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 April 05, 2005
New York Breakfast (cold pizza; cigarettes & coffee)
Some localities have a standard humorous "breakfast." There are jokes about the "Irish breakfast" (Lucky Charms with Bailey's) and the "Kentucky breakfast" (bourbon, beefsteak, and a dog; give the beefsteak to the dog, drink the bourbon).

"Cold pizza" appears to be a popular joke "New York breakfast," but there are others, such as "coffee and cigarettes."

http://forums.egullet.org/index.php?showtopic=53185&mode=linear
Sadly this girl had to give up her traditional New York breakfast - cold pizza out of the box or leftover Chinese food (en containeur). I'm almost -but not quite - over my withdrawal.

This post has been edited by magnolia: Oct 10 2004, 08:29 AM

http://www.jambands.com/Features/content_2003_01_23.02.phtml
And during the off days, he stayed with us at the White Castle and he & I would share what he called a "New York Breakfast" of coffee, cigarettes and jazz.

p://www.partyrichard.com/tales/april20032.htm
The traditional New York breakfast which consists of a cigarette, a black coffee, and a finger to throw up, is not the right choice at that point in time.

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... I have to recommend coffee with some reservations, especially if you've become accustomed to the New York Breakfast. Coffee (1), Cigarettes (2+). ...
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Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, April 05, 2005 • Permalink