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Restaurant-ing through history

Exploring American restaurants over the centuries.

  • By Jan Whitaker
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly two posts per month
  • First post on

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Month starting Posts
Nov 2023 2
Dec 2023 2
Jan 2024 2
Feb 2024 2
Mar 2024 3
Apr 2024 0

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Most recent posts

Neon restaurant signs
The four gases used initially by neon signs – neon, argon, krypton, xenon – were discovered by English scientists in the 1890s and adapted for use in signs by Frenchman Georges Claude a short time …
On , by Jan Whitaker, 849 words
Anatomy of a restaurateur: Clifford Clinton
Rarely is the word fantastical used to modify the word cafeteria. Nor are restaurant proprietors usually thought of as powerful vice crusaders. [cover, 1940s booklet; below Pacific Seas] A major exception of the latter was …
On , by Jan Whitaker, 942 words
Restaurant food revisited
Over time I’ve written a number of posts about specific dishes and types of food highly associated with restaurants, some of them rarely prepared in home kitchens. Other items listed below are not restaurant dishes, …
On , by Jan Whitaker, 1,701 words