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The Full Menu: Houston’s Best Black-Owned Restaurants

Local food writers discuss their favorite Black-owned eateries in Greater Houston.

Lamb dish from The Greasy Spoon Soulfood Bistro
A lamb dish from The Greasy Spoon Soulfood Bistro.

Houston's much-touted diversity is reflected in the arts, culture, its businesses — and definitely in its food.

For Black History Month, the Houston Matters group of foodies celebrates that diversity by highlighting their favorite Black-owned restaurants in this month's installment of The Full Menu.

In the audio above, we hear from Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Felice Sloan of the Swanky Maven lifestyle blog, and David Leftwich of Houston Food Finder.

The Full Menu Panelists 2019

(L-R) Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Felice Sloan of the Swanky Maven lifestyle blog, and David Leftwich of Houston Food Finder, discuss the local restaurant scene on The Full Menu.

Restaurants Mentioned In This Edition:

The Breakfast Klub
Lucille's
Indigo
Burns Original BBQ
Ray's BBQ Shack
Gatlin's BBQ
Fainmous BBQ
Reggae Hut
EaDeaux's Cajun Cocina
Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill
Esther's Cajun Café & Soulfood
Turkey Leg Hut
Sunshine's
green seed vegan
Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant & Lounge
Craft Burger
Aria Suya Kitchen
Finger Licking
Twisted Grilled Cheese
The Greasy Spoon

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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