Posts tagged "army and lous"

Restaurants and Politics; Why is There Such a Disconnect

Restaurants and Politics; Why is There Such a Disconnect
The Chatham community has been the home of Pan African cuisine for many years. Starting out with Soul Food restaurants such as Izola’s and Army & Lou’s and progressing to the Carribean with Cafe Trinidad and back to the motherland Africa with Yassa. So when Izola’s closed in 2011 and then Army & Lou’s http://www.chicagodefender.com/article-10082-army-lourss-restaurant-closed-now-hope-to-reopen.html... Read more »

2012-The Rise of Chatham

2012-The Rise of Chatham
It is no secret that 2010 and 2011 were two of the worst years the residents of the Chatham community have seen. What could go wrong did go wrong. The community lost Officer Thomas Wortham IV, Michael Bailey and Firefighter Corey Ankum. We saw the closing of two Chicago landmark restaurants, Izola’s and Army &... Read more »

Soul Food Restaurants Close Because African Americans Move? NOT

Several days ago the Chicago Sun Times ran an article from the Associated Press (AP) that contended that Soul Food restaurants in the city were closing because African Americans were moving out of the City of Chicago. The Soul Food restaurants in Chatham were used to prove this theory. Duct tape covers a large crack... Read more »
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