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Dine "In" With Eatokra To Celebrate Black History Month And Beyond
07 July 2022
This Couple Couldn't Find Black Owned Restaurants So They Launched Eat Okra,A Business Directory For Black Businesses
After having a hard time identifying black-owned food stores and restaurants in their Brooklyn neighborhood, Anthony and Janique Edwards decided to do something about it.
26 June 2022
Strivers And Dreamers Are Building Successful And Sustainable Black Owned Businesses
In recent years, the movement to support Black businesses has expanded within our communities and digital spaces. To meet this demand, entrepreneurs are seizing the opportunity by building and investing in their own innovative and dynamic Black owned businesses.
20 June 2022
Eat Okra Black Women In Food Grants 2022 ($10,000 For Black Women Owned Restaurants In The United States
EatOkra in partnership with Dine Diaspora, is accepting applications for the EatOkra Black women in food grants 2022. They are providing $10,000 grants for Black women owned restaurants across the United States.
17 June 2022
Dine Diaspora Creates Meaningful And Authentic Connections Through African Food
One of this year’s honorees is Janique Edwards, the COO and Co-Founder of EatOkra, an app that connects food lovers to more than 11,000 Black-owned restaurants, eateries, bars, wineries, and food trucks across the U.S.
25 March 2022
Eat Okra's Mission: Support Black Owned Restaurants Everywhere
Anthony Edwards is a cofounder of EatOkra, an app that connects diners with Black-owned restaurants and brands. Jason Wallace is EatOkra’s director of business solutions.
he app became wildly popular in the summer of 2020 as diners sought to support Black-owned businesses in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests.
16 March 2022
Eat Okra Anthony & Janique Edwards Bring Black Owned Businesses To The Masses Exclusive Interview
It started out as a quest for local restaurants in a new neighborhood. Now, it's a foodie phenomenon, celebrating and empowering black-owned businesses around the country. We're talking about the EatOkra app
24 February 2022
Meet Eat Okra, An App Highlighting Black Owned Restaurants
For husband and wife team Anthony and Janique Edwards, their creation of the EatOkra app was a combination of both passion and timing. A Harlem native, Janique moved to Brooklyn in 2016. Excited and intent on exploring the borough, both Janique and Anthony were eager to seek out and support Black-owned businesses.
22 February 2022
This App Wants To Connect You With Black Owned Restaurants
EatOkra is an app ... brought to fruition thanks to an app. As the couple recalled in an interview with "Today," EatOkra's co-founders Anthony and Janique Edwards first met back in 2016, not long after Janique moved to Brooklyn. And — like so many of us these days — they found each other through a dating app.
14 February 2022
How This Husband And Wife Team Are Making It Easier To Find Black Owned Restaurants
Now that their app, EatOkra, is becoming a household name, the couple is looking to help restaurants scale their businesses. In true millennial fashion, food and apps are at the heart of Anthony and Janique Edwards' love (and business) story.
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