Boricua Soul, one of the first businesses to occupy American Tobacco’s popular PopUp @ ATC space, opened its first brick and mortar location in the American Tobacco Campus’ Crowe Building in November. 

Tastemakers Toriano and Serena Fredericks — who, previous to their pop-up experience, ran Boricua Soul as a much-in-demand food truck — created a restaurant and event space as unique as their southern soul, Carribean flair, Euro-African roots cuisine.

In addition to lunch and dinner fare, the space will also serve as a gathering spot for Durham’s acclaimed creative class with regular live music, poetry and other events scheduled both in the restaurant and into the campus’ Down Under thanks to floor to ceiling windows that turn this restaurant into an indoor-outdoor hot spot. 

Says Serena, “With a comfortable space designed to share delicious food amongst family and friends while you experience live performances in a world-class setting like the campus, I believe we’re creating a restaurant that will become a home for repeat customers.”

Boricua Soul is open in the Crowe Lobby Monday through Saturday – 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.