Grand New: Forty Acres Soul Kitchen

New to Grand Rapids’ Eastown, Forty Acres Soul Kitchen offers much more than an authentic American experience. Passionate Grand Rapidians Darel Ross and Lewis Williams are committed to telling the story and celebrating the rich culture of Black America. Located at 1059 Wealthy St SE, Forty Acres features an authentic menu that strives to share the tasteful experience that made this country.

Posted by Forty Acres Soul Kitchen on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The authentic soul kitchen opened its doors on May 11th and has been booming ever since. In addition to serving great food, the dynamic duo strives to spread rich history of the African American community. “At the end of the day, we’re a great restaurant that serves soul food and the owners are black – in that order and were unapologetic about all three of those things.” – Darel Ross. Ross with a lifelong background in making Grand Rapids more inclusive through non-profit and for-profit work, and Williams with over 25 years of restaurant experience, look to make real change right here in Grand Rapids.

Forty Acres menu delivers authentically American southern food with a modern twist. The dinner menu offers classic southern dishes such as Creole Catfish, Chicken and Waffles, and Gumbo. The lunch menu includes delicious favorites such as Po’boys, Sliders, and a variety of sandwiches. Popular appetizers that will make your mouth water include Wings, Fried Chicken Skins, and Soul Rolls which are chicken, rice, black-beans, collard greens all inside a crispy wonton.

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Posted by Forty Acres Soul Kitchen on Saturday, January 6, 2018

Forty Acres Soul Food is located at 1059 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI. The iconic and authentic southern food is sure to warm your stomach and your spirits.

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