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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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“Somewhere between a donut and a juice cleanse” (7/13)
“Somewhere between a doughnut and a juice cleanse” (7/13)
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Entry in progress—BP46 (7/13)
Entry in progress—BP45 (7/13)
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Texas With a Little Something Extra (Beaumont slogan)

Schleppie Award

Port A (Port Aransas)

Disco Fries (American version of “Poutine”)

Heaven and Hell Cake (angel food and devil’s food)

Jalapeño Soup (Cream of Jalapeño Soup; Avocado-Jalapeño Soup; Potato Jalapeño Soup)

Nacho Cheese (“not your cheese” or “not yo’ cheese”)

“Great Seafood, Not a Lot of Clams” (Rockfish Seafood Grill slogan)

“I have calf brains, stewed kidneys, pickled pigs’ feet…” (Dallas waitress joke?)

Election Wagering (“peanut-and-toothpick” bet)

Sombrero (cocktail)

“Never drink unless you’re alone or with somebody”

Freddie Fudpucker or Freddy Fudpucker (cocktail)

Rattlesnake Code (Rattlesnake’s Code)

Dirty Rice (Cajun Rice)

Coonass (Coon-ass)

Cobb Salad (Southwest Cobb Salad; Southwestern Cobb Salad; Texas Cobb Salad)

White Chili (“bowl of white”)

Fish Taco (Lobster Taco)

Oysters Texasfeller

Texatini (cocktail)

Lebanese Iced Tea

Bandit Signs (Street Spam; Vertical Litter; Snipe Signs; Stuff On a Stick or SOS)

Agg Town or Aggtown (Arlington nickname)

Texas of Canada (Alberta province nickname)

Texas Bird of Paradise (Flycatcher; Road-Runner or Roadrunner; Paisano; Clown of the Desert)

Ranch Burger (Ranchburger; Ranchero Burger)

Ranch Dressing (Ranch Salad Dressing; Ranch Dip)

Buttermilk Dressing (Buttermilk Salad Dressing)

Buttermilk Pie

Jalapeño Cornbread (Jalapeño Corn Bread)

Vegetarian Chili (Meatless Chili)

Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, Squash (Three Sisters Soup; Three Sisters Stew)

“Put chili on stove to simmer. Broil a steak. Eat the steak. Let chili simmer. Ignore it.” (Shivers)

WD-40 (White Democrat Over 40)

Turducken (Churkendoose; Chuckey; Churkey; Qua-duc-ant; Osturducken)

Gorilla Bread

Big Apple Mojito

Vegan Chili

Where Quality Meets Life (Pflugerville slogan)

P-ville (Pflugerville nickname)

NoLo (North Loop in Austin)

Small Town Charm, World Class Culture (Orange slogan)

“Serving great food since the hippies showed up” (Waterloo Ice House, Austin)

“Peace, Love and Crabs” (Joe’s Crab Shack)

Cajun Microwave (La Caja China; Roasting Box)

“Long Live Longnecks” (Lone Star Beer slogan)

“Ropers and Dopers” (cowboys and hippies)

Icehouse (Ice House)

Houston (Texas “Hew-ston/Heuston” or New York City “House-ton/Howston”)

Houston Street (Texas “Hew-ston/Heuston” or New York City “House-ton/Howston”)

Velvet Rut (Austin music scene)

D-Town (Dallas nickname)

Texas Wedge (salad)

Little Buckaroo or Little Wrangler (children; children’s products; children’s menus)

Shrimp Enchiladas

Ox Eyes (Ojos de Buey) or Eggs in Hell (Eggs in Purgatory)

Aggie Jokes

Chuck Box

Chuck Line (Chuckline)

Mess Wagon

Mess Box

Good Food Movement (Farm Aid)

“Between a rock and a weird place” (Pflugerville, near Round Rock and Austin)

Sing Sing on the Brazos (Texas A&M nickname)

“Once you are in Texas it seems to take forever to get out, and some people never make it”

“No more bullshit!” (Norman Mailer 1969 mayoral slogan)

Mexican Pizza

“Chile is one of the few foods that has its own goddess” (Diana Kennedy)

“Texas is a blend of valor and swagger” (Carl Sandburg)

“Life in Lubbock, Texas taught me two things…” (Butch Hancock)

“Guns Up” (Texas Tech)

Redneck Rock (Progressive Country)

Al Pastor (Cabrito Al Pastor; Carne Al Pastor; Tacos Al Pastor)

Fajitadilla (Fajita + Quesadilla)

Fried Ice Cream (Mexican Fried Ice Cream or Fried Mexican Ice Cream)

Sope (appetizer)

Walking Taco (Taco-in-a-Bag; Petro’s)

Mexican Chocolate or Mexican Hot Chocolate (and “molinillo” or “little mill”)

“No dogs or Mexicans allowed” (“No Mexicans or dogs allowed”)

Guinea Gangplank or Guinea Gang Plank (Verrazano-Narrows Bridge)