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Food's Connection to Jazz

Fried Chicken, recipes below
Guest blogger Aaron Irmas 

After reading Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man  and viewing “Appetite City: Soul Food,” I was very intrigued by southern food's connection to Jazz culture - how restaurants, such as Tillies, would locate themselves near jazz clubs because they knew that people would flock to them after visiting a jazz club. I found Professor Opie's blog post on the subject and was wondering if anyone knows what happened to Tillies? Was its fate directly related to the dwindling popularity of jazz clubs in Harlem? 

Aaron Irmas is a Babson College undergrad in Professor Opie’s course Food and the African American Canon (ashtag #FoodandtheAfricanAmericanCannon)

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Fried Chicken Stories and Recipes: 
http://www.foodasalens.com/search?q=fried+chicken

Appetite City: Soul Food:
 [Watch Now 26 min 46 sec] /www.foodasalens.com/odasalens.com/2011/08/appetite-city-soul-food.html

Tillies Chicken Shack: /www.foodasalens.com/odasalens.com/2013/08/tillies-chicken-shack-of-harlem.html


Food and Music: [Watch Now 1 min 31 sec] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0qgoCuOB5Q

Food and the African American Canon Series with Recipes: http://www.foodasalens.com/search?q=Food+and+the+African+American+Canon+

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