[A Meal Blast From the Past]…Vintage Menus

I consider myself a foodie. I love trying new dishes and I love going out to eat. So you can imagine my joy when I stumbled across this archive of vintage (like 1800’s vintage) restaurant menus. Check these out…

How neat are those!? I’m loving the design of the menu covers…it’s like a time capsule into how important the dining out experience used to be. It’s also pretty cool to see what people from years past enjoyed eating – the food sounds so fancy! Besides elegant, the dining experience also used to be cheap! (I know it wasn’t for the era, but still…) I mean $1.25 for grilled lamb?! They sure as hell don’t do that anymore!


About missheree

Greetings! I am Sheree, a fashion and costume designer from Miami, FL and Minneapolis, MN respectively. While fabric is my personal medium of choice, I find inspiration is all areas of art and this blog is a representation of that. From fashion to illustration to graphic design to architecture, Sparkleshock is here to do just that - add sparkle to your mind and shock your senses.

Posted on October 21, 2010, in Design-a-licious and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I weep…because this has been replaced with McDonalds.


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