9 Bygone Novelty Restaurants of L.A. | KCET
9 Bygone Novelty Restaurants of L.A.
L.A.'s always boasted a unique dining scene, but novelty restaurants were once a particular specialty of our fair city. Today, you can still eat your Carney's inside a train car on Sunset or have an overpriced dinner aboard the Queen Mary, but for the most part, the creatively designed eateries of yore have fallen by the wayside. Below, nine examples of way super-cool settings for supper, from a ship anchored alongside the Venice pier to a zeppelin.
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