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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Entry from October 23, 2011
“Slow food is good food”

The “slow food” movement (the opposite of “fast food") was founded in Italy in 1986. The movement encourages regional cuisines and locally grown food.

The saying “slow food is good food” has been cited in print since at least 2005.

Wikipedia: Slow Food
Slow Food is an international movement founded by Carlo Petrini in 1986. Promoted as an alternative to fast food, it strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem. It was the first established part of the broader Slow movement. The movement has since expanded globally to over 100,000 members in 132 countries. Its goals of sustainable foods and promotion of local small businesses are paralleled by a political agenda directed against globalization of agricultural products.

Paul O’Keefe
Sep 12th, 2005, 12:46 PM
Great tips MissGulch.
Slow food is good food.

Crixa Cakes
Slow Food is Good Food
Posted on May 30, 2006 7:54 AM
Crixa Cakes products are the result of older traditions of baking and food preparation which rely on quality ingredients and a slower hand-made process.

That’s why we are pleased that the folks at Slow Food chose to include us in the new Slow Food Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area published by Chelsea Green Publishing, December 2005.

A Dietitian’s View
December 3, 2006
Slow Food is Good Food
There’s something about slow-simmered food that makes it taste soo good. Combine everything in a pot and 6 hours later - whala - a juicy, flavorful hot meal’s ready to enjoy. I made brown rice instead of the egg noodles, added artichoke hearts and tossed together a green salad to round out the meal.

7001 Forgotten Secrets of the Ages
Saturday, November 29, 2008
Slow Food Is Good Food
It seems all we do today is run, and nothing will trim your kitchen hours like a few exciting recipes you can put together in just minutes with a crock-pot. Whether it is for last minute guests, to culminate a hectic day, or something quick before the PTA meeting, you will find a crock-pot to be your new best friend.

Joplin (MO) Globe
July 25, 2009
Woman closes up first, only vegan restaurant in Joplin
By Melissa Dunson
A scrawled note on the side of the refrigerator door spelled out Kiele’s ideology: “Fast food is only fast. Slow food is good food. Please tell us if you are on a time budget because we serve good food here.”

Grand Junction (CO) Free Press
Friday, March 12, 2010
Slow food is good food
Dan Kirby
Hunting and Gathering

Talon Magazine
“Slow Food is Good Food”
Written on August 26, 2010 by talon in Columns, The Green Space
written by Ryan Patrick Schill; photos by Ryan Patrick Schill
Do you know where your food comes from? No, seriously; think about what you ate for dinner last night.  Can you tell me where the cattle that provided the beef for your hamburger was raised?  Do you know the name of the farm that grew the potatoes used to make your French fries or the bakery that made the bun?

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • (0) Comments • Sunday, October 23, 2011 • Permalink