where have all the department store restaurants gone?

by yayayanonono

I love department store restaurants. There are not a lot of Canadian department stores that do this anymore (or at least do it very well). The Bay and Holt Renfrew have cafes, though not very nice ones (the Edmonton Holts being the exception, mostly because I think they have forgotten about it, and therefore have not mucked it up with some bad redecorating). Nothing says shopping with my Mom more than having a glass of white wine and a cobb salad in a department store.

Here’s how it’s done right. Bergdorf’s:


and Liberty’s (they only like very small pictures in England) :