Elected officials and the Jamaica community came out in full force last weekend for the grand opening of the Caribbean soul food and pizzeria fusion restaurant Real Veggie Café, led by Jamaican-American Chef Hulando Shaw.
“The turnout from the local elected officials and the community was amazing,” said Shaw. “We gave out samples of our food that day and everybody was happy.”
Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, state Sen. Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans) and Councilwomen Selvena Brooks- Powers (D-Rockaway) and Adrienne Adams (D-Jamaica) were all at the grand opening.
“We need more options in our neighborhood that promote the benefits