Below we have several Black Owned Businesses located in DC area (some of the general DMV area) that we recommend. This is a growing list.
If you are an online-only business and would like to be featured, stay tuned as we create an directory for both online + physical stores.
One of the best raw spots we’ve visited. Bright take-out spot featuring organic, raw-vegan mains, salads & sides plus a selection of juices. The atmosphere is colorful + uplifting as well as the food that serves you energy for hours! Flavorful + powerful meals here.
Spacious diner offering Southern breakfast & lunch fare, plus late hours on weekend nights. Discounts for near-by students with ID. Vegetarian options are available.
A multi-level Ethiopian spot with live music, bar + hookah lounge. Vegan/vegetarian options are avaible within the Ethiopian cuisine.
Creative, mouth-watering homemade + custom desserts with vegan options.
Veteran vegan cafe/coffee shop providing cooked & raw soul-food dishes in a casual space. Check out their Cashew Mac + fillets that I’m so obsessed with.
One of PLM’s (Pan-Afrikan Liberation Movement) cerifitied institutions. Top Chef’s Hurani & Heru bring vegan comfort foods to the city of Baltimore, showing once again plant-based meals can always be delicious and nutritious.
Once home to Woolands + Everlasting life, NuVegan Cafe is a spacious eatery with multiple options. Relaxed spot with a menu of meat-free salads, sandwiches & entrees, plus fresh juices & smoothies.
A small diner style shop with multiple inexpensive options.
Probably my favorite place to go to have a cup of tea + work on writing. Sankofa has a cafe and several Afrakan centered books, with some rare finds. Vegan and vegetarian options are available.
My favorite bookstore in the DMV area with rare book finds, fabrics and other Afrakan centered products.
For all your bulk herb/root needs. Right in DC, Blue Nile not only has herbs, but body butters, oils and other bath/body and medicinal products.
A shop with custom herb blends, spices, seasonings, vinegars and other condiments for all your culinary needs.