Monthly Archives: December 2012

A GUSTATORY MEMORY OF 2012

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TEDDY’S JOOK JOINT

One of the Baton Rouge area’s best-kept secrets, Teddy’s Juke Joint, is making an internationally renowned mark on the local music scene. The Juke Joint, located on Old Scenic Highway, is no ordinary venue. It exposes students and the Baton Rouge community … Continue reading

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DRIVE-IN MEMORIES YOU CAN STILL TASTE

During the war people drove their cars as little as possible. Gas and tires were rationed. Car manufacturing stopped as factories turned to making tanks, Jeeps and other military vehicles. There were drive-ins around, but not many. And business wasn’t … Continue reading

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MAKING MOM’S MEATBALLS

“Some people,” my mother used to say, in a tone that told me we were not those people, “cook their meatballs right in the sauce. They boil them.”  And she’d shudder, somewhat dramatically, sub-textually appalled at the ignorance of some people. … Continue reading

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DRIVE-IN TIME WARPS in the USA (# 5)

Wright’s Dairy Rite has been serving the community of Staunton, Virginia since 1952. If you’re looking for old-fashioned curb-side service, this is the place for you. Visiting Wright’s has been compared to “visiting Happy Days”. But it’s better than that. … Continue reading

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PROMO FOR WRIGHT’S DAIRY RITE

Wright’s Dairy Rite has been serving visitors and residents of Staunton, Virginia, for over 50 years. Wright’s is an original Drive-In restaurant, and continues to offer quality, homemade food and delicious ice cream treats in a 1950’s atmosphere.

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WASP’S DINER & SNACK BAR

For a while there, several years ago, Wasp’s had no sign outside at all. That was fine with the staff and the regular customers, who really weren’t all that interested in crowding the shoebox-shaped wooden diner with accidental passers-by. This … Continue reading

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