THE MISSION OF LOLA

Short documentary of Lola Stephens-Bell, owner and operator of the Cajun restaurant Nubian Queen Lola in Austin, Texas. Lola opened her restaurant after being homeless, and now gives back to the community by feeding children at the Mason Manor projects every weekday, as well as feeding homeless people every Sunday both at the Austin Resource [...]

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MY ONION RINGS!

If you haven’t had a basket of my delicious Cajun soul food onion rings you probably also haven’t sat in a porch swing feeling a cool autumn breeze, or read a book you couldn’t put down, or went for a lazy unscheduled drive through the country. You may not have time for any of those [...]

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FRIED CATFISH AND SIDES

For lunch or dinner tomorrow you should come on in for a delicious plate of fried catfish, red beans and rice, bread, and greens. We’ll leave the hot sauce out on the table and you just take your time indulging yourself with some mouth watering cajun goodness. image via Kent

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THE HANDS OF GOD

THE HANDS OF GOD

Lola and her kitchen was featured in Austin Chronicle’s article, “The Hands That Feed.” “My mama used to say: ‘If ya sick, give me a fish. There’s something about a fish.’ Jesus healed a lot of people with fish,” says Lola Stephens-Bell, aka Nubian Queen Lola, whose Eastside Cajun Soul Food Kitchen has been serving [...]

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