Spice Bridge Celebrates Its 1 year Anniversary

Spice Bridge has opened and thrived in a time of uncertainty due to the warm support from our community. We greatly appreciate your dedication and support in helping make this a community space for aspiring women of color, immigrant, and refugee chefs in their quest for building successful food businesses. We are so proud of the chefs
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Spice Bridge in the News

Caroline Musitu talks to an interviewer as a camera records her.

Spice Bridge chefs have stirred up a lot of interest from news media including Forbes, the Seattle Times, and KIRO 7 News! Check out recent stories.


Stories of Arrival: Student Poetry Performances

Foster High School students Diana Hassan Zada, Mariyam Faizi, and Muna Aidid performed their powerful poems at our recent “Faces of the Community” virtual celebration of art and community. Whether you missed the event, or want to experience the poems one more time, we invite you to watch recordings of the performances.


Pop-ups at Spice Bridge

Spinach and cheese tamales and green salsa arranged on a white plate

While Jazze’s is temporarily closed from Feb. 4 through Mar. 5 for family reasons, a great lineup of global food businesses will hold popups at their stall.





Meet Liyu Yirdaw, owner of WUHA Ethiopian-American Cuisine

WUHA owner Liyu Yirdaw smiles and holds a platter of Ethiopian-American foods

Liyu opened WUHA to offer a unique blend of Ethiopian and American foods, served more quickly than a typical Ethiopian restaurant meal. We spoke with Liyu about her Spice Bridge menu, the meaning of “WUHA,” and her big plans for the business. Read our Q&A to learn more about this dynamic entrepreneur!



Meet Wengay’s Kitchen owner Krizia Cherece

At Wengay’s Kitchen, Krizia showcases traditional Filipino cuisine. She strives for authenticity, incorporating different regions of the Philippines and using long-established cooking techniques and traditional ingredients.