A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 25, 2015
Avodog (avocado + hot dog)

An “avodog” (or “avo dog") is a hot dog topped with avocado. The Chilean Avocado Importers Association introduced the “avo dog” at Dodger Stadium in 2006. The Peruvian Avocado Commission served “avodogs” to New York City baseball fans for National Hot Dog Day on July 23, 2015.


PR Newswire
Chilean Hass Avocados Give Fans of the ‘Dodger Dog’ a New Twist on a Classic Favorite
Gourmet Avocado Topping to Debut at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (2006—ed.) /PRNewswire/—Dodger fans will be the first to try an exclusive new twist on a classic favorite when the Chilean Avocado Importers Association (CAIA) debuts a gourmet avocado topping for the world-famous Dodger Dog on Friday, September 22 at Dodger Stadium.

Chilean Hass avocado “ambassadors” will be on hand next to concession stands to provide a free topping made from fresh avocados to celebrate the beginning of Chilean Hass avocado season in the United States “The Avo Dog is a very popular food in Chile,” said Jorge Covarrubias, chairman of CAIA.
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Recipe: The Chilean Avo Dog
Prep time: 15 minutes, Serves 8

Ingredients
* 8 hot dogs
* 8 hot dog buns
* 2 medium ripe tomatoes, seeded, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
* 2 large ripe Chilean Hass avocados, halved, pitted, peeled, chopped and mashed
* 2 limes, juiced
* Salt, to taste
* Optional: grilled or raw onions

Google Books
Produce News
Volume 109, Issues 39-50
2006
Pg. 2:
The most popular day of the year for consuming avocados (mostly in the form of guacamole) may soon have competition from baseball and hot dog fans eating avo dogs while watching the World Series. “The avo dog is a very popular food in Chile.”

Twitter
Elisa
‏@Eukadanz
@rafikam Already had an avo-dog. Not as awesome as it sounds.
5:31 PM - 23 Aug 2009

Twitter
ProChile USA
‏@prochile_us
We promised you Chilean wine and avodogs at #SXSW, and they’re here! We’re at booth 1213, drop by and say hello.
4:08 PM - 10 Mar 2014

Fresh Plaza
Publication date: 6/23/2014
Avocados from Peru Celebrates 4th of July with Monumental Marketing Blitz
The summer’s most celebrated holiday is getting a monumental salute from the Peruvian Avocado Commission (PAC). A line up of in-store demos, tagged radio spots, and trade advertising will help drive sales of Peru’s largest export ever to the United States.
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The line-up of retail support includes:

. In-Store Demos - To whet people’s appetites for one of Peru’s most popular fruits, more than 380 Walmart stores in key markets throughout the country will host in-store demos between June 26 and June 29. Samplers will prepare and serve the famous Avo Dog, a hotdog topped with delicious Avocados from Peru recipe. Walmart will post news of the demos on their Facebook pages.

Twitter
HungryEG
‏@hungryEG
TGIF LUNCH - Avodog from @koagiehots and #pumpkincheesecake dessert from @momandeddies at the @Houfoodpark today
6:19 PM - 12 Dec 2014

The Packer
Peruvian Avocado Commission celebrates National Hot Dog Day
By Andy Nelson July 24, 2015 | 5:17 pm EDT
The Peruvian Avocado Commission celebrated National Hot Day by serving “avodogs” to New York City baseball fans.

Fans received a complimentary topping of fresh smashed avocados on their dogs July 23, National Hot Dog Day, according to a news release from the Washington, D.C.-based commission.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, July 25, 2015 • Permalink