Romanoff's Restaurant, Los Angeles, California
Founded by Michael Romanoff (born Hershel Geguzin, 1890-1971), Romanoff's was a popular restaurant with Hollywood stars during the 1940s and 1950s, including director Alfred Hitchcock.
The restaurant closed its doors for good on New Year's Eve in 1962 and Michael Romanoff died of a heart attack in 1971, aged 82.
Former location of Romanoff's at 140 South Rodeo Drive:
- Chasen's Restaurant, Los Angeles, California (1 mile)
- 609 St. Cloud Road, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California (2.6 miles)
- 10957 Bellagio Road, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California (3.3 miles)
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (3.4 miles)
- Perino's Restaurant, Los Angeles, California (4.8 miles)
Notes & References
- The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock (1983) by Donald Spoto, pages 276 & 278
- Hitchcock hadn't been nominated in any categories, so didn't attend the award ceremony.