Slide of the Week

Incredible photos of Americana from Charles Phoenix’s vast collection of vintage slides!

Strawberry Blast-Off Cake, Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen

Recently I’ve been thinking of a very pink strawberry cake. Something cheerful that would be prefect served to cake-loving friends and family celebrating the July 4th Holiday…

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In-N-Out-Land, Baldwin Park, CA, 2014

The world’s most honest-to-goodness hamburger chain has gifted us with a faithful replica of its iconic original 1948 drive-thru stand. Everything about […]

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Monorail, Disneyland, 1961

Whooshing by on the highway in the sky, passengers travel in supreme space-age style between the Disneyland Hotel and Tomorrowland. Hopefully they […]

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Irish Whiskey Lucky Charm Cake

I can’t remember life without Lucky Charms on the cereal shelf of every supermarket and when I was lucky on my childhood breakfast table. Their very distinct flavor of magical deliciousness had me at first bite.

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Wonder Bowl, Anaheim, CA, 1958

The Wonder Bowl bowls me over! That twisted fan splay of signposts skewering big bowling balls is one of the great wonders […]

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Compton Drive-in, Compton, CA, 1979

About 20 years ago, curiosity got the best of me and I decided that I just had to see the house that […]

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