Amy Ruth's

Adam visits Amy Ruth's for Harlem's finest chicken and waffles.

113 W 116th, New York, NY 10026


La Fonda Boricua

Adam travels to La Fonda Boricua to try the Grande Pernil with Mofongo. Pernil is roast pork, and mofongo are plantains deep-fried and mashed with any meat of choice.

169 East 106th St, New York, NY 10029


Rack & Soul BBQ

Rack & Soul is home to the Squealer Challenge, a 2 pound pulled pork po boy topped with a crazy-hot BBQ sauce. A challenger has 15 minutes to defeat this spicy beast.

258 West 109th St, New York, NY 10025

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La Marqueta

La Marqueta translates to "The Market", and it is the place to go in Harlem for the freshest produce and meats around.

1607 Park Ave, New York, NY 10029

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Harlem YMCA

Adam meets the legendary Harlem Globetrotters, and the 3 who will be taking on the Man v. Food Nation challenge at Rack & Soul BBQ.

180 West 135th St, New York, NY 10030

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Mount Morris

Mount Morris Park is a picturesque part of Harlem, NY, with iconic statues of Frederick Douglass and Duke Ellington, and close to Jackie Robinson Park.

W 122nd St between Lenox Ave & Mt. Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027

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Lenox Lounge

Adam visits the famous Lenox Lounge, on 125th and Lenox Ave, the jazz capital of New York and home to its own menu of amazing eats.

288 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10027


Mount Morris House B&B

This inn, built in 1888, has been restored. Located on Mount Morris Park, the house has five bedroom suites with private baths and fireplaces. Breakfast is served daily.

12 Mount Morris Park, New York, NY 10027


Sugar Hill Harlem Inn

This 4-story historic townhouse used to be the home of members of the Weckquasgeek Tribe, part of the Iraquois Nation. There is a reception area, gardens and rooms that are named after famous folks like Lena Horne and Muhammad Ali.

West 141st and Amsterdam, New York, NY


Jazz on Lenox

This Victorian-style brownstone in the heart of Harlem has both private rooms as well as shared dorms. There is a TV/Internet lounge, kitchen and huge backyard.

104 West 128th St, New York, NY 10027

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The Apollo Theater

This state landmark was built in 1914. Its mission is to honor the influence and advance the contributions of African-American artists. It has various concerts, amateur night and educational programs.

253 West 125th S, New York, NY 10027


Red Rooster

The Red Rooster serves comfort food that celebrates the roots of American cuisine. It has a large dining room and bar. The head chef, Marcus Samuelsson won Top Chef Masters 2.

310 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10027

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Studio Museum

The Studio Museum is a showcase for artists of African descent and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It has been open since 1968.

144 West 125th St, New York, NY