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 December 04, 2020
“Doctor: Do you smoke? Me: Yes. Mostly brisket, some ribs.”

"Do you smoke?” is a common question a doctor asks a patient. “Yes, mostly brisket, some ribs” is a jocular answer.

“‘Do you smoke?’ Yeah. Brisket, turkey, sausage, ham, chicken… lol” was posted on Twitter by AJ on March 4, 2018. “Do you smoke? — Meats yeah, what’s up you want a brisket or some ribs?” was posted on Twitter by Ramirez, Jimmy J. on April 3, 2018. “Dr: do you smoke? Dad: yeah dr: cigarettes, Marijuana? Mostly brisket and pork” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on June 27, 2020.

“What kind of rolling papers do you need to smoke brisket? Asking for a friend” was posted on Twitter by “It’s real and it’s Schmucktastic!” on December 3, 2020.


Twitter
Taylor Burchfield
@taylorbb120
My dad: we should smoke a brisket
Jaida: how do you smoke a brisket… wouldn’t it give you cancer?
12:23 PM · Jun 8, 2013·iOS

Twitter
AJ
@Alex_Ghost12
“Do you smoke?” Yeah. Brisket, turkey, sausage, ham, chicken… lol
12:48 PM · Mar 4, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Ramirez, Jimmy J.
@ramirez1551
Do you smoke? — Meats yeah, what’s up you want a brisket or some ribs? https://curiouscat.me/ramirez1551/post/387909718?1522731087
12:51 AM · Apr 3, 2018·Curious Cat

Twitter
Aaron Michael Marsh
@AaronMMarsh
“Do you smoke?”
“Only brisket.”
2:12 AM · Mar 18, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Dan Tomberlin
@DrDanTomberlin
MY CARDIOLOGIST: “Pastor Dan, do you smoke regularly?”
ME: “Yes. Yes I do.”
DOCTOR: “Cigarettes, Vape or Marijuana?”
ME: “Mmmm, Mostly brisket and pork.”
9:05 PM · Jul 10, 2019·Facebook

Twitter
Quiltqueen
@quiltqueentoo
Replying to @Bluepopcorn8 @RaeAnon and @FreedomOutpost
Doctor.....Sir, do you smoke?
Patient.....Yes, mostly brisket and turkey.
9:56 PM · Sep 5, 2019·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Gold E Icicle Snowflake
@Hill2Stephi
Elle: Do you smoke?
Me: yes
Elle: Cigarettes? Weed?
Me: Mostly brisket and pork.
@damn_elle
4:35 AM · Sep 9, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Kendall Geis
@geisken
Recently overheard in a local doctor’s office:
- Intake nurse- ‘Do you smoke?’
- Patient- ‘Yes’
- Intake nurse- ‘Tobacco, marijuana?’
- Patient- ‘Mostly brisket & pork
shoulder.’
4:29 PM · Sep 19, 2019·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Patriot Eric
@Topdawg_ejc
Replying to @RaylaRimpson
Doctor: Do you smoke
Me: of course
Dr: cigarettes, marijuana?
Me: no way
Dr: ???
Me: I smoke brisket, Tri-Tip,
3:40 PM · Dec 10, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Ryan Day Da Goat
@buckeyenut82
Had a serious convo with my doctor today.
Doctor: do you smoke?
Me: Yeah I do.
Doctor:  Cigarettes?  Marijuana?
Me: Mostly brisket and pork butts.
12:08 AM · Dec 13, 2019·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Timothy
@Tim_Owens13
Doctor: “do you smoke?”
Me: “mostly salmon and brisket”
3:21 PM · Jan 3, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Guillermo Metlich
@guillemetlich
- Do you smoke?
- Yes I do.
- Tobacco or pot?
- Brisket, ribs and pulled pork.
4:32 PM · Jan 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Robert D
@TheHerrDark
Replying to @TheHerrDark and @altonbrown
Doctor: Do you smoke?
Patient: Yes
Doctor: Vaping? Hookah? Tobacco? Cannabis?
Patient: Mostly brisket and pork, and sometimes fruits and vegetables too.
Doctor: ...
10:40 AM · Jan 29, 2020·Twitter Web App

Facebook
The Kitchen Crusader
March 6, 2020 at 7:50 AM ·
Doctor: Do you smoke?
Me: Yes.
Doctor: Cigarettes? Marijuana?
Me: Mostly brisket and pork.

Facebook
Ol Man’s BBQ & More
April 7, 2020 at 3:31 PM ·
Docter: Ol Man, do you smoke?
Ol Man: Yes
Doctor: Cigarettes? Cigars? Marijuana?
Ol Man: mostly Brisket and Pork butts, Sausage, Hot links, and half Chickens.
OPEN TILL 8PM. COME AND SEE US!

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/Eastern-Medium June 27, 2020
Dr: do you smoke? Dad: yeah dr: cigarettes, Marijuana?
Mostly brisket and pork.

Twitter
Jayrocky
@jayrockyhtx
Doctor: Do you smoke?
Me: Yeah
Doctor: Cigarettes? Marijuana?
Me: Mostly brisket and ribs
#lowandslow
5:03 PM · Jul 14, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Facebook
Memphis Smokehouse
July 23, 2020 at 8:20 PM ·
“Do you smoke? 💨 “
“Yes, mostly brisket & pork 🐄 🐖 “

Twitter
It’s real and it’s Schmucktastic!
@SchmuckOnAHorse
What kind of rolling papers do you need to smoke brisket?
Asking for a friend.
3:25 PM · Dec 3, 2020·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted byu/myCakeDayIsOn420420 December 4, 2020
Doctor to patient do you smoke?
Patient: yes.
Doctor: marijuana, cigarettes, cigars, Vapes?
Patient: mostly brisket, and pork.

Twitter
Dad Jokes
@Dadsaysjokes
Doctor to patient do you smoke?
Patient: yes.
Doctor: marijuana, cigarettes, cigars, Vapes?
Patient: mostly brisket, and pork.
3:16 PM · Dec 4, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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