Through a partnership with HEINZ and Southern Restaurants for Racial Justice, The LEE Initiative has awarded $1,111,000 in grants to Black-owned food businesses across the country. Among the recipients is The Black Italian Griglia Cucina, LLC (2009 Highland Ave. in Louisville.) The Black Italian redefines what it means to cook with love. Owned by a Black and Italian husband/wife duo and named for their Black Italian daughter, the restaurant makes meals inspired by the melding of their heritage and their love. In June 2021, The Black Italian was featured by Chef in a Box, which is APRON Inc. ......Read more