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Throwback to the counter at Louie's Grill in 1999

February 6th, 2019 11:11 AM

Morning coffee at the counter at Louie's Grill in 1999. Photo Frank Pinc for Forest Park Review 1999

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By Historical Society

 The Counter at Louie's Grill, 7422 Madison in 1999 was a welcome sight after long time Pete's Grill closed.  Louie and Ellen Politis purchased the diner and opened for business on  February 2, 1999, according to the Forest Park Review (February 2, 2000).  When they opened, Louie's Grill had seven booths and twelve counter seats.  Their full breakfast menu was enhanced by offering biscuits and gravy.  Louie's is still slinging hash for a local crowd, two decades later.