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 May 15, 2012
Czechxas (Czech + Texas)

Texas has long had a heritage of Czech immigrants. Foods, such as the kolache, are part of the Czech legacy in the state.

The name “Czechxas” (Czech + Texas) has been put on T-shirts and has been cited in print since at least 2006.

Arlene Honza, Graphic Designer
Don’t Mess With Czechxas
T-Shirt Colors: Ash Grey and White.
Sizes: Small - 2XL

Austin Girl
Friday, February 24, 2006
confessions of a sicko
i’m planning to be better tomorrow so i can attend febrewary fest 2006 at jonathan and jan’s. as my czech hubby always says, beer has vitamins! and fittingly, the title of this year’s brewfest is “Deep in the Heart of Czechxas” featuring Ludweiser pilsner (named for me hubby, of course!).

second thoughts
On most days of the year, absolutely nothing happens in Caldwell, Texas. Then there’s the second Saturday in September, when the town is flooded with visitors, local and out-of-town vendors, and kolaches for the annual Kolache Festival

Austin (TX) Chronicle
Restaurant Review
By Claudia Alarcón, March 23, 2012, Food
2032 S. Lamar 363-5622
Sunday–Thursday, 12:30–10pm; Friday–Saturday, 12:30–11:30pm
Sobotik, who grew up in Halletsville in the heart of rural “Czechxas,” became interested in food and cooking at an early age; ...

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, May 15, 2012 • Permalink