Chasen’s was a glamorous world – “Celebrity chefs” will never replace stylish hosts and personalities such as Dave Chasen or Vincent Sardi or Mike Romanoff. I had dinner at Chasen’s many times. First, with my parents and then later on when I had become a producer. Dinner with Groucho Marx, ... Read More »
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CHASEN’S – Dave Chasen’s legendary Hollywood restaurant to the stars didn’t allow credit cards or “celebrity chefs”!
Ava Gardner and Mark Evans depart from Chasen’s – a far cry from Dave’s first restaurant, which featured only chile and spareribs. Vincent Minnelli and Judy Garland, with the Oscar Levants. Mrs. Levant looks at Mrs. Minnelli… No credit card? American Social History: CHASEN’S – the famous Hollywood restaurant ... Read More »