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 13, 2019
Butterhorn (pastry)

Entry in progress—B.P.

(Oxford English Dictionary)
butterhorn, n.
A sweet rolled pastry made of butter and yeast dough, typically in the shape of a horn or crescent and glazed or topped with flaked nuts. Also more fully butterhorn roll.
1920 Railway & Marine News May 33/2 A railroad manager..stops his limousine at a mere bake shop to purchase a butterhorn.
1941 Washington Post 25 Jan. 13/4 Butterhorn rolls have a luxury look, yet they require only a few minutes of the cook’s time.

26 March 1904, Green Bay (WI) Gazette, pg. 10, col. 5:
THe only bakery in the city where up-to-date fine pastry is made such as pure Almond Macarons, Lady Fingers, Oyster Patties, Butter Horns, etc.
(Willaert’s Quaker Bakery.—ed.)

28 April 1917, Modesto (CA) Evening News, pg. 2, col. 5 ad:
Our Butter Horns, Cream Snails, Jelly Rolls, Rusks, Parkerhouse Rolls, Snails and Pies will be sold at prevailing prices until further announcement.
Grocery and Baking Depts.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, June 13, 2019 • Permalink