Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Dan Evins, R. I. P.

NY Daily News: The founder of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store chain, Dan Evins, has died at 76.
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Evins opened his first restaurant in Lebanon, Tenn., in 1969. The restaurant catered to highway travelers and focused on offering Southern hospitality, country-style cooking and an associated gift shop that came to define the chain.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

1 comment:

Cap'n Bob said...

I had their chicken 'n dumplings in Tucson. Ghastly!