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 May 17, 2009
“Women cook, men grill”

"Women cook and men grill” (or “men grill and women cook") is a saying that’s been in use since at least 2006 and is now printed on grilling gift items. Grilling (and dealing with fire) is often shown as a man’s activity, but that’s not always true. Also, many men cook and are expert chefs.

Wiki Man Code.com - Food and Drink
Possibly the manliest food available in a grocery environment, bacon is the staple of every meal. Do NOT grill bacon in the nude. In addition wear at least pants, no need to risk getting anything on your junk. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE may a man cook bacon; women may cook bacon even a honorary man, it is not below them to do this because said honorary man has LIMITED man rights. Besides, Men grill, women cook.

Publishers Weekly
Rodale Perfects a Cookbook for Dudes
by Rachel Deahl, PW Daily—Publishers Weekly, 7/24/2006
Publishers have been tapping the male market with grilling books for years, but other cookbooks, well, they still remain largely geared to women. It may not be politically correct to assume but, for the most part, men grill and women cook. Rodale, however, seems to have found a way to speak to guys who don’t favor aprons or haute cuisine. The house’s A Man, A Can, A Plan series has quietly been finding an audience since the first book, which bowed in 2002, hit bookshelves.

Private Translations
Seeking Reasons
August 10th, 2006
The reason why I haven’t written here for a while is directly related to the heatwave affecting Portugal. It has also to do with the fact that it is still considered unpolite to sing someone his Happy Birthdays and surf the net at the same time.

It went amazingly well, though I’m still a bit concerned about the division of tasks based on gender. Women cook, men grill the meat; men take the tables and chairs outside, women set the tables; women take the dirty dishes to the kitchen, men drink and pretend they don’t even see them; women wash the dishes, men talk until women ask them to stand up so they can take the chairs inside.

she has a blog!
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Yesterday mama invited the whole family for a barbeque at our house. The women cook, and the men grill.LOL.

Kitchen Cooking Recipes Forums
The Rajnificant Geriatric
12-28-2007, 06:55 PM
The Mrs.: Men grill steak. Women cook steak.

Google Books
Raising Steaks:
The Life and Times of American Beef

By Betty Harper Fussell
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pg. 13:
Men grill, women boil.

30 Helens Agree
Friday, February 15, 2008
Food Can Be Tricky, Much Like a Leprachaun
Besides, women cook, men grill out, thus sayeth the Lord.
Posted by Torchness at 11:34 AM

Houston-Imports.com - Forums
04-08-2008, 08:22 AM
learn how to cook asap.
I think what you meant is learn to grill, cause men grill and women cook.

BBQ Source Forums
Apr 22 2008, 06:26 AM
Now is the time to teach her that women cook , but Men grill

Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune
Playing with fire
Published Wednesday, July 2, 2008
After that, I knew I had to face my fear. I did a little homework and searched through a mountain of grilling books, most of which - incidentally - were written by men. This fed into a stereotype I did not want to believe: Men grill, women cook.

Mr. Orph’s Kitchen
Comment from: Nikki · http://niksnacks.blogspot.com
garlic? lime? a mojo?? maybe??

I am impressed with your grill/bbq skills/gadgetry. Someone told me a long time ago that women cook and men grill. You are the epitome of that. And I like it!
09/14/08 @ 12:35

Women Cook Men GRILL
Apron by kimbo26872
Men’s grilling apron
created by kimbo26872 (3/24/2009 2:05 PM)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • (2) Comments • Sunday, May 17, 2009 • Permalink