White Spot

WHITE SPOT restaurant chain was launched on 28 June 1928 when Nat BAILEY opened the first drive-in restaurant in Canada, in the Marpole neighbourhood of VANCOUVER, on Granville St at 67th Ave. In those days the site was considered semi-wilderness. Undaunted, Bailey erected a tiny imitation log cabin, painted a white spot on its roof and borrowed the name from a hamburger operation in Los Angeles. The place became famous for its carhops, its "barbecued sandwiches" and outdoor murals painted by...

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