Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away

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Root-Beer Man
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Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Sat, 07/21/12 4:37 PM
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A soul food icon has left us.
http://www.washingtonpost.../gJQA7jKP0W_story.html

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Sat, 07/21/12 4:54 PM
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I ate there a few years ago.  It was an expensive cab ride from mid town.  The food was OK but I personally did not find it exciting.  I guess being from Knoxville, TN where most of us grew up on what is "soul food", we tend to judge that type of cuisine a bit more harsher??
 
A very nice restaurant though and seems to have been very popular.
 
Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Sat, 07/21/12 7:54 PM
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I only buy Sylvia's canned pinto beans....best I have had besides home made......RIP, Sylvia.

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Wed, 12/12/12 1:47 PM
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A friend of mine just sent me a box of 9 packets of Sylvia's Crispy Fried Chicken Mix (from Amazon) as a Christmas present.
http://www.sylviassoulfood.com/FriedChicken.html
Has anyone tried it?  Or has anyone had the fried chicken at the eponymous restaurant in Harlem?
 
 

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Wed, 12/12/12 1:50 PM
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Loved the Fried chicken mix! I am so bad at making fried chicken, and this was very acceptable!

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Wed, 12/12/12 2:05 PM
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Good to know!  I'm very proud of my own pan-fried chicken recipe, but I'm eager to try this as a coating for oven-"fried" chicken.  Thanks!

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Wed, 12/12/12 3:01 PM
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Rumaki, I was there with friends in July and I loved it.  The chicken & waffles were really good as was the rest of our food.  It was the last stop of the day for us in the Trip Report below. 
Here's my write-up:  http://www.roadfood.com/F...zi-in-NYC-m704897.aspx

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Thu, 12/27/12 5:38 PM
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I just got a bunch of her sauces in. The Dippin Sauce is fantastic, haven't tried the 3 hot sauces yet!

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Re:Sylvia Of Sylvia's In Harlem Has Passed Away - Thu, 12/27/12 6:15 PM
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Sylvia, through her wonderful cooking and entrepreneurial gifts, was truly one of the leaders of the "Second Remaissance" of Harlem.
 
Thank you, Sylvia.  Rest in our Lord's Peace.