I remember stopping into Howard Johnson’s restaurant as a kid in upstate New York. I only recall going to the Liberty, NY location which I believe was also a hotel. When it comes to the menu, the only things I remember ordering, were the clam strips. Show More Summary
"Meaningless to millennials" — The Salt Lake Tribute said of Howard Johnson's in an April 2015 article. [ more › ]
As the Associated Press reports, there are now exactly two Howard Johnson’s restaurants left. H/t: RH
There are only two Howard Johnson's left in America. The New York Time takes a look at one of the last two remaining Howard Johnson's restaurants, which has become a sort of nostalgic tourist attraction. Located in Lake George, N.Y.,...Show More Summary
A businessman banking on a love of nostalgia recently reopened the country’s last orange-roofed HoJo’s in the Adirondacks town, evoking warm stories of the past among many local residents.
Pool and water playground at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel (Courtesy Howard Johnson) Disneyland is a must-see when visiting Southern California with the kids. To make the most of your family vacation there, it's a good idea to stay at a nearby hotel. Show More Summary
“Sorry I was late, Anna—I was busy staging an Instagram photo shoot in what looks like is the basement of a vintage Howard Johnson’s.” Read more...
Welcome to Life in Chains, Eater's regular series where writers share the essential roles played in their lives by chain restaurants—great and grim, wonderful and terrible. Here, the magician, comedian, taller half of Penn & Teller,Show More Summary
The location opened in 1956. What was once one of America's most iconic and popular chains, is now down to just two locations. According to NPR, one of the last three Howard Johnson's restaurants closed its doors this week. Located in Lake Placid, N.Y., the restaurant opened in April of 1956. Show More Summary
There were once hundreds of Howard Johnson's restaurants in the U.S.; only two will be left operating
Frankly, I'm just disappointed the universe didn't see fit to have this happen at a Howard Johnson's. Read more...
If you missed out on a deal last week during Black Friday, you'll have a chance to snag a pretty good one this week with Howard Johnson's "Orange Wednesday Promotion" that will get you a hotel room at half price. This Wednesday, December 3rd, you can save 50% off rates when you call to book an upcoming stay. Show More Summary
The 4th Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2014 is scheduled to take place on 26-31st December at the Hotel Howard Johnson in Guayaquil, Ecuador.Concurrently with the main event there will be U14 Copa Latinoamericana (for players born 2000...Show More Summary
Take a good look at this picture. Do you recognize anyone? Like, yourself maybe? If so, Howard Johnson is looking for you. No, it's not because you once stole a hand towel or pencil pad from. It's because they are looking for formerShow More Summary
When you think Stanley Kubrick, you don't necessarily think "chain restaurant kiddie meal." But that's exactly what happened, and the folks at Dangerous Minds have scanned, in its entirety, the...
The 35 story apartment tower intended to be built at the current site of the '50s-throwback Howard Johnson Inn doesn't yet have a name, but it has been cleared for takeoff. Generally...
Ladner, at Del Posto. It's been 53 years since the great Jacques Pépin decamped from the brigade at Manhattan's preeminent French restaurant Le Pavillon to go and revolutionize fried clam strips and chicken potpie at Howard Johnson's,...Show More Summary
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Is it just me, or does this thing look like a Howard Johnson’s with a Moon Door?
There were two good things about Howard Johnson’s, the fried clams and the Swiss chocolate almond ice cream. By time I grew up, HoJo’s was already over the hill. But we drove by on a regular basis, and they’d have these ads for fried clams in the window. Monday night was fish fry, you could […] The post Connie and Ted’s appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.