Turf Grill

Manufacturer: Buffalo China
User: Turf Grill
Pattern/Body: Blue Lune
Date: 1940s - 1950s
Notes: Owned/Operated by brothers Salvatore (Sam) and Rosario (Papa Rose) Maceo of the Maceo Syndicate, the Turf Grill restaurant was on the ground-floor of the Turf Athletic Club building at 2214 Market Street, Galveston Island, Texas.

Above the restaurant, patrons enjoyed entertainment, drinking and illegal gambling in the Studio Lounge, as well as the Western Room, while paid-off law officers looked the other way.

The building has since been razed.

Blue Lune ware body, topmarked Turf Grill in stylized black lettering.

For related info:
Turf Grill 2 by Scammell China

ID and photos contributed by kathleen
Venue photo contributed by eBay seller track16vintage

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