Spicy ribs, fried fish and chicken, collard greens, macaroni and cheese… Mmmm. Sounds like a wonderful down-home Southern feast. Or does it?
For authentic “soul food” the place to head is New York City’s Harlem. And to really experience Harlem soul food, you’re going to need to add some jazz music. There’s no better way to experience the excitement and glamour of the historic jazz era in Harlem.
Learn about the culture, people and places of this fascinating and energetic chapter in American history, enjoy a delicious dinner of soul food in a local Harlem restaurant with the Harlem Soul Food and Jazz Experience. Then you’re off to a Jazz club for drinks, and jazz music the way its meant to be.
Take a weekend in NYC, and spend five hours touring the popular areas such as The Cotton Club operated for a period while the owner served time for bootlegging during the prohibition era; The Savoy, which earned the nickname, “home of the happy feet” as the birthplace of the Jitterbug, Jive and the Flying Charleston; The Apollo Theater, designated a NYC landmark and added to the National Register of Historic Places.
With delicious soul food in your stomach, rich, glamorous history in your mind, and spectacular jazz in your ears, you just may experience “happy feet” for yourself.