The West Coast is in for a treat. Word is, a Tupac inspired pop-up restaurant is coming to Fresno, California just in time for the late rapper’s 20th anniversary of his death.
According to Rolling Stone, Tupac had interest in opening Powamekka Cafe. The rapper reportedly sketched ideas for a cookbook and restaurant based on his own family recipes, as well as contributions from other artists in the game. One of his notes, also planned out the logo, which incorporates an ankh symbol, and drawings for the bathrooms that were labeled “Divaz” and “Playaz.”
Now, in honor of the 20th anniversary of Tupac’s untimely death, the Powamekka Cafe will open. Sam Hansen, marketing director for the minor league baseball team, Fresno Grizzlies helped bring Tupac’s plans into fruition. The cafe’s menu will include original sketches from Tupac, as well as a menu named after notable songs from the artist like the California Love Chicken Sandwich, Hennessey Apple Butter chicken wings, and Thug Passion cake pops.
The grand opening will also include a Tupac-themed art show and invite local musicians to perform the rapper’s greatest hits. The Powamekka Cafe will open September 13, at 7 p.m. at Fulton Mall in Fresno California.