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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 01, 2020
Bloody Meyer (cocktail)

Google Books
The Joy of Mixology, Revised and Updated Edition:
The Consummate Guide to the Bartender’s Craft

By Gary Regan
New York, NY: Clarkson Potter
2018
Pg. ?:
One story about the birth of the Bloody Mary has it that the owner of a New York speakeasy created it, as the Bloody Meyer, during Prohibition.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, March 01, 2020 • Permalink