The menu at Bumbu Roux highlights the owners’ Indonesian and Creole roots – but this isn’t a fusion restaurant. It’s the “lived experience of a multiracial, multiethnic” American family as told through the foods they love to eat, make, and share.
Established in 2010 in Champaign, IL, Caribbean Grill is a Jamaican restaurant that hopes to be a standard bearer for authentic Caribbean cuisine in the U.S. What began with festivals and catering snowballed into a successful food truck and eventually a veritable brick-and-mortar location that not only focuses on culinary excellence but also represents a business model that prioritizes the well-being of their employees and the greater community.
Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize
Garifuna Flava puts a modern twist on the traditional flavors and dishes of Garifuna cuisine. Located in Chicago and founded by Belizean immigrants in 2008, Garifuna Flava is a celebration of the rich culture, cuisine, and little-known history of the Garifuna ethnic group, the Caribbean, and Central America.