Classic Restaurants Of Youngstown

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Youngstown Quizzes & Trivia

Celbrate Youngstown's proud tradition of dining out - take this fun quiz inspired by the book Classic Restaurants of Youngstown by Tom Welsh and Gordon Morgan with the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. Learn more about Mahoning Valley history at www. Mahoninghistory. Org


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these well-known figures taught Rose Kravitz (Elm Street Delicatessen) how to make bagels?
    • A. 

      Esther Hamilton

    • B. 

      Mrs. John W. Ford

    • C. 

      Dora Schwebel

    • D. 

      Mary B. Smith

  • 2. 
     Which of these Youngstown-based chains was growing faster than McDonald’s at one point in time?
    • A. 

      Arby's

    • B. 

      Arthur Treacher's Fish N' Chips

    • C. 

      The Dog House

    • D. 

      Isalys

  • 3. 
    When Faye Malkoff  (20th Century) introduced her version of the Spinning Bowl Salad to local diners, she was inspired by a dish of the same name developed at one of these Los Angeles-area restaurants. 
    • A. 

      The Brown Derby

    • B. 

      Lawry's Steakhouse

    • C. 

      Original Tommy's

    • D. 

      The Formosa Cafe

  • 4. 
    Classic comedian Jack Benny always ordered baked beans when he visited this popular downtown restaurant.
    • A. 

      The Mural Room

    • B. 

      Raver's

    • C. 

      The Purple Cow

    • D. 

      The Palace Grill

  • 5. 
    A 1947 scuffle involving several well-known local racketeers and two cocky teenagers cemented this local eatery’s reputation as a “mob hangout.”
    • A. 

      Cicero's

    • B. 

      The Brass Rail

    • C. 

      The Colonial Bar

    • D. 

      The Purple Cow

  • 6. 
    Which of these local restaurants was known for its buttery and delicious Salt Sticks?
    • A. 

      20th Century

    • B. 

      The Colonial House

    • C. 

      The American Restaurant

    • D. 

      The Mural Room

  • 7. 
    The first local pizza to be marketed as Brier Hill Pizza was introduced at this venue.
    • A. 

      Avalon Gardens

    • B. 

      Lavanty's Pizza

    • C. 

      The Victoria Cafe

    • D. 

      St. Anthony's Church

  • 8. 
    To ensure that customers didn’t get hungry while waiting for a table, the owners of this high-toned restaurant provided them with a complimentary “monkey bowl” of salad. 
    • A. 

      The Chateaubriand

    • B. 

      Antone's

    • C. 

      The Mansion

    • D. 

      The Colonial House

  • 9. 
    Which of these family-friendly taverns was known for its “pink lady,” a non-alcoholic beverage designed for the children of regular customers?
    • A. 

      The Royal Oaks

    • B. 

      The Blue Ribbon Grill

    • C. 

      The Boulevard

    • D. 

      The MVR

  • 10. 
    Before they opened the first Arby’s restaurant in Boardman, in 1964, the Raffel brothers, Forrest and Leroy, were involved in the sale of one of the following commodities.
    • A. 

      Cutlery

    • B. 

      Beef Products

    • C. 

      Bread Products

    • D. 

      Restaurant Equipment

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