NY Times Article

 

HARLEM HOT SPOT TO TRY A COMEBACK

Published: December 2, 1984

The full name was Wells Restaurant, but to those in the know it was just plain Wells. For more than 40 years, until it closed in 1982, it was one of the hot spots of Harlem. The Apollo, the Harlem Club, the Savoy – those were the places people went first. Wells was for after. Its kitchen was busiest at 2 A.M., fixing Joseph T. Wells purposely ambiguous dinner-breakfast specialty: fried chicken and waffles.

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