Photographer's Note

Yes, he was a real person! Hines was a pioneer of restaurant ratings for travelers. Born in Bowling Green, he originally worked as a traveling salesman. By age 55 in 1935, he had eaten a lot of meals on the road. At that time, there was no interstate highway system and only a few chain restaurants in large, populated areas. Therefore, travelers took their chances on getting a good meal at a local restaurant.

Hines and his wife, Florence, began assembling a list for friends of several hundred good restaurants around the country. The list became so popular, that he began selling a paperback book entitled Adventures in Good Eating (1935), which highlighted restaurants and their featured dishes that Hines had personally enjoyed in cities and towns across America.

jbreeves oznaczył to zdjęcie jeko użyteczne

Photo Information
Viewed: 2390
Points: 0
  • None
Additional Photos by Audrey Webb (AWebb) (43)
View More Pictures