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.

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Entry from June 23, 2006
NYC Subway Hot Sauce
The Metropolitan Transit Authority sells a "NYC Subway Hot Sauce." You can "swipe" it on some ribs.

http://www.imageexchange.com/mvx10/engine.cgi?cid=7PkH2ZW32niOF4XMNlbysSWRTq&store=nytm&basecat=quick&page=index&body=sku10&sku=20019
New York Transit Museum Store Online
Name New York City Subway (Cayenne) Hot Sauce
Item # 20019
Price $7.50

About this item
Our hot sauce is a premium cayenne blend that can be used to spice up any cooking or grilling adventure. Cayenne is considered a 'medium' heat level sauce.

6.6 oz. flask bottle

http://www.gothamist.com/archives/2006/06/23/mta_odds_and_en.php#comments
The Transit Museum Store sells NYC Subway Hot Sauce. The description reads "Our hot sauce is a premium cayenne blend that can be used to spice up any cooking or grilling adventure," but Gothamist cannot believe they aren't saying "Hotter than a track fire" or "Like the subway, this'll get you moving."
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Comments
does the hot sauce smell like pee?

[1] Posted by: I C U P | June 23, 2006 03:12 PM

Posted by Barry Popik
Food/Drink • (0) Comments • Friday, June 23, 2006 • Permalink