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Italian Warm Cut

a chef cooking spaghetti at an Italian restaurant on 42nd Street, Manhattan, New York City, 1953


Serving Time & Food!

The Jail Café, located at 4212 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. A ‘jailer’ watches from a guard tower on the roof.  Below the tower, a sign reads: ‘Dancing. Famous for their $1.25 dinners. Steak. Chicken. Lobster. Open from 5pm on. No cover charge.‘ Note the caricature faces peeking from behind the barred windows.  Inside – a ‘convict’ takes the customers’ order.  top photo dated – August 16, 1927


Old Hollywood’s Best Theme Restaurants Specialized in Abductions and Dungeons

Inside the Wild World of L.A.’s Early Theme Restaurants


Folksy Food Fun

Hot ShoppesBethesda, Maryland location, on its last day of operation, 1995

hot shoppes maryland

here’s the very first Hot Shoppe ever, Washington, DC, circa 1927

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Hot Shoppes is dead, but kinda was reborn in a DC Marriott


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