The Automat

by Marianne Hardart and Lorraine B. Deihl
Category: "U.S. History - Cultural"
Year of Publication:2002
Date Added:04/21/2008
Date Read:04/22/2003
Notes:Subtitle: The History, Recipes and Allure of Horn and Hardart's Masterpiece

Illustrated history of the Automat restaurants in New York and Philiadelphia. The first one opened in Philadelphia in 1902, the last one closed in New York on April 8, 1991.
My Rating: 6

Reviews for The Automat

Review - Automat, The

My parents took me to one of these in New York when I was about 10-years old. Dad told me a story about the unemployed going there during the Depression and eating meals of free ketchup mixed with hot water.
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