big revival is going on in harlem including attracting very good quality restaurants specializing in all types of food (southern, creole and especially soul food). here are some examples from the march edition of gourmet magazine: charles's southern-style kitchen: smothered chicken and perfectly creamy mac and cheese amy ruth's: waffles with chicken (fried or smothered) come with great sides of okra, panfried apples, cheesy grits, and collard greens. miss mamie's spoonbread too: chewy collard greens and mouthwatering ribs. bayou: cornmeal fried oysters, shrimp and okra gumbo, and fried eggplant with powdered sugar, along with classics like etoufee and shrimp creole. the united house of prayer for all people: chicken and dumplings, baked ham and turkey wings, or roast turkey with stuffing. londels: chicken, grits and ribs plus broiled salmon in a tangy champagne sauce. also serves tequila drunk chicken and paella and conch fritters. wimp's southern style bakery: bread pudding, peach and apple cobbler, and all pies and cakes are made from scratch. there is also a copelands located there as well.......big time revival going on.