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1945 Menu HOTEL ASTOR ROOF DINNER WWII OPA War Ration New York Mayor LaGuardia

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Date: 1945.
Restaurant: Hotel Astor - Roof Dinner.
Location: Times Square, New York.
Size when open: 12 x 18 inches.

An Astor Policy... We ask our male guests, both military and civilian, to refrain from "mixing" with unescorted ladies at other tables...

"In compliance with Mayor Laguardia's request, no meat or meat products will be served on Tuesdays and Fridays."

OPA... Contains the 1943 WWII war-time rationing OPA Regulations Statement! OPA was the Office Of Price Administration that issued ration stamps and set maximum pricing allowed for restaurants so that over-inflated high prices would not occur during the war. Meat & other items were in very short supply. The OPA statement was printed on menus to show they were in compliance with the rationing regulations.

Check out the prices! (No meat!)

Lobster Newburg... $2.25
Clear Green Turtle Soup... $.60
Rice Pudding... $.30

Condition: Most of our menus were actually used in the restaurant-bar, so there may be writing, wear & tear, spots, stains, creases, etc. So please examine the images closely! This menu includes... stains, wear, bumps, crinkles, folded.