Soul Food is known to many as not only belly-warming but warmth for the soul, too.
Blax Friday, a community organization that got its start in the summer of 2020, shines a light on Black-owned businesses throughout Arizona. Three years ago, they held their first Soul Food Wednesdays dining series at Hotel Congress.
In the past few months, the events moved to the MSA Annex, which is hosting its next Soul Food Wednesday from 7 - 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. The event is free to attend and will feature more than 45 Black-owned businesses — making it the largest Black business market in Arizona.
"Our goals are representation and economic empowerment of Black business owners. We spotlight businesses through our website, app, social marketing, promotions, and community events."
Some of the local and regional food options at this Wednesday's event include Off the Hook Seafood, Ducky's Pineapple Banana Bread, Black Vibez Catering, and Not Meat Vegans (just to name a few).
Check out the full list of vendors below and start planning your route.
The following Soul Food Wednesdays will not be at the MSA Annex but Blax Friday recently announced that they've secured April's big event at Playground.
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