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 August 25, 2006
Texas Torpedo (stuffed jalapeños)

A “Texas Torpedo” is a cheese-stuffed jalapeño, popular on several Dallas menus. A “Texas Torpedo” can also mean a sandwich with jalapeños or salsa added.


Culpepper Steak House (Dallas)
Texas Torpedoes 6.95
Cheddar-stuffed jalapeños and garlic-ranch dressing

Luckys Cafe (Dallas)
Texas Torpedoes
hand-battered jalapenos deep-fried and topped with cheddar & monterey jack, served with ranch.

PeegySue BBQ (Dallas)
TEXAS TORPEDOES six cream cheese filled, batter fried jalapeños

Mariano’s Hacienda (Dallas) restaurant review
Even better were the Texas Torpedoes, fresh jalapeño poppers in a light, pepper-heavy breading, oozing with chicken and cheese. 

Food Fight Inc.
TEXAS TORPEDOES...9.29
Pickled jalapeño peppers stuffed with shrimp and Monterey Jack, wrapped with smoked bacon and grilled to perfection. Served with pico de gallo, sour cream and fresh lime

Prairie House Restaurant (TX)
Texas Torpedoes
Cheese stuffed jalapeños, lightly breaded and deep fried.
$5.45

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar (New Braunfels, TX)
Texas Torpedoes
Deep fried jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese and served with ranch
dressing. Fire ‘em down with your favorite longneck. Order of six.

Texas-on-line.com
Texas Torpedo Cheese stuffed jalapeño deep fried $4.95

Ziggys (UK)
Texas Torpedo
Breaded jalapeño peppers filled with cheese, served with a sour cream.

TGI Friday’s
Friday’s Wrappers ™
TEXAS TORPEDO WRAPPER™ - Chargrilled chicken breast sliced and served with Spanish rice, pico de gallo, shredded lettuce, avocado, ranch dressing and cayenne pepper sauce. Wrapped in a wheat flat bread. 

Flannery’s (Milwaukee, WI)
Posted by Genus_Mueller on 07/29/2002
Flannery’s has a high-end Irish pub atmoshphere. If you are looking for great pub burgers and sandwiches with an added flair, Flannery’s is the place. My top recommendation is the Texas Torpedo’s appetizer. They deep fried wantons filled with cream cheese, chicken, and spices. You can dip the Torpedo’s in salsa or sour cream. They are amazing! 

Silver Spur Texas Smoke House BBQ (Brookfield, WI)
Texas Torpedo: Shaved prime rib and turkey on a toasted sub roll lined with red chili mayo, caramelized onions and melted Jack cheese. 8.95

Google Groups: csn.ml.saturn
From:  Gary Aulfinger
Date:  Sun, Jun 26 1994 1:53 am

With food like fried crab cakes, clams on the half shell, Texas torpedoes, and tamales—we hung around the buffet line more than the line dance. 

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Friday, August 25, 2006 • Permalink