Lost Restaurants of Columbus, Ohio
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Ohio’s capital city has long had a vibrant restaurant culture that included German immigrants, High Street eateries and the fads of the times. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas wrote their thanks for a great meal at the Maramor. Yankees star Tommy Henrich held his customers spellbound with stories in his Diamond Room. Mama Marzetti dropped William Oxley Thompson’s birthday cake and swept it back up off the floor. Join authors Doug Motz and Christine Hayes as they explore the stories of Woody Hayes’s Jai Lai, manhole cover menus and bathtub décor at Water Works, as well as many other lost and beloved restaurants.
The History Press
: 9781626199286
: The History Press
: 11/30/2015
: Ohio
: Lost
: 79 Black And White
: 176
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Doug Motz was born in Columbus and has lived his entire life within Franklin County. He is the past president of the Columbus Historical Society and has written a history column for the website columbusunderground.com since 2011. Doug is a co-author of Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian Paradise in Columbus, Ohio for The History Press. Christine Hayes spent her childhood in Columbus restaurants while her father gathered tidbits for his Columbus Citizen-Journal columns. She published a book of these columns, The Ben Hayes Scrapbook. Today Christine assists in the Acorn Bookshop in Grandview, writes a column for the Short North Gazette and as Ramona Moon makes art cars and collage/assemblage. She graduated from UC Irvine in theatre, taught Montessori school and lived in San Francisco for twenty-seven years before returning to Columbus.
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