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Chef Douglass Williams (Courtesy of MIDA Restaurant)
Chef Douglass Williams (Courtesy of MIDA Restaurant)

In honor of Black History Month, state Rep. Chynah Tyler, of Boston, has sponsored the second annual Boston Black Restaurant Challenge, which encourages Bostonians to eat at four black-owned restaurants in the month of February.

We talk to a chef and restaurant owner about how he serves hospitality and uses food to bridge divides in his community.

Guest

Douglass Williams, chef and owner of MIDA Restaurant, which tweets @midarestaurant.

Boston’s Black-Owned Restaurants:


Roxbury:
Ashur Restaurant
Darryl's Corner Bar + Kitchen
Fasika Restaurant
Fort Hill Bar + Grill
Ideal Sub Shop
Maxine's on St. James
Nos Casa Cafe
P&R Jamaican Restaurant
Silver Slipper Diner
Slades Bar + Grill
Soleil
Suya Joint


Dorchester:
Bon Appetit
Bred Gourmet
Cesaria
Down Home Delivery
Flames
Irie
Next Step Soul Food Cafe
Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor
One Family Diner
Rotisserie
Taste of Eden
The Wake Up
Vaughan Fish & Chips
Wingz & Tingz


Jamaica Plain:
Blue Nile Restaurant


Mattapan:
Ali's Roti
Lenny's Tropical Bakery & Restaurant
P&R Jamaican Restaurant
Pit Stop Barbecue
Shea Butter Smoothies


Hyde Park:
Wingz & Tingz
ZAZ Restaurant


South End:
Lucy Ethiopian Cafe
Mida
Teranga
Wally's Cafe Jazz Club


Downtown Boston:
Food Cares Urban Market
Savvor Restaurant & Lounge

This segment aired on February 13, 2019.

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