After a heated legal dispute, legendary soul singer Gladys Knight’s name is no longer connected to the last of her three namesake restaurants, Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles . The Grammy-winning artist filed a lawsuit in August 2016 against son Shanga Hankerson, owner of the three Atlanta-area restaurants.
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Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles is a Hollywood, California-based soul food restaurant chain founded by Herb Hudson, a Harlem native, in 1975. It is best known, as the name states, for serving chicken and waffles , both together and separately, although they do offer more traditional menu items as well.
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In the 1930s, the combo was a signature offering at Well’s Supper Club – a Harlem haunt that was a favorite of Sammy Davis Jr. and Nat King Cole. Out in Los Angeles, Roscoe’s chain of soul food restaurants brought chicken and waffles to the Hollywood crowd starting in the 1970s.
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Knight lives on a farm in North Carolina, but she has family members who still reside in Las Vegas. Her husband is William McDowell.
76 years (May 28, 1944)
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In 2016, Snoop Dogg made a casual offer to save Roscoe’s if the restaurant were to go under. On one condition though: to change the name to Snoop Dogg’s Chicken N’ Waffles . A judge will review the restructuring agreement in March.
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Others think modern versions of chicken and waffles originated in the African American community of Harlem, New York. In the 1930’s chicken and waffles was served at various locations like Tillie’s Chicken Shack, Dickie Well’s jazz club, and Wells Supper Club.