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 March 09, 2016
Crazy Milkshake

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This NYC Restaurant Created The Most Insane Milkshakes You’ll Ever Eat
It’s time to treat yourself — you deserve it.

posted on Jan. 18, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.
Kristin Harris
BuzzFeed Staff
If you’ve ever needed an excuse to come to New York City, the time is now. Milkshake connoisseurs around the world can rejoice because these hella insane creations have popped up at Black Tap, and they’re incredible.
Rainbow Bagels and Crazy Milkshakes: What Happens When a Dish Goes Viral
As social media turns food into overnight sensations, restaurant operators who hit the jackpot struggle to keep up
by Andrea Marks, March 8, 2016
Just a few weeks before Brooklyn succumbed to bagel mania, a similar sensation gripped Manhattan. “New York City is going insane over these next-level milkshakes,” the January 18 BuzzFeed article announced, referring to elaborate shakes at Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer that are piled high with stuff like real cotton candy, caramel apples on sticks, or even an entire slice of cake, balanced atop scoops of ice cream. They appeared on the menu at Black Tap’s two locations last fall. Executive chef Joe Isidori still remembers standing by the bar when he took the phone call from The Today Show. They told him about the BuzzFeed piece, which had just been posted. He hung up the phone and one of his staffers approached him: “Chef, we got a four-hour wait.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, March 09, 2016 • Permalink

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