The Austin Justice Coalition, a local nonprofit that advocates for racial and economic equity for people of color, is hosting its first Black Food Week in support of the city's longstanding restaurants owned by African Americans.
"We hope that the community not only finds these restaurants as enjoyable dining experience, but also an educational tool that prompts supporting locally owned minority businesses," the organization said in a July 31 news release.
Running from Sunday, Aug. 5, through Saturday, Aug. 11, ATX Black Food Week will feature a different restaurant each day, which will host an "eat and greet" event.
The participating restaurants are Roland's, Mr. Catfish, Big Easy Bar and Grill, Hoover's Cooking, Tony's Jamaican Food, Country Boyz Fixins and Sam's BBQ.
For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.