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 17, 2005
Rochester: Garbage Plate (or Dumpster Plate)
The "garbage plate" (or "dumpster plate") is a Rochester specialty.

Roadfood:
The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 500 of the Best Barecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, & Much More
by Jane and Michael Stern
New York: Broadway Books (Random House)
494 pages, paperback, $17.95
2002 new edition
1978 and 1980, Random House
1992, HarperCollins


Pg. 107 (Nick Tahou Hots, Rochester, NY): Tahou's claim to garbage plate primacy is strong: other restaurants in the Rochester area have tried to put garbage plates on their menu but have been legally enjoined to rename similar dishes they serve "Dumpster plates."


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New York State • (1) Comments • Sunday, April 17, 2005 • Permalink


The “garbage plate” will always belong to Nick Tahous. Although they are pooping up everywhere, Nick’s plates are still the best

Posted by: Rchester  on  08/26  at  11:44 AM

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