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 June 24, 2011
Twinkies (Twin Donut’s donut holes)

Twin Donut has about 20 stores in the New York City area. The donut holes at Twin Donuts are called “Twinkies.”

“Twinkies” is also the name of the “Golden Sponge Cake with Creamy Filling” marketed by Hostess Brands.

Twin Donut
About Us:
Twin Donut, Inc. Established in 1959 and engages in operation, development, franchising and licensing.
As of April 2009, we have over 20 locations in the New York / New Jersey area and are interested in expanding to other locations through the Tri-State area.

Twin Donut—Takeout Menu
Twinkies (8) $1.00

Wikipedia: Twinkie
Twinkies are an American snack cake made and distributed by Hostess Brands. They are marketed as a “Golden Sponge Cake with Creamy Filling”.

Twinkies were invented in River Forest, IL in 1930 by James Alexander Dewar, a baker for the Continental Baking Company. Realizing that several machines used to make cream-filled strawberry shortcake sat idle when strawberries were out of season, Dewar conceived a snack cake filled with banana cream, which he dubbed the Twinkie.

The Beat Link
August 18, 2009
Their donuts looked great and not to copy Dunkin’ Donuts munckins they have their own version called “twinskies.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • (0) Comments • Friday, June 24, 2011 • Permalink