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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 16, 2006
Cheese Danish
it is not known if the "cheese Danish" (like the "Danish") comes from New York.

8 August 1942, Los Angeles Times, pg. A2:
CHEESE DANISH
Folks rave about this heavenly concoction of BRONZ, the coffee-cake specialist...a rich, creamy Cheese pocketed in delicious Danish butter-dough...a delightful breakfast taste treat
5c
Bronx Cake Shop...Booth 203

13 September 1945, New York Times, pg. 17:
Other makers of quality pastries said that they would increase their baking of cheese cake and cheese Danish, although one company admitted that many places have used instead of cream cheese ration-free pot cheese -- and probably would continue to do so.

Posted by Barry Popik
Food/Drink • (0) Comments • Thursday, February 16, 2006 • Permalink