It’s almost time for Houston Black Restaurant Week, y’all! This is the third annual installment of a local event that is taking root around the country in other cities such as Atlanta and Oakland. However, we’re talking about Houston Black Restaurant Week today, which is partnering with F.A.R.M.S. this year to support small, rural farmers of color. The events and participating eateries have me positively tingling with excitement so let’s not waste any time getting into the details of where to dine during Houston Black Restaurant Week, which runs from April 16-29th this year. You can find the full lineup of participating restaurants here and peruse my picks below.


Etta’s (served at Bar 5015) past review here


Reggae Hut

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Kulture past review here


Alley Kat

Kitchen 713

Lucille’s (reservation required)

Ogun Art + Wine

Phil & Derek’s

As usual, there is also a great lineup of events occurring during Houston Black Restaurant Week. I plan to attend Nosh, which is a culinary showcase happening on April 19th at Buffalo Soldiers Museum, and the Art of Flavor pop-up dinner featuring the amazing Chef Mark Holley. The black-owned food truck festival, Soundbites, is returning on April 28th at Peggy Park. I’ll be traveling and unable to attend the event BUT I’m giving away two sets of tickets to Soundbites on my Instagram so head there to enter for you and a friend!

You can find more of my favorite local eats on the Houston Living page of the blog. Let me know in the comments section below where you plan to dine this time around. You can check out my recaps and picks for previous Houston Black Restaurant Weeks here and here. Thanks for reading!

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