Boston Baked Beaneries
Date: February 07, 2012 05:15PM
Some sixty plus years ago, I often ate at beaneries on State, near the Chicago Theater and on Wabash, south of VanBuren. The name ws E. W. Rieck's, or something similar. They served baked beans in a crock, which they emptied on your plate. Accompaning the beans were home made whit and brown bread. They also had very tasty vegetable soup. I also ate quite often at a cafeteria at Lake and Wabash (Waldorf?), enjoying roast beef on a hard roll, and at the Dainty on Wabash between Lake and Randolph, behind the Chicago Theater. Many of the visiting actors would stop in there for lunch. I once sat next to Jerry Colonna when he was appearing on statge at the Chicago.
Anyone remember these places?