Clifton’s Cafeteria (1935)
While L.A. awaits the rebirth of Clifton’s Cafeteria, the casual eatery is an irrefutable part of the city’s culinary history. Of the once-extensive chain of cafeterias, Clifton’s Brookdale remains the only operational location, opened in 1935, and soon to be reinvented as a 24-hour food and drink destination in the revitalized Broadway area. We’ve got the whole Clifton’s story here for you to chew on in the meantime.