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Restaurant Nostalgia

The Taco Bell Archives: A Guide to Discontinued Menu Items, Both Beloved and Unsettling

Taco Bell has discontinued menu items before; just last month, we said farewell to potatoes, Nachos Supreme, and Loaded Grillers. Now Mexican Pizza is on the chopping block. Ergo, it's time to revisit...
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Hamburger Express

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by lucyis 12 years ago

Does any other c'hound from the boomer generation remember the hamburger place on 73rd avenue in Bayside that served burgers and fries at a counter ringed by a model railroad track? They sent your...

Lee's Kitchen in Eagle Rock, CA

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by Rob575 13 days ago

Does anyone remember a famous Chinese restaurant named, "Lee's Kitchen" in Eagle Rock from back in the mid-late 80s? It was close to Toppers Tavern on Colorodo Blvd in Eagle Rock, CA. They had the...

What was the name…

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by MiFamilia 1 month ago

of a Southern/soul food restaurant in the 80s that was on Avenue A, near Houston????

Ideal Lunch Counter

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by Jim Carr 18 years ago

Who remembers the beloved but lost and gone forever Ideal Lunch Counter on East 86th St., NYC. What was your favorite dish? Mine was the bratwurst with red cabbage and fried potatoes, with an excel...

Charlie's Hideaway

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by Fireitupbaby 2 months ago

Hi! I saw a post about Charlie's Hideaway...loved it! Just wanted to know if anyone has any old pics of it. I loved it and miss it so much! I wonder where Charlie's son and daughter in law are now?...

Smokehouse (Berkeley)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

I was in the East Bay today and decided to have lunch at the Smokehouse, the burger place that started in 1951. I hadn't been there in maybe 30 years, and was reminded of it recently by an article ...

Yum Yum in Hoboken?

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by ttoommyy 11 years ago

Does anyone remember a place (back in the 60s is when I remember it as a kid) that you would drive into to get vanilla-flavored "yum yum" ice in Hoboken? My brother (who is 6 years older than I am)...

Remember Hobeau's?

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by Linda 18 years ago

When we lived in NY, our favorite neighborhood restaurant was Hobeau's, which sadly has closed. Has anyone found another restaurant with similar menu, price, and ambiance?

Caf Casino in Scottsdale

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by mauig 3 months ago

I see several folks remember this place. Looking for the name of my former neighbor, Mark, who worked there (mgr?) then moved to Denver. Thanks for your help.

Fantasy Question for Boston Old Timers

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by opinionatedchef 6 years ago

I apologize in advance if you hate this genre of CH question. Just chalk it up to a recent mood of nostalgia and a recent poster who mentioned that a Dairy Fresh owner they had run into- had mentio...

Anyone have a Picture of Hy Tulip Jewish Deli in Brooklyn 86th St?

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by Tapas52 6 years ago

Anyone have a picture of Hy Tulip Jewish Deli in Brooklyn 86th St? I need it badly for a report...it was years back 60's, 70's etc.. Thanx in advance......if so please post it her.... thank ...

KAM'S Gourment Chicken

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by pheenybean 9 years ago

I loved the gourment chicken from Kam's out on Balboa, but it looks like they went on vacation and then decided to never come back. Does anybody know of any other restaurant around here that makes...

Young Lok Gardens, Toronto

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by zack1081 6 months ago

I’ve got a question about the unforgettable Young Lok Gardens, originally on Spadina Avenue. Does anybody remember the incredible chicken dish they made? It was like super tender strips of chicken ...

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

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by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 15 years ago

Remember the chain of crepe restaurants called The Magic Pan? Nana used to take me to the one in Beverly Hills & I'd always have the spinich crepes. Now I'm craving them (20 years later) and the p...

Old Vancouver BC Restaurants

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by disteve 7 months ago

Hey There. For all the Vancouverites...Does anyone remember a great restaurant for pizza on SE Marine Drive called Fraser Valley Pizza? Or the old paddlewheeler burger joint near there? The Paddlew...

Pasta Pomodoro Reborn in San Francisco

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by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

This morning's stack of emails included an announcement that Pasta Pomodoro was being reintroduced to the Bay Area for delivery via Caviar or Doordash. Some may remember this local chain, founded b...

Chick's - Still around?

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by tablefor1 13 years ago

Does anyone remember a place called Chick's - a greasy hamburger vienna beef hot dog place, right off of a highway exit that served the most amazing grilled onions on the burger and stuffed just th...

Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese

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by Michael S 20 years ago

I grew up eating these sandwiches. If I am not mistaken the brand name of the bread was Dromedary. It was a fixture on the Chock Full O'Nuts menu. The last time I saw it on a menu was also in NY at...

Defunct Mr Steak's House Salad Dressing

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by chefmra 3 years ago

Mr Steak probably closed 40 years ago. I've been looking forever for a recipe for their salad dressing, It had Oil, Vinegar, Tomato Puree and Horseradish plus other ingredients, Does anyone have it...