Meet Suga & Spice: A minority-owned Southern Caribbean Restaurant in Hyattsville Arts District

Written by Staff Writer-Blog Events Now

What is Suga & Spice?

Suga & Spice, located at 5557 Baltimore Ave., Suite 100, next to Chipotle, is a Southern Caribbean-infused restaurant from Jeffeary Miskiri and his wife Shatorya. The restaurant, which is named after Jeffeary and Shatorya’s favorite food, which is sugar and spice, is a restaurant specializing in West Indian home cooking.

Mission of Suga & Spice

The mission of Suga & Spice is to bring people high-quality food and services to the Hyattsville Art District, while sharing the rich history and culture of African American ancestors and family food. Which is the unique part of Suga & Spice, is that they offer a combination of both cuisines.

If you want to learn more about Suga & Spice, visit the official webpage:

Suga & Spice Menu

The menu is a combination of West Indian food, this includes the following dishes:

  • Wings
  • Fried shrimp
  • Deviled eggs with jerk honey shrimp
  • Jerk chicken cheese rolls
  • Oxtail Hawaiian rolls
  • Rasta Pasta

Meet the owners

Chef Jeffeary (Jeff) Miskiri is the Founder and CEO of a unique collection of Black, family, and woman-owned goods and restaurants in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, called Miskiri Hospitality Group.

Miskiri Hospitality Group demonstrates dedication to quality in the communities they serve. Toya Miskiri, Chef Jeff’s wife, is Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at Creole on 14th, Suga & Spice, Miss Toya’s Creole House, Miss Toya’s Soul Juice and Miss Toya’s Southern Cajun Kitchen, as well as Co-Founder of Creole on 14th, Suga & Spice, Miss Toya’s Soul Juice, and Miss Toya’s Southern Cajun Kitchen.

Learn More about Chef Jeffeary Miskiri on his Fox 5 DC segment

Chef Jeff has over 15 years of expertise in the hospitality industry. Chef Jeff grew up in Takoma Park, Maryland, and graduated from Blair High School. He started cooking when he was eight years old, and by the time he was seventeen, he was working on McDonald’s outlets in the Washington, DC region alongside his mother and brothers. While working at his family’s Caribbean restaurant, he also learned about the food industry. His early family hospitality experiences fueled his passion for food, people, and hard labor.

Chef Jeff received his degree in Business Management and then decided to open a restaurant in Washington, DC to reflect his family’s roots. When he opened Po Boy Jim in 2012, once he realized his ambition. In 2020, he expanded on this notion by opening Creole on 14th, and then in 2021, he launched Suga & Spice. Chef Jeff’s eateries are well-known in the District of Columbia. Chef Jeff was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington.

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