Marriott, a Restauranteur Before a Hotel Magnate

Nearly everyone over the age of 40 who grew up in the Washington, D.C. area must recall either eating at or driving by a Hot Shoppes restaurant. The brainchild of J. Willard Marriott, Hot Shoppes featured family-style comfort food, such as burgers, meatloaf, steaks, soups, fries, milkshakes, and numerous desserts. Before becoming a hotel baron, […]

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