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 June 28, 2023
“A mimosa is just a socially acceptable breakfast screwdriver”

A mimosa cocktail (orange juice and champagne) can be served at breakfast, while a screwdriver cocktail (orange juice and vodka) usually is not.
 
“‘Mimosa’ is just a classy way of saying ‘breakfast screwdriver’” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on July 27, 2017. “a mimosa is just a socially acceptable breakfast screwdriver” was posted on Twitter by Joe Fedewa on October 1, 2019.
 
   
Wikipedia: Mimosa (cocktail)
A mimosa cocktail consists of champagne (or other sparkling wine) and chilled citrus juice, usually orange juice. It is often served in a tall champagne flute at brunch, at weddings, or as part of business or first class service on some passenger railways and airlines.
 
Wikipedia: Screwdriver (cocktail)
A screwdriver is a simple and popular alcoholic highball drink made with orange juice and vodka. In the UK, it is referred to as a “vodka and orange”. While the basic drink is simply the two ingredients, there are many variations.
     
Twitter
Amanda Deapo
@amandadeapo
Mimosas for breakfast, screwdrivers for lunch, and beer for dinner.  #parkinglotparty
9:52 AM · Oct 5, 2013
   
Twitter
john
@johnnswanson
“Mimosas for breakfast, screwdrivers for lunch, and vodka for dinner with an orange juice chaser” Brandy logic
1:11 PM · Jun 23, 2017
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/[deleted] July 27, 2017
“Mimosa” is just a classy way of saying “breakfast screwdriver”.
 
Twitter
Joe Fedewa
@tallshmo
a mimosa is just a socially acceptable breakfast screwdriver
1:16 PM · Oct 1, 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, June 28, 2023 • Permalink


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