Remodel of restaurant & Reception on Joseph's return to NO Thurs Sep 1, 1887
A ROYAL RESTAURANT. The Wonderful Establishment the Fa- Fa- bachers Have Da lit Up., Mr. Joseph Fab ao her, senior proprietor of the Royal Restaurant, returned from Europe Europe on Thursday night, and met with a rousing reception from relatives, friends and employes. After the .weieame at the depot he was escorted to the restaurant where flowers were showered upon him, a display of fireworks illuminated the scene and cheer after cheer told of a hearty welcome welcome home, and congratulations upon his snooessf ol voyage and safe retain. Mr. Fabscher was entitled to the splendid reception, as mainly through his energy and enterprise one of the largest restaurants in the south bas been built ap. Tbe business bas grown steadily until no w it occupies several buildings at the corner of Royal aad Customhouse streets, dally feeds more people people than any similar place in many states, gives employment to a large number of persons, persons, and Is in every way a prominent concern. concern. Its aim bas been to tarnish the best food and wines at the most reasonable rates and ts prosperity Is the best sign of Its popularity popularity and success. It has new - dairies, vegetable gardens, oyster fisheries and other sources of food supply ot its own, so that the restaurant Is stocked with the best of everything. Even during the summer fine oysters In every style were to be had at Fab a Cher's. Immense . refrigerators, improved improved kitchen facilities and good cooks, polite service and constant and careful efforts to please, make It - possible for - the Fabacbera to keep up their wonderful establishment establishment in the way they 4I0. Special pride Is taken In the wine and beer supply, and the beat American and foreign brands are obtained direct front the makers. Mr. Fabaohers trip to Europe was in a measure measure connected with this branch of the boal- boal- ness. While aoroaa ne oougnt oat tne nest French and German wines for importation, champagne, claret, Rhine wine, klrschwas-ser klrschwas-ser klrschwas-ser and other varieties, and made arrange-menu arrange-menu arrange-menu for a constant supply.' Tne first cargo of pure wines will arrive la a tew days on the next European steamship due here. This move is one few American restaura teurs have been enterprising enough-to enough-to enough-to make, but is on a par wltb the other means used to make the establishment the favorite resort for the lovers ot good living, where the best ot everything Is furnished for the least money. , Daring tbe senior Fabachera absence Mr. Lawrence Fabacher, who la part proprietor and manager, has had the place beautifully fitted up. Electric lights and electric-fans electric-fans electric-fans keep the rooms bright and- and- cool, flowers bloom in the windows, -walla -walla and celling have been handsomely frescoed, and pantries, pantries, eouaters and finishing of fine woods set off the place to the best advantage. The frescoing and painting is really novel and artistic, and Is the work of Henry Peter sen, assisted by Edward Scnarfsehwerdt of New York, who decorated the New Orleans National Bank and some of the new and ele gant residences on St. Charles avenue: The Improvements were Justified by the Increased business. The "regular - dinner alone bas as many patrons as the largest hotels dine In one day. . The place is open all day and all night, and la busy every boor of the twenty-four. twenty-four. twenty-four. ' ' ' ' . - . . Like other successful establishments con siderable credit is due to the employes zor the result attained. Mr. Anthony Fabaoher is night manager. J. B. Smith,' bookkeeper and cashier, J. E. Tresch, night -cashier, -cashier, ana there arfcompetent men la every depart-, depart-, depart-, ment. They all take pride in -the -the tame Fa- Fa- baobei's bas gained, and wltb their enter prising employers, will . con Unas to make it the best, the cheapest and the favorite restaurant restaurant of the south. ., "i ?. Y. ', . V. .