Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Signs, Signs - Awful Annie's - May 15, 2013

Last month, I had lunch at "Awful Annie's" in the quaint gold country town of 
Auburn, California which is not too far from Lake Tahoe.  I was with my lovely
daughter-in-law, Laura, and my new granddaughter, Harper Ann, who debuted
on April 14th.  Harper slept through our entire meal which was certainly nice
for us.  I wondered about the sign, "Awful Annie's" and why Annie earned that
nickname.  The restaurant was lovely - homey with lots of warm, welcoming
decor and a fabulous menu.  The food was excellent - we had trouble making
up our minds what to eat!  I left without finding out why Annie earned the name
"awful" but it is emblazoned on the menus and the signs everywhere.





I am participating in Lesley's meme,






10 comments:

  1. What an hilarious name for a restaurant; I believe you should go back to find out!

    Congratulations on the new granddaughter; what a sweet baby to sleep through lunch ...even my great-grands are older than that, but I seem to remember that a quiet lunch was a real gift at that time!

    Thanks for sharing this "awful" sign ;>)

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  2. I wanted to eat there the time we were in Auburn but the line was long. How was the food?

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  3. A name you won't forget!

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  4. Well, you'll just have to go back, won't you?! :)

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  5. that's a funny name for a restaurant!:p


    Signs

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  6. Is Annie awful or the place? :)

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  7. we have awful arthurs out here....wonder if they are married :)

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  8. Cute name. It would be interesting to hear how it came to be.

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  9. Have been to lots of Awful Arthurs in my day but not an Awful Annie. Cute sign which spells out the instructions quite well. genie

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  10. I see the illiterate are not welcome here. Never had to "sign-in" at a restaurant before.

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