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Haunted Restaurants?


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Haunted Restaurants?

kimmer1850 | Aug 24, 2006 11:45 PM

In a thread on the L.A. board there is mention of a supposedly "haunted" restaurant. It brings me back to a small restaurant where I worked in the early 90's.

Early one Sunday morning I was alone in the dining room. The chef was in the kitchen and the owner was in his office. I was enjoying a pre-shift cup of coffee when I heard the distinct sound of a woman in high heel shoes walking across the hardwood floor. I looked up expecting to see an early guest but no one else was there. The sound did not immediately stop. It went on for five or six more steps and then faded away. Very weird.

I later asked other employees if they had any experiences like that and several admitted that they did. I did some checking into the history of the place and found out that it was constructed in the early 1900's as a summer beach resort. There was no known history of violence. I figure that any building that old and in almost continuous use as a restaurant has had to pick up some impressions iver the yeard.

My question are as follows: Have you ever worked at a supposedly haunted restaurant? Or dined at one? Did you know it at the time? Or did you choose the go there because you heardi t was haunted? How was your experience? And how was the food? (Hey, this is Chowhound, after all!!)

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