La Olvera. 111 E. Macy Street (Across the End of Olvera Street). Los Angeles, Calif.
La Olvera. 111 E. Macy Street (Across the End of Olvera Street). Los Angeles, Calif.
La Olvera. 111 E. Macy Street (Across the End of Olvera Street). Los Angeles, Calif.
[Cocktail Menu / Los Angeles].

La Olvera. 111 E. Macy Street (Across the End of Olvera Street). Los Angeles, Calif.

Regular price $75.00 $0.00

[Los Angeles]: [La Olvera], (n. d.). Circa 1940s. 9" x 6". 16 unnumbered pages. Coarse brown paper self-wrappers printed in orange, green and blue, with black text and illustration of a dancing couple on front wrapper. Paste stains to rear wrapper, small stain to front wrapper. Very Good-.

An uncommonly extensive drinks menu for the period, featuring two pages of cocktails and one page each of "Fizzes", "Mixed Drinks and Daisys", "Flips Punches and Juleps", "Sours and Hot Drinks", "After Dinner Drinks & Coffee Royals", "Brandies and Rums", "Imported Scotch and Whiskies", "Imported and Domestic Cordials and Liqueurs", "Champagnes and Imported Wines", and "Bottled Beer and Soft Drinks"; the final page is the food menu, and two other pages offer songs and explanatory text. The average drink price is $.40 and all meals are $1.00 or less.

Interestingly, several drinks on the menu -- Ensenada, Pick Up and Saratoga Brace Me Up -- include absinthe as an ingredient.

Not separately catalogued in OCLC.


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