Take a photographic journey through Southern California and step back in time to visit fast food prototypes, drive-ins, bowling alley snack bars, space age coffee shops, roadside cafes, and fine dining destinations. Enjoy photo excursions to historic landmarks like the Dal Rae and Dresden Restaurant, the last remaining winery/restaurant in Los Angeles, a desert outpost cafe, and a giant chocolate donut you can drive-thru. A fun, informative, and visual treat with something for everyone.
John Eng is a photographer, art director, animation director, and filmmaker who grew up in New York and now works mainly in Los Angeles. His photography has appeared in L.A. Magazine, Dwell, CA Modern magazine, and L.A. Conservancy publications. Adriene Biondo is a freelance photographer who has been affiliated with the L.A. Conservancy for many years. She has earned numerous historic preservation awards, including the California Preservation Foundation's 2008 President's Award.