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.



Reintroducing Taste of Congo owner Caroline Musitu

We’re excited to introduce you to the food vendors that will offer cuisines from around the world at Spice Bridge, our new food hall opening on Sept. 8. You may already be familiar with Taste of Congo owner Caroline Musitu, who joined our Food Business Incubator in 2018.