We hit Cliftons Cafeteria a few weeks after its big comeback to check things out. The food was a combination of oldschool favorites with a few new twists like stone fired pizz For the occasion, Clifton's Cafeteria is flashing back to the USO shows of the 1940s to host the Clifton's Canteen. CAC Studios, the creative force behind the patriotic shindig, promises drinks, a hot jazz band and swing dancing.
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Layman KCRW's Masquerade Ball. Eighty years after Clifford Clinton revolutionized dining with the mythical Clifton's Brookdale, Clifton's is once again poised to redefine the dining experience. Cliftons Republic is poised to redefine the cocktail experience. Our elevated Tree Tops lounge featuring the finest spirits and select classics and our legendary Pacific Seas, a tropical oasis in the urban jungle are soon to be joined by Shadowbox a journey Cliftons cafeteria halloween the origins of life, science and imagination as seen through the art Oct 01, 2015 Michael" Big Mike" Goodloe, 65, of Los Angeles, is dressed for the occasion inside Clifton's cafeteria on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles.
(Mel Melcon Los Angeles Times) 6. Experience living history within Cliftons most elegant space. Reminiscent of the parlors and museums of a previous century, the Brookdale houses some of our most spectacular artifacts.
Dine, dance and savor your journey as you sip handcrafted cocktails and listen to LAs finest bands. Sep 23, 2015 Clifton's had a soft opening last night. Here's a sneak peek inside! Cliftons Cafeteria is a huge wonderful childhood memory for me (1950s) as it meant my mom, grandma and sister were downtown shopping. The really best part was the star on my receipt, which allowed me to pick a toy from the Treasure Chest.
Clifton's Cafeteria, once part of a chain of eight Clifton's restaurants, is the oldest surviving cafeteria style eatery in Los Angeles. and the largest public cafeteria in the world. Founded in 1931 by Clifford Clinton, the name was created by combining" Clifford" and" Clinton" to produce" Clifton's".
Cliftons reached the height of its popularity during the 1940s when there were lines out the door to get in. In 1946, Clinton sold his cafeteria to his children and retired. In 2010, Andrew Meieran, owner of the amazing Edison nightclub, purchased Cliftons with plans to restore it to its former glory. 1814 reviews of Clifton's Republic" Clifton's is an old school cafeteria with a twist. There are live trees growing inside, a Jazz brunch band and secret rooms and doors within the bar on the second floor.
And around noon, Cliftons opened its previously unseen third level: a bright, taxidermyfilled dining area featuring deco details and '20s and '30sstyle music, as well the