Look up “All American” in the dictionary and you’ll probably find this image, as seen on a beautiful Howard Johnson’s ad from a 1955 issue of Life magazine. Click on the image for the full-size version on Flickr.
This ad has it all pretty much. The cars, the iconic orange HoJo roof, the happy patrons all dressed to the nines. Don’t you want to go there right now???
Let’s get a closeup of that gorgeous artwork, shall we? (also on Flickr)