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 March 27, 2017
“Soup of the Day: Whiskey”

"Soup of the Day: Whiskey” is a jocular bar sign that has been printed on many images. The “soup of the day” sign was posted on Twitter on May 22, 2009.

“Soup of the Day - Whisky with H2O Croutons!” was posted on Twitter on June 23, 2015.


Twitter
LOL Factory‏
@LOLfactory
Photo: Soup of the Day: Whiskey [via] http://tumblr.com/xac1ug6h9
4:15 PM - 22 May 2009

Twitter
Theo Landreville‏
@Landreville
Todays soup of the day is.... WHISKEY
2:05 AM - 14 Jun 2009

Twitter
BBQandBourbon‏
@BBQandBourbon
Soup of the Day: Whiskey: If I was going to open a bar in September, I would file this away in my “great i.. http://tinyurl.com/ld7wa7
1:38 PM - 21 Jun 2009

Twitter
Omar Kooheji‏
@ohmz
Soup of the day? Whisky of course… http://bit.ly/2lHg5f
10:20 AM - 1 Jul 2009

Kentucky BBQ and Bourbon
Soup of the Day: Whiskey
Posted on June 21, 2009 by Admin Standard
If I was going to open a bar in September, I would file this away in my “great ideas” folder.
(Chalk sign is shown.—ed.)

WeKnowMemes
Soup Of The Day Whiskey
– NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Soup of the day whiskey
(Pub sign.—ed.)

8 March 2012, The Daily Mirror (London, UK), “Taking Notice” by Fiona Parker, pg. 50:
Others we liked this week included: “Soup of the day. Whiskey”, which was spotted outside a bar in Dublin by Gary Toner, from Belfast.

15 March 2012, The Capital (Annapolis, MD), “St. Patrick’s Day offers fun for all ages in O’Napolis, beyond” by Wendi Winters, pg. A13:
A sign in front of Castlebay on Main Street advertises the soup of the day, whiskey.

19 March 2012, The Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA), “Celtic Festival Starts With A Splash” by Laura Legere:
On Saturday, the event was filled with music, dancing, shopping and food. A kilted bagpiper serenaded a crowd by the wave pool and the cigar store Indian outside the vendor tent for El Humidor held a chalk sign that read, “Soup of the Day: Whiskey.”

Twitter
Tom’s is 150‏
@chophouseToms
Soup of the Day - Whisky with H2O Croutons! #whisky
11:34 AM - 23 Jun 2015

Daily Mail (London, UK)
‘Wish you were beer’: Punters share cheeky pub signs on Twitter… including one claiming that ‘size matters’ and another urging drunken revellers to stop twerking
Fans posted comical signs on social media using ‘#barsignoftheday’
One board tells wives to leave spouses at ‘husband day care’
Another tongue-in-cheek notice lists ‘whiskey’ as its soup of the day

By Sarah Barns For Mailonline
PUBLISHED: 11:47 EDT, 10 August 2015 | UPDATED: 11:57 EDT, 10 August 2015
(...)
Other entertaining quotes include: ‘Soup of the day: Whiskey’ and ‘Husband Day Care Centre’.

Google Books
Cat Got Your Diamonds:
A Kitty Couture Mystery

By Julie Chase
New York, NY: Crooked Lane
2016
Pg. 163:
The chalkboard outside advertised, “Soup of the Day: Whisky.”

Evening Standard
11 July 2016, Evening Standard (London, UK), “How Brexit has kick-started London’s summer of demob mania” by Johanna Thomas-Corr, pg. 20:
“Soup of the day: whisky” read the sign in one London cafe last weekend.

Posted by Barry Popik
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