The members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated’s Metro Detroit alumni chapters want Detroiters to paint the town blue by patronizing Sigma-owned restaurants. Thursday, February 25 – Saturday, February 27, 2021, seven restaurants offer service, safety, and sumptuous cuisine. The restaurants featured include Le Crepe, Kola Lounge, The Detroit Pepper Company, EastEats, EastEats2Go, BlackCloud.Kitchen, and BlackCloud.Creamery. While the Black Greek-Lettered Organization, which has been around since 1914, started on the campus of Howard University. It’s only fitting that Howard graduate, fraternity member, and Detroit Black Restaurant Week Founder, Kwaku Osei-Bonsu’s TinyDine, LLC supports the effort.
Metro Detroit’s only African restaurant and ultra-lounge, Kola Restaurant and Ultra Lounge located at 32523 Northwestern Hwy, Farmington Hills, serves authentic West African cuisine and entertainment – an entrancing blend of Caribbean, World, and African rhythms.
Le Crepe’s Parisian-inspired menu offers generous portions of gourmet sweet or savory crepes. Their famed Cinnamon Sweet Cheese or Ribeye Truffle, which features pan-seared ribeye steak, spinach, wild mushrooms, swiss, truffle zip, are two of the more popular choices. The restaurant is a downtown Royal Oak mainstay, located at 317 S. Washington Avenue.
The Detroit Pepper Company, 17180 East Warren in Detroit, has all the goodness of home with a touch of spice and much love. Menu items at the location include stuffed bell peppers, pepper salads, and grain bowls aimed at health-conscious customers.
The partners of TinyDine, LLC and their participating restaurants; EastEats, EatsEats2Go, BlackCloud.Kitchen, and BlackCloud.Creamery is on the list as well. EastEats and EastEats2Go are your domes away from home. Voted Metro Detroit’s BEST Outdoor Dining 2020 by MLive; the seasonal menu features butter shrimp, salmon tikka couscous, curried chicken, and vegan curried cauliflower mac n cheese. EastEats is located at 1018 Navahoe in Detroit’s Jefferson/ Chalmers community.
Phi Beta Sigma Restaurant Weekend highlights restauranteurs whose establishments have endured the pandemic and remain open to the public. The weekend is a financial shot in the arm and testament to just how good these diners are.