Eat at Alderney’s on Dearborn, 1893, Chicago.
Superdawg, Milwaukee and Devon, 1987, Chicago. Patty Carroll.
T.J. O’Donnell’s South Chicago Hotel and Bar, 1895, Chicago.
White Castle Hamburgers, 4364 S Archer, 1962, Chicago.
When this photo was taken, the location had been open for 33 years.
Who wants to meet at Walgreen’s for lunch?
Walgreen’s lunch counter menu, 1950, Chicago.
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Chinese New Year celebrated at famous Jimmy Wong’s, 426 S Wabash, 1965, Chicago.
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
The Burlington, “The Most Beautiful Diner in Chicago”, 4183 S Halsted, 1939, Chicago.
The Sky-Hi Drive-In Restaurant, Monroe and Cicero, 1964, Chicago.
The restaurant was built inside a converted body of a DC-6.
During WW II’s cigarette shortage, Maurice’s Restaurant, at 175 W Madison, helped the cause by giving out free smokes to patrons - but only take one!, 1945, Chicago.
Looking north from Top of the Rock, the former restaurant atop the Prudential Building, 1957, Chicago
Randolph and Dearborn, 1914, Chicago.
Note the famous Henrici’s restaurant (established 1868, closed 1962) as well as one of Chicago’s first mainstream Chinese Restaurants, King Joy Lo Chop Sooy.
Drink menu for Henrici’s, 67 W Randolph, 1945, Chicago.
A 50 cent martini…
Snaks Fifth Ave Pizza, Wells Street, 1962, Chicago
The famous Henrici’s, at 71 W Randolph, closes it’s doors in 1962.
At the time, Henrici’s was Chicago’s oldest restaurant, having lived at that location since 1892, but in operation since 1868.
Beulah’s Eat Shoppe, 31st and Cottage Grove, 1949, Chicago. Charles Cushman
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