POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FANNY’S RESTAURANT – EVANSTON – CANDLE-LIT DINING ROOM – I NEVER WENT HERE BUT I LOVED THE CORNY OLD CHIANTI BOTTLES WITH CANDLES AND CHECKERED TABLECLOTHS – MY FAVORITE LITTLE ITALIAN PLACE OF THE TIME WAS MANZO’S ON IRVING PARK ROAD, A FRIENDLY LITTLE FAMILY PLACE WITH GOOD FOOD – LATER I BASED MY OWN SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS ON THEIRS WHICH FEATURED MEATBALLS TWO OR THREE TIMES THE SIZE OF MOST PLACES – I MAY HAVE THE RECIPE IN CHUCKMAN’S MISCELLANIA OF WORDS – THERE CERTAINLY ARE OTHERS – c1960   1 comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - FANNY'S RESTAURANT - EVANSTON - CANDLE-LIT DINING ROOM - c1960

Posted May 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

One response to “POSTCARD – CHICAGO – FANNY’S RESTAURANT – EVANSTON – CANDLE-LIT DINING ROOM – I NEVER WENT HERE BUT I LOVED THE CORNY OLD CHIANTI BOTTLES WITH CANDLES AND CHECKERED TABLECLOTHS – MY FAVORITE LITTLE ITALIAN PLACE OF THE TIME WAS MANZO’S ON IRVING PARK ROAD, A FRIENDLY LITTLE FAMILY PLACE WITH GOOD FOOD – LATER I BASED MY OWN SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS ON THEIRS WHICH FEATURED MEATBALLS TWO OR THREE TIMES THE SIZE OF MOST PLACES – I MAY HAVE THE RECIPE IN CHUCKMAN’S MISCELLANIA OF WORDS – THERE CERTAINLY ARE OTHERS – c1960

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  1. I ate at Fanny’s once around 1971, on a night when they had all-you-can-eat spaghetti. I remember that I would have liked more sauce; perhaps it was their way of reducing their cost of the “deal”.

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