For this week’s local Diversity-Owned Small Business spotlight, we present a culinary trip to the south without having to pack your bags! Mama Sheila’s House of Soul! I’m a huge fan of soul food and this place reminded me of our trips down south. Remember to tell them Top Gun Strength or Meghan sent you! Chef Sheila Brathwaite or Mama Sheila as she’s known, brings authentic southern food up north to us! Craving chicken- What kind-spicy, jerk, BBQ, smothered? The mac & cheese- yes please! Sweet tea, a no-brainer. Beans & rice and greens-Yes! Don’t forget dessert-I tried the sweet potato pie & it was delish-though the peach cobbler was also tempting. There’s an all-you-can-eat-buffet (safely shielded by tall plexiglass) so you can see and point out to the staff what you’d like dished up. Besides enjoying there, take-out and delivery is available. Mama Sheila let me know everything is made fresh-no jars or canned anything. And the secret ingredient to soul food-is Love!