Boston Baked Beaneries
Boston Baked Beaneries
Posted by: Cholly ()
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?

Re: Boston Baked Beaneries
Date: February 07, 2012 06:21PM

[b]Like to hear more of that. I'm 75 and do remember a lot but not that.[/b]

Re: Boston Baked Beaneries
Posted by: carmech ()
Date: December 23, 2013 02:22AM

Yes I remember Reicks beans, I went with my father a few
times in the mid fifties.

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