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Old Posted Aug 13, 2009, 7:06 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
If the above photo from Wilshire blvd. says "Eat in the Hat."

Where is this one from?
(it even says WILSHIRE in the brim)
My guess is that it could be the Beverly Hills Brown Derby, which was located at Wilshire and Rodeo Drive.

There were 4 Brown Derbys, the original one that was shaped like a hat across from the now-demolished Ambassador Hotel, the Beverly Hills location, and a Hollywood location on Vine Street. That was the one where you could see the stars dine at. There was also a location in Los Feliz; this location was used for the establishing shot as Arnold's Diner in the opening of the "Happy Days" TV series. After the other locations closed, this one eventually was renamed "The Derby." It closed earlier this year. I don't know what's going to become of the building.
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