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 November 06, 2010
“Soup is liquid comfort”

“Soup is liquid comfort” has appeared on a few lists of food quotations, but there is no obvious source of the saying. The term “liquid comfort” has long been applied to alcoholic drinks. A 1996 newspaper article about chicken soup stated: “As a broth, it is liquid comfort to precede the main dish.” A 2002 newspaper article stated: “Tomato soup is liquid comfort.”
 
“Soup is liquid comfort” has shown up on food quotations lists since 2007.
 
   
Food Quotes, Proverbs & Sayings
Soup is liquid comfort.
Anonymous
 
Quotations about Food
Soup is liquid comfort.  ~Author Unknown
 
3 February 1966, New Orleans (LA) Times-Picayune, “Chicken Soup Combined with Rice, Scallions,” sec. 5, pg. 3, col. 4:
In most families, chicken soup is many things. As a broth, it is liquid comfort to precede the main dish.
 
14 October 2002, The Progress (Clearfield, PA), pg. 10:
Tomato soup is liquid comfort.
     
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Re: New Feature for Bus Conversions Magazine
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2007, 02:52:47 PM »
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Soup is liquid comfort.  ~Author Unknown
 
Food Good to Eat
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Soup is liquid comfort



Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, November 06, 2010 • Permalink


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