Marshall Field’s

State Street, between Randolph and Washington Most widely known and elegant of the shopper’s tea rooms on State Street is the Narcissus Fountain Room,* on the seventh floor of the world-famed Marshall Field and Company department store.  In decoration, atmosphere, service, and foods, it is on par with any dining room of a first-class Michigan … Continue reading


124 North State Street Unique in that it is a lone survivor on State Street of the World’s Fair days of 1893.  Interior very flowery, old-fashioned, ornate and Victorian.  A marble lady, with diaphanous material for protection against dust, stands at the entrance.  No sandwiches, but very good coffee cakes, layer cakes, confections, and excellent … Continue reading