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12.04.2018 | Ann Lemons Pollack signs and discusses “Lost Restaurants of St. Louis” | Free

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Categories: Historical, Literature & Poetry


Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis food writer Ann Lemons Pollack, who will sign and discuss her new book, “Lost Restaurants of St. Louis,” at this official launch event!

This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of “Lost Restaurants of St. Louis” from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.

St. Louis is a food town, and there are many restaurants that have captured the heart of the city. Some of them are no longer around. Rossino’s low ceilings and even lower pipes didn’t stop the pizza-hungry residents from crowding in. Jefferson Avenue Boarding House served elegant “Granny Food” in plush surroundings. King Burgers and onion rings ruled at Parkmoor. Dohack’s claimed it was the first to name the “jack salmon.” Author Ann Lemons Pollack details these and more restaurants — including the Central West End’s own Duff’s, Balaban’s, and The Majestic — lost to time in the Gateway City.

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