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 June 14, 2006
Coffee & Tea Festival
The Coffee & Tea Festival at the Metropolitan Pavilion is another new food festival.

http://www.everything4coffeeandtea.com/
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street,
New York, NY 10011
Saturday & Sunday,
July 15-16, 2006

Saturday, July 15:
11am-7:30pm

Sunday, July 16:
10am-6pm

Everything 4 Coffee and Tea Festival is a two-day event dedicated to the growth and proliferations of the specialty coffee and gourmet tea market place. Bringing together over 80 vendors from international, national and local coffee and tea distributors, roasters and cafes, this festival allows participants to explore topics from brewing a perfect cup of coffee to choosing the best confectionery delights to have with your tea.

There is going to be LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, RAFFLE PRIZES, ART CONTESTS AND TEA CEREMONIES! Also sample hundreds of coffees, teas and confections from around the world, including hand decorated confections by Reva Paul.

http://www.everything4coffeeandtea.com/schedule.html
Saturday, July 15, 2006:
11:00am - 7:30pm:

10 AM: Registration
12 PM: Specialty Coffee [From Crop to Cup]: A journey to the enchanting world of Specialty Coffee, presented by Marcela Andrea Zuchovicki from Jalima Coffee
2 PM: English Afternoon Tea Ceremony, with Ellen Easton
"Luxurious Consumption: The History, Rituals and Artistry of Afternoon Tea" ©
The evolution of tea and its influences on commerce, etiquette, fashion, food, health & politics
3 PM: Japanese Tea Ceremony
5 PM: Japanese Tea Ceremony

Sunday, July 16, 2006:
10:00am - 6:00pm

9 AM: Registration
12 PM: Specialty Coffee [From Crop to Cup]: A journey to the enchanting world of Specialty Coffee, presented by Marcela Andrea Zuchovicki from Jalima Coffee
2 PM: English Afternoon Tea Ceremony, with Ellen Easton
"The Art of Entertaining with Afternoon Tea"©
Learn how to prepare & serve formal, informal & theme Afternoon Teas for 1 to 1,000
3 PM: Japanese Tea Ceremony
5 PM: Japanese Tea Ceremony

Posted by Barry Popik
Food Festivals • (0) Comments • Wednesday, June 14, 2006 • Permalink