Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Overtime

In today's Tennessean:
The Fifth Quarter, a longtime staple in the local restaurant community, closed without warning Monday after more than 30 years in business.

Opened in 1973 by Ray Danner, former chairman of Shoney's Inc., the Thompson Lane restaurant anchored a chain that grew to 13 locations at its peak.

Famous for its 65-item salad bar ... more>>

2 comments:

jag said...

Oh man. They had a great - wait, I just clicked the link. I was thinking of the French Quarter, which is also cool. A friend of mine works at Fifth Quarter though, so that sucks. Poo.

Winston said...

Best salad bar in town. Any town. Too bad they're gone, but not surprising with what has happened to that part of Nashville. Everything around them has closed down or gone Hispanic. Don't really want to be over there after dark. Maybe they'll open some place else.