You've perhaps heard of Bill O'Reilly's trip to Sylvia's in Harlem after which he informed people that he "couldn't get over the fact that there was no difference between Sylvia's restaurant and any other restaurant in New York City. I mean, it was exactly the same, even though it's run by blacks, primarily black patronship." Indeed. Ben Wasserstein has some other similarities O'Reilly might have noticed between white- and black-owned dining establishments.

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