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 October 26, 2007
Pasture Pickles (jalapeño & cheese stuffed steak fingers)

"Pasture Pickles” is a term used at Cagle Steaks in Lubbock for jalapeño and cheese stuffed steak fingers. There are no pickles in “pasture pickles.” The name seems to be unique to Cagle Steaks, but several other restaurants also serve jalapeño and cheese stuffed steak fingers. The West Texas dish is also popular in Oklahoma.


Cagle Steaks (Lubbock, TX)
Pasture Pickles
Cheesy steak finger with a jalapeno surprise - 7.25

Shooters Sports Bar & Grill (Gainesville, TX)
Jalapeno and cheese steak fingers $4.99
(Spicy steak fingers with cheese and jalapenos inside)

The Duck Inn (Havre, MT)
Breaded Steak Fingers 7.25
Certified Angus Beef® steak fingers filled with Jack cheese and jalapeño peppers. Served with Ranch dressing.

Callahan’s Pub & Grille (Enid, OK)
Pub Sticks - Tenderized Steak Fingers with Pieces of Jack Cheese and Jalapeno.
Served with Ranch..........$4.98

Magoo’s Restaurant (Tulsa, OK)
Steak Fingers $6.79
Six jalapeño & cheese stuffed steak fingers. Served with fries and your chocie of dipping sauce. 

Churchill’s Pub & Restaurant (Savannah, GA)
Jalapeno Cheese Steak Fingers $ 0.75

Swimming Upstream
By: purefnevyl on March 31st, 2007
at 2:00 am
One restaurant that I frequented served an item called pasture pickles. I just couldn’t force myself to eat them. My mind wouldn’t stop thinking of what pasture pickles might mean.

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Friday, October 26, 2007 • Permalink