Cosmos restaurant #general
Diana da Costa
The Cosmo restaurant was not the only restaurant run by, and popular with,
German-Jewish refugees. Diagonally opposite was the Dorice. If you put in
either restaurant into the search engine of the AJR Newsletter
(http://www.ajr.org.uk/pdfjournals) you will get many hits as both
restaurants frequently advertised in the Newsletter. Equally, a "google"
search will also achieve many further links.
Another haunt was Schmidt's in Charlotte Street, a stone's throw >from the
Bloomsbury part of London, a German restaurant with a shop downstairs
selling German fare. I don't think it was Jewish owned but also had a
popular following >from the German-Jewish community as well as the nearby
general student community as it offered cheap and plentiful food in its
Alas, all three restaurants are no more but for those of us still around,
these restaurants invoke many childhood and young adult memories of Weiner
schnitzel, sauerbraten, Hungarian goulash, Koenigsberger klopse, apple
Diana (Mohr) Gomes da Costa, Kent UK - formerly >from London
Researcher number: 166938 dianadacosta@...
Researches include ARNSTEIN, BACH, BASS, BERLIN, COHN, DITTMANN, FLACHFELD,
GUETERMANN, HAHN, HELLMANN, HIRSCHMANN, KOHN, KRAILSHEIMER, KUGLER, LOEWI,
MANES, MARX, MENDEL, MORGENTHAU, MOHR, ROSENFELD, ROSENWALD, UHLMANN,
WEIKERSHEIMER and ZIRNDORFER - all originally >from Bavaria, mainly Furth,
Nurnberg and Bamberg as listed in the JGFF database.