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September 3, 2018

I’ve been going through old files, getting ready for the American Cuisine and Hospitality Symposium in New Orleans in a couple of weeks. I was there at the first Symposium in 1983, and I wanted to get a sense of what things were like back then.  At the time, we were very focused on California Cuisine – I was the restaurant critic at New West Magazine – and I  came upon this interesting letter.

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  • Terry says:

    Only ate once at Glen Oaks, but still remember the delicious flavors. Saute of calamari with sauced asparagus. The best!

  • Leslie in Oregon says:

    Do you know what happened to the Glen Oaks Restaurant and to Forrest and Marilee Childs?

  • Pamela Meyer says:

    Big Sur is my spiritual home and I had many delightful meals at Glen Oaks, notably a family meal prepared with us in mind. We enjoyed the special attention from the chefs/owners that night. The chefs moved and there have been a few different restaurants in the same location. Big Sur Roadhouse is the current occupant and a great stop still channeling the Glen Oaks atmosphere. Thank you for posting this and sending my mind back to some wonderful meals.