Food Features

Three fine Black-owned restaurants

Featuring specials to help you celebrate

By Ashley Meyer

For the second year in a row, the Illinois Times 217 Black Restaurant weekend is highlighting Black-owned businesses and the delicious flavors that they bring to the capital city. This event is anchored by Springfield's annual weekend-long Juneteenth celebration, which recognizes the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in Texas received word of their emancipation, three years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation...