Big Boys And Foy's

Big Boy hamburger

Tampa, Fla-(8/9/2018)-I had to take a pass on my family reunion in Ohio to stay here to work, but my sister got to go. Lucky me!

I did, however, get some photos from the Big Buckeye.  Two of those photos brought back some big memories for me. One was a photo of a Frisch's Big Boy.  I used to live on those burgers.  When I first moved to Tampa there were Frisch's here, but they soon closed.

I did find a Boy Boy restaurant near Sanford, but that closed two years ago.  I've got this crave thing going for a Big Boy or a Brawny Lad burger.  Closest Frisch's is in London, Kentucky, so I'm probably not going to get one anytime soon.

My sis also sent me a photo of Foy's toy store.  My grandmother used to take me to that place and buy me a special toy every now and then.  They also had a big candy department.  I miss that place.

Congrats to my little sister for making the trip and busting my chops.  Shame on me for not breaking away from work to go.  Maybe next time.

Photos by Susan LaPlante

Foy's toy store
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