Classic Cafes - A celebration of London's formica 50s and 60s cafes. A history explains the utilitarian minimalist context. Photographs and brief descriptions of over 100 cafes; cafes in TV and film; bibliography.
Coffee Houses of Augustan London - An article by J. and L. Pelzer reproduced from History Today on the coffee-houses that sprang up in 17th-century London.
The Mediadrome: The Story of the Restaurant - Helen Stringer gives the history of dining out.
The Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow - Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1904 in his distinctive Art Nouveau style, it has been recreated and serves today as a cafe specialising in teas. Includes history and photographs.
Coffee-Houses of Old London - An illustrated history from Inns and Taverns of Old London by Henry C. Shelley (1909) on the 17th and 18th-century coffee-houses patronised by London's elite.
J. Lyons & Co. - An illustrated history by Peter Bird of this British caterer and food manufacturer from 1887-1998, including its chains of teashops and cornerhouse restaurants.
HoJoLand - Tribute site to Howard Johnson's Restaurants in the US. Includes history and directory of existing locations.