooking 
How The Cookie Crumbles 
J’s Cakes and Treats 
Keidra’s Kitchen Catering 
Kev’s Kitchen 
Kimistry Food Patrol 
Kimyummy’s 
King of Wings 
King’s Turkey Legs N Wings 
Krab Kingz Seafood 
Krazie Cakes By Chere 
KRUE Events 
Lake Street Bar 
Lil Animals Crawfish, Seafood & More! 
London Café 
Louisiana Daiquiri Café 
Louisiana Smoke House 
Louisiana Stuffed Pistolettes 
Loving This Life Jada 
MS KICK 
Natijayz Custom Cakes And Cookies 
Noble Savage Tavern 
NOLA Creations 504 
Oh Taste And See Soul Food 
Orlandeaux’s Café 
Pop N Pizza 
Quisine Queen Catering 
Ragin Cajun Louisiana Kitchen Food Truck 
Real BBQ & More 
Remarkable Food 
RNL Authentics 
Royalty Cigar and Hookah Lounge 
Sho’Nuff Soul Food & Catering 
Shunnies Blessings 
Simply Delicious Ranch Dressing 
Small Cakes Shreveport 
Sno Dawgz & Co. Southern 
Style Sno Balls 
So Divine Nutrition 
Southern Suga By Mel 
Southern Sweets by Sasha Stephens 
Style Bar 
Sugar Lou’s Southern Creole Cuisine 
Sweet Sensations Catering 
Taste Of Love Food Trailer
Taylor’s Catering and Restaurant 
The Landing Catering 
The Red Island 
Tiny’s Shop And More 
Treats By Shay 
Triple T BBQ 
Twizted Pineapples 
Uncle Junior’s BBQ
U-Nita Treats 
Us Up North Kitchen – Temporarily Closed 
Vegans on The Run
WackBabies Grilling 
White Ice Italian Ice 
Wings & Moore 
Yum Yum Dessert Bar 
Z’s Star Treats

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