• Flashback: Restaurant Memories    The Chicken Roost This barn-themed restaurant opened in 1948 and closed in 1986. It is fondly remembered for such dishes as chicken-on-a-bun and lobster salad, as well as its gregarious proprietor, Max Mintz. Brenda Martin, 59, remembers “heavily varnished wooden tables, pitchforks for coat hangers on either side of the booths (and) chicken-and-rooster salt-and-pepper […]