Later, a small pamphlet called "Food for Thot" could be found in a metal holder on tables. The booklet offered inspirational phrases, Biblical passages, and poetry.
Monday, December 26, 2011
Patrons who visited Clifton's Cafeteria on Olive Street after it opened in 1931 wouldn't have missed a small sign, as they carried their trays to cashier stations to pay for their meals. The sign read, "Food for the soul is important too."
Friday, December 16, 2011
Clifford Clinton operated Clifton's Cafeteria as a respite for the weary souls of Depression-era Los Angeles. It became known as the cafeteria of the Golden Rule: treat others as you would like to be treated.