Planters Dock “Chow”, at the Foot of Broadway Oakland California.

[Oakland, Ca. The restaurant], [1943].

Bi-fold menu (22.5 x 15 cm.), [4] pages. Illustrated front wrapper; printed throughout in green and orange with vignettes and borders. "Planters Dock was a general merchandise shop at the foot of Broadway in Oakland California during the 1940s. It had a small restaurant inside called "Chow". A la carte dishes were individually prepared and service was slow, but where else could diners find Chicken and Lotus Nut Soup and Mountain Trout on the same bill of fare?" The left panel of the menu offers three categories (Gong, Chow Yuk, and Foo Young), while the right panel offers Cha Sui, Barbecue Spareribs, Mo Goo Mein, Gai Chow Mein, Planters Dock Chow Fan, Jar Won Ton, War Siew Opp (Planters Dock Duck) and more. The restaurant located "At the foot of Broadway, Oakland". Fine, with pencil annotation to foot of front panel, "Make reservations. serves breakfast first Sunday each mo."

Price: $75.00