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 April 07, 2012
Texas Burger (with pastrami)

There are many hamburger variations that are called a “Texas burger.” A hamburger with mustard (and without ketchup) has been called a “Texas Burger.” A “Texas Burger” sometimes has chili or baked beans or bacon added.
 
A hamburger with pastrami is a specialty of Utah, not Texas. Some Los Angeles (CA) restaurants have dubbed a hamburger with pastrami as a “Texas burger,” but the name is far from standard, even in California.
 
       
23rd Street Cafe (Los Angeles, CA)
Texas Burger $6.99
Juicy Beef Patty with Pastrami, Cheese on Sesame Bun with Thousand Island Dressing, Lettuce and Tomatoes
 
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Caridad Cuisine Truck
Categories: Sandwiches, Food Stands, Burgers
Los Angeles, CA
http://caridadcuisine.com/
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H and N.
Winnetka, CA
10/20/2011
I tried their Texas Burger which is a pastrami burger. It was one of the best pastrami burgers I’ve ever had. And it was done simply. Good bun, good sized, good quality patty, a heap of juicy pastrami, mustard and 2 big chunky deli dill pickles.

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • Saturday, April 07, 2012 • Permalink


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