Best Soul Food
Virgil's Real BBQ
152 West 44th Street
"Hate the location; love the food. "
Sylvia's, 328 Lenox Avenue, 212-996-0660
"Sylvia's reminds me of my Mom's kitchen.... Bangin'! "
Charles' Southern Style Kitchen, 2841 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, 212-926-4313
"The best fried chicken and crave-in-the-middle-of-the-night grits ever. "
"My doctor has limited me to once a year."
OTHER READERS' FAVORITES
Maroon's, 244 West 16th Street, 212-206-8640
"Adorable, fun, and delicious Chelsea restaurant. Attractive Buppie crowd."
Soul Fixins', 371 West 34th Street, 212-736-1345
"Finger-lickin'-good soul food hidden in the West 30s. If it weren't for the dearth of edibles east of Eighth Avenue, this place would still be a best-kept secret "
Sugar Hill Bistro, 458 West 145th Street, 212-491-5505
"The new chef has made all the difference, and the decor is breathtaking. "
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