Black-owned Archives - West Coast Food



By Avneet Takhar Show your support for Black businesses this month and beyond and prepare to savour the flavour with some lip-smacking, traditional and modern fare. These are some of our top picks of Black-owned and operated foodie hotspots in Metro Vancouver: Van Suya Nigerian cuisine that’ll “spice up ya life”, alright! I have eaten here on numerous occasions and owner, Ekaose Nwadiani hits all the right notes every damn time. So, a moment of confession here, I usually go for the chicken suya or jollof rice and for the first time I tried the Egusi soup (thickened soup with smoked fish, eggplant and goat meat), with Poundo Yam. I was mildly dubious of the Poundo Yam as I’d not encountered anything like it before and was seriously about to whack on a saucepan of rice, but thankfully refrained as I remembered myself- it just isn’t right to taste test…