OlaTee African Mart opening announced for Sawdust Road in The Woodlands

(Courtesy OlaTee African Mart)
(Courtesy OlaTee African Mart)

(Courtesy OlaTee African Mart)

OlaTee African Mart and OlaTee African Cafe have announced a grand opening at 501 Sawdust Road, Ste. K, Spring, on Aug. 22.

When the market opens, it will offer traditional African products as well as takeaway lunch and dinner options including jollof rice, fried rice, fufu, amala, tuwo, pounded yam, asaro and vegetables.

The business will also cater events. www.olateeafricanmart.com
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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