Talk:Don the Beachcomber

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 Definition American restaurateur and entrepreneur, February 22, 1907—June 7, 1989, who was the originator of the tiki bars, restaurants, and nightclubs that enjoyed great popularity for a number of years in the United States, particularly in the 1940s and 1950s. [d] [e]
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I wrote most of the Wikipedia article but any of my material from there has been 100% rewritten, edited, and added to here.

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It'd be marvelous if folk get dig up enough images for an image gallery and we could clear them for use as far as possible! Here's a start:

 —Stephen Ewen (Talk) 00:44, 6 July 2007 (CDT)

Yes, there's some interesting stuff there. I probably ought to incorporate some of the info, particularly from the Amer. Heritage article, into the Don the Beach article but I'm feeling lazy at the moment -- too many Mai Tais over the last couple of days. But I'll try to remember to scan a couple of the Phoebe Beach book photos and paste them in somewhere. Hayford Peirce 17:23, 6 July 2007 (CDT)

Name change

One quibble: I don't think the name change should be mentioned twice (unless the first mention is moved to the first paragraph, by way of introduction).

Love that menu! Ro Thorpe 15:05, 13 August 2008 (CDT)

Okie, thanks for the tip -- I wuz doing some rewriting, shuffling around, and new material, and probably didn't realize it. I'll take a look and do some fixin'. in a new book, there's a photo of "Joan Crawford's favorite meal" -- almost exactly what I'd order too. I'll email the guy who wrote the book and see if I can get permission to upload it here. Hayford Peirce 16:00, 13 August 2008 (CDT)