Culinary Historians of Washington–Eating Googie Style

Context is everything. A to dog tastes better at the ballpark and the salmon skin you throw away becomes an elegant salad at a pricey Japanese restaurant. Googie made hamburgers and fries exciting food of the new America–linking them to the expansiveness of nature and space travel.

Once reviled as crass, we love the Googie that’s left along our roadsides as examples of exuberant optimism, and an opportunity to eat something that doesn’t contain kale.



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