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 June 17, 2018
“Chips are just edible spoons”

Chips can be used to scoop things like queso or guacamole. “Use salsa where you prefer larger quantities adhering to the food, ie. chips n’ dips… whereas chips are merely edible spoons” was posted on the newsgroup rec.food.cooking on September 3, 2001.
 
“Chips are basically edible spoons” was posted on Twitter on April 9, 2009. “Chips are just edible spoons” was posted on Twitter on May 23, 2009. “Chips are just edible spoons used for the food you are really eating” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on December 17, 2014.
   
   
Google Groups: rec.food.cooking
Salsa vs. Picante Sauce?
PENMART01
9/3/01
(...)
Use salsa where you prefer larger quantities adhering to the food, ie. chips n’ dips… whereas chips are merely edible spoons.
   
Twitter
Kelly Brown
@kellyannbrown_
Chips are basically edible spoons.
9:29 PM - 9 Apr 2009
   
Twitter
Erica Burnett
@ericaburnett
Chips are just edible spoons.
8:00 PM - 23 May 2009
 
Twitter
Kate Cappelmann
@K8Beaston
Chips are really just edible spoons.
11:10 PM - 17 Jul 2009
   
Twitter
Luke O’Dell
@lucasodell
Tortilla chips are edible spoons
4:22 PM - 7 Jun 2010
     
Twitter
becca sadowsky
@bacasandusky
chips are basically just edible spoons.
8:04 PM - 14 Nov 2011
   
Twitter
Conner Metzger
@Connermetzger
Chips are just edible spoons for my queso
12:50 PM - 22 Jan 2012
   
Twitter
Kate not Katie
@k8_not_k8ie
Chips are really just edible spoons for really good dip.
8:43 PM - 14 Nov 2013
   
Twitter
Laura westbrook
@L_Wesstt
Chips are just edible spoons for my Queso…
3:17 PM - 17 Nov 2013
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Chips are just edible spoons used for the food you are really eating.
submitted December 17, 2014 by dacrygelosis
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts 
Chips are really just edible spoons.
submitted May 3, 2015 by frakthesystem
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Chips are like edible spoons
submitted May 16, 2015 by breakyourfac
COMMENTS
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You should try a bread bowl. The bread is the spoon and the bowl at the same time.
   
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Tortilla chips are just edible spoons for eating guacamole.
submitted May 18, 2016 by ImTheOxyMoron
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Tortilla chips are really just edible spoons.
submitted March 5, 2017 by rdubya290
Delicious, oily, brittle spoons.
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Chips are just edible spoons.
submitted June 17, 2018 by Bramdorr

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, June 17, 2018 • Permalink


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