“People who love to eat are the best people,” Julia Child was quoted as observing. Who doesn’t love the sumptuous sensation of great food? Even better is sharing food with your favorite people. Perhaps that is why TV writers and producers create diners, cafes, and restaurants where our favorite characters congregate to share a cup of joe, or a plate of pasta, and dish about their days and dreams.
For many of us this past year, we could only enjoy dining with our fictional friends on TV rather than sitting with family and friends at our neighborhood joints. We thank the brilliant creators of these fictitious places where we could find a slice of normalcy.
Stacker dug into TV history history and found 15 iconic fictional restaurants. Next, we searched for fun facts to add to the menu.
We invite you to take a break and enjoy a trip down memory lane visiting these iconic eateries. You’ll find your favorite fry cooker, SpongeBob, the gang from “Happy Days,” and the gals from “Gilmore Girls.” Bon appétit!
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