When you think of LA, you think of entertainment, celebrities, and opportunity. But did you know it’s one of the most diverse cities in the world?
There’s a lot to do in LA but let’s take a tour of some of the many minority-owned businesses in the city that you can support.
Start your day at El Cielito Café. From the perfect roast to refined recipes, experience the flavors from Latin America. Enjoy the traditional Café de Olla to their one-of-a-kind Champulatte.
You can also support them by buying their merchandise.
After breakfast, you can do some shopping at Stuvo Clothing. It’s a black, queer, and women-owned store where you can buy fashionable gender free apparel and accesories.
If you need to get beauty supplies, you can find them at The Girl Cave. The store sells both mens and womens products. You can get hair products, accessories, hair oils, and even books on hair care.
Got the design bug? Check out the 45 Three Modern Vintage Home store on S Fairfax Ave for vintage furniture and art.
They also ship internationally!
Head over to Post and Beam to enjoy their famous brunch. They have a lot of options including cage-free eggs and plant-based dishes. They also have great dinks and bottomless mimosas.
If you’re looking for comfort food, then Hawkins House of Burgers is your best bet.
They have high quality beef, turkey, and chicken and their veggies are ordered and prepared fresh every day!
Stop by La Monarca Bakery on Sunset Blvd to taste the sweet flavor of Mexico. Enjoy the cakes and handmade Mexican pan dulce.
If you’re looking for books about and written by African American people, check out Eso Won Bookstore. Located on Degnan Blvd.
Craving vegan? Stop by Jackfruit Cafe on 38th Street. Try their delicious buffalo cauliflower wings, bbq jackfruit sandwich, or the jackfruit smoothie.
Stop by Kutula on W Slauson Ave for authentic, african inspired clothes and accessories. Their designs were featured on Marvel’s Black Panther and Captain America: Civil War. They have also been worn by Beyonce’s twins Rumi and Sir Carter.