LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Hungry for some soul food for less than a buck?
Large crowds of people lined Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Wednesday to enjoy fried chicken, short ribs, red beans and black-eyed peas from Chef Marilyn’s in honor of one of the city’s longest-standing soul food establishments.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
The tastiest part: every item on the special menu cost only 99 cents.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
Mayor Eric Garcetti and other elected officials were on hand for Chef Marilyn Cole’s Day to celebrate Cole’s 25 years as a trademark Southland establishment.
“I just love to do it,” Chef Marilyn Cole said. “The fact that I can do something and people enjoy it, that’s rewarding in itself.”MORE NEWS: Father Memorializes Son, Who Died In 2019 Conception Boat Fire, Along Last 500 Miles Of 2,600 Mile Hike
Proceeds will be donated to Parent Action Coalition for Education and Journalism Education Enrichment Program to help steer young people to study journalism.