What you don't know about Apple Tree Supermarket is that they sell strange fruit. I don't mean the type of bruised oranges and squishy pears that you find at Ferris Booth Commons. I mean blood on the leaves and blood at the root, that type of strange fruit....
When you walk inside Streetbird Rotisserie, you feel like you're in Harlem. The music is soulful, funky, hip-hoppin'. There is a tower of boom boxes reminiscent of Radio Raheem back in Spike Lee's Bed-Stuy. Graffiti art, framed black and white pictures, and a film projected onto a wall remind one of a blacker Frederick Douglass Boulevard, back when Harlem food meant soul food....