The Joy of Old Menus
September 18, 2016
Cleaning out a closet this morning, I came upon a huge box of old menus from the eighties. It was like opening up a time capsule, and for the next few days I’ll be posting some of these finds from San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, London and France.
First up, a few vintage offerings from:
Here’s Marion Cunningham’s birthday menu in 1984
the menu Bruce Cost created for Alice for Chinese New Year in 1987:
Another menu from 1984, with wines selected by the great Darrell Corti (note that his name is misspelled on the menu):
Not sure what year this was, but also a Chez Panisse menu
And finally, just because these restaurants are basically in the same wheelhouse, and because this is also a menu from the early eighties (1983), here’s one from London’s River Cafe:
Categorised in: Old Menus
Is it strange this gave me chills?? Definitely will be looking forward to this..