Updated Feb 22, 2022 - Food and Drink

25 Black-owned businesses to support in the Twin Cities

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For Black History Month, we're sharing some Black-owned businesses to support year-round in and around the metro.

Eats

Trio Plant-Based for vegan soul food, The Red Sea for Ethiopian cuisine, Sammy's Avenue Eatery for sandwiches, Nashville Coop for fried chicken, Lutunji's Palate for cobbler and baked goods and 2 Scoops Eatery for ice cream.

Drinks

The Dripping Root for freshly made juices, Du Nord Social Spirits for craft liquor, Golden Thyme Coffee and Cafe for caffeine and Cobble Social House for cocktails.

Retail

Black Garnet Books for fiction, Mind's Eye Comics for comics and graphic novels, 5buluoz for men, women and kid's clothing, Gigi's Flair Emporium for pins, Asiya for activewear, Angie's Hats for custom headwear, MN Black Box for "treat yourself" gift boxes, Lip Esteem for cosmetics and Mother & Mai for candles.

Services

Zesa Fitness for personal training, The Party Girl for event planning, Supa Auto Detailing for mobile detailing, Element Gym for fitness classes, DZ Lawn Care for snow removal and landscaping services and Bouquets by Carolyn for flowers.

Looking for more? Search the Minnesota Black-Owned Business Directory by category and location.

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