“Soul Food Wednesdays” dining series at Hotel Congress

Hotel Congress is bringing “Soul Food Wednesdays” to Cup Cafe, which will be highlighting local black-owned businesses on Wednesday, June 17 – Wednesday, July 8.

For the next few weeks, the historic downtown hotel is inviting some of the tastiest spots in town to set up shop on Wednesday, and then showcase their mouthwatering and flavorful cuisine to the masses. With that, there’s going to be new dishes each week.

Take a look at the following schedule and plan accordingly.

Soul Food Wednesdays Schedule

Black Vibez Catering

Wednesday, June 17


The first businesses to kick off the weekly celebration is Black Vibes Catering, and they’re excited to get things going — satisfying your cravings in the process.

It all starts at 7 p.m. and they’ll also be accompanied by Black Broccoli — a fashionable clothing boutique that sells vintage shirts, caps, and more — and live music from Street Blues Family.

Keep up with Black Vibez Catering on Facebook and also Black Broccoli by visiting shopblackbroccoli.com.

Mr. Cookman’s BBQ Food Truck

Wednesday, June 24
Mr. Cookman's BBQ Ribs (Credit: Mr. Cookman's)

Mr. Cookman’s BBQ Ribs (Credit: Mr. Cookman’s)

Mr. Cookman’s BBQ is setting up shop the following week. Whether they are cooking up some of their delicious New Orleans-style ribs, smoked hot sausage, or chicken, it ought to tickle your fancy.

For more information, visit mrcookmans.com.

Cuzzo’s BBQ and Soul Food

Wednesday, July 1

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The sweet and smokey aroma of Cuzzo’s BBQ and Soul Food is taking over the third Wednesday with its Pulled Pork, Slab O’ Ribs, and Beef Brisket. Stay tuned for the full menu once we get closer to the date.

For more information, visit cuzzosbbqandsoulfood.com.

D’s Island Grill JA

Wednesday, July 8

D’s Island Grill JA is transforming the Cup Cafe into a secret island getaway with its Southwest-infused island dishes, such as jerk chicken, spicy peppers, and jerk sauce.

Keep up with D’s Island Grill JA on Facebook.

For more information about Soul Food Wednesdays at Hotel Congress, call (520) 622-8848 or visit hotelcongress.com.

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