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Feb 17, 2023

Black-Owned Businesses to Enjoy This Month

Plus OKC Black Eats Restaurant Bingo!

We’re celebrating Black History Month on Adventure Road this February and invite you to join us! We’ve rounded up delicious culinary experiences, some opportunities for retail therapy and found can’t-miss art exhibitions throughout the OKC metro. Plus, don’t miss your chance to play OKC Black Eats OKC Black Restaurant Bingo! Ready to dine in?


Eastside Pizza House | Near State Capitol
The Eastside of OKC is home to Oklahoma’s largest African American community and has been a beacon for Black-Owned businesses. Internationally known rap and hip hop artist Jabee has established a place where the community can come together for fresh, quality food. A slice for the community!

Culture Coffee | Innovation District
Culture, community and locally roasted coffee are what you’ll find here. Plus tea, pastries and hot breakfast options!

Clean Juice | Classen Curve
The first and only USDA-certified organic juice and food bar franchise.

Edie’s Grill | Midtown
Enjoy a go-to African experience with mouthwatering flavorful cuisine spiced specific to Western Africa. Two locations at The Collective & Penn Square Mall!

Black Walnut | Deep Deuce
Blending American cuisine with the neighborhood’s rich cultural history, the menu is eclectic and vibrant.

Grey Sweater | Downtown
This culinary experience offers a tiered tasting menu that highlights the most unique and unforgettable flavors from all over the world. It’s a peek into Chef Andrew Black’s newest creations and ideas.

The Gilded Acorn | Downtown
Also from Chef Andrew Black, the Gilded Acorn is a beautifully unique space for culture and luxury that embodies the soul of a French patisserie. It’s the perfect place to indulge in conversation and excellent food in the heart of the historic First National Center.

Plus254 – A Taste of Africa | Downtown
Savor the flavors of Kenya from samosas and masala fries to deep fried fish, ugali and creamed spinach.

Naija Wife Kitchen | Downtown
Peppered chicken with jollof rice, yam porridge, spicy beef kabobs – Naija Wife Kitchen is the place to go for authentic Nigerian food.

Outta Da Box Food 2 Go | Downtown
Specializing in waffle omelets and pancakes, loaded salads and signature sandwiches like Da Club and Dirty Reuben, Da Box has a touch of southern cooking with a taste of soul.

Ragin Cajun OKC | Bricktown
Southern seafood in the style of Ragin Boils in a bag and Cajun favorites like gumbo, po’boys, fried catfish, red beans and rice and more.

Florence’s Restaurant | Uptown 23rd Street
Known for home-cooked meals made for and with friends, family and neighbors, Florence’s has been sharing homemade recipes and love for good food for the past 70 years.

Bobo’s Chicken | Uptown 23rd Street
Known for its distinctive red food trailer and mouth-watering late night eats, Bobo’s chicken offers a simple, tasty menu of chicken wings, first smoked then fried for the crunch you love.

Ray’s Smokehouse BBQ | Moore & Norman
After a successful football career, Darrol Ray returned to his roots in Norman to open the restaurant famed for its southern hospitality, family atmosphere and most importantly, its tasty BBQ.


OKC Black Restaurant Bingo

OKC Black Restaurant Bingo (#RestaurantBingo) is back with more foodie options. Now through Feb. 28, participating foodies complete a bingo card (download below) to win a variety of prizes. Each bingo card download represents $100 in direct spending to the local economy through participating, Black-owned locations, with the goal of reaching 2,000 ($200,000 in direct spending to the local economy)!

How to Play:
  1. Download your free #RestaurantBingo Card at www.okcblackeats.com/restaurantbingo.
  2. Visit the local destinations listed on the #RestaurantBingo Card.
  3. Keep proof of your visits. Snap pictures of your food & selfies.
  4. Tag @OKCBlackEats with the hashtag #RestaurantBingo in your photos and videos.
  5. When you have visited a full row of locations (horizontal, vertical, diagonal or BlackOut), email events@okcblackeats.com a copy of your completed bingo card.

Download Bingo Card https://payhip.com/b/hg4yo

About OKC Black Eats

Founded by Apollo Woods with the goal of increasing awareness and visibility of Black-owned restaurants and culinary artists, OKC Black Eats is now the leading resource for Black Culinarians, showcasing their work and generating direct spending to recirculate dollars in the Black community and local region. Since 2018, OKC Black Eats campaigns have generated more than $1.3 million in direct spending for Black-owned businesses in the OKC metro.

Learn more at www.okcblackeats.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


Belle Books Boutique & More | Near State Capitol
Small, locally owned bookstore and boutique offering a variety of children’s books, inspirational and self-help titles, poetry, journals and much more.

Sue&Evelyn Boutique | Film Row
Tasteful. Iconic. Timeless. Expertly curated vintage and vintage-inspired, modern pieces.

Plant People Shop | Midtown
This breath of fresh air is a place to learn about plant care, grow your plant family and connect with a plant community of friends.

UrbanToonz ARTistry | Bricktown
Offering artworks, apparel, décor and more, UrbanToonz sets out to edify culture through facets of fashion and artistry.


VOICES | Myriad Botanical Gardens
Explore the perspectives of six local Black artists and how they use art to communicate and reflect, Jan. 3-Feb. 21.

Heritage Activity Table: Black History | National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Buffalo Soldiers played an important role in the West. Hear the bugle trumpet sounds and make one of your own at the Museum’s Heritage Table through the end of February.

Fighters for Freedom: William H. Johnson Picturing Justice | Oklahoma City Museum of Art
William H. Johnson celebrated Black activists and their accomplishments even as he acknowledged the realities of racism, violence and oppression they faced and overcame. See it on display Feb. 18-May 14.

Art and Activism at Tougaloo College | Oklahoma City Museum of Art
This exhibit examines the birth and development of this unique collection, the first in Mississippi dedicated to modern art. On display Feb. 18-May 14.

Inclusion in Art – Spirit of Color | Oklahoma Hall of Fame
This digital catalogue features nine notable Oklahoma artists of color, each having a significant impact on Oklahoma art and the following generations of Oklahoma artists.

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