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With our visit,  this past weekend, to this legendary Hollywood eatery, four generations of my family have broken bread here:

MUSSO N FRANK FRONT -8-Musso & Frank Grill, 6667 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA…

MUSSO N FRANK 20's -12-This is how it looked in the early 20’s …

MUSSO N FRANK COUNTER -13-When my Dad (Jess Barker) came from New York to Los Angeles, this was the first place he ever ordered dinner…at this counter…

MUSSO N FRANK 40's -11-That would have been around this time…and about same time he started bringing my Mom here when they were dating…

MUSSO N FRANK THE BOOTH -14-This is the booth they liked to sit in, in the main room…where Greg and I had our first meal here in 1948…

MUSSO N FRANK FIRST ROOM -9-This is the other side of Musso’s, from the entrance. off Hollywood Blvd.

MUSSO N FRANK 12 -3-Lil MOO (Miles) and Mom (Nadia)…in the booth for his first visit…

MUSSO N FRANK BAR -10-The Bar, where the best Martini in Los Angeles is made…

MUSSO N FRANK 12 -1-Ally ( with one of those Martinis) salutes her sister, on her birthday…

MUSSO N FRANK MENU -15-THE MENU…

MUSSO N FRANK 12 -4-Dad (Greg) and Miles wait for the food…

MUSSO N FRANK 12 JUICY -2-New York Steak, Creamed Spinach, Onion Rings and Sauce Bearnaise…the usual with my companion…

MUSSO N FRANK 12 MILES -7-Miles (where he isn’t supposed to be) getting ready to sing “Happy Birthday” to Mom…

MUSSO N FRANK 12 -5-Happy Birthday Nadia !!!

MUSSO N FRANK 12 -6-Miles likes this place and that is good…because we are coming back next week – to celebrate Michael’s graduation and move to NYC with Aimee…

PT/TB  Christmas Smilies - Xmas

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Well, everbody is moving around…

My Grandson Miles at LAX, last night, being chased by his Dad – Greg as he prepares to board a flight to Munich with his Mom – Nadia to visit his Grandmother in Augsburg, Germany…

…meanwhile, PT is headed up to the Eastside tonight, to hook up with Michael and Aimee who are driving over from the Bay area…

…and, in a couple of weeks, Michael and Ally are going to China with their Mom (Jean Marie Hon)…to get in touch with their “roots”…Actually, Jean was in Hong Kong in early 1985, doing a movie pilot for CBS-TV, Titled “Blade in Hong Kong” and Michael was all over China in May, 2010…This is Ally’s first trip…

Michael, on the Great Wall…May, 2010…

I will obviously be putting up a lot of photos and reportsthe recipes for the below patterns, with some information on their success, WILL be posted when I return…

P/TROUT-OUT…

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My son Michael and fiancee Aimee came down from the Bay area to celebrate the arrival of Michael’s new nephew Miles…they look good together…

Ally, The “BABY WHISPERER” takes over for a while…

Nadia (MOM), ANGELO (FF DOG) Greg (DAD), Miles, Michael and Aimee…

PT/TB

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Well, it’s getting to be about that time…So, my daughter Nadia decided to gather family and friends together to celebrate the upcoming arrival of the new addition to the clan of Fly Fishers…

The HAPPY MOM, my oldest daughter, Nadia…

Ally and Angelo, before the MOB arrives…

A part of the spread that Greg and Nadia put out…

Jean checks out the “ONEZIES” room, set aside for adults to do some painting…

The BABY’S room…still space for a fly tying desk…

Ally and her Grandfather…Jean’s Dad…

More food…

Nadia and Greg schmooze…Ally observes…

The painting table…

Barry’s creation…

Rex freehands…

Susanna’s FINN…ISHED….

Jean paints and reports on her progress to Michael in SF…

Susanna, Nadia and Ally…

Finnegan shows his Dad how to do it…

Ally’s effort, with Chinese characters provided by Great GrandaMA…

PlanetTrout’s rather lame attempt at at a Trout and Fly for his GrandSon…

Something a bit more macho…my girls…Ally and Nadia…

L-R. GREG (The DAD), NADIA (The MOM), Angelo (The DOG), (Great Grandmother) Marie Hong, (Grandmother) Jean Marie, (Sister/Aunt) Ally Barker, (Grandfather) Tim Barker…got all that???…

PT/TB

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