Elias Brothers Big Boy Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
Check out the nice marquee for the Big Boy in Livonia, MI. See
more Big Boy favorites from the Midwest and East at Roadside Peek'sBig Boy
Nevada, MO Photo courtesy Don Gardner
The White Grill still lights up the roadside, advertising its
food and shakes to motorist passing by this local landmark.
Holt Summit, MO Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans
The McDonald's at Holt Summit sports one of the original golden
arches, including Speedee on top. Though McDonald's has embarked on a
new image for its newest restaurants in the last couple of years, there's
nothing better than an original.
This McDonald's was formerly in Jefferson City, MO. (info courtesy
Leo's Gorilla Burgers
Gravois Mills, MO Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans
Hungry enough to eat a gorilla? Well... hungry enough to eat like a gorilla?
Then Leo's Gorilla Burgers of Gravois Mills, MO is that .. and
more. Not sure how much more... just more.
Harl's Grill Photo courtesy Kelly Coalier
Hungry for a good beefburger? If you're in the Chicago area, check out
Harl's Grill and their beefburgers and malts.
Muncie, IN Photo courtesy Steve Felder
Over in the Muncie, Indiana area is an
original McDonald's Hamburgers sign. Although the building itself
ain't much to look at, the familiar single arches may make a stop in Muncie
Steak n' Shake
Springfield, MO Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans
In Springfield, MO is the location of one of the original Steak n'
Shake restaurants. This Route 66 landmark, which also looks stupendous
at night, is a good place for grub while wearing out during a road trip.
Steak n' Shake was built in 1962 and is the only Steak n' Shake in the
country still offering curb service.
White Castle Photo courtesy Louis Di Fazio
Here's a White Castle Hamburger stand, a familiar sight on the
East Coast. You can buy bags of mini-burgers here which make great midnight
Redford, MI Photo courtesy Mike Engle
How about Sonny's Hamburgers of Redford, MI and their
largely glass front.