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A Taste of Haiti replaces Coleman's Soul Food

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For close to four decades, this modest storefront on Welton Street was home to Ethel's House of Soul. Then six years ago, after Ethel closed up shop, Henry Coleman took over the spot, opening Coleman's Soul Food and serving a taste of Detroit. But Coleman is now back in Detroit, and late last month A Taste of Haiti opened in the spot. See also: Five best soul food restaurants in Denver.

The place looks much the same, with a row of stools against the counter where Ethel once ruled, and a handful of neat tables; A Taste of Haiti even offers soul food on its whiteboard menu, as well as barbecue.

But there are more exotic items offered here, too: not just a taste of Haiti but of all the Caribbean, including a fried goat.

A Taste of Haiti serves until 10 p.m. tonight, if you'd like to get your goat...


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