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All week long is Black Restaurant Week in the Qcity.

We’ve got Queen’s Feast and other food celebrations, but little to celebrate the city’s growing list of black-owned restaurants – until now.

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week will run Monday though Sunday and will feature 21 participating restaurants offering customers discounts of 25-50 percent.

Black Restaurant Week was started this year by Black Business Owners of Charlotte, a group formed to funnel more community dollars to black-owned businesses.

On Friday, the group will host a food truck event at Three Spirits Brewery, the city only black-owned brewery.

Here is a list of participating restaurants:

Anntony’s Carribean Cafe

At 7th Restaurant

Cuzzo’s Cuisine

FLO Bar Lounge

Floyd’s Soul Food Restaurant (both locations)

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill

Kiya’s Breakfast & Lunch Cuisine

La’Wans Soul Food

Mama’s Caribbean Bar and Grill

Mert’s Soul Food

Morehead Tavern

Mr 3’s Crab Pot

Pangea Tapas Bar & Grill

Queen Sheba Restaurant

Red @ 28 (both locations)

Rosie’s Kitchen Charlotte

Soul Central

Sweetest Thing Bakery

The Doghouse Bar & Grill

Tropical Goodies

The Belle’ Grille

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Founder and publisher of Qcitymetro, Glenn has worked at newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and The Charlotte Observer.