Submitted by liz on Wed, 2014-11-12 11:44
Culled from: Drury, John. Dining in Chicago, New York: The John Day Company, 1931, pp. 254-255.
Note: The Newberry Library holds the personal papers of author John Drury.
DUCK INN, 4845 South Parkway
Mrs. Elier Richardson, a large, amiable colored woman and an expert cook, is proprietor of this dining room on the first floor of an old mansion. Her fried chicken a la Richardson is delicious and done to a turn; so are the roast duck, the frogs* legs, scallops, hot biscuits, waffles, butterscotch pie and lemon pie, and the corn bread. Her Sunday dinners are $1.00 and many white people come to her board. Most of her patrons belong to the professional and commercial classes on the south side. Kenwood 6220.
1931 - 1931