Restaurant Associates recently opened the Sweet Home Café at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. Featured inside the new museum, Sweet Home Café showcases the complex story of the migration of African Americans through foodways.

In an interview with the Washington Post, Chefs Albert Lukas and Jerome Grant talk about their journey creating a culinary experience at Sweet Home. They approached the project like curators, spending years developing the menu, doing extensive research and travel, and seeking inspiration from notable African American chefs. With stations representing various geographies, you’ll learn about African American culinary history from across the United States. Try one of their recipes from the Western Range station below!

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