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Lawry’s Legendary Chairman Dies at 92

Richard N. Frank, son of original Lawry’s owner Lawrence Frank, died on Wednesday, May 20th in Pasadena. Los Angeles Magazine editor and historian Chris Nichols wrote this obituary. I wrote an extensive illustrated blog about Lawry’s 75th anniversary that is … Continue reading

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Celebrating Lawry’s 75th Anniversary

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Lawry’s The Prime Rib opened on June 15, 1938 at the foot of what would come to be called Restaurant Row.  Last week, the restaurant celebrated its 75th anniversary with some amazing events. On Tuesday, the company honored its loyal … Continue reading

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Nationwide Map of Classic Restaurants Now on Google Maps

By clicking on “Classic Dining Map of America” in my blog’s main menu (above) you will be directed to a Google map containing over 200 classic restaurants found in the appendix of my new book “Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest … Continue reading

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Dallas’ Town and Country Restaurant

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After World War II the famous Dallas restaurateur Nick DeGeorge opened his Town & Country restaurant up the street from his earlier Italian place called DeGeorge’s.  Nick was so proud of his fancy new digs that he wrote the “Story … Continue reading

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