FishScale is a burger joint that makes their patties exclusively from fish. Chef Henry Williams made his first fish burger at a family cookout for his mother, who was a pescatarian at the time. To his surprise, though, he found the meatless alternative impressed pescatarians and meat-eaters alike. A few years of culinary training later, along with some coaxing from his mother, Chef Williams opened the FishScale to rave reviews.
Florida Avenue Grill
Also known as the Capitol's Capital of Soul Food, Florida Avenue Grill is among the oldest continually operating Black-owned restaurants in the country. It's survived riots, fires, and changes in leadership to be a home away from home for people from all different walks of life.
Peaches Kitchen Catering LLC
For Peaches Watson, Peaches Kitchen is a dream come true. When she first emigrated from Jamaica, Peaches found work as a family chef. Her cooking became so popular in the community that she started her own catering company and later, with her son, the restaurant.