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Restaurant Spotlight: ‘I want Darker Than Blue to be a place that people can remember for nostalgic reasons’

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(WEAA)— “I want Darker Than Blue to be a place that people can remember for nostalgic reasons…”- Casey Jenkins

Darker Than Blue Grille is soul food restaurant known for its jazz music and country cuisine.

Formally located on Greenmount Avenue, the Black-owned restaurant now sits on N. Charles Street in Mount Vernon.

Casey Jenkins, owner of Darker Than Blue Grille, joins Two Way Talk to discuss why he closed his business’ doors in 2013 and his decision to reopen 8 years later.

Click the audio to listen.