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Get a taste of soul food for Black History Month

By Destiny Montes

Texas A&M University-San Antonio celebrates the annual observance of Black History Month with two days of free Soul Food sampling.

Students have a chance to try various traditional African-American cuisine including fried chicken wings, fried catfish, collard greens, candied yams and cornbread muffins.

Both campuses Brooks City-Base and Main Campus will serve food to students.

Brooks City-Base holds its sampling  5p.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 16  in the Welcome Center lobby.

A&M-San Antonio’s Main Campus will provide samplings on, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Feb. 17, in the Central Academic Building  lobby.

Taste Restaurant, located on Walzem Rd. will provide the soul food.

Tommy Moore, owner of Taste said to expect authenticity from his cooking. The eatery is known for their low prices and large selection.

February marks the celebration of African history, the central role of African-Americans and their achievements during a month-long celebration launched in 1976.   
Additional Black History Month celebrations include coffee samples featuring over 20 flavors from Africa and the Caribbean and movie nights.

For more information, contact Student Activities at (210) 784-1329 or stop by their office in the Central Academic Building, suite 103.

About the Author

Destiny Montes
Destiny Montes
Destiny Montes is a reporter for The Mesquite at Texas A&M-San Antonio and will soon graduate with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Destiny currently serves as president of the campus chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She envisions using her education and skills to write, plan and organize professionally. Destiny says, "I love Jesus, have an appreciation for collecting stamps, crafting and drinking coffee."

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