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A week-long celebration of Black-owned restaurants begins

Posted at 4:34 PM, Feb 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 16:34:19-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Manna at 683 Northland has been open for just a year, but they're already known for their great chicken.

"We serve the best chicken in the city of Buffalo. We're taking the bragging rights for that today," said Reginald Ingram, Director of Catering and co-owner.

They serve a variety of different dishes too, and have fresh seafood every day.

"We're not a soul food, we cook for the soul," said Dale Holt, Executive Chef.

Co-owners Dale Holt and Reginald Ingram said they're excited to be part of Black Restaurant Week.

"To be able to let folks know the variety of good food, of Black-owned, of Asian-owned...there's so many fine restaurants here of Buffalo, N.Y., Western New York," said Holt

The Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals hosts Black Restaurant Week to empower and highlight the variety of Black-owned restaurants in Buffalo.

This week gives you the opportunity to discover and support and support some of Buffalo's best Black-owned restaurants, and it goes on until February 21.

And for Valentine's Day, Manna is featuring some exciting dishes.

"We're featuring our black-eyed pea soup, we've always 100 percent authentic Louisiana gumbo which is 100 percent chicken," said Holt.

The restaurant will have indoor seating and will be able to seat four people at each table.