Menu from The Captain’s Table – Wildwood Crest, New Jersey

The Captain’s Table was seafood restaurant located on Hollywood Road and Toledo Ave in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. The restaurant, with a nautical-themed decor opened in July 1963. The building was erected in the shape of a ship and the entrance, which faced the Atlantic Ocean, was at the “bow” of the “ship.” There wereContinue reading “Menu from The Captain’s Table – Wildwood Crest, New Jersey”

The Mystery of Burke’s Deacon Jones Restaurant (SOLVED)

Every so often I come across a postcard that raises more questions than it answers. This postcard for Burke’s Deacon Jones Restaurant doubles as a carry-out menu/enigma. Deacon Jones Restaurants were a chain that specialized in chicken and fish. I have found references and addresses for locations in East Detroit and Monroe, Michigan but IContinue reading “The Mystery of Burke’s Deacon Jones Restaurant (SOLVED)”

Fritzel’s – Chicago, Illinois

Fritzel’s was an incredibly popular place. For more than 30 years, the restaurant at 201 N. State Street in the Loop was the place to be seen. Friztel’s catered to the celebrity, politician, athlete and upper crust of society in and visiting Chicago. Famous sports names such as Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford and Mickey Mantle would visitContinue reading “Fritzel’s – Chicago, Illinois”

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