Tag: restaurant

September 24, 2015 /

Hope the food was as creative as the signage…

September 24, 2015 /

1949 –  Van de Kamps Bakery and Drive-In: 1939 – Simon’s:

September 24, 2015 /

The best I can come up with for this architectural style is: whimsical. This is the Coffee Cup Cafe.

November 27, 2014 /

Once my friend prepared a casserole dish of potatoes au gratin to bake at my house and it sloshed in her car and for weeks it smelled like baby puke, until she took it to a specialty cleaner…the kind that cleans up crime scenes. True story! A long time ago,…

November 14, 2014 /

Listen, Mr. Price was not only a gifted actor but he was delightful person and amazing chef. I have a lot of cookbooks I’ve inherited in the house, some of them were published by women’s clubs; Motion Picture Mothers, Beverly Hills Woman’s – and while they’re fun to read most…

November 14, 2014 /

Now then, if you were working at MGM in the late 1950s or early 1960s this is what was on the menu — wait, we’ll start with an aerial view of the studio: Okay, now the menu: . . .

June 7, 2014 /

1920 – out in the fresh air: 1934 – at The Talk of the Town: A carhop on roller skates, reminiscent of Vickie Lester, hat tip to SCENTS MEMORY | There is nothing like the smell of a man..

November 25, 2013 /

Santa Monica: 1938 Rene & Jean: