Culver City, CA Photo and info courtesy Adriene Biondo
Remember the old Shakey's Pizza joints with Mr. Shakey himself
adorning the sign. Culver City, famous for preservation of historical
sites, is home to one of these. If you're ever driving up Washington Boulevard,
don't forget to give Mr. Shakey a wave. He may actually tip his chefs
hat at you. Wouldn't that be a sight to see?
Shakey's Pizza was founded by Sherwood "Shakey" Johnson in
1954 in a remodeled grocery store in Sacramento. On the first night it
opened, Sherwood played the piano and his partner Ed Plummer served only
beer, since their pizza ovens were not yet completed. Don't forget to
order Shakey's famous MoJo Potatoes!
Little Pietro's Pizza Photo courtesy Georg Balandran
Little Pietro's Pizza features a little Italian chef merrily
carrying his pizza in one hand on its marquee. Featuring the self proclaimed
"world's greatest pizza," little Pietro's may be worth a shot
when you're in town.
Casa Bianca Pizza Pie
Eagle Rock, CA Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo
This Casa Bianca pizza joint looks somewhat like one of the The
Hat locations found in Southern California.
Domenico's Pizza Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Here's a nice classic sign for a pizza joint. Domenico's Pizza features a nice mid-century looking sign.
Long Beach, CA Photo courtesy Georg Balandran
Hungry for some pizza and looking to also check out a rather rotund king
character? Well, then, Pizza King in Long Beach is the place to
Garden Grove, CA Photo courtesy Bobby Joe Carrasco
Here's the vintage sign for the Shakey's Pizza located
in Garden Grove, CA. This sign, though still quite visible throughout
the area, has been around for decades.
Me N Ed's Pizza
Long Beach, CA Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Here's an old sign for Me N' Ed's Pizza Parlor. This sign always resembled the Shakey's signs with its colors and shape. 04-06