Most Iconic and Oldest Restaurants By State

Thrillist put together what they consider to be the most iconic restaurant in every state and the oldest restaurant in every state.  Some of their selections are off the mark, but it’s interesting to see what they chose and why.

Antoine's Restaurant New Orleans.  Established 1849

Antoine’s Restaurant New Orleans. Established 1849

About Peter Moruzzi

Author and historian Peter Moruzzi is passionate about the middle decades of the 20th century: its nightlife, classic dining, and architecture. Born in Concord, Massachusetts and raised in Hawaii, Moruzzi graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and later attended the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. In 1999, he founded the Palm Springs Modern Committee (PS ModCom) an architectural preservation group. He is the author of "Havana Before Castro: When Cuba Was a Tropical Playground," "Palm Springs Holiday: A Vintage Tour From Palm Springs to the Salton Sea," "Classic Dining:Discovering America's Finest Mid-Century Restaurants," "Palm Springs Paradise: Vintage Photographs from America's Desert Playground," and "Greetings from Los Angeles."
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One Response to Most Iconic and Oldest Restaurants By State

  1. James Lee Suttles says:

    Thanks – its interesting how the Manago Hotel in Kona has been raised in stature over the years. It managed to stay true to itself over the years. I’m not sure if it is still under local ownership, but it used to be a real flophouse in the ’70s.

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