[Copyright © 2002 by Link to the Future]
Don't get your hopes up. There isn't a restaurant with three car hops anywhere to be found. These three are models for the Cruisin' Brea car show.
[Copyright © 1960 CBS Television]
So did car hops really hop on your car when taking your order? Only in the classic TV show Route 66.
[Copyright © 1996 Chronicle Books]
Once upon a time in the United States, before the ubiquitous yellow arches of a certain hamburger chain spread like chicken pox, eating on the go was an occasion. Those long-gone days when customer service was number one--and meals were dished up by enthusiastic young women costumed to resemble drum majorettes--are captured in this compilation of vintage photographs and memorabilia, crammed to overflowing with nostalgia.View excerpts and purchase the book Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of American Drive-In Restaurants 1920-1960 by Jim Heimann at Amazon.com.
-- Amazon Review
[Text quote: © 1996-2004, Amazon.com]