Uncle Sam's Immigrant Cafe

Uncle Sam's Immigrant Cafe is a non-profit platform celebrating our immigrant restaurateurs, their unique cuisine and dream of building a successful American business. Join us in supporting these hard working entrepreneurs while treating yourself to amazing food!

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Pera Turkish Kitchen & Bar
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When you walk into Pera Turkish Kitchen & Bar and speak to Sirac Ergun, you can sense his passion.  Sirac is the chef and co-owner of Pera. He opened Pera in 2017 with his brother Ahmet. […]

Ike’s Cafe and Grill
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The Setting When I first walked into Ike’s Café and Grill in Norcross, I felt as if I’d somehow wandered into my favorite aunt and uncle’s home. How I was just now visiting this not […]

Monse’s Pupuseria
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In an alley behind the mainstreet of Old Colorado City in Colorado, between a parking lot and a back street, is a building that houses Monse’s Taste of El Salvador Pupusería. In a neighborhood where […]

Saigon Kitchen
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Van Nguyen and Lanni Vu are a mother daughter restaurateur duo from Vietnam. Van, a widowed mother of seven children at the time, made the decision to immigrate to the United States a few days […]

Los Hermanos
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Anyone who has lived in a foreign country understands the immense comfort and nostalgia evoked by delicious homecooked food from one’s native country. Walking off the DC streets and through the door of Los Hermanos, […]

Carnival Restaurant
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  Even as one stands in the parking lot out front of Carnival, a medium-sized Lebanese American restaurant located just on the outskirts of Hollywood’s buzz, it’s possible to feel the community bustling around the […]

Mrs. B’s Reggae Cafe
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  Mrs B’s Reggae Café — Jamaican cuisine to delight every palate Marilyn Forsythe / Chef Neville Forsythe First Visit to the Restaurant The intoxicating aroma of fresh herbs and pungent spices waft through the […]

La Chiva
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  Walking into La Chiva is like coming home. Winter is still in full force in downtown Denver, Colorado, and the drastic 20 (and sometimes, 30) degree difference between day and night makes the brisk […]

Masala Restaurant
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  Only five miles north of downtown Boston, in the hip town of Somerville close to the Tufts University campus sits a special restaurant: Masala. It is special not only because of its food but […]

Enoteca Maria – Nonnas of the World
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  Two Restaurants, One Address, 40 Well Seasoned Chefs If you were out for a noonday stroll in downtown Staten Island, one of New York City’s five boroughs (this one a landing point for the […]