Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasens
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Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasens
For fifty years, Chasen's restaurant and bar was the gathering place for Hollywood's elite, U.S. presidents and royalty. Famed for its paneled ambiance, world-class chili and its legendary Hobo Steak, it was where the rich and powerful were free to orchestrate complex deals, hash out conflicts or simply relax in understated elegance. In 1996, after nearly a decade of slow business due in part to increased diet consciousness, and also to the appearance of newer, trendier eateries, Chasen announced that it would close. Many of Tinseltown's brightest lights past and present appeared… More

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"A good-natured, observant documentary."
‑ Ed Kelleher, Film Journal International
"Hollywood ain't what it used to be."
‑ Christopher Null,
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