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 July 28, 2017
“A brownie is like an espresso of cake”

Espresso is more intense coffee, and a brownie is a more intense cake. American stand-up comedian, actor and writer Jim Gaffigan tweeted on March 31, 2014:

“A brownie is like an espresso of cake, right?”


Wikipedia: Jim Gaffigan
James Christopher Gaffigan(born July 7, 1966) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His humor largely revolves around fatherhood, observations, laziness, and food. In his work, he creates voices for characters in his scenarios to accompany his jokes. He is also regarded as a “clean” comic, using little profanity in his routines; and is further known for his deadpan delivery.

Twitter
Jim Gaffigan‏
@JimGaffigan
A brownie is like an espresso of cake, right?
8:19 PM - 31 Mar 2014

Twitter
Tony Capobianco‏
@TonyCapobianco
Replying to @JimGaffigan
Right! RT @JimGaffigan: A brownie is like an espresso of cake, right?
8:20 PM - 31 Mar 2014

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Neil Reagan‏
@Ntr_09
That’s one way to put it… RT @JimGaffigan: A brownie is like an espresso of cake, right?
8:21 PM - 31 Mar 2014

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July 29, 2015 Suprita Das
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2) A Brownie is like an Espresso of cake.

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Mike‏
@fishkidmal
“A brownie is like an espresso of cake.” Now I’m amused AND hungry. Damn it.
12:52 PM - 24 Sep 2015

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