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 September 01, 2015
“Heart attack on a rack” (biscuits and gravy)

Entry in progress.—B.P.

Similar expressions include “heart attack on a bun” (since February 1992), “heart attack on a plate” (since April 1988), “heart attack in a bag” (since January 1995), “heart attack on a stick” (since August 1995), “heart attack in a can” (since February 1998) and “heart attack in a bottle” (since July 1999).

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Gina Hernandez
‏@gehern70
Search: Food slang - Food slang - 1: Search: Food slang. I’ll have a cup o’ joe and a heart attack on a rack. Lo… http://bit.ly/jssYaA
7:49 AM - 16 Jun 2011

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Garrison Leykam PhD
‏@MotoDiners
Today’s diner slang: Ask for a “heart attack on a rack” next time you want biscuits & gravy. Have fun with it!  http://tiny.cc/rit98w
7:58 AM - 3 Feb 2014

Unravel Magazine
The Delicious Guide to Diner Lingo
by Daniel Adler on September 1, 2015
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Heart Attack on a Rack Biscuits and Gravy

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 • Permalink