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

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Entry from July 28, 2016
“What do you call a pious pepper?"/"A holy peño.”

"Holy peño” is sometimes given for “jalapeño.” A “Holy-Peno Burger” by 8-year-old Charlie Beckett from Rathdrum, Idaho, was cited on Twitter on December 5, 2008 and sold at Red Robin restaurants in 2009.

A joke was posted on Reddit on July 28, 2016 and cited on Twitter:

Q: What do you call a pious pepper?
A: A holy peño.



Wikipedia: Jalapeño
The jalapeño (/ˌhæləˈpiːnoʊ/ or /ˌhæləˈpeɪnjoʊ/, Spanish pronunciation: [xalaˈpeɲo]) is a medium-sized chili pepper pod type cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum. A mature jalapeño fruit is 5–10 cm (2–4 in) long and hangs down with a round, firm, smooth flesh of 1–1.5 in (25–38 mm) wide. It is of mild to medium pungency, having a range of 1,000 to 20,000 Scoville units, depending on cultivar. Commonly picked and consumed while still green, it is occasionally allowed to fully ripen and turn red, orange or yellow, and is wider and milder than the Serrano pepper.

Twitter
#kxly 4 News
‏@kxly4news
Rathdrum’s Charlie Beckett has set off the fire alarms with his Holy-Peno Burger; selected as the grand-prize winning gourmet burger.
6:34 PM - 5 Dec 2008

22 July 2009, Deseret News (Salt Lake City, UT), “Table talk” compiled by Valerie Phillips. pg. E2:
A Sandy resident’s burger recipe was selected for the 3rd annual “Red Robin Kids’ Cook-Off Cookbook. Ten-year-old Benjamin Mitchell’s Dare Devil Burger can be downloaded at http://www.redrobin.com beginning July 28. The cookbook features 49 other kid-invented gourmet burger recipes, selected from more than 14,000 entries submitted by children ages 6-12. The grand-prize-winning burger—the Holy-Peno Burger by 8-year-old Charlie Beckett from Rathdrum, Idaho, will sold at all U.S. Red Robin restaurants.

Twitter
yusufgad
‏@yusuf_gad
Red Robin Restaurants Sell ‘Holy-Peño Burger’ to Support National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s.. http://bit.ly/EzgXH
1:35 PM - 28 Jul 2009

Burgercrave (Australia)
HOLY PENO
Published By: admin
15/06/2015
wagyu beef
swiss cheese
grilled onion
lettuce,tomato
jalapeno chilli
pyro chilli
aioli
tomato relish

reddit
What do you call a pious pepper?
submitted July 28, 2016 by Albus_Mumbledore
A holy peño

Twitter
lindalagardeq
‏@Kasandd
What do you call a pious pepper? A holy peño #LOL
10:43 PM - 28 Jul 2016

Twitter
KateCassiee
‏@Elainve
What do you call a pious pepper? A holy peño #funny
10:54 PM - 28 Jul 2016

(Trademark)
Word Mark HOLYPENO
Goods and Services IC 029. US 046. G & S: Beef jerky. FIRST USE: 20130531. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20130721
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Serial Number 86934625
Filing Date March 9, 2016
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition August 2, 2016
Owner (APPLICANT) Mark Eddy INDIVIDUAL UNITED STATES 8984 South Round Rock Street Highlands Ranch COLORADO 80126
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
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Posted by Barry Popik
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