Suburbia

Appetizing foods, skillfully prepared and served in quiet and elegant surroundings, are found in Suburbia.  Northward, lying just next door to Chicago, is Evanston, seat of the far-famed Northwestern University and said to be the birthplace of prohibition.  Evanston’s foremost citizen is General Charles Gates Dawes.  It is a city of wealthy, blue-blooded, American citizens—people who have discriminating tastes in matters pertaining to the table.  Not the least of its interesting landmarks is the old mansion in which the first cafeteria was started back in 1905 and which is still in operation.  Today, Evanston has many interesting little tea rooms and other eating places worthy of the attention of any seeker after good foods.

North of Evanston lies the North Shore, like a string beaded with numerous millionaire villages and private estates.  And here, between Kenilworth and Wilmette, you will find No Man’s Land, having no local self-government but picturesque with Spanish style theatres, clubs, houses and barbecue stands.  Here is where the North Shore eats its barbecue and chicken sandwiches.*  Proceeding northward along Sheridan Road, you come to other eating places until you wind up at the Deerpath Inn, done in the English style and the rendezvous of many Chicago millionaires who have their summer homes in Lake Forest.  Following, then, are the outstanding eating places of Suburbia.

*Wilmette annexed the land in 1942. It currently houses the Spanish-themed Plaza del Lago Shopping Center, home of No Man’s Land Pizza and Grill. They do serve chicken sandwiches.

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Restaurants:

Woman’s Exchange Cafeteria
North Shore Hotel Coffee Shop
Vera Megowan’s Tea Room
Cooley’s Cupboard
Hew’s
French Table D’Hote
The Homestead
The Purple Pup
Villa Demetre
Moraine Hotel Dining Room
Deerpath Inn
Windsor Tea Room
The Chanticleer Dining Room
The Three Sisters Tea Room
Del-Rio Restaurant
Hawthorne Restaurant

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