Mrs. Oleson decides that reopening Nellie's Restaurant and Hotel as a franchised restaurant will result in big business for the fledgling business. Does she have what it takes to meet the demands of a tough franchiser, and can she fight off unexpected competition from Charles and Nels when they open up their own restaurant?
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Did You Know?
The Walnut Grove restaurant is almost always shown as being extremely busy (as in people actually having to wait for a table to be empty). Realistically, a small, rural 19th century town like Walnut Grove would not have a restaurant that is always that busy, much less survive for long. This was a poor, farming Community where locals probably didn't have the disposable income to eat out. Dining out was still considered a well heeled, city person's luxury in the 1800s. Percival Dalton would have pointed out this demographic when he was hired to save their restaurant. See more
The phrase "wave of the future" was not used until 1940, based on an essay by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. See more
The same pan fried steak?