Cook St. Paul stands with Philando Castile and Black Lives Matter


Business as usual didn't come easy for many Minnesotans after the shooting of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer. Some people found they couldn't get through their regular routines. One such individual was Eddie Wu, proprietor of Cook St. Paul, a Payne Avenue diner on St. Paul's east side. 

Wu wrote an impassioned Facebook post on the Cook St. Paul page where he declared that he and his restaurant will stand with Philando Castile and Black Lives Matter, even if it means losing business. To date, that post has garnered 4.3 thousand likes.

Here is the post in its entirety: 

Cook St. Paul is located in an ethnically diverse but traditional St. Paul neighborhood. Much of its customer base remains from the previous diner, Serlin's, which stood in its location for 35 years. 

Cook St. Paul 

1124 Payne Ave., St. Paul