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Prime Burger NYC to Close After 74 Years – Get There Now

Prime Burger NYC to Close After 74 Years – Get There Now

Get there before it’s too late! After being in business since 1938 PrimeBurger in New York City is closing because the building is being sold. I posted a bit about this on the RetroRoadmap Facebook Page yesterday, but wanted to make sure everyone knew about this, as the Huffington Post is reporting: While the exact […]

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Sad News – Papoo’s Hot Dog Show Since 1949 – Closed

Sad News – Papoo’s Hot Dog Show Since 1949 – Closed

Well you find things out in the darndest of ways sometimes, case in point that I learned about the closing of Papoo’s Hot Dog Show when I saw photos of the sign being dismantled in my Flickr pal jericl cat’s photo stream. Regular Retro Roadmap readers may remember that our intrepid California reporter Anna told […]

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Skip’s Burgers Merrimac MA – Open for 64th Season Today!

Home of the famous Suzy Q fries (nom) tasty burgers and vintage car nights, Skip’s in Merrimac opens today for the season! Harbinger of spring for sure [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEBJrBX5i_s&feature=player_embedded] Read all about our adventures at Skips here and become a fan of Skip’s on Facebook!

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Jimmy John’s Pipin Hot Sandwiches and Hot Dogs – as Good as Ever!

Happy to report that Jimmy John’s in West Chester PA has bounced back after the tragic fire on the eve of their 70th anniversary and it’s just like it used to be- trains and everything!

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Burger Week on RetroRoadmap! Droolworthy Cheeseburger Photos and More

We had some great hamburgers and cheeseburgers on our Retro Roadtrip and I’ll be featuring them all this week, so you folks will know where to get a tasty burger in a vintage setting when you’re on the road. I get hungry just looking at these photos! My Pimento Cheese Burger at the Northgate Soda […]

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Hildebrandt’s Restaurant To Be Featured on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives March 28!

I  love it when the mainstream media folks do their part to champion the vintage, retro and cool old places I love so much here on RetroRoadmap -  that’s why I’m so psyched to let you know that the episode of Food Network’s Diner’s Drive Ins and Dives that features Hildebrandt’s Restaurant in Williston Park […]

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Roney’s Restaurant Route 130 Collingswood NJ Closed For Good – Bummer

I don’t like to be the bearer of bad news, so I’ll just consider this a heads up for those of you who might be hankering for a small greasy hamburger or cheeseburger in the Collingswood NJ area – Roney’s Restaurant – a landmark on Route 130 is now officially closed. Originally opened as a […]

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Jimmy John’s West Chester PA Burns on 70th Birthday But OPEN AGAIN!

Update 12/4/2010 – Good News!!  folks over at the Jimmy John’s Pipin’ Hot Sanwiches Facebook Page indicate that the restaurant officially re-opened and is ready for business!! Through the power of Twitter this morning I just found out some awful news, that Jimmy John’s Pipin Hot Sandwiches in West Chester PA, known for their hot […]

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Skip’s Burgers Closed for Season

Just got word via their Facebook page that Skips in Merrimac Ma, home of great burgers and Suzie Q fries, has closed for the season. I’ll let you know when they’re open for business- c’mon Spring! Read about Skips here on Retro Roadmap!

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Boehringer’s Closing Day 2009

It is too nice of a day to stay home and clean, so we took a ride out to Boehringer’s for some cheeseburgers and Zerbe’s chips! I’m checking out posting things from my cell phone, and so far so good. I think we have room for ice cream- yep, we did! And all of our […]

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LaPlace Frostop is The PLACE for Root Beer! La Place LA

“Home of the Lot-O-Burger and Frosted Mug Root Beer” Well if their web title tag doesn’t make you want to head directly there, this photo sure will: Dang that’s pretty! And,  be-still my beating heart…the mug (renovated for its 50th birthday) even ROTATES! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYR-GgoOpqs&hl=en&fs=1&] Built by Morris Terry in 1958, the Frostop is still in […]

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LaPlace Frostop is The PLACE for Root Beer! La Place LA

“Home of the Lot-O-Burger and Frosted Mug Root Beer” Well if their web title tag doesn’t make you want to head directly there, this photo sure will: Dang that’s pretty! And,  be-still my beating heart…the mug (renovated for its 50th birthday) even ROTATES! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYR-GgoOpqs&hl=en&fs=1&] Built by Morris Terry in 1958, the Frostop is still in […]

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