We’ve all got a part to play these days, as we uplift black voices and people. One way we can do this is by frequenting black-owned businesses, and what better place to start than breakfast and brunch? I’ve rounded up 10 businesses serving the morning meal.
Bake Me Happy
Wendy and Letha Pugh have created a Merion Village hangout that excels at gluten free goodness. They recreate all your childhood favorites in GF form: cookies, muffins, oatmeal cream pies, Twinkies, zebra cakes, pop tarts, scones, pies.
Chef Butcher and his family operate the city’s oldest Creole restaurant. They long operated as a carryout before expanding their dining room a couple years ago, and nowadays they’ve converted back to carryout only. They serve breakfast 8-10 a.m. daily. Visit for beignets, Andouille sausage omelets, eggs benedicts with tasso ham and bearnaise, fish and grits.