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Restaurant Nostalgia

How to Collect Vintage Food Memorabilia

“Cookbooks were like family Bibles,” says rare-book seller Elizabeth Young, who in November opened Cooking, Cocktails, and Culture, a bookstore in Brooklyn catering to a clientele that falls in a Venn...
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"Rangoon Racquet Club" Beverly Hills 1970's-1980's

DianeHeil
by DianeHeil 5 years ago

I saw a post from 2009 about the "Rangoon Racquet Club" which was a fabulous, classic Beverly Hills Restaurant and Bar. It has been several years since any new post have been added to that chain, ...

New Mexico's Culinary Treasures Trail in Raton NM

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Wondering what chowhounds' opinions are of the New Mexico Culinary Treasures Trail. The intent seems to be to highlight the tried and true, or in its own words: "Here, we celebrate restaurants t...

Great American Food & Beverage Co. (L.A.) - Who Remembers?

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by tayres 3 years ago

Something got me to thinking about a place I went to long ago, The Great American Food & Beverage Company. It was somewhere in L.A. and they had something on their menu called an "orgy". Does any...

Millers Steakhouse On Western

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by HARRY REEMS 16 years ago

Anybody remember this place that was on devon and western. They had the best ribs ever. Lets talk about this place. Atrue oldie but goodie.

Cavallone's

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by Marianne 13 years ago

Where did Cavallone's Pizza go? I moved away for a few years, came back and it's gone. It was my favorite. Does anyone know what Rob is up to these days - does he have a new restaurant?

Happy Robbins? Happy Robin's?

LoDega
by LoDega 11 years ago

I've been talking to a coworker about a place he loved as a kid in Bayside, Queens, called Happy Robbins (or Happy Robin's, Happy Robbins', or some other variation) but I haven't been able to find ...

Long Gone But Not Forgotten! Manhattan Memories

JimmySee
by JimmySee 5 years ago

Luchow's on East 14th Street; Mamma Leone's on West 48th; Ratner's on Delancey; The Stork Club on East 53rd; HoJo's in Times Square. One more of lesser reknown was El Coyote on Broadway between ...

Donahue's Restaurant on ret-23 wayne

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by bogsidebunny 8 years ago

Does anyone remember a restaurant called Donahue's on Rte 23 in Wayne, NJ just North of the Rte-46 intersection? I know it's been gone a long time but I have memories of it being a fine place t...

elliots bbq

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by varothe 17 years ago

any information available on the above. last known address was in riverside and before that on 55th street in chicago.

Butterbun Bakery Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

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by pannunz2010 1 month ago

I grew up in Midwood and every Sunday for a dozen years would stop at Butterbun's Bakery on Nostrand Avenue. I could never get enough of their seven layer cake and eventually they closed and when I...

Does anyone know what happened to Farmer Brown's?

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by Akiko 17 years ago

The thread below about Buffalo Wings made me think about how one of the best wings to be had was sold at this little take out shack close to Cabrini Green (I have to admit that the little asian gir...

Nantucket Cove

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by Wren73 14 years ago

I received a recommendation to eat at the Nantucket Cove in Chicago. But in all my searches I cannot find it. Does anyone Know about this restaraunt?

Sugarbear or Honeybear in Macon or Albany, GA

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by chipbrantley 13 years ago

When I was in college in the early 1990s, a couple of friends from Georgia used to talk about a place called either Sugarbear or Honeybear, in either Macon or Albany. It was a meat-and-three that s...

Taylor Street Sheet Pizza

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by Rene G 16 years ago

Before pizzerias became common in Chicago, pizza--usually baked in large rectangular pans and sold by the square--was a specialty of Italian bakeries. Most of the old places are long gone but a few...

What ever happened to Blum's?

foodseek
by foodseek 12 years ago

Athough at a risk of dating myself, I must confess to remembering with fondness a San Francisco institution located across from Union Square on Geary. Blum's was not only a regular stop for many sh...

Wayback Machine: Joe's Stone Crab in NYC?

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by Rick_Hannon 2 months ago

Was there ever a branch of this Miami stalwart in Manhattan, maybe 1970's or '80's? Around 50th Street? Ate at the Las Vegas one recently, and our waiter thought not ... very possible I made it u...

Remember these Restaurants?

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by flowergirl 5 years ago

Swiss Echo on Pico in West L A Great American Food & Beverage - Santa Monica Jacks at the Beach - S M Café California - S M Meyera - Vegetarian in S M that was way ahead of its time Tepparod...

Looking for the name of a long-closed restaurant in Vancouver

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by lanneq 4 years ago

In 1980 I lived at Point Grey - 4th and Collingwood - in Vancouver, and there was a wonderful little French restaurant across the street (near the SW corner) we used to go to about once a week. I ...

Whatever happened to La Strega in mid-Wilshire?

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by mike 15 years ago

Anyone remember La Strega near downtown LA? They had maybe the best fugazetta pizza - stuffed with white onions, ham and cheese. I haven't been in that neighborhood in years and I can't find any l...

Whatever happened to Gracies in Miami?

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by HurricaneHal 4 years ago

Anyone remember a great Italian restaurant in Miami called Gracie's near 52nd Street? It was a little pillbox building and they had the best garlic pizza knots (rolls) dripping w/garlic & oil and c...