Facelift complete at L.A. landmark Clifton’s Cafeteria

Facelift complete at L.A. landmark Clifton’s Cafeteria

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After a five-year, $10 million top-to-bottom renovation, the 80-year-old Clifton’s Cafeteria reopened last week, as reimagined by a history-loving hospitality entrepreneur.

The legendary 47,000-square-foot Clifton’s Cafeteria, founded in 1935 by Clifford Clinton, was known for its whimsical décor and sheer size, serving up to 15,000 per day in its heyday. The venue was bought in 2010 by Andrew Meieran, a preservationist turned Hollywood writer/director who also created the Los A

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