Try Foods from Different Regions of Africa at Sweet Home Cafe

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Just recently opened in the National Museum of African American History, Sweet Home Café brings a new convenient dining option to the Smithsonian Museum. This cafe allows visitors to try different cuisine by separating the creole, North, South, and West into four different buffet lines. Choose a dining style, join a line, and experience the delicious flavors of that geographic location.

Far from what museum visitors would expect from a museum restaurant, Sweet Home Café not only serves up African-American culinary combinations, but maintains authenticity from the quotes, historical artifacts, to the documentary pictures that make this restaurant a museum exhibit of its own. Guests rave about the pan-roasted rainbow trout and Georgia shrimp and Anson Mills stone ground grits, among many other dishes.

This soul food spot follows the museum’s schedule, open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 7 days a week.

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