Saturday, July 21, 2012

Rest in Peace, Sylvia Woods - The Queen of Soul Food

Sylvia Woods
(February 2, 1926 – July 19, 2012)

Co-founder of the landmark restaurant Sylvia's in Harlem on Lenox Avenue, New York City with her husband, Herbert Woods, in 1962.

Guests have included President Barack Obama, Al Sharpton, and Caroline Kennedy.[citation needed]
Sylvia Woods stepped down from the day-to-day operations of the restaurant when she was 80 years old.

Sylvia's is currently owned and operated by her children and grandchildren.

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