Sylvia Woods, queen of soul food, dies at 86

July 23, 2012   // 0 Comments

by: Byron Hurt (cnn) A friend of mine called me Thursday evening and asked, “Did you hear the news about Sylvia?” I knew right away which Sylvia my friend was referring to. Something must have happened to Ms. Sylvia Woods, the pioneering restaurateur whose soul food gave so many people comfort. As I thought about the social and historical significance of Sylvia, what struck me is that my fr...

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